SECI Issues Tender for 1.2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

SECI Issues Tender for 1.2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The Solar energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids to develop 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects (Tranche XIII) in the country. The last date ...
/ / Wind
BCD Increase on Solar Inverters to be Considered as Change in Law Rajasthan Commission

BCD Increase on Solar Inverters to be Considered as Change in Law: Rajasthan Commission

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has ruled that the increase in rates of basic customs duty (BCD) on import of solar inverters along with integrated Goods and Services Tax ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Commissions 600 MW  Solar Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Commissions 600 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Independent power producer Azure Power has commissioned the 600 MW Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar project ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Invites Bids for an 8 MW Waste-to-Energy Project in Uttar Pradesh

SECI Invites Bids for an 8 MW Waste-to-Energy Project in Uttar Pradesh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids to set up an 8 MW  grid-connected waste-to-energy project in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The last date to submit bids is ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
SECI Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

SECI Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender for a 5 MW (AC) grid-connected solar project at V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
A Bounce Back year: Key Events that Shaped the Solar Sector in 2021

A Bounce Back Year: Key Events that Shaped the Solar Sector in 2021

While solar installation activity picked up the pace in 2021, the growth could have been stronger if not for the challenges the industry faced during the year. India added 2,835 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
SECI Invites EoI for Supply of 1,800 MW of Solar Modules under DCR Category

SECI Invites EoI for Supply of 1,800 MW of Solar Modules Under DCR Category

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the supply of 1,800 MW (DC) of solar modules (including cells manufactured in India) under the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Increases Performance Bank Guarantee for Upcoming Renewable Tenders

MNRE Increases Performance Bank Guarantee for Upcoming Renewable Tenders

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has reinstated the earnest money deposit (EMD) requirements and set it at 2% of the estimated project cost for upcoming renewable energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

India aims to have 500 GW of non-fossil fuel capacity by 2030. While renewable energy installations are steadily increasing, the country lacks adequate energy storage solutions to support the integration ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.17kWh

SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.17/kWh

NTPC, Sprng Energy, UPC Renewables, Metka EGN Singapore Pte, ReNew Power, and ACME Solar were declared winners in the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction for 1,785 MW of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Directs SECI and Solar Developers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

CERC Directs SECI and Solar Developers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that the affected parties should settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims mutually as per the terms of the power purchase agreement (PPA) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.41/kWh for 1,100 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

CERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.41/kWh for 1,100 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently approved a tariff of ₹2.41 (~$0.032)/kWh for 1,110 MW of wind-solar hybrid power projects as agreed by the successful bidders. The Commission also ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Approves Tariffs for 970 MW of Blended Solar Wind Projects

CERC Approves Tariffs for 970 MW of Blended Solar Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently approved tariffs of ₹2.99 (~$0.039)/kWh for 160 MW and ₹3 (~$0.040)/kWh for 810 MW of wind power projects (blended with solar) as agreed ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Top 5 Solar Tenders in 2021 [Infographics]

Top 5 Solar Tenders in 2021 [Infographics]

Nearly 28.7 GW of solar tenders were floated during 2021, with the sector steadily recovering from the second wave of the Covid-19. Two of the top five solar tenders floated ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: ReNew Power's Operational Renewable Energy Portfolio Reaches 7.4 GW

Daily News Wrap-Up: ReNew Power’s Operational Renewable Energy Portfolio Reaches 7.4 GW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Independent power producer ReNew Power has achieved a total operating capacity of 7.4 GW. The bulk of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for 'Change in Law' Claims

CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for ‘Change in Law’ Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed a solar project developer and the subsidiaries to approach Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 'Change in Law' claims due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Why India Needs More Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Why India Needs More Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The intermittent nature of standalone wind and solar power sources has made it important for policymakers to promote wind-solar hybrid projects that provide a longer-duration power supply and maximize resources ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
NTPC to Pay Usage Charge of ₹3.50/kWh for 1,692 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

Ceiling Usage Charge of ₹3.50/kWh for 1,692 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program Approved

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, adopted the ceiling usage charge of ₹3.50 (~$0.046)/kWh for 1,692 MW of solar power projects (Tranche I & II) under ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Signs PPA for 4.6 GW of Solar Projects with SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Signs PPA for 4.6 GW of Solar Projects with SECI

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has signed an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Releases Payments of ₹5.21 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in October

SECI Releases Payments of ₹5.21 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in October

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed ₹5.21 billion (~$68.9 million) to solar and wind developers for the power purchased in October 2021. The disbursed amount accounted for 96% ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up ONGC and SECI Sign MoU to Develop Renewable Energy Projects (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: ONGC and SECI Sign MoU to Develop Renewable Energy Projects

Here are some newsworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited and Solar Energy Corporation of India have signed a memorandum of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Develop 100 MW of Solar with 120 MWh Storage Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Develop 100 MW of Solar with 120 MWh Storage Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received the letter of award from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Signs PPAs for 600 MW of Solar Projects With SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Signs PPA for 600 MW of Solar Projects With SECI

Independent solar power producer Azure Power has signed power purchase agreement (PPA) for 600 MW of ISTS-connected solar power projects with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The projects come ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Kerala DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Buy 300 MW of Solar Power from SECI

Kerala DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Buy 300 MW of Solar Power from SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) recently allowed the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to procure 300 MW of solar power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Minister Reviews 10 GW Renewable Energy Project Implementation in Ladakh

Power Minister Reviews 10 GW Renewable Energy Project Implementation in Ladakh

The Ladakh administration will make available 20,000 acres of land to set up a renewable energy park. The provision of a further 20,000 acres will be explored based on inputs ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy