Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has amended its net metering regulations passed in the year 2015 for rooftop and small solar grid interactive systems. The new regulations will come ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

SECI Issues 3 Solar Tenders for 1.4 GW of Projects Across Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued three tenders for the expansion of renewable capacity across three states. The first tender is for setting up 750 MW ...
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Lowest Quoted Tariff Dips to ₹2.48/kWh in SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction for Rajasthan

Four solar project developers - Fortum Solar (250 MW), ACME Solar (250 MW), Sitara Solar (100 MW), and Palimarwar Solar (40 MW), have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.48 (~$0.0349)/kWh ...
MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a circular for retrofitting of transmission lines and wind turbines to avoid bird collision in Great Indian Bustard (GIB) habitats ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

SECI’s 750 MW Solar Tender for Rajasthan Oversubscribed by 1,620 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s 750 MW tender for solar PV projects to be developed on a standalone basis across the state of Rajasthan has been oversubscribed by 1,620 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Phelan Energy Group Secures Financing for a 86 MW Solar Project in South Africa

Phelan Energy Group Secures Financing for a 86 MW Solar Project in South Africa

Phelan Energy Group has announced that in December 2018, its subsidiary, Solar Capital reached financial close on its third solar project. The project, located in South Africa, has a capacity ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Sets Solar RPO for FY 2019-20 at 6%, Retroactively Revises 2018-19 Target

Rajasthan Sets Solar RPO for FY 2019-20 at 6%, Retroactively Revises 2018-19 Target

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued fifth amendment to its regulations for renewable energy obligation (RPO). In the new amended regulations, the commission has revised the renewable purchase obligation ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Issues Floating Solar Tender for 20 MW at its Gas Power Station in Rajasthan

NTPC Issues Floating Solar Tender for 20 MW at its Gas Power Station in Rajasthan

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for a 20 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at its Anta gas power station in Rajasthan. Solar PV cells and ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

Rajasthan’s Amendments to Deviation Settlement Regulations for Grid-Connected Power

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued draft amendments to the 2017 regulations on deviation settlement mechanism for grid-connected power. The draft is up for comments and suggestions up to ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Rajasthan Commission Issues Draft Tariff Regulations for Biomass and Biogas Projects

Rajasthan Commission Issues Draft Tariff Regulations for Biomass and Biogas Projects

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued draft terms and conditions for the determination of tariff for biomass, biogas, and biomass gasifier energy. These regulations will come into force from ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Program to Set Up 2.5 GW ISTS-Connected Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects Approved

Rajasthan Releases Terms and Conditions to Determine Tariff for Wind and Solar Energy

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued second amendments to the terms and conditions for the determination of tariff for renewable energy sources (wind and solar). These regulations wll ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Madhya Pradesh’s 35 MW Solar Rooftop Tender Sets Historic Lowest Tariff of ₹1.58/kWh

Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued regulations for connectivity and net metering of rooftop and small solar grid interactive systems in the state. These regulations will come into ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Hero Future Energies and Softbank Win 500 MW Bhadla Solar Park Auction

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation MD Resigns After New Government Formation

The recent state elections have challenged the status quo in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Mizoram. The upheaval is now apparent in Rajasthan’s politics, especially its renewable energy department with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Will Recent State Elections Impact India’s Solar Growth Trajectory?

Assembly elections were held in five Indian states - Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, and Mizoram last week. Following the election outcomes, all four states except for Telangana, underwent a ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Australia Approves 200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project with Storage

Railways’ Request for Energy Credit from Captive Wind Project Rejected

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has declined the plea made by the Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) seeking credit of energy generated from a captive wind power project ...
/ / Other, Wind
Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Bid Submission Deadline for 750 MW Solar Tender in Rajasthan Extended by SECI

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed on a standalone basis across the state ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Proposes Granting Category I Inter-State Trading License to Refex Energy

DISCOMs Should Purchase Power from Renewable Projects under REC at ₹2.67/kWh

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has released a staff paper on projects registered under renewable energy certificate (REC) mechanism in the state. The paper analyzes the issues being faced ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
ACME Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park

ACME Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park

ACME Solar Holdings, an Indian renewable energy developer, has commissioned a 200 MW solar power project at Bhadla Solar Park, located in Rajasthan. The project is designed using the latest 1,500 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Project Developers Request Government to Reconsider Proposal on Tariff Caps

Solar Project Developers Request Government to Reconsider Proposal on Tariff Caps

Raising concern over the recent proposal by the government to impose caps on solar tariffs, the Solar Projects Developers Association (SPDA) has written to the government cautioning against the move ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 10 GW Solar Tender with 3 GW Manufacturing

Phelan Energy Achieves Financial Closure For 50 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Phelan Energy Group has announced that it has achieved financial closure for a 50 MW solar project in Rajasthan. The construction of the solar PV project, located at Rajasthan’s Bhadla ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 150 MW of Floating Solar Project Tender

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 150 MW of Floating Solar Project Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)  has extended the bid submission deadline for setting up 150 MW (50 MW x 3) of grid connected floating solar power projects at ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
NTPC Issues Solar Module Package Tender for Anta Solar Project in Rajasthan

NTPC Issues Solar Module Package Tender for Anta Solar Project in Rajasthan

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for solar module package for the development of Anta solar project located at Baran district in Rajasthan. Elaborating on this tender ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

The World Bank has approved a $250 million development policy loan (DPL) to Rajasthan for the improvement of the state’s electricity distribution sector under the ‘24x7 Power for All’ program ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Ecoppia to Deploy 2,000 Panel Cleaning Robots in Bhadla Solar Park for SB Energy

Ecoppia to Deploy 2,000 Panel Cleaning Robots in Bhadla Solar Park for SB Energy

Ecoppia, a robotics company providing photovoltaic solar panel cleaning, has signed an agreement with SB Energy to install two thousand robots across its five project sites at the Bhadla Solar Park (Phase ...
Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and adjoining regions have seen an unusual spate of dust storms recently. In an unfortunate event that cost many lives, the recent ...