Author: Ayush Verma

Bangalore International Airport Inaugurates Rooftop Solar Plant

The solar system is expected to generate around 4.7 million units of power per annum. The Kempegowda International Airport (Bangalore) inaugurated its 3.35 MW rooftop solar power plant. The power generated from the rooftop systems will be used to meet the electricity demands of the airport. The solar system is expected to generate around 4.7 […]

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Arunachal Pradesh Soon to Be Declared 100% Electrified

The PM will lay the foundation stone of Sella Tunnel and its approach road in Tawang district besides the declaration of 100 percent household electrification in the state under the Saubhagya Scheme. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Arunachal Pradesh on February 9, 2019, is set to declare the state 100 percent electrified. […]

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CCEA Approves Proposal For Setting Up 12 GW Solar Projects 

The Scheme will mandate the use of both solar photovoltaic cells and modules manufactured domestically. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) proposal for implementation of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-ll for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Projects, […]

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SECI Reschedules Pre-Bid Meeting for 3 GW Manufacturing Linked Solar Tender

The pre-bid meeting scheduled for February 13, 2019, has been rescheduled for February 18, 2019. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has rescheduled the pre-bid meeting for its RfS issued for selection of solar power developers for setting up of 3 GW ISTS connected solar PV power plant linked with setting up of 1.5 […]

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VW’S Electrify America Will Use Tesla Battery Packs at 100 Charging Stations

Electrify America Adds Tesla Battery Storage to More Than 100 New Charging Stations. Volkswagen Groups Electrify America plans to buy and install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more than 100 of its electric vehicle charging stations in the US over the course of 2019. The battery systems will be deployed to mitigate higher power demand […]

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SoftBank Led SB Energy Leads Bidding on SECI 1200 MW Wind Auction

Bids totalling 2,325-MW capacity were received by SECI in response to the 1200 MW tender. A host of other industry majors including SoftBank led SB Energy have marked their interest in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) latest 1200 MW wind power tender. SB Energy has made its first bid for a standalone wind project […]

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ADB Invests $20 Mn to Finance RE Projects in Southeast Asia

Proceeds of the bonds will finance renewable energy projects in the Asia and Pacific region, including Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested $20 million in the maiden climate bond issuance of AC Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation in the Philippines. ADB is an anchor investor in the […]

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Abu Dhabi Commissions World’s Largest Storage Battery

The battery could potentially power the city of Abu Dhabi for six hours in case of a failure in the main grid. Otherwise, it will serve a function as a load balancer for the network. Abu Dhabi has commissioned a grid-scale deployment of a sodium-sulphur storage battery with a capacity of 108 MW/646 MWH battery […]

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CERC Issues Order to Optimise ISGS Schedules in India, Reducing Generation Costs

The CERC in its order has stated that the pilot for the SCED will be implemented by POSOCO with effect from April 1, 2019. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), after reviewing proposals made by the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) on “Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) of Inter-State Generating Stations pan India,” has issued […]

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