Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar power project development slowed down drastically since March when India imposed a lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Solar installations declined more than 80% in Q2. Only 205 MW ...
Power Grid To Monetize Transmission Assets of ₹70 Billion via InvIT

Power Grid to Monetize Transmission Assets of ₹70 Billion via InvIT

Earlier this week, state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) received the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs’ approval to monetize its transmission projects through the Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model ...
/ / Grid, T&D
This Wireless Power Technology Could Change New Zealand’s Transmission System

This Wireless Power Technology Could Change New Zealand’s Transmission System

EMROD, a New Zealand-based technology startup, announced that it had developed new long-range, high-powered wireless power transmission technology that could substitute existing copper lines. The company explained that the technology ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Daily News Wrap-Up: Fourth Partner to Supply 4.8 MW of Solar Power to Titagarh Wagons

Daily News Wrap-Up: Fourth Partner to Supply 4.8 MW of Solar Power to Titagarh Wagons

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: 8minute Solar Energy has executed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Clean Power Alliance for a 300 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
New Transmission Infrastructure for Solar and Wind Coming Up in Rajasthan and Gujarat

New Transmission Infrastructure for Solar and Wind Coming Up in Rajasthan and Gujarat

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has allowed Bikaner Khetri Transmission Limited (BKTKL) and Powergrid Bhuj Transmission Limited (PBTL) to lay transmission lines for renewable projects in Rajasthan and Gujarat. According ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has invited comments and suggestions from power sector stakeholders on its paper proposing the introduction of competitive bidding for power transmission projects. The deadline ...
No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Until June 30, 2023

No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Commissioned Before June 30, 2023

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has waived interstate transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses on all solar and wind projects commissioned before June 30, 2023. This would apply to solar, ...
Railways Issues Tender Mandating Made in India Cells & Modules for 1 GW of Solar Projects

Railways Issues Tender Mandating Made in India Cells & Modules for 1 GW of Solar Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture company of the Ministry of Railways and RITES Limited, has announced a tender for setting up 1 GW of solar ...
Sterlite Power To Strengthen Interstate Transmission System To Evacuate Renewables

Sterlite Power To Strengthen Interstate Transmission System To Evacuate Renewables

Sterlite Power, a Mumbai-based power transmission company, announced that it had acquired Vapi-II North Lakhimpur Transmission Limited (VNLTL), a special purpose vehicle (SPV) of PFC Consulting Limited, to execute a ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Rajasthan Tenders 1.6 MW of Rooftop Solar With Locally Made Modules

Rajasthan Tenders 1.6 MW of Rooftop Solar With Locally Made Modules

The Rajasthan State Agricultural Marketing Board (RSAMB) has floated a tender for about 1.6 MW of grid-tied rooftop solar systems to be set up at various locations in the state ...
2022 Deadline for ISTS Waiver Not Enough for Solar Projects Stuck in Limbo Amid COVID-19

2022 Deadline for ISTS Waiver Not Enough for Solar Projects Stuck in Limbo Amid COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted the momentum in all segments of the renewable industry. The Ministry of Power’s (MoP) waiver on Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charge is currently only applicable ...
PowerGrid Corporation to Separate its Transmission Business

PowerGrid Corporation to Separate its Transmission Business

The PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has announced its plans to separate its power transmission business to form a 100% subsidiary that will carry out transmission-related functions, as per ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PFC Readies to Set Up Transmission Systems To Evacuate 35.9 GW of Solar Power

PFC Readies to Set Up Transmission Systems to Evacuate 35.9 GW of Solar Power

The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), the financial backbone of the Indian power sector, announced the incorporation of five of its special purpose vehicles (SPV) as wholly-owned subsidiaries of PFC Consulting ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL Extends Bidding Deadline for Transmission Systems of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

PGCIL Extends Bidding Deadline for Transmission Systems of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

State-owned power transmission company, the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to establish transmission systems to evacuate power from solar ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has ordered the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) to file a petition incorporating all the recommended changes for the approval of the ...
/ / Wind
CERC Lists Conditions for Waiver of Bank Guarantee for Long-Term Access Applicants

CERC Lists Conditions for Waiver of Bank Guarantee for Long-Term Access Applicants

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) filed an instant application requesting the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to provide clarity on the exemption of construction phase bank guarantee (BG) ...
Ministry of Power Permits Laying of Transmission Lines During COVID-19 Lockdown

Ministry of Power Permits Laying of Transmission Lines During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Ministry of Power (MOP) has issued a notice asking the states and union territories to allow the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) and other private interstate transmission ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL Invites Bids to Set Up Transmission Systems for Solar Energy Zones of Rajasthan

PGCIL Invites Bids to Set Up Transmission Systems for Solar Energy Zones of Rajasthan

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, has invited bids to establish transmission systems to evacuate power from solar energy zones (SEZs) in Rajasthan ...
/ / Grid, Other
Lockdown Until May 3rd, But Renewable Projects Construction to Resume from April 20th

Lockdown Until May 3rd, But Renewable Projects Construction to Resume from April 20th

As the country enters the extended lockdown period to arrest the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued its revised guidelines allowing selected additional activities ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NTPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for Balance of System Package in Rajasthan

NTPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for Balance of System Package in Rajasthan

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has extended the bid submission deadline for the balance of system package (BoS) for its 735 (3x245) MW Nokh solar project in the state ...
REC Incorporates Seven SPVs for Developing Transmission Network for Solar Projects

REC Incorporates Seven SPVs for Developing Transmission Network for Solar Projects

REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company in India’s power sector, announced that its board of directors had approved a proposal to incorporate seven project-specific special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as ...
/ / Grid, Other
REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

The REC Transmission Projects Company Limited (RECTPCL) has floated a request for proposal (RfP) for transmission service providers to set up seven projects on a build, own, operate, and maintain ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL’s Gujarat Subsidiary Gets Transmission License for 2 GW of Renewable Projects

PGCIL’s Gujarat Subsidiary Gets Transmission License for 2 GW of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given transmission license to Powergrid Bhuj Transmission Limited (PBLT) to build transmission systems for 2 GW of renewable energy projects in Gujarat. The ...
/ / Grid, T&D
EESL Tenders Evacuation Bays and Transmission Lines for 300 MW of Solar Projects

EESL Tenders Evacuation Bays and Transmission Lines for 300 MW of Solar Projects

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has floated an invitation for bids (IFB) to construct power evacuation bays and transmission lines for nearly 300 MW of solar projects in the state ...
/ / Grid, Other
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