Solar Under DCR Category

NTPC Tenders 241 MW of Solar Under DCR Category

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered another 241 MW of solar in three separate projects under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category to be developed across the states ...
Grid-Connected Solar Project

Military Engineering Services Tenders a 3 MW Solar Project in Jaisalmer

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has tendered a 3 MW solar project to be developed at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The bid-submission deadline is August 18, 2017. The scope of work ...
Shipping wind turbines

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission Fixes Levelized Generic Tariff for Wind Projects to be Commissioned in FY 2017-18

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed the levelized generic tariff for wind power projects to be commissioned in financial year (FY) 2017-18 in Rajasthan. The RERC stated in ...
/ / Other, Wind
MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the disbursal of National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) grant for the development of intra-state transmission system under ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL

PGCIL Commissions 400 kV Lucknow-Kanpur Transmission Line

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has commissioned the 400 kV DC Lucknow-Kanpur transmission line with associated bays in Lucknow. The Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated ...
/ / Grid, T&D
SECI 750 MW

SECI Tenders 750 MW of Solar at the Bhadla Solar Park to Leverage ISTS Waiver

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a total of 750 MW of solar at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan, following the inter-state transmission (ISTS) waiver which ...
solar construction

Waiver Period for Inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses for Solar Projects Extended to December 31, 2019

The waiver period for inter-state transmission (ISTS) charges and losses for solar projects has been extended to December 31, 2019. This waiver applies to solar projects that are commissioned on ...
/ / Grid, T&D
rooftop - india

REIL Tenders 950 kW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Rajasthan, tendered 950 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be developed atop buildings owned ...
POWER

India Expects Power Surplus of 8.8 Percent and Peak Surplus of 6.8 Percent in FY2017-18

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2017 Load Generation Balance Report, a study on the anticipated power supply position for financial year (FY) 2017-18, India is expecting a power ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Hindustan Salts

Hindustan Salts on the Lookout for a EPC Contractor to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Hindustan Salts Limited, a government-owned salt company, invited bids to develop a 100 MW solar project at Kharaghoda in Gujarat. The bid-submission deadline is June 5, 2017. The project will ...
UP 750 MW Bhadla

Uttar Pradesh Government Plans to Set Up 750 MW Solar Projects at Bhadla

In an aim to replicate the success of the recently concluded Bhadla Phase-III and Phase-IV Solar Park auctions, the government of Uttar Pradesh is also considering setting up 750 MW ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Maharashtra Seamless Commissions 20 MW DCR Solar Project in Rajasthan

Maharashtra Seamless Commissions 20 MW DCR Solar Project in Rajasthan

Maharashtra Seamless, a manufacturer of electric resistance welded and seamless pipes and tubes, announced that it has commissioned a 20 MW solar project in Khetusar village, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The company announced that ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Park

Mercom Exclusive: Solar Park Costs on the Rise in India

Solar parks are a vital piece to India’s solar future and were designed to reduce bottlenecks and bring down large-scale project development costs by allocating land and providing transmission infrastructure, ...
Solar Installations

A Record Year for India Forecasted with Approximately 10 GW of Solar Installations in 2017

Mercom Communications India, a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. For the complete report, visit: MercomQ12017IndiaSolarReport The Indian solar sector is ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Bhadla Solar

Breaking News: SECI’s 750 MW Bhadla Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 12 Times

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received technical bids totaling more than 8,500 MW for tendered capacity of 750 MW at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan. The ...
Solar Finance

Indian Solar Sector Sees $1.6 Billion in Funding and M&A Transactions in Q1 2017

With solar installations crossing 12 GW by end of March 2017, financial activity was robust in the first quarter of 2017, with approximately $1.6 billion (~Rs.106 billion) in announced corporate, project funding ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Pavagada Solar Park

Cumulative Solar Installations in India Surpassed 12 GW, 5.5 GW Installed During Financial Year 2016-2017

Solar installations in India reached 12,288.83 MW as of the end of financial year (FY) 2016-2017. The states of Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, and Karnataka each now ...
Fortum

Fortum Commissions 70 MW Bhadla Solar Park Project at Previous Record Low Bid of Rs.4.34/kWh

Fortum commissioned a 70 MW solar project at Bhadla Phase-II Solar Park in Rajasthan under National Solar Mission (NSM) Phase-II, Batch-II, Tranche-I. The 70 MW solar project is Fortum's third ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Wind Power Installed in India FY2016-17

5,400 MW of Wind Power Installed in India FY2016-17

Installed cumulative wind capacity in India has now crossed 32 GW. In the financial year (FY) 2016-17, wind projects aggregating 5,400 MW were installed across India, well over its target ...
/ / Other, Wind
Sambhar Salts

Sambhar Salts Tenders 1 MW Solar Project for Facility in Rajasthan

Sambhar Salts, a subsidiary of Hindustan Salts, a government-owned salt company, has tendered a 1 MW solar project to be developed at their facility in Rajasthan. The project will be ...
Asian Development Bank Approves $175 Million Loan Package for PGCIL

Asian Development Bank Approves $175 Million Loan Package for PGCIL

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $175 million (~Rs.11.35 billion) loan to the Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) to expand its solar power transmission network across the country. The ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Solar tender

Mercom Exclusive: Payment Delays are Increasing Risk and Project Costs for Solar and Wind Projects in Many States

Payment delays by distribution companies (DISCOMs) continue to pose a challenge for the growing renewable energy sector in India as it tries to achieve 175 GW of renewable installations by ...
Grid Connected

NTPC Commissions 45 MW of Solar at the Bhadla Solar Park

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has commissioned projects aggregating 45 MW at Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan. The NTPC announced that 25 MW of solar was commissioned on March ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NTPC Retenders 750 MW of Solar at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka

NTPC Retenders 750 MW of Solar at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has retendered 750 MW of solar at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. This is an Open category tender and the bid-submission deadline is ...
ADB

Mercom Exclusive: One Year After Launch, UDAY Yet to Make a Big Impact

Dismal DISCOM (distribution company) credit profiles due to high debt, heavy losses and poor operational efficiencies affects every aspect of the Indian power sector and is directly responsible for large ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other