SECI Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

SECI Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender for a 5 MW (AC) grid-connected solar project at V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation’s (TANGEDCO) proposal to procure 500 MW of solar power from projects with capacity in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ITC Commissions its First Offsite Solar Project with 14.9 MW Capacity in Tamil Nadu

ITC Commissions its First Offsite Solar Project with 14.9 MW Capacity in Tamil Nadu

ITC Limited, an Indian multi-business conglomerate, said it had commissioned its first offsite solar project in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. The 14.9 MW solar project, built with an investment of ₹760 ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Tamil Nadu Proposes Priority of Buying Power from Various Sources Under Open Access

Tamil Nadu Proposes Priority of Buying Power from Various Sources Under Open Access

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued draft amendments to the Tamil Nadu Electricity (Grid Connectivity and Intrastate Open Access) Regulations 2014. The amendments will come into effect ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Thanjavur Smart City Floats EPC Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

Thanjavur Smart City Floats EPC Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

Thanjavur Smart City Limited (TSCL) has invited bids to set up a 2 MWAC (2.4 MWDC) ground-mounted solar project at Sirajudeen Nagar Sewage water treatment plant in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tamil Nadu Sets Generic Tariff of ₹3.61/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

Tamil Nadu Sets Generic Tariff of ₹3.61/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has set a generic tariff of ₹3.61 (~$0.049)/kWh for grid-connected solar power projects for capacity ranging from 1kW to 10 kW, ₹3.37 (~$0.045)/kWh ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Wind Installations in India Rise by 101% with 1.24 GW Added in 9M 2021

Wind Installations in India Rise by 101% with 1.24 GW Added in 9M 2021

India installed 384 MW of wind capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, a 30% year-over-year (YoY) increase compared to 295 MW installed in the same period last year ...
Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh Set for KUSUM Solar Pump Program in Tamil Nadu

Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh Set for KUSUM Solar Pump Program in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, adopted a tariff of ₹2.28 (~$0.030)/kWh for the solar energy generated from 20,000 agricultural pumps under Component-C of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Issued for CAPEX and OPEX Estimation of a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Tender Issued for CAPEX and OPEX Estimation of a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

The Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), has invited bids for carrying out capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operating expenses (OPEX) estimation to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay 1% interest per month for delayed payment to ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tamil Nadu to Purchase 1,000 MW of Solar from SECI at ₹2.61/kWh

Tamil Nadu to Purchase 1,000 MW of Solar from SECI at ₹2.61/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹2.61 (~$0,036)/kWh, including the trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh, for procuring 1,000 MW of solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
DISCOMs Owed Renewable Generators ₹146 Billion at the End of August 2021

DISCOMs Owed Renewable Generators ₹146 Billion at the End of August 2021

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) owed ₹146.07 billion (~$1.97 billion) to renewable energy generators (excluding disputed amounts) in overdue payment across 259 invoices at the end of August 2021, according to data ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu’s Power Minister V Senthil Balaji informed the legislative assembly that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) would develop a 4 GW solar park with battery energy storage ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has submitted a report on renewable energy curtailment in Tamil Nadu following the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity's (APTEL) orders. The tribunal had ordered POSOCO ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Proposes Generic Tariff of ₹3.99kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

Tamil Nadu Proposes Generic Tariff of ₹3.99/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued new guidelines and a consultative paper on ‘Generic Tariff order for Grid Interactive Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Generating Systems.’ TNERC has ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NHPC Issues EPC Tender for a 500 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

NHPC Issues EPC Tender for a 500 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

NHPC Limited has invited bids for engineering, procurement, and construction of a 500 MW solar power project connected with the interstate transmission system (ISTS) in Tamil Nadu. The successful bidder ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tamil Nadu Plans to Install 5,000 Solar Pumps for Farmers Providing 70% Subsidy

Tamil Nadu Plans to Install 5,000 Solar Pumps for Farmers Providing 70% Subsidy

Tamil Nadu has proposed installing 5,000 solar pumps for which 70% subsidy will be provided, according to the state's first-ever 'agriculture budget' recently presented to the Legislative Assembly. Minister for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
DISCOM and Load Despatch Center Must Compensate for Curtailment of Solar Power APTEL

DISCOM and Load Despatch Center Must Compensate for Curtailment of Solar Power: APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) and the Tamil Nadu State Load Despatch Center (TNSLDC) should ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar to Set Up a 3.3 GW Thin Film Solar Module Manufacturing Facility in India

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, announced that it would invest $684 million to set up a new, vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar module manufacturing facility ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Tamil Nadu Commission Denies Tariff of ₹7.01kWh for 288 MW of Delayed Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu Commission Denies Tariff of ₹7.01/kWh for 288 MW of Delayed Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent ruling, said that there was no provision in the energy purchase agreement (EPA) to entitle two solar power generators to ...
Vikram Solar to Manufacture Mono and Bifacial Modules at its New 1.3 GW Facility

Vikram Solar to Manufacture Mono and Bifacial Modules at its New 1.3 GW Facility: Interview

Domestic manufacturers of solar modules are slowly ramping up capacities. India has a large-scale solar project pipeline of 53.6 GW, with another 24.1 GW tendered and pending auctions as of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, has ruled in favor of a solar developer, allowing a 15-month extension for a delayed solar project. Of the total ...
APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent ruling, stated that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could only be entrusted with the exercise of collecting ...
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Ordered to Clear Outstanding Dues of Another Wind Power Generator

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Ordered to Clear Outstanding Dues of Another Wind Power Generator

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) to pay ₹132.8 million (~$1.76 million) in dues, including interest at 12% ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹165 Million in Wind Dues With 12% Interest

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹165 Million in Wind Dues with 12% Interest

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) to pay $164.95 million (~$2.18 million) in outstanding dues ...
/ / Other, Wind