Old Off-Grid Solar Projects Could Soon Be Grid-Connected

MNRE’s NISE to Hold Workshop for Startups Specializing in Solar Technology in June 2019

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), is set to organize the fifteenth edition of its workshop on ...
Rewa Solar Park Projects

Sprng Energy Commissions 250 MW of Solar Projects at Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa Solar Park

Sprng Energy Private Limited, the renewable energy platform of Actis Private Equity Funds, has announced the commissioning of its first renewable energy project in India. The 250 MW solar project ...
ACME, Adani, Essel Were the Top Solar Project Developers in India in 2018

ACME, Adani, Essel Were the Top Solar Project Developers in India in 2018

In 2018, ACME, Adani, and Essel were the top three developers of utility-scale solar projects in India in terms of installed capacity and accounted for 27% of installations in the ...
West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Andhra Pradesh Approves DISCOM-Driven Rooftop Solar Program

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved a DISCOM-driven solar rooftop program proposed by the Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL). The APEPDCL had petitioned the ...
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Amplus to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects in Haryana as State Waives Open Access Charges

Amplus to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects in Haryana as State Waives Open Access Charges

Amplus Energy Solutions has decided to make the most of the waiver provided to open access solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Haryana. The company has secured an approval from the ...
Canadian Solar Secures $50 Million Term Loan from Credit Suisse

Canadian Solar Secures $50 Million Term Loan from Credit Suisse

Canadian Solar has secured a $50 million term loan from Credit Suisse. Canadian Solar intends to deploy the term loan to support the development of international solar project pipeline and for ...
Old Off-Grid Solar Projects Could Soon Be Grid-Connected

Old Off-Grid Solar Projects Could Soon Be Grid-Connected

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has received requests from state nodal agencies and implementing agencies for connecting old off-grid solar projects sanctioned under MNRE’s program to the ...
REC to Increase Loan Disbursements to Renewable Energy Segment in the Coming Years

Renewables to be ‘Must Run’ in the Draft Tariff Guidelines for Goa, Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued draft regulations for determining tariffs from renewable sources including solar. The draft is up ...
Egypt Set to Open its Renewable Energy Market to Private Producers

Egypt Set to Open its Renewable Energy Market to Private Producers

The government of Egypt is in the process of finalizing regulations about the production and sale of electricity from new private renewable power projects directly to consumers by September 2019 ...
Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power and MGL to Collaborate on Solar Rooftop and EV Charging Stations

To offer integrated customer services, explore the e-mobility segment and other value-added services of mutual interest, Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of India's leading gas distribution companies has signed a ...
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

JERC Publishes Draft Solar Net Metering Regulations for Goa and Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued draft net metering regulations. The draft is up for comments and suggestions up to ...
SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has successfully auctioned 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dhule district ...
Transmission, Wheeling, Cross-Subsidy Charges for Captive and Renewable Projects in UP

A Snapshot of Three Small Solar Tenders Issued This Week

The week began with a spate of solar tenders issued by various agencies. Here are three important smaller ancillary tenders that were issued: The Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited( ...
SOLAR INSTALLATIONS FORECAST

Solar Installations in the United States Hit 2 Million Mark: Report

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and energy research firm Wood Mackenzie have pegged the United State’s total solar installations at more than 2 million. The report added that the electricity ...
Draft Amendments to Qualify for Captive Generation Project Released

Rajasthan Commission Clarifies Who is a Captive Power Producer

In its latest order, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has clarified the definition of a captive power producer (CPP). The commission was hearing a petition filed by Tesco Energy ...
Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 400 MW

ACME Solar to be Compensated for Cost Incurred After Introduction of Safeguard Duty

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an order to compensate a solar power developer by accepting that the levy of safeguard duty was a ‘Change in Law.’ The ...
Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park Sees Commissioning of 200 MW by Azure and ReNew

Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park Sees Commissioning of 200 MW by Azure and ReNew

200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have been commissioned at Rajasthan’s Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) had tendered 250 MW of grid-connected ...
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Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Tender Announced for 7 MW of Solar Projects in West Bengal’s Durgapur

Of late, the West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has issued several tenders for the expansion of solar in the state, with the latest tender calling for the development ...
KERC Mulls Setting Generic Rooftop Solar Tariff Under RESCO model

Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Order on Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued a draft order for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering. The Order is called the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
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SECI’s New Tender Calls Developers for 275 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

SECI’s New Tender Calls Developers for 275 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up of cumulative capacity of 275 MW of grid-connected solar PV power projects in UP Solar Park, ...
Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Tender Announced for 200 MW of Solar Power Projects in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has floated a new tender for setting up 200 MW of grid-connected solar power projects under Uttarakhand Solar Energy Policy-2013 (Amended -2018). The ...
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Jharkhand Announces EPC Tender for a 2 MW Canal Top Solar Project

Jharkhand Announces EPC Tender for a 2 MW Canal Top Solar Project

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) is looking for an engineering procurement construction (EPC) firm to set up a canal top solar project in Ranchi. The state agency has ...
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Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Tamil Nadu’s New Solar Policy Targets 9 GW of Installed Capacity by 2023

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued the state’s Solar Energy Policy 2019. The policy targets 9 GW of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Tamil Nadu by ...
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Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation (KELTRON) has issued tender to set up a 3 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Naval Station Ezhimala, located in Kannur district. The ...
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Uzbekistan Issues Tender for 100 MW Solar Projects on Pilot Basis; Plans to Scale to 900 MW

Uzbekistan Issues Tender for 100 MW Solar Projects on Pilot Basis; Plans to Scale to 900 MW

Uzbekenergo JSC, a government-owned power utility, has issued request for selection (RfS) for 100 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed in Navoi Oblast. According to the Uzbekistan government, ...
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