Gujarat Releases Tender for 110 MW of Solar Projects to be Set Up at GETCO Substations

Gujarat Releases Tender for 110 MW of Solar Projects to be Set Up at GETCO Substations

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for 110 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The projects would range from 10 MW to 55 MW and would be ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Malaysia's Yinson Increases its Stake in Indian Solar Developer Rising Sun to 95%

Malaysia’s Yinson Increases its Stake in Indian Solar Developer Rising Sun to 95%

Malaysia-based, Yinson Holdings Berhad, announced that it has agreed to acquire an additional 57.5% equity interest in Rising Sun Energy Private Limited (RSE), an Indian company engaged in solar development ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Adoption of Solar Through Open Access_ Roadblocks and The Road Ahead

Adoption of Solar Through Open Access: Roadblocks and the Road Ahead

In the Indian power sector, open access means a mechanism in which large consumers have access to the transmission and distribution network so that they are free to obtain power ...
SECI’s 5 GW Renewable Power Tender Bundled with Thermal Extended Again

SECI’s 5 GW Renewable Power Tender Bundled with Thermal Extended Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to procure 5 GW of renewable power on a round-the-clock (RTC) ...
Railways Issues Tender Mandating Made in India Cells & Modules for 1 GW of Solar Projects

Railways Issues Tender Mandating Made in India Cells & Modules for 1 GW of Solar Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture company of the Ministry of Railways and RITES Limited, has announced a tender for setting up 1 GW of solar ...
Adani Green Gets Stakeholders’ Approval to Raise ₹25 billion

Adani Green Gets Stakeholders’ Approval to Raise ₹25 Billion

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) announced that it had received approval from its shareholders to raise ₹25 billion (~$331 million). The approval was granted during the company’s fifth annual general ...
BHEL Issues Module Mounting Structures Tender for a 75 MW Solar Project

BHEL Issues Module Mounting Structures Tender for a 75 MW Solar Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a request for quotation (RfQ) for the supply of module mounting structures for Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited’s (GSECL) solar projects in the ...
Zambia Signs Pact with PowerChina to Develop 600 MW of Solar Projects

Zambia Signs Pact with PowerChina to Develop 600 MW of Solar Projects

Zambia-based ZESCO Limited and Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina), a wholly state-owned company, have signed three contracts worth $548 million. The contracts have been signed for 600 MW of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has floated a short-term expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
MERC Approves Tariff of ₹3.11_kWh for 100 MW of Solar Under Agricultural Feeder Program

MERC Approves Tariff of ₹3.11/kWh for 100 MW of Solar Under Agricultural Feeder Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff of ₹3.11 (~$0.04)/kWh for 100 MW of solar power on a long-term basis for 25 years. The project is being ...
CERC Issues Guidelines for Inter-State Transmission Charges for Solar and Wind Projects

CERC Issues Guidelines for Inter-State Transmission Charges for Solar and Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued new guidelines for inter-state transmission charges and losses. The guidelines shed light on the responsibilities of the nodal agencies and the calculation ...
Policy Updates for Solar and Other Renewables in April 2020

Policy Updates for Solar and Other Renewables in April 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has grounded the economy to a halt. The pandemic has not only caused enormous economic loss but has killed tens of thousands of people across the ...
BHEL Seeks to Procure 74,500 Multicrystalline Solar Modules for NTPC’s Project

BHEL Seeks to Procure 74,500 Multicrystalline Solar Modules for NTPC’s Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited a request for quotation (RfQ) to manufacture and supply 74,500 units of multi-crystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for NTPC’s 100 MW floating solar ...
Madhya Pradesh’s RUMSL Extends Bidding Deadline for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh’s RUMSL Extends Bidding Deadline for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) has extended the deadline to submit bids for 1,500 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed across three solar parks in the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
IREDA Replaces SECI As the Implementing Agency for VGF-Based Solar Projects

IREDA Replaces SECI as the Implementing Agency for VGF-Based Solar Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued amendments regarding the setting up of 12 GW of solar projects with Viability Gap funding Support (VGF) by Central Public ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Saudi Arabia Shortlists Solar Bidders for Round 2 of National Renewable Energy Program

Saudi Arabia Shortlists Solar Bidders for Round 2 of National Renewable Energy Program

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has published the names of the shortlisted bidders for the round two of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP). Al Blagha Holding for Investments Company ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
SECI and NTPC to Pay GST Compensation to Adani Solar’s SPVs

SECI and NTPC to Pay GST Compensation to Adani Solar’s SPVs

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently passed an order asking Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to pay the requested compensation to Wardha ...
Sweden’s Azelio Installs Round-the-Clock Energy Storage System in Morocco

Sweden’s Azelio Installs Round-the-Clock Energy Storage System in Morocco

Azelio, a Swedish renewable energy storage company, has completed installing a renewable energy storage system with round-the-clock clean power production at the Noor Quarzazate solar complex in Morocco. According to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Other
Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million_MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million/MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited public opinion on a draft paper discussing issues in establishing tariff for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The last date for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maldives to Develop 21 MW of Solar Projects Across Six Islands

Maldives to Develop 21 MW of Solar Projects Across Six Islands

Maldives has issued a tender inviting interested bidders to participate in the pre-qualification process for installing 21 MW of grid-tied solar systems in six major islands. These islands are Addu ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Total to Acquire 50% Stake in Adani Green’s Solar Portfolio for $510 Million

Total to Acquire 50% Stake in Adani Green’s Solar Portfolio for $510 Million

Total, a French oil and gas major, has entered into an agreement with Adani Green Energy Limited  (AGEL) to acquire a 50% stake in a joint venture company for $510 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
SECI Issues Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Storage in Leh and Kargil

SECI Issues Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Storage in Leh and Kargil

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up 14 MW of solar power projects with 42 MWh battery storage system (7MW/21 MWh each) at ...
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CERC Allows Solar Developers’ Claim for GST Compensation on EPC Cost

CERC Allows Solar Developers’ Claim for GST Compensation on EPC Cost

In its recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reiterated its opinions on the restitution principle in power purchase agreements in the face of a Change in Law ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Budget 2020 Allocates ₹220 Billion to Power & Renewable Energy Sector, Empowers Consumers

Budget 2020 Allocates ₹220 Billion to Power & Renewable Energy Sector, Empowers Consumers

Amid the ongoing economic slowdown, the Union Budget 2020-21 has tried to instill hope in the investors and taxpayers. The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2020-21 in ...
CERC Orders NTPC to Pay ACME Solar GST Relief Along With Late Payment Surcharge

CERC Orders NTPC to Pay ACME Solar GST Relief Along With Late Payment Surcharge

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has directed the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to pay the dues claimed by ACME Solar along with late payment surcharge within 30 days ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar