Beer Maker Carlsberg Helps Provide Clean Drinking Water in Sunderbans Using Solar Power

Beer Maker Carlsberg Helps Provide Clean Drinking Water in Sunderbans Using Solar Power

Carlsberg Group, a Denmark-based multination brewer, announced that it has joined hands with Desolenator, a water purification technology provider, to provide clean drinking water for a town with a population ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
West Bengal Releases Civil Works Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power Projects

West Bengal Releases Civil Works Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power Projects

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) Limited has invited bids for embankment, site leveling, and drainage construction works for 200 MW (125 MW in the first phase and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Damodar Valley Plans 1.7 GW of Floating Solar Projects in West Bengal and Jharkhand

Damodar Valley Plans 1.7 GW of Floating Solar Projects in West Bengal and Jharkhand

State-owned hydel and thermal power generator Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) announced that it would now focus solely on solar projects to add capacity. According to a PTI report, DVC has ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
West Bengal Set to Release New Regulations for RPOs

West Bengal Set to Release New Regulations for RPOs

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has published amendments to the cogeneration and generation of electricity from renewable sources regulations 2020. The Commission has invited comments and suggestions from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
West Bengal Regulator Directs State DISCOM to Allow Open Access to ITC Limited

West Bengal Regulator Directs State DISCOM to Allow Open Access to ITC Limited

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) approved ITC Limited's request for open access. The Commission directed the West Bengal State Load Despatch Center (SLDC) to coordinate with Calcutta Electricity ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
West Bengal Retenders 10 MW Floating Solar Project in Murshidabad

West Bengal Retenders 10 MW Floating Solar Project in Murshidabad

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has invited bids for setting up a 10 MW grid-connected floating solar project at Sagardighi Thermal Power Project in  Murshidabad. The scope ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Power From Fossil Fuel-Based Co-Generation Projects Not Considered for RPO Compliance

Power from Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Not Considered for RPO Compliance

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) said that any power purchased from fossil fuel cogeneration projects would not be counted for renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance. However, the regulatory ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
EESL to Empanel Consultants for Solar Projects in Eastern and Northeastern States

EESL to Empanel Consultants for Solar Projects in Eastern and Northeastern States

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids to empanel consultants for a detailed project report (DPR) for solar power projects in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and northeastern states ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
West Bengal Seeks EPC Contractors for a 125 MW Project in its Ramnagar Solar Park

West Bengal Seeks EPC Contractors for a 125 MW Project in its Ramnagar Solar Park

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for EPC contractors to develop a 125 MW solar park project. The project will ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Tender Floated for a 1 MW Canal Top Solar Project in Kolkata

Tender Floated for a 1 MW Canal Top Solar Project in Kolkata

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has floated a tender for the installation of a 1 MW (2X500 kW) canal top solar project at Bagjola Canal located in New ...
West Bengal to Conduct Geotechnical Investigation of Soil for 200 MW Solar Park

West Bengal to Conduct Geotechnical Investigation of Soil for 200 MW Solar Park

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) has floated a tender for the geotechnical investigation and measurement of the soil resistivity at the proposed 200 MW solar park in ...
West Bengal Reduces Late Payment Surcharge to 1% Per Month Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

West Bengal Reduces Late Payment Surcharge to 1% Per Month Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Considering the ongoing economic disruption caused amid the Coronavirus pandemic, the West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has issued an order for the late payment surcharge (LPS) to be charged ...
/ / Grid, Other
West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has issued a tender for 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project in Murshidabad. The scope ...
West Bengal Approves PPA for a 16 MW of Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

West Bengal Approves PPA for a 16 MW of Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has approved a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the purchase of surplus power from a waste gas-based generating project. The PPA was signed ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
West Bengal Announces Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Jhargram

West Bengal Announces Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Jhargram

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has floated a tender for 10 MW (AC) of solar projects. The projects will be developed at Chuasole and Kasturia Mouza ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
West Bengal Seeks Consultancy Service for 200 MW of Solar Projects

West Bengal Seeks Consultancy Service for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) for consultancy services for 200 MW of solar projects in the state to be ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
West Bengal Approves 20 MW of Solar Projects

West Bengal Approves 20 MW of Solar Projects

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has approved the development of 20 MW of solar projects in the Birbhum district of the state. The commission has further directed the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
West Bengal Floats Tender for a 220kV Solar Evacuation Line

West Bengal Floats Tender for a 220kV Solar Evacuation Line

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has floated a tender for the extension of a solar power evacuation line at the Sagardighi thermal power project in the state ...
West Bengal Approves Investment Proposal for 70 MW of Solar Projects

West Bengal Approves Investment Proposal for 70 MW of Solar Projects

The capacity is divided into seven projects of 10 MW each The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has given its approval for the investment proposal for 70 MW of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
West Bengal Pollution Control Board Floats Tender for 500 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects

West Bengal Pollution Control Board Floats Tender for 500 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has floated a tender for setting up 50 rooftop solar photovoltaic (SPV) power systems, each with an array capacity of 10 kW. This ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Tender Announced for 7 MW of Solar Projects in West Bengal’s Durgapur

Of late, the West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has issued several tenders for the expansion of solar in the state, with the latest tender calling for the development ...
West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has issued a tender for setting up 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects under residential, institutional and social sectors in the ...
West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

The West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited (WBGEDCL) has issued a tender for 600 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems to be set up in the state. The bid-submission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
WBREDA Retenders 10 MW of Solar Project to be Developed in West Bengal’s Nadia District

WBREDA Retenders 10 MW of Solar Project to be Developed in West Bengal’s Nadia District

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has retendered a 10 MW grid‑connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Bhajanghat in the state’s Nadia district. The bid-submission ...
IIT Kharagpur Invites EoIs for Installation of 5.5 MW Solar Project

IIT Kharagpur Invites EoIs for Installation of 5.5 MW Solar Project

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur in the state of West Bengal has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) from project developers and contractors to set up a 5.5 MW ...