India Auctioned 2 GW of Solar Projects in August 2018

India Auctioned 2 GW of Solar Projects in August 2018

The auction activity in the month of August plummeted to almost a third of July, which saw the highest auction activity in the year with 6 GW of solar projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Exicom Wins NTPC Tender to Develop EV Charging Stations in Jabalpur

Exicom Wins NTPC Tender to Develop EV Charging Stations in Jabalpur

Exicom, an energy storage solutions provider, has won the tender floated in March 2018 by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for installing EV charging stations in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh ...
SECI, Solar, PV, Grid-Connected, Standalone

India Auctioned 6 GW of Solar Projects in July 2018

The month of July saw the highest auction activity in the year so far with 6 GW of solar projects auctioned. The auctioned capacity was more than all of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Land and Transmission Availability May Make or Break India’s Mega Solar Tenders

Land and Transmission Availability May Make or Break India’s Mega Solar Tenders

A plethora of mega tenders have been announced in the domestic solar sector lately. While these huge tender announcements sound exciting and bode well for the country’s ambitious solar target, ...
Over 30 GW of Solar Tendered in the First Half of 2018 in India

Over 30 GW of Solar Tendered in the First Half of 2018 in India

Over 30 GW of solar projects have been tendered in the first half of calendar year. Auction activity lagged tender announcements in the first half by a large margin. Auctions ...
Lack of ISTS Connectivity Results in Postponement of 4 GW of Solar Tenders

Lack of ISTS Connectivity Results in Delay of 7 GW of Solar Auctions

The lack of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) connectivity is hampering the growth of renewables, especially solar in India. In the past few days, the implementing agencies have postponed bid-submission deadlines ...
L&T Construction Wins Three Orders Worth ₹24.4 Billion for Electrification and Solar

L&T Construction Wins Three Orders Worth ₹24.4 Billion for Electrification and Solar

Major engineering company Larsen and Toubro has announced that its subsidiary L&T Construction has bagged a bunch of orders worth ₹24.4 billion (~$358 million). In a statement issued by the ...
Indian Solar Developers Urge MNRE to Postpone Auctions Due to Transmission Issues

Indian Solar Developers Urge MNRE to Postpone Auctions Due to Transmission Issues

The Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) has written to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), seeking postponement of scheduled auctions for projects, considering the ongoing transmission issues. The project ...
Approximately 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 40 MW Auctioned in India During April 2018

Approximately 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 40 MW Auctioned in India During April 2018

In April 2018, approximately 1.3 GW of new solar projects were tendered, over 1.6 GW was retendered, and only 40 MW of solar was auctioned across the country, according to Mercom’s ...
Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Tenders 250 MW of Wind Projects

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Tenders 250 MW of Wind Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has tendered 250 MW of wind power projects to be developed in the state. The bid-submission deadline is May 10, 2018. MSEDCL ...
/ / Other, Wind
Over 3 GW of Solar Tendered and 1 GW Auctioned in March 2018

Over 3 GW of Solar Tendered and 1 GW Auctioned in March 2018

In March 2018, more than 3 GW of solar projects were tendered but just 1 GW of solar projects were auctioned across India according to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker ...
Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar PV Tender Oversubscribed by Three Times

BREAKING: Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar PV Tender Oversubscribed by Three Times

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s recent 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender with greenshoe option has been oversubscribed by over three times. The General Manager at GUVNL told ...
BHEL Seeks Partners to Bid for NLC's 20 MW BESS Tender in Andaman & Nicobar

BHEL Seeks Partners to Bid for NLC’s 20 MW BESS Tender in Andaman & Nicobar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a government of India undertaking, is seeking to enter into a consortium agreement with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) manufacturers or suppliers to bid for ...
Andhra Pradesh Tenders 4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Andhra Pradesh Tenders 4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) has tendered 4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Tirupati and Vijaywada. The bid-submission ...
Tumakuru Smart City Limited Tenders 2.7 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

Tumakuru Smart City Limited Tenders 2.7 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Limited has tendered 2.7 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be established on the city’s government buildings. The bid-submission deadline is May 3, ...
Wind Tender 2 GW NTPC

NTPC Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind to Avail Benefits of ISTS Waiver

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has forayed into competitive wind auctions in a big way and issued a mega tender for the development of 2 GW of interstate transmission ...
/ / Other, Wind
EESL Issues Tender to Procure 5 Million Smart Meters

EESL Issues Tender to Procure 5 Million Smart Meters

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the Government of India, has issued a tender to procure 5 million ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
EV Tender 10,000 EESL

EESL Issues Tender to Procure 10,000 EVs

In India’s second electric vehicle (EV) tender, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced it is out for procurement of 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) to be used by government departments ...
NTPC Retenders 25 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

NTPC Retenders 25 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 25 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with battery energy storage systems (BESS) to be developed on the island ...
NTPC Tenders 2.75 GW Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects to be Developed Across India

NTPC Tenders 2,750 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across India

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 2,750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. NTPC has tendered 750 MW ...
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 ...
Maharashtra Auctions 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

BREAKING: Winning Bids of ₹2.85-2.87/kWh Quoted in MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has auctioned 500 MW of grid-connected wind projects to meet its non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). The lowest quoted (L1) tariff in ...
SECI Amends RfS Guidelines for 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tranche-IV Tender

SECI Amends RfS Guidelines for 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tranche-IV Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the guidelines for the Request for Selection (RfS) to develop 2 GW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects under ...
After January Surge, Solar Tender Activity Slowed in February

After January Surge, Solar Tender Activity Slowed in February

After an unprecedented volume of tenders issued in January, implementing agencies could not maintain the momentum in February as bidders became reluctant in the face of potential new tariffs. Tender ...
NLC India Tenders 20 MW of Solar with Energy Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

NLC India Tenders 20 MW of Solar with Energy Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India has tendered 20 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to be developed on the island of Andaman & ...