EESL Scraps its Tender for 10,000 EVs Due to Non-Availability of Chargers for Luxury Cars

Uttar Pradesh Approves EV Charging Tariffs for Various Segments of Consumers

After receiving comments and views from stakeholders through a public hearing held on March 7, 2019, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has now approved the tariffs for electric vehicle ...
Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Proposes EV Charging Tariff

Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Proposes EV Charging Tariff

To help the electric vehicle (EV) sector grow in Uttar Pradesh, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed tariffs for EV charging stations in the state. The proposal ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

Uttar Pradesh’s New Smart Meter Tender for 4.5 Million Electricity Consumers

In Uttar Pradesh, the Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL) has issued a tender to set up bi-directional smart meters. The bi-directional smart meters will be set up for each ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Renewable Energy Policy Highlights from January 2019

Renewable Energy Policy Highlights from January 2019

Gujarat issued regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement for solar and wind generation in the first month of 2019 joining Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved amendments to the bidding documents for the procurement of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Greenko Acquires Orange Renewables in a Billion-Dollar Deal

Uttar Pradesh to Amend Regulations for Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued a concept paper to amend its Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects (CRE) Regulations 2014. The UPERC wants to incorporate the benefit ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with Upper Tariff Cap of ₹3.05/kWh

Uttar Pradesh has announced a tender for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The upper tariff ceiling is ₹3.05 (~$0.043)/kWh and the bid-submission deadline is February 14, 2019, according to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Uttar Pradesh Raises Upper Cap for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Installations from 1 to 2 MW

Uttar Pradesh Raises Upper Cap for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Installations from 1 to 2 MW

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has finalized the proposed regulations related to net-metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The commission had proposed the draft RSPV ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
EESL Signs Pact with Haryana DISCOMs to Install 1 Million Smart Meters

NTPC Floats Tender for Installation of Smart Meters in its Faridabad Township

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the installation of smart meters for its Faridabad township. The bid-submission deadline is January 15, 2019. The scope of ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Maharashtra Commission Asks MSEDCL to Invite Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs

Uttar Pradesh Commission Cancels SPPAs for 32.5 MW of Bagasse Generation Units

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has disapproved three standardized power purchase agreements (SPPAs) for the procurement of 32.5 MW of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Telangana Commission Approves 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project for HAL

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has approved the construction of a 2 MW rooftop solar project on net-metering basis. The ruling came after the TSERC examined a petition ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Uttar Pradesh to Soon Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Partnership with EESL

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a petition filed by Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) regarding the rollout of smart meters in the state. The UPPCL ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Solar RPO In India

Noida Power Company’s Roadmap for Solar and Non-Solar RPO Fulfilment Gets its Go-Ahead

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the submissions made by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) pertaining to the fulfilment of past renewable purchase obligations (RPO). NPCL’s submissions ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Uttar Pradesh Releases New Draft Regulations for Net Metering of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued new regulations for net metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The regulations, called RSPV Regulations 2019, will come ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Uttar Pradesh Allows Net Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

In a landmark order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed net metering for a 3.34 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹3.17/kWh

Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹3.17/kWh

Solar tariffs quoted by project developers have remained firmly above the ₹3 (~$0.040)/kWh mark in Uttar Pradesh. The Lowest (L1) tariff of ₹3.17 (~$0.043)/kWh was quoted in the recent solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.25/kWh Set for 500 MW Solar Tender in Uttar Pradesh

Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.25/kWh Set for 500 MW Solar Tender in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request for the procurement (RfP) and a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Recent 1 GW Solar Tender Floated by Uttar Pradesh Stands Annulled

Recent 1 GW Solar Auction by Uttar Pradesh Stands Annulled

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has cancelled the recent auction for the development of 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the state ...
UPNEDA Issues Draft Guidelines for Private Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh

UPNEDA Issues Draft Guidelines for Private Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued draft guidelines for setting up private solar park in the state. The draft is open for comments up ...
UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 870 MW

UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 870 MW

The 1 GW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender issued by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has been oversubscribed by 870 MW. Initially, the 1 GW capacity ...
Solar Policy Roundup: Key Announcements by Government Agencies in April 2018

Solar Policy Roundup: Key Announcements by Government Agencies in April 2018

The month of April witnessed some important policy announcements and updates by government and state agencies for the development of Indian renewable energy sector, solar in particular. The following are ...
UPNEDA Issues Amended RfP to Develop 1 GW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

UPNEDA Issues Amended RfP to Develop 1 GW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued an amended request for procurement (RfP) to develop 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the ...
UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has rejected a petition filed by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) seeking to select an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor to develop an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
UPERC Adjourns Uttar Pradesh Solar Project Case Between SECI and Azure Power

UPERC Adjourns Uttar Pradesh Solar Project Case Between SECI and Azure Power

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has adjourned the case relating to the petition filed by domestic renewable energy project developer Azure Power for the extension of scheduled commissioning ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh to Charge Developers for Under and Over Generation of Solar and Wind Power

Uttar Pradesh Issues Draft Regulations for Solar and Wind Deviation Charges

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued draft regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind power generation. The new regulation states that UPERC would ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy