Solar PPAs Without Restitution Principle Can’t Claim Carrying Cost Compensation_ CERC

Solar PPAs Without Restitution Principle Can’t Claim Carrying Cost Compensation: CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has dismissed the request of Prayatna Developers Private Limited (PDPL), (a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy), to grant carrying cost on Goods and Services ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
EESL Issues RfP for Partners in UAE to Execute Energy Efficiency and Renewable Solutions

EESL Issues RfP for Partners in UAE to Execute Energy Efficiency and Renewable Solutions

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for the selection of strategic partners in the UAE. The main objective of the request for proposal (RfP) is to promote ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Madhya Pradesh’s RUMS Invites Bids for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh’s RUMS Invites Bids for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMS) has invited bids to develop three solar parks with an aggregate capacity of 1,500 MW in the state of Madhya Pradesh. RUMS is ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APTEL Asks MERC to Release Azure Power’s Bank Guarantee for 150 MW of Solar Projects

APTEL Asks MERC to Release Azure Power’s Bank Guarantee for 150 MW of Solar Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has asked the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to release the bank guarantee from Azure Power’s 150 MW solar project within two weeks. Considering ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
B. Grimm Power Acquires Ray Power Supply Company for Development of Solar Farm in Cambodia

Thailand’s B.Grimm Acquires Ray Power Supply to Develop a Solar Farm in Cambodia

B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, B.Grimm Solar Power 1 Company Limited, has completed the acquisition of Ray Power Supply Company Limited. In a filing ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Haryana Invites Bids for 279 MW of Solar Projects Near Substations Under KUSUM Program

Haryana Invites Bids for 279 MW of Solar Projects Near Substations Under KUSUM Program

Haryana has issued an expression of interest for 279 MW of solar projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM KUSUM) program that aims to solarize ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IFC to Help Bangladesh Develop a 35 MW Solar Project Through Public-Private Partnership

IFC to Help Bangladesh Develop a 35 MW Solar Project Through Public-Private Partnership

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank, has joined hands with the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) of Bangladesh to develop a 35 ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Chhattisgarh Sets Levelized Tariffs for Renewable Projects

Chhattisgarh to Set Generic Levelized Tariffs for Renewable Projects

The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued draft order announcing generic levelized tariffs for the fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 and 2020-21 for renewable energy sources. The generic tariff ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Department for International Development (DFID-Government of United Kingdom) for facilitating the energy self-sufficiency of the Indian Railways. As per ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
SECI Announces List of Successful Bidders for its 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

SECI Announces List of Successful Bidders for its 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced the list of successful bidders selected for its 97.5 MW rooftop solar tender. SECI had reissued the tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tata, Jakson, and L&T are Winners in NTPC’s 560 MW Solar Auction

Tata, Jakson, and L&T are Winners in NTPC’s 560 MW Solar Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has concluded the auction process for 1,000 MW of solar projects under the Develop Build Demonstrate (DBDT) program. Out of the 1,000 MW capacity, ...
BHEL Issues O&M Tender for 5 MW of Solar Projects at its Premises in Tamil Nadu

BHEL Issues O&M Tender for 5 MW of Solar Projects at its Premises in Tamil Nadu

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for the operation and maintenance of a 5 MW solar power project at its premises in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Robotic Module Cleaning Company Skilancer Solar Gets Funding From Venture Catalysts

Robotic Module Cleaning Company Skilancer Solar Gets Funding From Venture Catalysts

Venture Catalysts, an integrated incubator, recently invested an undisclosed amount in Noida-based Skilancer Solar, a solar module cleaning solutions provider. Skilancer Solar specializes in providing a robotic cleaning system which ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
MSEDCL Gets Tariff Approval from the Commission to Procure of 500 MW of Solar Power

MSEDCL Gets Tariff Approval from the Commission to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff discovered by MSEDCL through the competitive bidding process and has allowed the procurement of 500 MW of solar power on ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Takes Stock of Insurance Products in Domestic Solar Market

MNRE Takes Stock of Insurance Products in Domestic Solar Market

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a circular stating it has held talks with the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, and the Insurance Regulatory ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
UPERC Dismisses Amplus Green’s Plea to Term its 50 MW Solar Project as Captive

UPERC Issues Clarification on Banked Energy for Captive Renewable Projects

In its recent order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has shed light on what qualifies to be a captive generation project and when they can withdraw banked energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian Railways Seeks to Empanel Construction Contractors to Develop Solar Projects

Indian Railways Seeks to Empanel Construction Contractors to Develop Solar Projects

IRCON International Limited (IRCON), (formerly Indian Railways Construction Company Limited), has invited an expression of interest (EoI) from specialist construction contractors to associate with IRCON for its upcoming projects. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Assam Invites Bids for 30 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

Assam Invites Bids for 30 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has floated a tender to develop 30 MW of grid-connected solar PV power projects. The capacity has been tendered under the Central public ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Asked to Deposit Over ₹7 Billion In RPO Regulatory Fund

Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Asked to Deposit Over ₹7 Billion In RPO Regulatory Fund

The Uttar Pradesh Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has directed the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) to create a separate renewable purchase obligation (RPO) Regulatory Fund. The commission has directed UPPCL ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Jharkhand Issues Tender for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Jharkhand Issues Tender for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) has floated a tender for the empanelment of agencies to install grid-connected rooftop solar PV power projects of various capacities anywhere in the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KPI Global Expands its Solar Power Project in Gujarat by 7.5 MW

KPI Global Expands its Solar Power Project in Gujarat by 7.5 MW

KPI Global Infrastructure Limited has announced that it has added 7.5 MW to its existing solar power project located in Amod taluka of Gujarat’s Bharuch district. As per a filing ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar EPC Company Sterling & Wilson Repays ₹10 Billion in Outstanding Loan

Solar EPC Company Sterling & Wilson Repays ₹10 Billion in Outstanding Loan

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited, the solar engineering and construction arm of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has paid ₹10 billion in dues (~$140.18 million) of its outstanding loan. This payment ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
West Bengal Seeks Consultancy Service for 200 MW of Solar Projects

West Bengal Seeks Consultancy Service for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) for consultancy services for 200 MW of solar projects in the state to be ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Andhra Pradesh Seeks Suppliers for Bidirectional Solar Net Meters

Andhra Pradesh Seeks Suppliers for Bidirectional Solar Net Meters

The Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL) has invited bids for bidirectional solar net meters to be installed in the state. The tender calls for the supply of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
A New Formula Reveals Bifacial Solar Modules Can Generate 15% to 20% More Power

A New Formula Reveals Bifacial Solar Modules Can Generate 15% to 20% More Power

Researchers at Purdue University have come up with a new thermodynamic formula, which reveals that bifacial cells make the double-sided panels generate 15% to 20% more electricity than the conventional ...
/ / Modules, Solar