MNRE Offers Residential Consumers Freedom of Choice to Select Rooftop Solar Installers

MNRE Offers Residential Consumers Freedom of Choice to Select Rooftop Solar Installers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that residential consumers could install rooftop solar systems through vendors of their choice. They can inform the distribution company (DISCOM) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited bids to empanel installers to set up 50 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in its jurisdiction under Phase-II of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled that sugar factories having bagasse-based cogeneration projects can install rooftop solar projects in their premises. There is no restriction on the solar ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
EPC Tender Floated for 1.12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at 564 Schools in Nagpur

EPC Tender Floated for 1.12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at 564 Schools in Nagpur

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to set up 1.128 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at 564 primary and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Mercom India's Most Read News Stories from 2021

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2021

An eventful year for the renewable energy industry, 2021 presented opportunities and challenges in equal measure. New targets were set, and milestones crossed during the year, paving the way for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: IndusInd Bank Unveils Green Fixed Deposits to Finance SDGs

Daily News Wrap-Up: IndusInd Bank Unveils Green Fixed Deposits to Finance SDGs

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: IndusInd Bank has launched 'Green Fixed Deposits' whose proceeds will be used to finance projects and firms ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: IndiGrid Bags Transmission Project to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: IndiGrid Bags Transmission Project to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: REC Power Development and Consultancy Limited (RECPDCL), a 100% subsidiary of REC Limited, handed over the project-specific ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Bids Invited to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Mumbai Monorail Stations

Bids Invited to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Mumbai Monorail Stations

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids to install 2 MW of rooftop solar systems at Mumbai Monorail Project stations and sites. The scope of work includes site ...
/ / Rooftop, Tenders & Auctions
France Allocates 324 MW of C&I Rooftop Solar Capacity in its Latest Auction

France Allocates 324 MW of C&I Rooftop Solar Capacity in its Latest Auction

The Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition of France has announced the results of its 13th tender round for 324 MW of commercial and industrial rooftop solar capacity. The capacity ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Invites Consultants to Evaluate Phase-II of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program

MNRE Invites Consultants to Evaluate Phase-II of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) from consultants to evaluate Phase-II of the 'Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program.' The Phase-II of the 'Grid-Connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CleanMax Raises $34 Million to Expand C&I Renewable Energy Portfolio

CleanMax Raises $34 Million to Expand C&I Renewable Energy Portfolio

Indian renewable energy company CleanMax has received $34 million in funding from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU). The company is expected to utilize the funding to enhance its commercial ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
India Installed 1.3 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 9M 2021

India Installed 1.3 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 9M 2021

India added 448 MW of rooftop solar capacity, registering a 14% drop quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, compared to 521 MW in ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Kagal Municipal Council, Maharashtra, has invited bids to design, engineering, supply, installation, testing, and commission an aggregate capacity of 1.1 MW of rooftop solar projects at various locations. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Investments Up by 49% QoQ in Q3 2021 as Development Activity Picked Up Speed

Solar Investments Up by 49% QoQ in Q3 2021 as Development Activity Picked Up Speed

Investments in the Indian solar sector increased by 49%, in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, compared to Q2 2021. However, in a year-over-year (YoY) comparison, ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Bahrain Floats Tenders for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and EV Charging Stations

Bahrain Floats Tenders for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and EV Charging Stations 

Bahrain has issued two tenders to develop 7.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings and car parks.  5 MW of rooftop solar tender  The Ministry of Education ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Revised GST for Rooftop Solar Systems With Central Financial Assistance

Revised GST for Rooftop Solar Systems With Central Financial Assistance

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has clarified that Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for rooftop solar systems would be calculated as per the revisited Goods and Services Tax ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
West Bengal Prepares to Implement Net Metering Program for Rooftop Solar Systems

West Bengal Prepares to Implement Net Metering Program for Rooftop Solar Systems

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has directed India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL) to modify its proposed net metering connection procedure within seven days. The Commission also directed IPCL ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Consultancy Tender Issued to Set Up Solar Projects in Nashik

Consultancy Tender Issued to Set Up Solar Projects in Nashik

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in Maharashtra has invited bids from consultants to set up solar power projects providing services for the common infrastructure in the NMC area. The last ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Net Metering Request of a Government Entity for 3.7 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Rejected

Net Metering Request of a Government Entity for 3.7 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Rejected

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has rejected an industrial consumer’s petition seeking net metering approval for its grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure Power’s Revenue Increases 25% YoY to ₹4.38 Billion in Q2 FY 2022

Azure Power’s Revenue Increases 25% YoY to ₹4.38 Billion in Q2 FY 2022

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, has reported a 25% year-over-year (YoY) increase in its operating revenue in the second quarter (Q2) of the financial year (FY) 2022, driven ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: India to Add 30 GW of Hydropower Projects Between 2019 and 2030

Daily News Wrap-Up: India to Add 30 GW of Hydropower Projects Between 2019 and 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said a total of 79 hydropower programs with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India's Solar Installations Increased by 335% YoY with 7.4 GW Added in 9M 2021

India’s Solar Installations Increased by 335% YoY with 7.4 GW Added in 9M 2021

India added 2,835 MW of solar capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, increasing by 14% compared to 2,488 MW installed in Q2 2021. The ...
Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers to Set Up Residential Solar Systems of 1 kW to 500 kW

Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers to Set Up Residential Solar Systems of 1 kW to 500 kW

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has invited bids to empanel vendors to set up 1 kW to 500 kW grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems in Chhattisgarh under ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Sikkim Floats Empanelment Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Sikkim Floats Empanelment Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Sikkim Renewable Energy Development Agency (SREDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors to develop 2 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in Sikkim under  Phase-II of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Under RESCO Model in Puducherry

Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Under RESCO Model in Puducherry

Puducherry Smart City Development Limited has invited bids to install 1.1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with net metering arrangements on various government buildings in Puducherry. The last date to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions