EPC Tenders Issued for 20 MW of Solar Projects in West Bengal

EPC Tenders Issued for 20 MW of Solar Projects in West Bengal

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to set up two 10 MW grid-connected ground-mounted solar ...
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Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Issued in West Bengal

Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Issued in West Bengal

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has invited bids to empanel agencies to install 50 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects on residential buildings in West Bengal. The ...
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West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

The Power Department of West Bengal has announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2021, aiming to position the state as a sustainable transportation infrastructure hub. Through the move, the state ...
CESC Invites Bids to Procure Power from Solar and Other Renewable Sources

CESC Invites Bids to Procure Power from Solar and Other Renewable Sources

CESC Limited, the Kolkata-based company of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, has invited bids for the procurement of power from solar and non-solar renewable energy sources in or outside West Bengal ...
West Bengal Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Installed Before June 30, 2021

West Bengal Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Installed Before June 30, 2021

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has ruled that consumers who install solar photovoltaic systems before June 30, 2021, will be eligible for net metering facilities. Background  The Commission ...
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in West Bengal

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in West Bengal

Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), a government of India undertaking, has floated an operations and maintenance (O&M) works tender for West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company's 10 MW solar project ...
Bids Invited to Set Up a 5 MW Floating Solar Project at a Thermal Power Station

Bids Invited to Set Up a 5 MW Floating Solar Project at a Thermal Power Station

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has invited bids for setting up a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar power project at the Santhaldih Thermal Power Station in Purulia ...
Tender Floated for Setting Up 9.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

Tender Floated for Setting Up 9.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has invited bids for the design, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of 9.9 MW of rooftop solar power projects on a turnkey basis ...
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O&M Tenders Issued for Solar Projects in West Bengal

O&M Tenders Issued for Solar Projects in West Bengal

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued two tenders for operation and maintenance (O&M) services. It has invited bids for the O&M works for the West Bengal Electricity Distribution ...
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West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects (1)

West Bengal Reissues Tender for 10 MW of Floating Solar Projects

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has reissued a tender to develop 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar projects on ponds at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, Murshidabad, ...
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West Bengal to Solarize 700 Grid-Connected Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

West Bengal to Solarize 700 Grid-Connected Agricultural Pumps Under KUSUM Program

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has invited bids to install and commission distributed grid-connected solar systems for agricultural consumers under Component C of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan ...
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West Bengal DISCOM’s PSA with SECI for 100 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Approved

West Bengal DISCOM’s PSA with SECI for 100 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Approved

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) approved the power sale agreement (PSA) executed between India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
West Bengal Tops List of States Buying 'Dirty' Coal-Based Power

West Bengal Tops List of States Buying ‘Dirty’ Coal-Based Power

West Bengal tops the list of states buying 'dirty' coal power, according to the latest coal power procurement assessment conducted by the Centre of Science and Environment (CSE). The assessment ...
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SECI Issues Tender to Construct a 25 MW Solar Project at a Coal Washery in West Bengal

SECI Issues Tender to Construct a 25 MW Solar Project at a Coal Washery in West Bengal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender on behalf of the Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) to construct a 25 MW solar power project at its ...
West Bengal Mandates Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Above 5 kW

West Bengal Mandates Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Above 5 kW

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has issued amendments to the Cogeneration and Electricity Generation from Renewable Sources Regulations 2013. A significant amendment is the mandate of a gross ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
EPC Tender Floated for Two Small Hydropower Projects of 10 MW in Darjeeling

EPC Tender Floated for Two Small Hydropower Projects of 10 MW in Darjeeling

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has invited bids for the development of a 10 MW (2 x 5 MW) small hydroelectric project in Lodhama in Darjeeling ...
/ / Other, Water
646,439 Rural Households in West Bengal Electrified Under SAUBHAGYA Program

646,439 Rural Households in West Bengal Electrified Under SAUBHAGYA Program

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has approved an investment proposal of ₹2.42 billion (~$32.92 million) by the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) for providing connectivity and ...
/ / Grid, T&D
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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