Author: Chitrika Grover

NTPC Invites EoI For 50MW Concentrated Solar Project In Uttar Pradesh

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) recently released a tender inviting an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up Inter-State transmission System (ISTS) connected 50MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project with Thermal Energy Storage System (TESS) in Uttar Pradesh (UP). The tender is probably the first large tender for CSP from any PSU in India.  NTPC […]

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NTPC Invites Vendor Enlistment Bids For 20 MWp Solar Project In UP

National Thermal Corporation of India (NTPC) released a tender for 20 MWp project in Uttar Pradesh (UP) for enlistment of EPC vendors to develop rooftop and ground mounted solar PV in one tender. The company specified the technical criterion for the bidder, to have designed/ engineered, supplied, erected/ supervised erection and commissioned/ supervised commissioning of […]

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Roofsol Energy Receives 10.5 MWp Solar Project From Shree Cement

Mumbai-based EPC company Roofsol Energy Pvt Ltd has been awarded a solar project by Shree Cement Limited of 10.5 MWp capacity. The ground-mounted “Behind the Meter” project is to be implemented in Uttarakhand and Jharkhand. The company mentioned about its project stating, “Shree Cement owns and operates cement grinding units in 9 locations across India […]

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ACWA Signs 25 Years PPA To Develop Wind, BESS Project In Uzbekistan

Saudi based power company ACWA POWER signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan. This agreement falls under the Public Private Partnership law in Uzbekistan with the National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan for Nukus 200 MW wind power project along with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to be set up in […]

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iFOREST Report Sees Potential For More Ambitious Renewable Targets In Assam

iFOREST a research-based organization, in a recent report on enabling renewable energy in Assam recognized the steps taken by the Assam government to increase renewable energy (RE) penetration. It considered the states progress since the announcement of the Assam Renewable Energy Policy 2022 (AREP 2022) in November 2022. iFOREST’s research indicates the need for accelerated […]

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Rs 1.5 lakh Cr. Opportunity In Introducing Smart Meters : CRISIL

CRISIL rating shared recent data on the current status of smart meters installed by the government under India’s Smart Meter National Program (SMNP). The government planned to replace 25 crore  (250 million) conventional electricity meters with prepaid smart meters and upgrade power distribution infrastructure, including feeders and transformers. The report mentioned an estimated capital expenditure […]

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Zetwerk Wins Order From Indian Oil To Set Up 1400+ Fast EV Chargers

Bengaluru-based Zetwerk, which is a managed marketplace for contract manufacturing announced its plans to install electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers in major cities and on key highways to enhance accessibility and travel convenience. Zetwerk, a managed marketplace for contract manufacturing recently, secured an order with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to set up EV fast […]

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Australian Government Invests $1 Billion For Solar Sunshot Program

A joint media release by Anthony Albanese Member of Parliament (MP), and the Prime Minister of Australia shared the Albanese government’s $1 billion investment in the Solar Sunshot programme in Australia. The minister said, “Solar Sunshot will help Australia capture more of the global solar manufacturing supply chain through support, including production subsidies and grants. […]

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MAHAPREIT Invites Bids To Set Up 350 EV Charging Stations

Maharashtra’s Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology Ltd (MAHAPREIT) and a subsidiary of MPBCDC invited e-Tender to set up EV Charging stations. The tender invited an open e-tender through an online submission under Part I (Technical Bid) on behalf of MAHAPREIT, Mumbai for the empanelment of agencies to set up […]

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