New Solar Tariff Record of ₹2_kWh_ Why Did it Go So Low_

New Solar Tariff Record of ₹2/kWh: Why Did it Go So Low?

The recent Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auction for 1,070 MW of solar projects in the state of Rajasthan (Tranche-III) resulted in India's lowest solar tariff ever of ₹2 ...
India's New Record for Lowest Solar Tariff is ₹2_kWh

India’s New Record for Lowest Solar Tariff is ₹2/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction for 1,070 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan set a record-low lowest (L1) tariff of ₹2 (~$0.0270)/kWh (Tranche-III), according to Mercom's sources ...
JVVNL Issues Tender for 2,433 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program in Rajasthan

JVVNL Issues Tender for 2,433 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program in Rajasthan

The Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) has floated a tender to install 2,433 solar pumps of up to 7.5 HP capacity in Rajasthan under component C of the Pradhan ...
Military Engineering Services Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Military Engineering Services Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has invited bids to develop a 1 MW ground-mounted solar power project at Itarana, Alwar in Rajasthan. The project's estimated cost is ₹68 million (~$911,920), ...
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Rajasthan_ No Transmission Charges for Solar Projects Powering EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan: No Transmission Charges for Solar Projects Powering EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued regulations for determining tariffs for renewable energy-based power sources for 2020. An important regulation included a 100% exemption of intra-state transmission and wheeling ...
REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has floated two tenders for the supply of solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
SJVN Issues Tender to Purchase 1,500 Acres of Land for Solar Projects in Rajasthan

SJVN Issues Tender to Purchase 1,500 Acres of Land for Solar Projects in Rajasthan

SJVN Limited, a joint venture between the center and the government of Himachal Pradesh, has invited bids to purchase 1,500 acres of land for setting up solar power projects in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Shortage of Solar and Net Meters in the State, Says Rajasthan Renewable Association

Shortage of Solar and Net Meters in the State, Says Rajasthan Renewable Association

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL), asking it to permit the use of existing energy meters for projects under ...
Rajasthan Regulator Says DISCOMs Not to be Blamed for Failure to Meet RPO Targets

Rajasthan Regulator Says DISCOMs Not to be Blamed for Failure to Meet RPO Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) ruled in favor of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) in a petition demanding action against them for not achieving their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NHPC Floats EPC Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 100 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

NHPC Limited has floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 100 MW grid-connected solar project in Rajasthan. Interested bidders are expected to make an earnest ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EDEN Bags Three Solar Projects Totaling 1.35 GW in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDEN Bags Three Solar Projects Totaling 1.35 GW in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: EDEN Renewables India, a joint venture of EDF Renewables and Total Eren, has been awarded three solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ BELECTRIC Bags 250 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan from Fortum

Daily News Wrap-Up: BELECTRIC Bags 250 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan from Fortum

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: BELECTRIC has secured a contract to develop the 250 MW solar project in Rajasthan from Fortum Solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
GreenCell Mobility Bags Order for 48 Electric Buses from Rajasthan Transport Company

GreenCell Mobility Bags Order for 48 Electric Buses from Rajasthan Transport Company

GreenCell Mobility Private Limited (GreenCell Mobility) was awarded a contract for operating 48 air-conditioned electric buses by the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC). GreenCell is an ‘electric Mobility as ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
CEL Invites Bids for 1,707 Solar Pumps Under PM KUSUM Program in Rajasthan

CEL Invites Bids for 1,707 Solar Pumps Under PM KUSUM Program in Rajasthan

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has invited bids for 1,707 grid-connected solar pumps under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM KUSUM) program’s component C. The solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NHPC to Empanel Agencies to Lease Land for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NHPC to Empanel Agencies to Lease Land for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NHPC Limited has invited expressions of interest (EOIs) to empanel agencies for leasing 3,000 acres of land to set up 600 MW of solar power projects in the state of ...
Rajasthan Secretariat Buildings to Soon be Solar-Powered

Rajasthan Secretariat Buildings to Soon be Solar-Powered

The Department of Personnel (DoP), Rajasthan, has invited bids for the installation of rooftop solar systems on Rajasthan secretariat buildings. The scope of the work would include the design, supply, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
REIL Issues Tender for 700 Energy Meters in Jaipur

REIL Issues Tender for 700 Energy Meters in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 700 energy meters in ...
REIL Floats Tender for 600,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

REIL Floats Tender for 600,000 Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender for the supply of ...
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NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Limited has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors with land for the development of up to 1,070 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan. The last date ...
Rajasthan Commission Asks Wind Generator to Pay ₹14 Million in Transmission Charges

Rajasthan Commission Asks Wind Generator to Pay ₹14 Million in Transmission Charges

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has asked a textile company to pay the transmission charges, and the state load despatch center (SLDC) charges amounting to ~₹14 million (~$187,357) to ...
/ / Wind
SECI Lowers Tariff Cap in its Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects

SECI Lowers Tariff Cap in its Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has issued amendments to its tender for setting up 10 MW of solar power projects at Bagru in Jaipur district of Rajasthan ...
SECI Announces Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

SECI Announces Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection to set up 1,070 MW of grid-connected solar projects in Rajasthan (Tranche-III). Interested bidders are expected to ...
Renewable Energy Association Asks MNRE to Inspect Solar Modules Online Amid COVID-19

Renewable Energy Association Asks MNRE to Inspect Solar Modules Online Amid COVID-19

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), asking for it to start conducting online pre-dispatch inspections (PDI) of the ...
Rajasthan Approves Levelized Tariff of ₹3.14_kWh for 725 MW of Solar Under KUSUM Program

Rajasthan Approves Levelized Tariff of ₹3.14/kWh for 725 MW of Solar Under KUSUM Program

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) approved ₹3.14 (~$0.04)/kWh as the pre-fixed levelized tariff for the Component A of the KUSUM program for capacities of up to 725 MW. The ...
India-China Border Tension Begins Affecting Domestic Solar Projects Adversely

India-China Border Tension Begins Affecting Domestic Solar Projects Adversely

The latest border dispute between India and China is starting to affect the Indian solar industry directly. The disruption in releasing the consignments at the ports has started to hurt ...