CERC Overlooks Procedural Delays, Grants RECs to Captive Generator in Uttar Pradesh

CERC Overlooks Procedural Delays, Grants RECs to Captive Generator in Uttar Pradesh

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) directed the National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC) and Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) to issue the ...
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Uttar Pradesh Announces Rooftop Solar Tender for 25 MW

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has announced a tender to install 25 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic projects atop government and semi-government buildings in ...
NTPC Wins Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction with Lowest Tariff of ₹3.02/kWh

NTPC Wins Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction with Lowest Tariff of ₹3.02/kWh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has emerged as the lowest bidder in the auction for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable ...
Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Just three bids submitted by two bidders totaling 90 MW capacity have been received by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) in response to its tender ...
Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Paving the way for the development of 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the changes proposed by Uttar ...
Uttar Pradesh Announces Two New Distributed Solar Project Tenders

Uttar Pradesh Announces Two New Distributed Solar Project Tenders

While one tender would cover various primary schools in the villages of Uttar Pradesh, the other calls for projects at sites decided by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development ...
Karnataka Proposes Reduction in BESCOM’S RPO Target from 13% to 12%

Uttar Pradesh DISCOMs Ordered to Submit Roadmap for Solar and Non-Solar RPO Fulfilment

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has ordered its electricity distribution company to respond to its suo moto proceedings about meeting renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets as per regulations ...
SECI, UPNEDA Announce Deadline Extensions for 8 GW of Solar Tenders

SECI, UPNEDA Announce Deadline Extensions for 8 GW of Solar Tenders

Bid submission deadlines for two big solar photovoltaic (PV) tenders of combined capacity 8,000 MW have been extended. The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) had tendered ...
Solar Auction Cancellations Need a Fix for Market Sentiment to Improve

Solar Auction Cancellations Need a Fix for Market Sentiment to Improve

India’s quest to reach 100 GW of solar installations by 2022 has been made a little more challenging with government agencies canceling auctions after results have been announced. Since the ...
NHPC Invites EPC Contractors to Construct a 40 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Solar Companies’ Claim for Late Payment Surcharge and Rebate Dismissed by UPERC

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has rejected the pleas submitted by two renewable energy generating companies seeking late payment surcharge on bills raised before the adoption of a ...
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HPPC Asked to Study Commercial Viability of its Solar Project with Battery Storage

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 ...
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Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Winning Tariffs Hover Around ₹3.02-3.08/kWh in Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder in the auction conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) for 550 MW ...
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Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 245 MW

Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 245 MW

Eight bidders have submitted bids aggregating 795 MW in response to Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA)’s 550 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender. The capacity, which ...
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Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids to Set Up 200 MW Solar Park

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids from a selection of solar park developers to develop 200 MW solar park in the state through ...
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3 GW of Solar Projects Tendered in October

3 GW of Solar Projects Tendered in October

More than 3 GW of solar projects were tendered in the month of October, which is more than double compared to September, according to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker. This is ...
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Uttar Pradesh Comes up with a 550 MW Solar Tender

Uttar Pradesh Comes up with a 550 MW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids for 550 MW of grid connected solar PV power projects through tariff based competitive bidding process. The ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Technical Bids Aggregating 750 MW Received for UPNEDA’s 500 MW Solar Tender

UPNEDA’s 500 MW Solar Tender Attracts 750 MW of Technical Bids

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA)’s 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender has been oversubscribed by 250 MW. A UPNEDA official told Mercom, “Technical bids ...
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Recent Cancellations of Solar Auctions Have Set a Bad Precedent

Recent Cancellations of Solar Auctions Have Set a Bad Precedent

India’s efforts to grow solar energy has suffered some setbacks recently. The solar industry is trying to overcome the recently announced safeguard duty but the recent cancellation of auctions has ...
Uttar Pradesh Retenders 500 MW of Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh Retenders 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has retendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to be developed across Uttar Pradesh. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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 ...
New Guidelines Restrict Short-term Equity Investment in Solar Projects

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 a private solar park in the state. The draft is open for comments ...
Jinko Solar Signs 240 MW Solar Module Supply Deal in Vietnam

NSEFI Requests Uttar Pradesh to Honor Tariff Discovered in Recent Solar Auction

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the energy minister of Uttar Pradesh to honor the tariffs discovered in the recently concluded 1,000 MW solar photovoltaic ...
Uttar Pradesh’s 1,000 MW Solar Auction Takes L1 Tariff Up to ₹3.48/kWh

Uttar Pradesh’s 1,000 MW Solar Auction Takes L1 Tariff Up to ₹3.48/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) auctioned 1,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in which ₹3.48 (~$0.050)/kWh emerged as the lowest (L1) tariff quoted by ...