SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Increased by 500 MW, to be Complemented with Solar Power

SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Increased by 500 MW, to be Complemented with Solar Power

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued amendments to its recent tender for 2 GW of Interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind projects (Tranche IX). The capacity of ...
/ / Other, Wind
Green Hydrogen Production Facility Worth $5 Billion to Come Up in Saudi Arabia's NEOM

Green Hydrogen Production Facility Worth $5 Billion to Come Up in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM

Air Products, in collaboration with ACWA Power and NEOM, announced the signing of an agreement to develop a $5 billion (~₹372.7 billion) green hydrogen-based ammonia production facility powered by renewable ...
CFM Partners with AMPYR Energy to Set up 138 MW of Onshore Wind Farms in Karnataka

CFM Partners with AMPYR Energy to Set up 138 MW of Onshore Wind Farms in Karnataka

Climate Fund Managers (CFM) and AMPYR Energy announced that they have partnered to develop 138 MW of onshore wind farms in Karnataka. CFM is a Netherlands-based investment manager with a ...
/ / Wind
Suzlon’s Net Losses Rose to $26.92 Billion in FY 2020 Amid Historically Low Installations

Suzlon’s Net Losses Rose to ₹26.92 Billion in FY 2020 Amid Historically Low Installations

Pune-based wind turbine-maker Suzlon Energy, in its annual earnings report for the financial year (FY) 2020, reported that its losses during the year had widened due to falling revenues and lower ...
/ / Other, Wind
Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved a request to carry forward the banked energy from mini-hydropower generators as of May 31, 2020, to July 31, 2020. Any banked ...
/ / Other, Water
Energy Injection Without Valid EPA Will Not Be Compensated, Reiterates MERC

Energy Injection Without Valid EPA Will Not Be Compensated, Reiterates MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order declaring that the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) is not obliged to sign an energy purchase agreement (EPA) ...
/ / Wind
GE to Come up With Taller Wind Turbines With Optimized 3D Printed Concrete Bases

GE to Come up With Taller Wind Turbines With Optimized 3D Printed Concrete Bases

U.S.-based GE Renewable Energy, COBOD, and LafargeHolcim have signed a contract to co-develop wind turbines with 3D printed concrete technology, creating larger bases and cost-effective taller hybrid towers, reaching up ...
/ / Wind
Top Five States for Wind Energy

Top Five States for Wind Energy Generation

Wind power installations in India reached 2.07 GW in the financial year (FY) 2019-20, a 31% increase as compared to 1.58 GW in the FY 2018-19. Wind power represents 10.1% ...
/ / Wind
Solar Federation Asks for Waiver of Solar and Wind ISTS Charges Amid COVID-19

Solar Federation Asks for Extension of ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar and Wind Projects

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to extend the waiver of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses ...
Maharashtra Approves Amended Energy Purchase Agreement for Two Wind Projects

Maharashtra Approves Amended Energy Purchase Agreement for Two Wind Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the extension of an amended energy purchase agreement (EPA) between Tata Power Company Limited- Distribution (TPC-D) and its wind energy business Tata ...
/ / Wind
ONGC and NTPC to Set up a Joint Venture for Developing Renewable Projects

ONGC and NTPC to Set up a Joint Venture for Developing Renewable Projects

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has announced its plans to set up a renewable joint venture (JV) company with NTPC Limited, and it has signed a memorandum of ...
Renewable Energy Generation More Resilient to COVID-19 Challenges than Others_ Report

Renewable Energy Generation More Resilient to COVID-19 Challenges than Others: Report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that global renewable installations might fall for the first time in 20 years due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Still, it can pick ...
SECI Reschedules Pre-Bid Meeting for its Tender for 2 GW of Solar Projects

SECI Reschedules Pre-Bid Meeting for its Tender for 2 GW of Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) announced that it is rescheduling its pre-bid meeting for its tender for the selection of solar power developers for its 2 GW interstate ...
Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa’s Revenue Slips 7.7%

Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa’s Revenue Slips 7.7%

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), a wind turbine maker, has reported a 7.7% fall in revenue in the second quarter of the financial year 2020 (January-March) as a result of ...
/ / Wind
SECI Extends Bids Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar and 2 GW Wind Tender

SECI Extends Bids Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar and 2 GW Wind Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the deadline to submit bids for its tender for 2 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind projects. The new ...
Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Mix Rises to 9.8% as of Q1 2020

Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Mix Rises to 9.8% as of Q1 2020

The share of renewable energy (including large hydro) in India’s overall installed power capacity mix rose marginally to 36.2% at the end of the first quarter of 2020, from 35.9% ...
Uzbekistan Announces its First Wind Tender for 100 MW

Uzbekistan Announces its First Wind Tender for 100 MW

The Government of Uzbekistan (GOU) has announced a tender for 100 MW of wind power projects and associated infrastructure in the Qorao’zak district of the Karakalpakstan region of the country ...
/ / Wind
AleaSoft Collaborates with India’s PGCIL to Provide Solar, Wind Power Demand Forecasts

AleaSoft Collaborates with India’s PGCIL to Provide Solar, Wind Power Demand Forecasts

AleaSoft, an energy forecasting solutions company, announced that it has collaborated with the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) as a provider of solar and wind energy forecasting. The ...
CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given tariff approval for 200 MW of wind projects floated by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). NTPC had issued a request for ...
/ / Wind
SECI Announces Two Tenders_ 2 GW of Solar and 2 GW of Wind Projects

SECI Announces Two Tenders: 2 GW of Solar and 2 GW of Wind Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced two tenders for 2 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind projects. The interstate-connected (ISTS) solar and wind power projects ...
SECI to Sell 840 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power to Haryana and Chhattisgarh

SECI to Sell 840 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power to Haryana and Chhattisgarh

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.67 (~$0.036)/kWh for SBE Renewable and ₹2.69 (~$0.037)/kWh for Mahoba Solar for the 840 MW of wind-solar hybrid power ...
NTPC’s Tender for 600 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

NTPC’s Tender for 600 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has floated a tender for 600 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind energy projects in the country. The last date for the ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91_kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91/kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) approved a tariff rate of ₹2.91 (~$0.04)/kWh for procuring about 441 MW of wind power through the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Wind
Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and the Middle East have added 894 MW of wind power capacity in 2019, down by 7% from the previous year, according to data released by the Global Wind ...
/ / Wind
Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification to set up 50 GW of ultra-mega renewable energy parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The ultra-mega parks with ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy