Thanjavur Smart City Floats Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects at a Sewage Treatment Unit

Thanjavur Smart City Floats Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects at a Sewage Treatment Unit

Thanjavur Smart City Limited (TSCL) has floated a tender for a 3 MW solar power project at the Sirajudeen Nagar Sewage Treatment Unit in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Interested bidders are ...
Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for Solar Home Lighting Systems for 385 Houses in Tiruvallur

Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for Solar Home Lighting Systems for 385 Houses in Tiruvallur

The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Government of Tamil Nadu, has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of LED-based solar-powered home lighting systems in 385 houses in Tiruvallur ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Issues Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects with 10 MW Agro-PV Component in Tamil Nadu

SECI Issues Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects with 10 MW Agro-PV Component in Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released a tender for 50 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, including a 10 MW agro-PV component in Tamil Nadu. Agro PV ...
Solar Generator’s Plea to Get Compensation for Power Supplied Over 19% CUF Turned Down

Solar Generator’s Plea to Get Compensation for Power Supplied Over 19% CUF Turned Down

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has rejected a solar power generator’s petition seeking compensation for power supplied over the contracted amount. It directed the developer to limit annual ...
Consumers Seeking Additional Rooftop Solar Capacity Must Shift to Gross Metering

Consumers Seeking Additional Rooftop Solar Capacity Must Shift to Gross Metering

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has rejected a request by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for adopting the solar net feed-in (gross metering) methodology for ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tamil Nadu Regulator Clarifies Billing Mechanism for Rooftop Solar Prosumers

Tamil Nadu Regulator Clarifies Billing Mechanism for Rooftop Solar Prosumers

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued draft amendments to the Electricity Supply Code 2004 for bi-directional meter billing for rooftop solar systems. Stakeholders can submit their comments ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tamil Nadu Commission Dismisses NSEFI's Plea for Rollover of Banked Renewable Energy

Tamil Nadu Commission Dismisses NSEFI’s Plea for Rollover of Banked Renewable Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) dismissed the National Solar energy Federation of India's (NSEFI) request to allow rollover of banked energy from open access projects under the captive ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Military Engineer Services Floats EPC Tender for 1.5 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

Military Engineer Services Floats EPC Tender for 1.5 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

The Military Engineer Services (MES) has invited bids for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 1.5 MW grid-connected solar power project at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The project is ...
Tamil Nadu Regulator Refuses to Extend Commissioning Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project

Tamil Nadu Regulator Refuses to Extend Commissioning Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) rejected a solar developer's petition to extend the project’s commissioning date. The TNERC approved the commissioning of only 50 MW out of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tirunelveli Smart City Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Solar Projects

Tirunelveli Smart City Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Solar Projects

Tirunelveli Smart City Limited (TSCL) has floated two tenders to install 5 MW of solar projects in the district. The first tender is for 2 MW of solar projects at ...
Tamil Nadu Sets Benchmark Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh for Solar Pumps, ₹1/kWh Farmers Incentive

Tamil Nadu Sets Benchmark Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh for Solar Pumps, ₹1/kWh Farmers Incentive

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has passed an order setting a benchmark tariff of ₹2.28 (~$0.031)/kWh to set up 20,000 agricultural solar pumps under component-C of the KUSUM ...
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Over ₹74 Million in Wind Dues Along with Interest

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Over ₹74 Million in Wind Dues Along with Interest

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay wind generators about ₹74.2 million (~$1 million) in delayed wind power ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Generator

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Generator

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) to rework the late payment surcharge at 12% per year for the delayed payments ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tariff of ₹5.34_kWh to Apply on Tamil Nadu's Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Projects

Tariff of ₹5.34/kWh to Apply on Tamil Nadu’s Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Commission (TNERC) has issued the tariff order for bagasse-based cogeneration projects. The order will be applicable for power procurement by distribution licensees (DSCOMs) from bagasse-based cogeneration ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Tamil Nadu‘s New Tariff Order for Solar Procurement

Tamil Nadu‘s New Tariff Order for Solar Procurement

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a tariff order for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The effective date of the order is October 16, 2020. According ...
Tamil Nadu’s New Guidelines for Procurement of Wind Power

Tamil Nadu’s New Guidelines for Procurement of Wind Power

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an order with detailed guidelines for wind power procurement. The order provides details on mode of power procurement, energy banking, transmission, ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay for the Unutilized Banked Wind Energy

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay for the Unutilized Banked Wind Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has asked the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) to pay for the unutilized banked energy to Arulmozhi Spinning Mills Private Limited ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Flag Offs Solar and Electric Powered Rickshaws

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Flag Offs Solar and Electric Powered Rickshaws

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami flagged off 13 types of solar and electric powered rickshaws, driven by women as a part of an initiative to protect the environment and ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects for domestic customers in the state. The projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Relief to SMEs in Tamil Nadu As State Raises Low-Tension Category Limit to 150 kW

Relief to SMEs in Tamil Nadu As State Raises Low-Tension Category Limit to 150 kW

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a notice specifying amendments to the state’s electricity supply and distribution code, according to which the limit of electricity demand has ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
PGCIL Commissions Power Transmission Projects Connecting Western & Southern Regions

PGCIL Commissions Power Transmission Projects Connecting Western & Southern Regions

The PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, announced that it had started the commercial operation of the first leg of the 6 GW Raigarh-Pugalur high ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Tamil Nadu’s New Electronics Hardware Manufacturing Policy Includes Subsidies for Solar Cells

Tamil Nadu’s New Electronics Hardware Manufacturing Policy Includes Subsidies for Solar Cells

The state of Tamil Nadu has come out with the ‘Electronics Hardware Manufacturing Policy 2020’ to increase the state’s electronic output to $100 billion (~₹7.3 trillion) by 2025. The government ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Proposes Levelized Tariff of ₹2.09_kWh for KUSUM-C Solar Program

Tamil Nadu Proposes Levelized Tariff of ₹2.09/kWh for KUSUM-C Solar Program

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a consultative paper for establishing tariffs to purchase power from solar energy generated under Component C of the Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Urja ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Electricity Tribunal Rules in Favor of Wind Generator, Sets Aside CERC Order

Electricity Tribunal Rules in Favor of Wind Generator, Sets Aside CERC Order

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favor of a wind developer who sought the tribunal to set aside an order by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu Commission Directs State DISCOM to Pay ₹6.7 Million in Wind Energy Dues

Tamil Nadu Commission Directs State DISCOM to Pay ₹6.7 Million in Wind Energy Dues

The Tamil Nadu State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has ordered the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) to pay wind generators ₹6.69 million (~$91,586) along with interest at 1% ...
/ / Other, Wind