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
MES Issues Tender for a 1.5 MW Solar Project at Thanjavur Air Force Station

MES Issues Tender for a 1.5 MW Solar Project at Thanjavur Air Force Station

The Military Engineer Services (MES) has invited bids for a 1.5 MW of solar project at the Air Force Station in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The estimated cost of the project ...
Tamil Nadu Commission Asks DISCOM to Pay ₹24.1 Million in Wind Energy Dues

Tamil Nadu Commission Asks DISCOM to Pay ₹24.1 Million in Wind Energy Dues

The Tamil Nadu State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) to pay wind generators ₹24.1 million (~$321,701) along with interest at 10% ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadlines for two of its tenders. The two tenders include its 15 MW floating solar project in Bilaspur, Himachal ...
TANGEDCO Asked to Clear Dues of Six Wind Generators Amounting to ₹74.8 Million

TANGEDCO Asked to Clear Dues of Six Wind Generators Amounting to ₹74.8 Million

The Tamil Nadu State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) to make payments to the tune of ₹74.8 million (~$998,885) to six ...
/ / Wind
Vellore Smart City Issues Tender for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects

Vellore Smart City Issues Tender for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Smart City Limited (VSCL) has issued a tender for a 1.2 MW of ground-mounded solar power project. The project will be installed at the sewage treatment plant ...
Tamil Nadu CM Expresses Concern With the Proposed Amendments in Electricity Act

Tamil Nadu CM Expresses Concern With the Proposed Amendments in Electricity Act

In a letter to the Union Power Minister, R.K. Singh, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edapaddi K Palaniswamy, has underlined several concerns relating to the proposed amendment to the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
SECI Floats Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project at Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin

SECI Floats Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project at Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 5 MW of grid-connected, ground-mounted solar projects at the V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at ...
Top Five States for Wind Energy

Top Five States for Wind Energy Generation

Wind power installations in India reached 2.07 GW in the financial year (FY) 2019-20, a 31% increase as compared to 1.58 GW in the FY 2018-19. Wind power represents 10.1% ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.78_kWh

Tamil Nadu to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.78/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the procurement of 500 MW of solar power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The tariff approved for the ...
NIWE Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1 MW Solar Project at Madurai Kamraj University

NIWE Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1 MW Solar Project at Madurai Kamraj University

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for a 1 MW (AC) monocrystalline solar power project at Madurai Kamraj University ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Investment Firm KKR to Acquire 317 MW of Solar Assets from Shapoorji Pallonji

Investment Firm KKR to Acquire 317 MW of Solar Assets from Shapoorji Pallonji

Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital (SP Infra), a part of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and KKR, a global investment firm, have signed an agreement under which the SP Infra will sell ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
2.07 GW of Wind Power Capacity Installed in India During FY 2019-20

2.07 GW of Wind Power Capacity Installed in India During FY 2019-20

Wind power installations in India rose to 2.07 GW in the financial year (FY) 2019-20, a 31% increase as compared to 1.58 GW in the FY 2018-19. The cumulative installations ...
Tamil Nadu Issues Empanelment Tender for Renewables and Energy-Efficient Appliances

Tamil Nadu Issues Empanelment Tender for Renewables and Energy-Efficient Appliances

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has invited bids to empanel vendors for renewable energy projects and energy-efficient appliances in the state. The scope of work includes the procurement ...
Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an order directing the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to provide the Southern Railway with low-tension and high-tension metering ...
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Clear Interest Dues of Five Wind Developers in Two Months

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Clear Interest Dues of Five Wind Developers in Two Months

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) to pay five wind developers a sum of ₹16.72 million ($0.23 million) as ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91_kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91/kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) approved a tariff rate of ₹2.91 (~$0.04)/kWh for procuring about 441 MW of wind power through the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Wind
Salem Smart City Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects

Salem Smart City Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects

Salem City Municipal Corporation has issued a tender for 3 MW (DC) of solar projects in the Erumapalayam area. The project falls under Salem Smart City Mission. The last date ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions