SECI Invites Bids for 1,785 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

SECI Invites Bids to Develop 1,785 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids to develop 1,785 MW of solar projects (Tranche IV) in Rajasthan. The last date to submit the bids online is ...
Unsigned Power Sale Agreements – A Major Hurdle for Growth in the Solar Sector

Unsigned Power Sale Agreements – A Major Hurdle for Growth in the Solar Sector

The Indian solar industry added just 3.2 GW of solar in 2020 as the market slumped by 56% due to COVID-related disruptions. However, Mercom expects 2021 and 2022 to be ...
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U-Solar Wins SECI's EPC Services Auction for a 5 MW Solar Project at Tuticorin Port

U-Solar Wins SECI’s EPC Services Auction for a 5 MW Solar Project at Tuticorin Port

U-Solar Clean Energy has said it has won 5 MW of grid-connected, ground-mounted solar projects at the V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, in a tender floated by ...
SECI Asked to Compensate Maharashtra DISCOM for Delay in Commissioning Solar Projects

SECI Asked to Compensate Maharashtra DISCOM for Delay in Commissioning Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has asked the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the short supply of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 20 MW Solar with Battery Storage in Leh

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 20 MW Solar with Battery Storage in Leh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for the 20 MW (AC) solar power project with a 20 MW/50 MWh battery energy storage system ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Kerala DISCOM to Purchase 300 MW of Solar Power from NTPC at ₹2.51/kWh

Kerala DISCOM to Purchase 300 MW of Solar Power from NTPC at ₹2.51/kWh

In a recent notification, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) announced its willingness to procure 300 MW of solar power from NTPC Limited at ₹2.51 (~$0.034)/kWh. NTPC had informed the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab To Sign Power Sale Agreement for 500 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power at ₹2.69/kWh

Punjab To Sign Power Sale Agreement for 500 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power at ₹2.69/kWh

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) approved the procurement of 500 MW of solar-wind hybrid power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at a tariff of ₹2.69 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Energy Storage Systems Must Be Charged Using Renewables: Round-the-Clock Power Bid

Energy Storage Systems Must Be Charged Using Renewables: Round-the-Clock Power Bid

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has amended the guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for the procurement of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable power projects, complemented with power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Dismisses Solar Developer's Plea to Grant Connectivity to its Subsidiaries

CERC Rejects Solar Developer’s Plea to Transfer Connectivity & LTA to its Subsidiaries

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) dismissed a solar developer's plea to allow utilization of connectivity and long-term access (LTA) to its two wholly-owned subsidiaries and said that it was ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) has floated a global tender for consultancy services for a 100 MW (AC) solar project along with a 40 MW/120 MWh battery energy storage ...
CERC Adopts Tariffs of ₹2.83/kWh and ₹2.84/kWh for 440 MW of Wind Power Projects

CERC Adopts Tariffs of ₹2.83/kWh and ₹2.84/kWh for 440 MW of Wind Power Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has adopted tariffs of ₹2.83 (~$0.038)/kWh for 250.8 MW and ₹2.84 (~$0.039)/kWh for 190 MW of wind power projects (Tranche-VIII) connected to the interstate ...
/ / Wind
SECI to Float Tender for 1,785 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

SECI to Float Tender for 1,785 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced its intent to float a tender for 1,785 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan (Tranche-IV). SECI said the projects are to ...
CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.54/kWh for 1,150 MW of Solar Power Projects

CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.54/kWh for 1,150 MW of Solar Power Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has adopted the tariff of ₹2.54 (~$0.035)/kWh for 1,150 MW of solar projects allocated to ReNew Solar Power (300 MW), Azure Power (300 MW), ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Eden Renewables Secures Financial Closure for its 450 MW SECI III Solar Project

EDEN Renewables Secures Financial Closure for its 450 MW SECI III Solar Project

Total Eren and EDF Renewables announced that EDEN Renewables India, which is their equally owned joint venture dedicated to large-scale Indian solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, has successfully secured financial closure ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
IREDA’s 5 GW Solar Projects Under the CPSU Program Comes With a ₹2.20/kWh Tariff Cap

IREDA’s 5 GW Solar Projects Under the CPSU Program Comes With a ₹2.20/kWh Tariff Cap

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has capped the tariff for the 5 GW of grid-connected solar power projects (Tranche III) under the central public sector undertaking (CPSU) program ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IREDA Floats 5 GW Tender For Grid-Connected Solar Power Projects Under CPSU Program

IREDA Floats 5 GW Tender For Grid-Connected Solar Power Projects Under CPSU Program

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has floated a tender for the setting up of 5 GW of grid-connected solar power projects in India (Tranche III) under the Central ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited for Development of Solar Park in Manipur

Bids Invited for Development of Solar Park in Manipur

The Manipur Tribal Development Corporation Limited (MTDC) has invited bids to develop the Bukpi solar park in the Pherzawl district of Manipur. The project's estimated cost is ₹22.62 million (~$309,215) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Payouts to Solar, Wind Developers up Slightly at ₹3.85 Billion in November 2020

SECI Payouts to Solar, Wind Developers up Slightly at ₹3.85 Billion in November 2020

The Solar energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid nearly ₹3.85 billion (~$52.6 million) to solar and wind developers in November 2020, which amounted to over 60% of the total amount ...
REC Seeks Services of Owner’s Engineers for ISTS-Connected Solar Projects in Karnataka

REC Seeks Services of Owner’s Engineers for ISTS-Connected Solar Projects in Karnataka

The REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, has invited bids from empanelled owner’s engineers to provide project cost estimation and financial analysis services. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
West Bengal DISCOM’s PSA with SECI for 100 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Approved

West Bengal DISCOM’s PSA with SECI for 100 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Approved

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) approved the power sale agreement (PSA) executed between India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Bids Invited to Prepare Detailed Project Report for Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

Bids Invited to Prepare Detailed Project Report for Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), a joint venture between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL), has invited bids ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

2020 was not great for India's solar sector, which was adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which slowed down the development activity. The ongoing projects came to a grinding halt, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Issues Tender to Construct a 25 MW Solar Project at a Coal Washery in West Bengal

SECI Issues Tender to Construct a 25 MW Solar Project at a Coal Washery in West Bengal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender on behalf of the Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) to construct a 25 MW solar power project at its ...
SECI Halves Tender Capacity for Renewable Energy Bundled with Thermal

SECI Halves Tender Capacity for Renewable Energy Bundled with Thermal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued amendments to the request for selection (RfS) document for the supply of 5 GW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued clarifications on an expression of interest (EoI), it issued in October 2020 to empanel agencies to identify and implement business opportunities in ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid