Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

The United States-based global investment firm, Blackstone, has announced a $250 million fund for distributed and sustainable energy infrastructure assets to ride on the renewable energy wave that’s sweeping energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects for domestic customers in the state. The projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has yet again extended the timeline for its tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government building across the country ...
IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09_kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09/kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has announced the tariff quoted by the lowest bidders (L1) for its rooftop solar projects under the RESCO model (Parts A and B) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, has issued a tender for 2.285 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and technology in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the cancellation of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) and a rooftop solar project operator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) issued a tender for 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power projects. The solar systems will be set up in the residential sector ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Noida Floats Tender for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on its Buildings

NOIDA Floats Tender for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on its Buildings

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) has issued a request for proposal for 10 MW (AC) of rooftop solar projects on its buildings under the RESCO model. The scope ...
Madhya Pradesh Seeks Interested Parties to Purchase Solar from RESCO Rooftop Systems

Madhya Pradesh Seeks Interested Parties to Purchase Solar from RESCO Rooftop Systems

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to purchase power from solar rooftop projects installed with ‘zero upfront investment’ through the RESCO ...
Haryana Floats Tender for 3 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems With Net Metering

Haryana Floats Tender for 3 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems With Net Metering

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has issued a tender to install 3 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects with a net metering facility. Interested bidders are expected to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APICORP Commits $50 Million Credit Facility to UAE-Based Rooftop Solar Develop SirajPower

APICORP Commits $50 Million Credit Facility to UAE-Based Rooftop Solar Develop SirajPower

The Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation (APICORP) announced that it would provide a $50 million credit facility to SirajPower, a UAE-based distributed solar developer, to expand its portfolio in the Middle ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
SECI Extends Commissioning Timelines for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

SECI Extends Commissioning Timelines for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the commissioning timelines for its tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government building across the country. In ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Maharashtra Asks Staff to Speed Up Rooftop Solar Application Processing

Maharashtra DISCOM Asks Staff to Speed Up Rooftop Solar Application Processing

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has asked all superintending engineers in its operations and maintenance circles to adhere to the prescribed time limits for approving rooftop installation applications ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Releases Tender for 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Releases Tender for 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Limited (TSCL) has issued a request for proposal (RfS) seeking solar power developers to install 1.2 MW of rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the ...
IPGCL Extends Timeline to Install 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

IPGCL Extends Timeline to Install 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has issued a 98-day extension for the completion of its 21.5 MW of rooftop solar projects to be developed on government buildings in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
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 ...
BSNL Tenders Rooftop Solar Systems on its Buildings in Maharashtra

BSNL Tenders Rooftop Solar Systems on its Buildings in Maharashtra

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for implementing grid-connected rooftop solar projects at its buildings in different parts of Maharashtra under the RESCO ...
Sri Lanka Receives $100 Million Loan from India for Installing Rooftop Solar Systems

Sri Lanka Receives $100 Million Loan from India for Installing Rooftop Solar Systems

Sri Lanka announced that it had received a $100 million (~₹7.56 billion) loan from the Government of India for installing solar rooftop systems on government buildings. These funds will also ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Winners in the Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments’ 50 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

Winners in the Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments’ 50 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has released a list of the lowest bidders (L1) for its tender to develop 50 MW of rooftop solar projects across the country ...
IREDA Has Set Aside ₹100 Billion to Indian Renewable Energy Sector in 2020

IREDA Has Set Aside ₹100 Billion for Renewable Energy Projects in 2020

Mercom India hosted a webinar on key trends shaping the Indian solar market based on its recently released India Solar Market Update report for the first quarter of 2020. The ...
Ground-Mounted Solar Projects Not Part of Shams Dubai Program Anymore

Ground-Mounted Solar Projects Not Part of Shams Dubai Program Anymore

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that ground-mounted solar power projects are no longer included under the Shams Dubai program. DEWA’s Shams Dubai solar program, which was introduced ...
Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued new regulations for single-point supply through rooftop solar and open access projects for residential and commercial consumer categories in the state. The ...
Uttarakhand Issues Tender for 575 kW of Rooftop and Small Solar Projects

Uttarakhand Issues Tender for 575 kW of Rooftop and Small Solar Projects

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has issued a tender to empanel contractors for 575 kW of grid-connected rooftop and small solar power projects ranging between 1 kW and ...
Indian Oil Floats Tenders for Rooftop Solar Systems in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

Indian Oil Floats Tenders for Rooftop Solar Systems in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has floated tenders for 580 kW of grid-connected rooftop captive solar power projects at its terminals in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The IOCL floated ...
Tata Power Solar, Fourth Partner Energy, Azure Power_ Top Rooftop Solar Installers in 2019

Tata Power Solar, Fourth Partner Energy, Azure Power: Top Rooftop Solar Installers in 2019

Tata Power Solar, Fourth Partner Energy, and Azure Power emerged as the top solar rooftop installers in India in the calendar year (CY) 2019, according to Mercom’s India Solar Market Leaderboard ...