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) ...
TNERC Approves TANGEDCO’s Petitions to Tender 3 GW of Solar and Wind Projects

TNERC Approves TANGEDCO’s Petitions to Tender 3 GW of Solar and Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the two petitions filed by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) seeking permission to go ahead with tenders of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Invites Expression of Interest for 1 GW of Offshore Wind Projects in Gujarat

MNRE Invites Expression of Interest for 1 GW of Offshore Wind Projects in Gujarat

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), an autonomous body formed under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) for the development of ...
/ / Other, Wind
UN Report: India Ranked Fourth for New Investments in Renewable Energy in 2017

UN Report: India Ranked Fourth for New Investments in Renewable Energy in 2017

Developing countries increased their renewable energy investments by more than $74.3 billion to $177.1 billion in 2017, according to a new report by UN Environment in collaboration with the Frankfurt ...
Punjab Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

Punjab Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has issued draft regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind power generation in the state. The new rules ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Wind Tender 2 GW NTPC

NTPC Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind to Avail Benefits of ISTS Waiver

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has forayed into competitive wind auctions in a big way and issued a mega tender for the development of 2 GW of interstate transmission ...
/ / Other, Wind
Benchmark Tariff of ₹3.11/kWh for Solar and ₹2.86/kWh for Wind Proposed in Tamil Nadu

Benchmark Tariff of ₹3.11/kWh for Solar and ₹2.86/kWh for Wind Proposed in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has released consultative papers to determine the benchmark tariff for solar and wind projects developed in the state. TNERC has proposed a benchmark ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Proposes an Action Plan for Wind Turbine Generators to Obtain LVRT Certification

MNRE Proposes an Action Plan for Wind Turbine Generators to Obtain LVRT Certification

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has charted a course of action for wind turbine generators (WTGs) to follow in order to get low voltage ride through (LVRT) ...
/ / Other, Wind