Oversubscribed by 4 Times, Odisha’s 200 MW Solar Tender Receives Massive Response

Oversubscribed by 4 Times, Odisha’s 200 MW Solar Tender Receives Massive Response

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO)’s 200 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project tender has been oversubscribed by almost four times. The capacity was tendered by GRIDCO in April 2018 ...
Month in a Minute: Important Headlines from the Indian Solar Industry in June 2018

Month in a Minute: Important Headlines from the Indian Solar Industry in June 2018

Here is a recap of the important headlines from India’s solar and other renewable industries from June 2018: Trading in both solar and non-solar renewable energy certificates (RECs) saw a ...
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 ...
UPNEDA Tenders 75 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

UPNEDA Tenders 75 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects to be Developed Across Uttar Pradesh

In two separate tenders, the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has tendered 75 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be installed atop rooftops across ...
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 ...
Uttar Pradesh Issues Draft Regulations for Solar and Wind Deviation Charges

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
Uttar Pradesh Cuts Cross Subsidy, Wheeling and Transmission Charges for Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh Cuts Cross Subsidy, Wheeling and Transmission Charges for Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has amended its Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects (CRE) Regulations 2014 with changes that are expected to reduce the cost of solar ...
UPERC Approves RfP and PPA for UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender

UPERC Approves RfP and PPA for UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request for procurement (RfP) and a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The ...
No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The meeting between Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) and the project developers ended on January 31st, 2018, without an agreement on the negotiated tariff for six grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rooftop Solar Projects to be Heavily Subsidized in Uttar Pradesh

Rooftop Solar Projects to be Heavily Subsidized in Uttar Pradesh

The government of Uttar Pradesh is preparing to launch generous new subsidies for rooftop solar projects in an effort to promote new installations in the state. A source in the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Uttar Pradesh State Cabinet Approves Solar Policy 2017

Uttar Pradesh State Cabinet Approves Solar Policy 2017

The policy creates a 10‑year electricity duty exemption for sale of electricity from solar projects in the state Uttar Pradesh’s cabinet of ministers have approved the state’s Draft Solar Policy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
UPERC Adopts Renegotiated Tariff of ₹7.02 for Solar Projects Tendered in 2015-16

UPERC Adopts Renegotiated Tariff of ₹7.02 for Solar Projects Tendered in 2015-16

The Uttar Pradesh Renewable Energy Commission (UPERC) has adopted a renegotiated tariff of ₹7.02 (~$0.11)/kWh as the new tariff for solar projects tendered in financial year 2015-16. This is negatively ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Taj Mahal

National Solar Energy Federation of India Seeks Extension of Solar Project Commissioning Dates in Uttar Pradesh

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has sought an extension of project commissioning timeline for six solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The NSEFI wrote a letter to the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
5 MW SOLAR PROJECT COMMISSIONED IN MAHOBA

5 MW Solar Project Commissioned in Uttar Pradesh at Renegotiated Tariff

Agarwal Solar Power (UP) Private Limited, an Agrawal Group subsidiary, commissioned a 5 MW grid-connected solar project in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh. The project was awarded by the Uttar Pradesh New ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
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 ...
UPNEDA Policy

Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency Issues Draft Solar Power Policy 2017

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued the ‘Draft Solar Power Policy-2017’ for Uttar Pradesh. When made official, the policy will remain in operation for ...