Bids Invited to Solarize 17 Agricultural Feeders Under Kusum Program in Rajasthan

Bids Invited to Solarize 17 Agricultural Feeders Under KUSUM Program in Rajasthan

Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JdVVNL) has floated two tenders for the solarization of 17 agricultural feeders of the Nosar and the Dera substation in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan DISCOMs Allowed Time Until FY 2024 to Clear RPO Backlog of 11,454 MU

Rajasthan DISCOMs Allowed Time Until FY 2024 to Clear RPO Backlog of 11,454 MU

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently allowed the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to carry forward the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall from the financial year (FY) 2011-12 to FY ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.17kWh

SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.17/kWh

NTPC, Sprng Energy, UPC Renewables, Metka EGN Singapore Pte, ReNew Power, and ACME Solar were declared winners in the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction for 1,785 MW of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan High Court Issues Stay Order on a 4 GW Solar Project on Sambhar Lake

Rajasthan High Court Issues Stay Order on a 4 GW Solar Project on Sambhar Lake

The Rajasthan High Court has, in an interim order, directed Hindustan Salts Limited, a government-owned salt company, to refrain from developing the 4 GW solar project at Sambhar Lake in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Hearing ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Adds Hydropower to its Renewable Purchase Obligation Targets

Rajasthan Adds Hydropower to its Renewable Purchase Obligation Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has included hydropower purchase obligations in the seventh amendment to its renewable power purchase obligations (RPO). The Commission revised the RPO target for financial ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Hindustan Salts Issues Tender to Develop 5 GW of Solar Projects

Hindustan Salts Issues Tender to Develop 5 GW of Solar Projects

Hindustan Salts Limited, through its subsidiary Sambhar Salts, has issued a tender to develop an ultra-mega solar project of up to 4 GW at Sambhar in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The government-owned ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Regulator Directs DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

Rajasthan Regulator Directs DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has directed the Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (JVVNL) to pay the late payment surcharge (LPS) to a wind energy generator. However, the Commission rejected ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Solar energy projects to be developed in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican in Rajasthan and Gujarat have been stranded awaiting the decision from the Supreme Court.

Solar Projects in Rajasthan Stranded, Awaiting Supreme Court Order on Great Indian Bustard

Solar energy projects to be developed in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican in Rajasthan and Gujarat have been stranded awaiting the decision from the Supreme ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Chhattisgarh Regulator Allows 100% Banking of Energy for Captive and Open Access Consumers

Karnataka Tops the State Energy Efficiency Index 2020

Karnataka has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index 2020 (SEEI), scoring 70 points out of 100 on the back of several initiatives to improve energy efficiency in the state. The ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 1 Million Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 1 Million Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for the supply of 1 million monocrystalline ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Is Now the Top Solar State in India with 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is Now the Top Solar State in India With 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is now the top state in solar installations overtaking Karnataka at the end of the third quarter of the calendar year (CY) 2021. At the end of September, the ...
Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules (1)

Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited tenders for two rate contracts. The first tender has invited bids to procure 2,000 mono or polycrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules qualifying for ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued new guidelines on 'Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Generating Systems.' RERC has allowed a net metering facility for rooftop solar systems up ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Hydropower Purchase Obligation to be Added to Rajasthan’s RPO Targets

Hydropower Purchase Obligation to be Added to Rajasthan’s RPO Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft paper to amend the RERC (Renewable Energy Obligation) Regulations, 2007, to include the hydropower purchase obligation (HPO) until the financial ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics and Instrument Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender for supply of balance of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Power Generator’s Plea Regarding Payment of Wheeling Charges Rejected

Solar Power Generator’s Plea Regarding Payment of Wheeling Charges Rejected

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, dismissed the petition filed by a solar power generator and ruled that the amount raised by the Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Floated for Bhadla Substation Package for Solar Energy Zones in Rajasthan

Tender Floated for Bhadla Substation Package for Solar Energy Zones in Rajasthan

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has floated a tender for a substation package for the extension of 765/400/220 kV Bhadla-II pooling substation under the transmission system strengthening program ...
Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) issued a notice inviting tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects of 2,000 kW installed in Rajasthan. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Flouts Policy Levies ₹0.60kWh Electricity Duty on Captive Solar Projects

Rajasthan Flouts Policy, Levies ₹0.60/kWh Electricity Duty on Captive Solar Projects

The Chairman of the Rajasthan distribution companies (DISCOMs) and the Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Limited have issued an order, levying electricity duty of ₹0.60 (~$0.00081)/kWh on the consumption of power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Releases EV Policy, 2021, Offers Subsidies Up To ₹20,000 for E-Rickshaws

Rajasthan Releases EV Policy, 2021, Offers Subsidies Up to ₹20,000 for E-Rickshaws

The Rajasthan government has released the Rajasthan Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021, and has become the latest state to follow Goa, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and West Bengal. The policy is focused ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
PGCIL's Rajasthan Subsidiary Secures Transmission License for 8.1 GW of Solar Projects

PGCIL’s Rajasthan Subsidiary Secures Transmission License for 8.1 GW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, has granted a transmission license to Bikaner-II Bhiwadi Transco, a special purpose vehicle of Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects

Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects 

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, has ruled that the variable charges determined for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 will be applicable for biomass power projects ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has announced the completion of a five-year syndicated financing deal of $163 million for Azure Power's 300 MW solar project. The project is being developed in ...
SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) tender for 1,785 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan (Tranche-IV) has received a huge response from the bidders, oversubscribed by 9.3 GW, according ...
Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Projects Until September 15, 2021

Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Solar Projects Until September 15, 2021

Taking cognizance of the disruptions caused by the second surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a notification, stating that rooftop and small solar ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar