MNRE Addresses Invoicing Issues Faced by Renewable Generators Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

MNRE Addresses Invoicing Issues Faced by Renewable Generators Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a memorandum addressing problems that domestic renewable energy generating stations are facing while invoicing for renewable energy supplied amid the ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in March 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc globally. All industries and economic activity have felt the repercussions of the outbreak. Mercom is covering the effects of Coronavirus on the industry to ...
Punjab Claims it is Curtailing Power Under Force Majeure Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Punjab Claims it is Curtailing Power Under Force Majeure Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has issued a ‘force majeure’ notice stating that it has been forced to curtail power purchase and generation due to the ongoing nationwide ...
Modhera Sun Temple Gets ₹650 Million Grant for 6 MW Solar, 15 MWh Battery Energy Storage System

Modhera Sun Temple Gets ₹650 Million Grant for 6 MW Solar, 15 MWh Battery Energy Storage System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced a grant of ₹650 million (~$8.63 million) towards a program for the solarization of the Sun Temple in Modhera, Gujarat, ...
COVID-19 Lockdown_ MNRE Extends Deadline for All Renewable Projects Under Construction

COVID-19 Lockdown: MNRE Extends Deadline for All Renewable Projects Under Construction

All renewable energy projects currently under implementation will be given an extension of time in light of the ongoing lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Anand Kumar, Secretary of the ...
Karnataka Issues Tender for an 11.5 MW Waste to Energy Project in Bidadi

Karnataka Issues Tender for an 11.5 MW Waste to Energy Project in Bidadi

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated a tender for an 11.5 MW waste to energy project at Bidadi in the Ramanagar district of the state. The scope of ...
Tender Announced for a 735 kW Solar Project at Cochin University of Science & Technology

Tender Announced for a 735 kW Solar Project at Cochin University of Science & Technology

The Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala (RBDCK) has floated a tender for setting up a 735 kW DC grid-connected solar system at the Cochin University of Science and ...
CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued a tender for a 535 kW grid-connected solar project at the National Institute of Biotic Stresses Management (NIBSM) Campus at Baronda in the ...
Kerala to Set Up 50 MW of Floating Solar and 72 MW of Wind Projects

Kerala to Set Up 50 MW of Floating Solar and 72 MW of Wind Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has given in principle approval to install 50 MW of floating solar power projects at Kollam district under Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power ...
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CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given tariff approval for 200 MW of wind projects floated by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). NTPC had issued a request for ...
/ / Wind
Vietnam’s SkyX Solar Forms a Joint Venture to Install 50 MW of Rooftop Systems

Vietnam’s SkyX Solar Forms a Joint Venture to Install 50 MW of Rooftop Systems

Vietnam’s SkyX Solar announced that it signed a joint venture agreement with SAIGONTEL to build and operate rooftop solar projects for industrial facilities within the industrial parks affiliated with the latter in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Announces Two Tenders_ 2 GW of Solar and 2 GW of Wind Projects

SECI Announces Two Tenders: 2 GW of Solar and 2 GW of Wind Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced two tenders for 2 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind projects. The interstate-connected (ISTS) solar and wind power projects ...
Kerala to Empanel Contractors for 150 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala to Empanel Contractors for 150 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited bids for empaneling contractors for 150 MW of grid-tied residential rooftop solar power projects in the state. The scope of work includes ...
SECI Issues Tender for 5 GW of Round-the-Clock Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

SECI Issues Tender for 5 GW of Round-the-Clock Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for renewable energy developers to supply 5 GW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable power ...
IRENA Invites Developers to Register Projects on its Climate Investment Platform

IRENA Invites Developers to Register Projects on its Climate Investment Platform

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has invited renewable energy project developers to register suitable projects through a purpose-built portal organized around 14 regional clusters to contribute to its Climate ...
West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has issued a tender for 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project in Murshidabad. The scope ...
Gujarat Successfully Runs Coal Project at 40% Capacity to Support Renewable Integration

Gujarat Successfully Runs Coal Project at 40% Capacity to Support Renewable Integration

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has successfully managed to operate its 500 MW Ukai unit under its coal-based power project at 40% of its capacity during a recently ...
France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

Global energy giant Total has announced that its affiliate, Total Solar Distribution Generation, will provide 25 MW of solar rooftop systems to Betagro, a food company in Thailand. It said ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
REIL Tenders 3.5 MW of Solar Projects for Substations in Maharashtra

REIL Tenders 3.5 MW of Solar Projects for Substations in Maharashtra

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids for setting up 3.5 MW of solar-projects ranging between 500 kW and 2 MW or more, at various locations and substations ...
CEA Seeks Suggestions From Stakeholders on Renewable Forecasting and Scheduling

CEA Seeks Suggestions From Stakeholders on Renewable Forecasting and Scheduling

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released a notice inviting comments and suggestions for a proposed stakeholder meeting to help deal with problems surrounding forecasting and scheduling of renewable energy ...
Tender Announced to Set Up 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in J&K

A 1 kW Rooftop Solar System to Cost Just ₹22,200 for Residential Consumers in Punjab

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has announced subsidies for grid-connected rooftop solar systems ranging between 1 and 10 kW in the residential sector, which could make solar very ...
IFC to Help Burkina Faso Assess Economic Benefits of Solar Energy Storage Systems

IFC to Help Burkina Faso Assess Economic Benefits of Solar Energy Storage Systems

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial wing of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Energy to assess the economic benefits of private ...
NTPC’s Tender for 600 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

NTPC’s Tender for 600 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has floated a tender for 600 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind energy projects in the country. The last date for the ...
/ / Wind
US Solar Industry Created Nearly 250,000 Jobs in 2019

US Solar Industry Created Nearly 250,000 Jobs in 2019

Solar Jobs in 2019 rose across the United States after two straight years of decline, according to the latest reports from The Solar Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit educational and research organization ...
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India Likely to Stop Coal Imports by 2023-24

India Likely to Stop Coal Imports by 2023-24

The Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi, recently announced India’s plans to stop the import of thermal coal from 2023-2024. Coal-based power makes up the largest share of ...
/ / Other, Other Energy