Lowest Tariff of ₹2.76/kWh Wins SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Auction

Lowest Tariff of ₹2.76/kWh Wins SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Auction

A winning tariff of ₹2.76 (~$0.038)/kWh emerged in the 1,200 MW Tranche-V wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). Torrent Power quoted the lowest (L1) tariff ...
/ / Other, Wind
Ministry of Power Issues Revised Proposal for Amendments to the Electricity Act

Ministry of Power Issues Revised Proposal for Amendments to the Electricity Act

The Ministry of Power has issued a revised proposal for amendments to the Electricity Act 2003. The revised proposal is open for comments up to October 22, 2018. In the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

India Sees Commissioning of the First Batch of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The first batch of auctioned interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects have been commissioned in India. These projects were tendered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in ...
/ / Other, Wind
Hyderabad High Court Stays APERC Order Which Cut Down Incentive for Wind Developers

Hyderabad High Court Stays APERC Order Which Cut Down Incentive for Wind Developers

The Hyderabad High Court has issued a stay on the enforcement of an order issued by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC). The APERC order had curtailed the enforcement ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has fixed ₹2.72 (~$0.03893)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for FY 2018-19. It has also fixed ₹2.87 (~$0.04108)/kWh as the generic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
African Infrastructure Fund Acquires Stakes in South African Solar and Wind Projects

African Infrastructure Fund Acquires Stakes in South African Solar and Wind Projects

The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers and a member of the Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has acquired stakes in nine new ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

Sprng Energy Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh in NTPC’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has auctioned 1.2 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects to be developed across India. In the auction, Sprng Vayu Vidyut Private ...
/ / Other, Wind
Australia Approves 200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project with Storage

Australia Approves 200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project with Storage

Australia could soon be home to one of the largest wind-solar hybrid power projects with storage in the world. The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has approved the development ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan for 4,950 MW of Wind Projects

CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan for 4,950 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has formulated a plan for developing transmission system to accommodate wind energy aggregating 4,950 MW. The transmission system will be augmented in Gujarat and Tamil ...
/ / Other, Wind
Power Grid to Plan Evacuation Infrastructure for 50 GW Solar and 16.5 GW Wind by 2021

Power Grid to Plan Evacuation Infrastructure for 50 GW Solar and 16.5 GW Wind by 2021

For better implementation of renewable energy projects, especially wind and solar, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has written to the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), the ...
/ / Grid, Grid Optimization
Maharashtra Issues Final Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Power

Maharashtra Issues Final Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued final regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement for solar and wind power generation in the state. With this, Maharashtra has ...
Andhra Pradesh to Withdraw Generation Based Incentives for Wind Projects

Andhra Pradesh to Withdraw Generation Based Incentives for Wind Projects

Responding to a petition filed by the state’s power distribution companies (DISCOMs), Southern and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has ...
/ / Other, Wind
GRIDCO Asks Bidders to Match Lowest Tariff Quoted at its 200 MW Solar Auction

Globeleq Set to Acquire Brookfield’s Renewable Assets in South Africa

Globeleq, an independent power producer and developer in Africa, is set to acquire Brookfield Asset Management's interests in its South African renewable energy portfolio. The agreement is subject to various ...
Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has entered power purchase agreement (PPA) to procure 100 MW of wind to meet its non-solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO). Per a Press Trust of ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Cancels 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tender, Retenders 1.2 GW

Tariff Ceiling Set at ₹2.52/kWh For Wind Tender in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff proposed by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the short-term procurement of 250 MW of wind power under ...
KREDL Tenders 200 MW of Solar PV Across 10 Talukas

Share of Solar Rises to 7 percent of India’s Total Installed Power Capacity

Renewable energy capacity additions continue to increase in India, and accounted for 20.93 percent of India’s capacity mix at the end of June 2018. This marks a 0.61 percent increase ...
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Receives Damp Response, Undersubscribed by 800 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s 2 GW Tranche-V wind tender has been undersubscribed by 800 MW. The shortage of connectivity infrastructure across the country seems to have taken ...
/ / Other, Wind
Wind Projects to be Developed in Gujarat’s Kutch in Jeopardy

Wind Projects to be Developed in Gujarat’s Kutch in Jeopardy

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court has now issued notice to the state and central governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging allotment of 'gauchar' land (village ...
/ / Other, Wind
China Ends Wind Feed-In Tariffs and Opts for Auctions

China Ends Wind Feed-In Tariffs and Opts for Auctions

China’s renewable story is going through a transformation in 2018.  After many years of growth in renewable energy, the country is beginning to change its policies that will influence its ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind and Solar Hybrid Projects

SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind and Solar Hybrid Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered 2.5 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind and solar hybrid projects to be developed across the country. The bid-submission deadline ...
Minister of Power: India Could Install Over 225 GW of Renewables by 2022

Minister of Power: India Could Install Over 225 GW of Renewables by 2022

The Minister for Power, R. K. Singh made a surprising statement today, saying that “India may cross 225 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022.” Minister of Power and ...
Telangana Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

Telangana Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has issued new regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind generation sources. These regulations will apply to all ...
Karnataka’s New Utility-Scale Solar Benchmark Tariff is 30% Less at ₹3.05/kWh

Karnataka’s New Utility-Scale Solar Benchmark Tariff is 30% Less at ₹3.05/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed generic tariffs for renewable energy projects developed across the state. Generic Tariff for Solar Projects: For grid connected MW-scale solar projects of ...
CERC Releases Procedural Guidelines for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

CERC Releases Procedural Guidelines for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has released procedural regulations for granting Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) connectivity to renewable energy projects. This procedure is being issued in accordance with Regulation ...
Suzlon Generates Revenues of ₹82.92 Billion, Net Loss of ₹3.84 Billion During FY 2018

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the new wind solar hybrid policy which aims at providing a framework for the expansion of grid-connected wind-solar photovoltaics (PV) ...