Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

The Delhi Government presented its budget for 2021-22, highlighting several sops for electric vehicles, electric public transportation, and solar projects. The Delhi Government has allocated ₹ 32.27 billion (~$442.18 million) ...
ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar, Wind Projects Beyond Deadline Being Considered

ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar, Wind Projects Beyond Deadline Being Considered

The Ministry of Power has announced that it will not deprive renewable power projects of a waiver on inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses if they are commissioned after ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Ecoppia to Supply Robotic Solutions for Azure's 450 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ecoppia to Supply Robotic Solutions for Azure’s 450 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched India's first solar energy-driven miniature train at Veli tourist village in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Indian Oil's Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Oil’s Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, emphasized the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
With New Solar Capacity Additions, Adani Green's Revenues Increases 15% in Q2 of FY 2021

With New Solar Capacity Additions, Adani Green’s Revenues Increases 15% in Q2 of FY 2021

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), a part of the Adani Group, has released the financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of the financial year (FY) 2020-21. According to the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
GAIL Seeks Transaction Advisor to Evaluate Acquisition of Renewable Energy Assets

GAIL Seeks Transaction Advisor to Evaluate Acquisition of Renewable Energy Assets

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) has invited bids for the appointment of a transaction advisor for evaluating merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities in the renewable energy space. The scope ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Military Engineering Services Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Military Engineering Services Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has invited bids to develop a 1 MW ground-mounted solar power project at Itarana, Alwar in Rajasthan. The project's estimated cost is ₹68 million (~$911,920), ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Mongolia Floats EPC Tender for a 10 MW Solar Power Project in Altai

Mongolia Floats EPC Tender for a 10 MW Solar Power Project in Altai

Mongolia’s Ministry of Energy has invited bids for a 10 MW solar power project in the country's Altai region. This is an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender. Mongolia's government ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BHEL Seeks Suppliers of BoS Components for a 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

BHEL Seeks Suppliers of BoS Components for a 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a government-enterprise, has issued a tender for the balance of system (BoS) components for a 20 MW (AC) grid-connected solar power project at NTPC Gandhar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Pushes For Open Tenders for its Solar Program

Maharashtra Pushes For Open Tenders for its Solar Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to file a modified request for selection (RfS) for floating open tenders under the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar the Most Popular Choice in Hungary’s 1.3 GW Second Renewable Tender

Solar the Most Popular Choice in Hungary’s 1.3 GW Second Renewable Tender

The second renewable energy tender issued by the Hungarian Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (MEKH) has received a phenomenal response. The 390 GWh tender was oversubscribed by 1,755 GWh, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Uttarakhand Issues Empanelment Tender for 250 MW of Solar Projects

Uttarakhand Issues Empanelment Tender for 250 MW of Solar Projects

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has invited bids to empanel firms to develop 250 MW of solar power projects. The projects would be set up under the Mukhyamantri ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Kerala DISCOM Keen on Purchasing Power from NHPC’s 200 MW Solar Project

Kerala DISCOM Keen on Purchasing Power from NHPC’s 200 MW Solar Project

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has decided to seek in-principle approval from the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) to procure 200 MW of solar power from NHPC ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Haryana Asks Another Open Access Solar Project to Supply Power to DISCOMs

Haryana Asks Another Open Access Solar Project to Supply Power to DISCOMs

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) approved the draft power purchase agreement (PPA) to be executed between LR Energy Private Limited and the Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC) for the ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Solar Developer in Uttar Pradesh Penalized for Not Complying with Commission's Order

Solar Developer in Uttar Pradesh Penalized for Not Complying with Commission’s Order

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has come down on a project developer for non-compliance with its previous order. The regulator has given Pinnacle Renewable Energy Private Limited four ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Telangana Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Up for Using Banked Energy from a 2 MW Solar Project

Telangana Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Up for Using Banked Energy from a 2 MW Solar Project

The Telangana Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) directed the Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited (TSTRANSCO) and the Telangana State Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSSPDCL) to provide long-term intrastate open access ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
REC Subsidiary to Empanel Owner’s Engineer for Developing Solar Projects

REC Subsidiary to Empanel Owner’s Engineer for Developing Solar Projects

The REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, has invited bids for the empanelment of owner's engineer for solar power projects across India. The tender ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
ANERT Releases Rate Contract Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

ANERT Releases Rate Contract Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has invited bids from empanelled agencies for the rate contract of 10 MW of solar power projects. "The tender ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BHEL Floats Two Operation & Maintenance Tenders for 40 MW of Solar Projects

BHEL Floats Two Operation & Maintenance Tenders for 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated operation and maintenance (O&M) tenders for two solar projects. The first tender is for the operation and maintenance of a 10 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Odisha Announces 10 MW Solar Tender for Konark Town

Odisha Announces 10 MW Solar Tender for Konark Town

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for a 10 MW solar power project.  The project will be located in the Junagarh block of Kalahandi district. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Jaipur

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids from approved vendors to install and commission 2 MW of rooftop solar power systems on various buildings in Jaipur. REIL ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come out with its latest report, ‘Solar Means Business,’ which tracks U.S. solar installations that support commercial activities. The eighth annual edition of ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Singareni Collieries to Start the Third Phase of its 300 MW Solar Project

Singareni Collieries to Start the Third Phase of its 300 MW Solar Project

The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has approved the development of the last leg of its 300 MW solar project in Telangana. According to its latest press note, the company’s ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Bids Invited to Install a 2 MW Solar Project at a Water Treatment Unit in Varanasi

Bids Invited to Install a 2 MW Solar Project at a Water Treatment Unit in Varanasi

The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam has invited bids to develop a 2 MW solar power project at the water treatment plant at Bhelpur in Varanasi. The scope of work will ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Is there a Case for Basic Customs Duty on Solar Inverters_

Is there a Case for Basic Customs Duty on Solar Inverters?

To combat the impact of COVID-19, the government has announced various measures, and chief of them was the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” or self-reliant India. One of the main initiatives under this ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other