Tata Memorial Center Issues Tenders for 2 MW of Solar Projects

Tata Memorial Center Issues Tenders for 2 MW of Solar Projects

Tata Memorial Center has issued notice inviting tenders (NIT) for installation of solar power projects at Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Center, in Mohali, Punjab. The total capacity of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra DISCOM Seeks to Procure 500 MW of Power with Storage to Meet its RPO

Maharashtra DISCOM to Procure 500 MW of Renewables with Energy Storage to Meet its RPO

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has filed a petition before the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking its approval for the procurement of 500 MW of flexible ...
/ / C&I, Energy Storage
NTPC Seeks to Procure 100 MW of Solar or Wind Power with a Tariff Cap of ₹3/kWh

NTPC Seeks to Procure 100 MW of Solar or Wind Power with a Tariff Cap of ₹3/kWh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to procure 100 MW of power from solar or wind power projects. The bid submission deadline is September 11, 2019 ...
NTPC Retenders 20 MW of Floating Solar Projects for its Gas Plant in Uttar Pradesh

NTPC Retenders 20 MW of Floating Solar Projects for its Gas Plant in Uttar Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has retendered and invited fresh bids for a 20 MW floating solar project. The project is to be established at the reservoir of NTPC ...
Southern and Western Regions of India Recorded Zero Power Supply Deficit in Q1_ CEA

Southern and Western Regions of India Recorded Zero Power Supply Deficit in Q1: CEA

During the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2019-20, India’s power supply increased slightly with the power deficit declining to 0.4% from the 0.6% recorded during the Q1 ...
Haryana Floats Tender for 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Under RESCO Mode

Bhakra Beas Management Board to Install Rooftop Solar at its Non-Residential Buildings

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), a government agency formed to operate dams, has decided to install grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects on the roofs of its non-residential buildings and ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
EESL Floats Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

EESL Floats Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the central government, has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) to ...
MNRE Orders Setting Up of Dispute Resolution Committee for Solar and Wind Sector

MNRE Orders Setting Up of Dispute Resolution Committee for Solar and Wind Sectors

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order to establish a system to resolve disputes between solar and wind energy developers and the Solar Energy Corporation ...
India’s Solar Capacity Reaches 30 GW Milestone

India’s Solar Capacity Reaches 30 GW Milestone

Solar installations in India have reached 30 GW according to preliminary figures from Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker. The share of solar capacity grew from 6.6% as of March 2018 ...
Clean Solar Power to Get US$43.3 Million IFC Debt Financing

EBRD and GCF Offer $16.7 Million Assistance for a 30 MW Solar Power Project in Kazakhstan

In line with its policy to support renewables in Kazakhstan, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with the United Nations’ Global Climate Fund (GCF) for the ...
Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Renewable energy project developer, AMEA, has announced financial closure for a 50 MW solar project in Jordan. The company has announced that it has secured $74 million for the Al ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Suzlon Solar

Suzlon Completes Sale of Two of its Solar Subsidiaries to CLP Wind Farms for ₹990 Million

Renewable project developer Suzlon Energy has announced that it has completed the sale two of its subsidiaries to CLP Wind Farms (India) Ltd (CLP). In a recent filing, Suzlon stated ...
/ / Other, Wind
Gross Tariff of ₹4.49/kWh to Apply for Solar PV Projects in Uttarakhand

MAHAGENCO Announces a 138 MW Solar Tender

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) has announced a 138 MW (AC) tender for solar power projects in the vicinity of power stations of Maharashtra State Power Generation ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Commission Permits GUVNL to Procure Solar Power from SEWA’s Solar Project

Gujarat Commission Permits GUVNL to Procure Power from SEWA’s Solar Project

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) can now procure power from solar energy generating systems of Salt Pan Workers of Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) during the off-season period ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Google Announces its First Solar Power Deal in Taiwan

Google Announces its First Solar Power Deal in Taiwan

Tech giant Google has signed a long-term agreement to buy solar power from a 10 MW solar array, which is a part of a larger solar farm located in Tainan ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bihar DISCOMs Liable to Pay Penalty in Case of Non-fulfillment of Solar RPO

Gujarat Announces New Regulations for Deviation Settlement of Solar and Wind Power

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has announced new regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind generating sources in the state. These regulations will be ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Vedanta Limited,  a diversified natural resources company, has invited  Expression of Interest (EoI) for the procurement of solar power under short or medium term basis from solar power generators, state ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider SolarHome raises $1 Million in Convertible Note Offering

Rays Power Infra Raises $28 Million to Expand its Solar Business

Solar developer Rays Power Infra has announced that it has secured ₹2 billion (~$28.4 million) through hybrid debt and equity financing from lender and asset management firm DMI Finance (DMI). The company ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

Emami’s Solar Unit Demerges from its Cement Business

The Kolkata bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the request made by Indian conglomerate Emami Group to demerge its solar power business (Emami Power) from the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Safeguard and Other Major Important Announcements Governmentin Announcements for Solar and Other Renewables in India’s Renewables Sector in Julyne 2018

To Meet India’s 2022 Solar Target, MNRE Plans to Tender 60 GW of Projects by March 2020

With the goal to accelerate the expansion of solar and wind power to replace fossil fuel-based power and meet its 2022 target, India has now declared a trajectory that aims ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Government May Increase the Duration of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports_ Panel Discussion

Government May Increase the Duration of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports: Panel Discussion

India, a nation comprising of 29 states and seven union territories of varying sizes and populations, cannot surge ahead on its path to a sustainable future unless all states, especially ...
SoftBank CEO Offers Free Solar Power to ISA Countries After the End of 25-Year PPA

SoftBank CEO Offers Free Solar Power to ISA Countries After the End of 25-Year PPA

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son caught the audience by surprise during the second plenary session of the second Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (REINVEST- 2018), being held at Greater Noida ...
Solar Installations During UPA and NDA Administrations

Solar Installations Jumped from Just 3 GW to 25 GW in 4 Years Under PM Modi

It has been a little over four years since the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) administration under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over and it is a good ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
What Oil Wells are Today, Solar Power will be Tomorrow_ PM Modi

What Oil Wells are Today, Solar Power will be Tomorrow: PM Modi

The second edition of Global RE-Invest was inaugurated on October 2, 2018 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, External ...
Solar Power Generation Jumps by 73 Percent YoY in Q2 2018

Solar Power Generation Jumps by 73 Percent YoY in Q2 2018

India’s efforts toward installing solar to meet country’s energy requirements has led to a substantial increase in solar power generation. According to the data released by the Central Electricity Authority ...