Sri Lanka Faces Arbitration Case Over Cancellation of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project

Tamil Nadu Gets Final Approval to Changes in RfS to Issue 3 GW of Solar and Wind Tenders

In a move that could enhance the financial viability of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has accepted the request for modifications ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NLC India Commissions 300 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

NLC India Commissions 300 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

The state-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India has commissioned 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state of Tamil Nadu. According to a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing ...
TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has tendered a 50 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in the state. The bid-submission deadline is June 21, 2018 ...
TNERC Approves TANGEDCO’s Petitions to Tender 3 GW of Solar and Wind Projects

TNERC Approves TANGEDCO’s Petitions to Tender 3 GW of Solar and Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the two petitions filed by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) seeking permission to go ahead with tenders of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NLC India May Lose ₹1.36/kWh for 500 MW of Solar Projects Due to Delays in Commissioning

NLC India May Lose ₹1.36/kWh for 500 MW of Solar Projects Due to Delays in Commissioning

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India might have to bear a loss of ₹1.36 (~$0.020)/kWh for the 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, which are being developed in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu to Tender 3 GW of Renewable Energy Capacity

Tamil Nadu Announces Plans to Tender 3 GW of Solar and Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has revealed plans to tender 3 GW of renewable energy capacity soon. The capacity will consist of 1.5 GW of solar projects ...
NLC India Commissions 130 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli

NLC India Commissions 130 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli

The state-owned Neyvveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) has successfully commissioned 130 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the achievement, Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar said, "As part of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
MNRE Approves TANGEDCO’s Solar Park in Tamil Nadu

MNRE Approves TANGEDCO’s 500 MW Solar Park in Tamil Nadu

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has given its in-principle approval to the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for the development of a 500 MW solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Anti-Dumping Duties Will Not Affect Auctioned Solar Projects in India

Anti-Dumping Duties Will Not Affect Auctioned Solar Projects in India

Several key players in India’s solar industry met recently to discuss the impact of the investigation into imported solar goods and possible effects of anti-dumping duty recommendation. This is the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
TANGEDCO Solar Tender Cancelled

TANGEDCO: ₹4/kWh Tariff Does Not Make Sense, 500 MW Solar Tender Cancelled

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has cancelled a 500 MW solar tender it had issued in January 2017. A TANGEDCO official confirmed the cancellation of the 500 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Lowers TANGEDCO’s Pooled Cost of Power Purchase

Solar Lowers TANGEDCO’s Pooled Cost of Power Purchases to ₹3.70/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has fixed the pooled cost of power purchases for Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) at ₹3.70 (~$0.056)/kWh for the financial year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
TANGEDCO Signs PPAs for 1500 MW of Solar

TANGEDCO Finally Signs PPAs for 1,500 MW of Solar in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with solar project developers to develop 1,500 MW of solar in Tamil Nadu. After a few ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Financing Activity in the Indian Solar Sector So Far This Year

Solar Tender and Auction Activity in India Dropped Significantly in July 2017

Solar tenders and auctions in India slowed down substantially in July 2017. Uncertainty surrounding the applicable GST rates for solar, DISCOMs seeking lower tariffs after the Bhadla record-low bid, and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Month in a Minute India Solar Update July

Important Data Points and Headlines from the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in July 2017

Several hydropower projects in India are witnessing significant overruns in both time and costs. Only 28 percent of the total hydropower potential in India - out of 148 GW has been developed ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tamil Nadu

NLC India Tenders Solar EPC Contract for 709 MW in Tamil Nadu

NLC India has tendered a solar EPC contract for 709 MW to be developed in the state of Tamil Nadu. The bid-submission deadline is August 4, 2017. The scope of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar

TANGEDCO to Sign PPAs for 1,500 MW Solar at Rs.3.47 (~$0.054)/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) is set to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs) with successful bidders in the recently conducted 1,500 MW solar auction at a rate of Rs.3.47 ...
kamuthi solar project

TNERC Rejects Petition from the Adani Group

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has rejected petitions from three Adani subsidiaries regarding implementation of must-run status of solar projects in Tamil Nadu. Kamuthi Renewable Energy, Ramnad Solar ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
solar project

Over 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 1.5 GW Auctioned in June in India

After record drop in tariffs, auction activity picked up last month. In June, 1,359.77 MW of solar was tendered and 1.5 GW of solar was auctioned. Compared to May 2017, ...
Policy Roundup

India Renewable Energy Policy Roundup: June 2017

Mercom’s renewable energy policy roundup from central, state and government agencies in India for the month of June 2017: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) issued a levelized generic tariff ...
TANGEDCO Solar Tariff

Breaking News: New Tariff Low in TANGEDCO; Rs.3.47 (~$0.05364) per Unit Quoted in 1,500 MW Solar Tender

In the 1,500 MW Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) tender, Raasi Green Earth Energy won the bid to develop 100 MW of solar by quoting Rs.3.47 (~$0.05364)/unit. This ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
TANGEDCO Wind

TANGEDCO Tenders 500 MW of Wind to Meet RPO

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) tendered 500 MW of wind. The bid-submission deadline is July 18, 2017. The TANGEDCO will sign 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with ...
/ / Other, Wind
solar project

BREAKING: TANGEDCO Receives Technical Bids Aggregating 3,700 MW in Response to a 1,500 MW Solar Tender

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has received technical bids aggregating 3,700 MW in response to a 1,500 MW solar tender issued in May 2017. The price bids are expected ...
Tenders

Strong Solar Tender Activity in India with Over 2 GW in the Month of May

The month of May witnessed the strongest auction and tender activity in India in quite some time with over 2 GW of solar projects tendered and 755 MW auctioned, compared ...
TANGEDCO Proposes Cuts

TANGEDCO Proposes Cuts to Net-Metering Rates for Solar Customers

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has proposed adopting a revised accounting methodology to cut back on tariffs for the existing net-metering program in the state. TANGEDCO has ...
Tidel Park

TIDEL Park Invites Bids for a 10 MW Solar PV Project at Mariyur in Tamil Nadu

TIDEL Park, a JV of TIDCO and ELCOT is the state-of-the-art, IT Park in the State, has invited bids from eligible bidders on Single Stage two part bid system, for ...