Maharashtra DISCOM and SECI Spar Over Solar Agreement, Dispute on Jurisdiction

Maharashtra DISCOM and SECI Spar Over Solar Agreement, Dispute on Jurisdiction

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) asserted that it was the appropriate commission to adjudicate a dispute between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the Maharashtra State Electricity ...
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 ...
SECI Announces 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Energy Storage in Chhattisgarh

SECI Announces 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Energy Storage in Chhattisgarh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for a 100 MW (AC) solar power project along with a 50 MW/150 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS). The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Pooled Tariff_ Answer to Selling Power from Manufacturing-Linked Solar Projects

Pooled Tariff: Answer to Selling Power from Manufacturing-Linked Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been looking for ways to ensure that power sale agreements (PSAs) are signed on time so that the renewable project construction activity ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
LOUs from IREDA, PFC, REC to Serve as Bank Guarantees for Solar Tenders

LoU from IREDA, PFC, REC to Serve as Bank Guarantees for Solar Tenders

Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the proposal to accept letters of undertaking (LoU) from three non-banking financial institutions that can be used like bank guarantees in renewable tenders ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
REC’s Subsidiary the Lowest Bidder with ₹2.58_kWh in SECI’s 10 MW Bagru Solar Auction

REC’s Subsidiary the Lowest Bidder with ₹2.58/kWh in SECI’s 10 MW Bagru Solar Auction

The REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, announced that it was the lowest bidder in the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) e-reverse auction ...
The Central Electricity Regulator Will Not Hear Any Petitions in September

The Central Electricity Regulator Will Not Hear Any Petitions in September

In a significant development, the Supreme Court of India has asked two Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) members to go on leave until the Commission appoints a member of law ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Ladakh to Become the Next Major Hub for Renewables in India

Mercom India held a webinar on September 1, 2020, to discuss and analyze the latest developments in India’s solar sector over the quarter. The webinar put the spotlight on the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Amends Tender Specifications for 5 GW of Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

SECI Amends Tender Specifications for 5 GW of Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued amendments to the RfS document for the supply of 5 GW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable projects complemented with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Disbursed ₹5.2 Billion to Solar and Wind Power Generators in July 2020

SECI Disbursed ₹5.2 Billion to Solar and Wind Power Generators in July 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) paid nearly ₹5.2 billion (~$70.2 million) to developers for the purchase of solar and wind power in July 2020. This represented about ...
Officials from MNRE and SECI to Discuss the Status of Solar Market on Mercom’s Webinar

Officials from MNRE and SECI to Discuss the Status of Solar Market on Mercom’s Webinar

Mercom’s Q2 2020 India Solar Market Update is out, and the numbers do not paint a pretty picture. On September 1, 2020, Mercom will host a webinar to analyze the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
750 MW of Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh Face Serious Delays

750 MW of Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh Face Serious Delays

The latest report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claims that three projects with a total capacity of 750 MW in Andhra Pradesh are delayed due to multiple reasons. SB ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developer Seeks Return of Bank Guarantee After PPA Termination

Solar Developer Seeks Return of Bank Guarantee After PPA Termination

Arina Solar Private Limited has filed a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) requesting it to direct the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to return its performance ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadlines for two of its tenders. The two tenders include its 15 MW floating solar project in Bilaspur, Himachal ...
Solar Auctions Rise, Tenders Fall in Q2 2020

Solar Auctions Rise, Tenders Fall in Q2 2020

Government agencies announced nearly 6 GW of solar tenders during the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020), a 58% decline compared to 13.4 GW in the previous quarter, according to ...
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka Again

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for the 2.5 GW of interstate-connected solar projects under Tranche X (ISTS-X) at the Ultra ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Vera Energy, JSW Solar - Winners in SECI’S Auction for ISTS-Connected Blended Wind Projects

Vena Energy, JSW Solar – Winners in SECI’s Auction for Blended Solar Wind Projects

Vena Energy and JSW Solar have won 970 MW of blended wind projects under the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) 2.5 GW auction for interstate-connected (ISTS) blended wind power ...
/ / Wind
Wind Developer Moves CERC Against PGCIL for Not Extending Transmission Line Deadline

Wind Developer Moves CERC Against PGCIL for Not Extending Transmission Line Deadline

Avikaran Solar India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Enel Group, has filed a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) against the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) ...
/ / Wind
SECI Seeks to Encash Bank Guarantee for a Delayed Wind Project, Developer Files Petition

SECI Seeks to Encash Bank Guarantee for a Delayed Wind Project, Developer Files Petition

ReNew Wind Energy (TN) Private Limited, a subsidiary of ReNew Power, has filed a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) asking it to issue orders restraining the Solar Energy ...
/ / Wind
CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a detailed procedure for granting connectivity to renewable projects to the interstate transmission system (ISTS). This procedure will apply to central transmission ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Approves Tariffs of ₹2.53_kWh and ₹2.65_kWh for 480 MW of Solar Projects

CERC Approves Tariffs of ₹2.53/kWh and ₹2.65/kWh for 480 MW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved tariffs for 480 MW of solar projects discovered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in its auction for 1.2 GW ...
Another Deadline Extension for SECI’s 5 GW Tender for Round-The-Clock Renewable Power

Another Deadline Extension for SECI’s 5 GW Tender for Round-The-Clock Renewable Power

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to procure 5 GW of renewable power on a round-the-clock (RTC) basis complemented with ...
SECI Disbursed ₹4.4 Billion to Solar and Wind Power Generators in June 2020

SECI Disbursed ₹4.4 Billion to Solar and Wind Power Generators in June 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) paid nearly ₹4.4 billion (~$58.8 million) to developers for the purchase of solar and wind power in June 2020. This represented about ...
SECI’s 7.5 GW Leh-Kargil Solar Tender Gets Another Bid Deadline Extension

SECI’s 7.5 GW Leh-Kargil Solar Tender Gets Another Bid Deadline Extension

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for 7.5 GW of grid-connected solar power projects slated to be developed in ...
Ministry of Renewable Energy Includes NHPC in its Dispute Resolution Committee

Ministry of Renewable Energy Includes NHPC in its Dispute Resolution Committee

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced that it had added NHPC Limited under the purview of its Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) and Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DSM). The MNRE said ...