Author: Prasanna Singh

UPNEDA Moves To Initiate 106 MW Solar Plants Under PM KUSUM

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued a tender inviting bids for 106 MW of solar plants under the PM KUSUM scheme. The scheme, while primarily focused on solar pumps initially, was expanded later to include solar plants too. The tender invites bids for plant sizes ranging from 0.5 MW […]

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Chhattisgarh Renewable Agency Tenders For 20K Solar Pumps

Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA), has invited bids for supply of 20,000 solar pumps of 3 HP and 5 HP capacity, in the state during the period 2021-2023. CREDA is the nodal agency for solar power development in Chhattisgarh. The tender covers standardisation of Rates for Survey, design, supply, installation and commissioning of Solar […]

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IEA Upgrades Solar To Energy ‘King’ In Outlook for 2021, 2022

The International Energy Agency (IEA), in its latest Energy market update, has flagged renewables as the only category which saw  demand increase. based on this, and the competitive filed for renewables versus other energy options, the agency sees a solid future ahead for renewable energy, particularly Solar. For India, which has been hit hard by […]

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England To Favour Domestic Manufacturers For Wind Subsidies

The British Government will not allow subsidies for offshore wind development projects that do not use components made and supplied by UK based manufacturers. The new rules are likely for projects larger than 300 MW. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to grow UK offshore wind generation to 40GW by 2030, with an additional […]

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Solar Developers Trip Up Over Great Indian Bustard Habitat in Rajasthan

Solar developers that made a beeline for Rajasthan, India’s largest state by area with a seemingly plentiful supply of non-agricultural land with high solar irradiance, have been served a shock by the Supreme Court. The court was hearing a case related to the impact on the habitat of the Great Indian Bustard, a critically endangered […]

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REIL Tenders For Solar Plants At Training, Educational Institutions in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has come out with a tender for the “Survey, Design, Supply of BOS, Installation – Commissioning and 5 years maintenance of various capacity Grid Connected SPV Power Plant(s) at various Training Institutions / Educational Institutions in various districts in the state of Rajasthan” . A pre-bid meeting will […]

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India Renewables Dashboard Launched, To Offer Generation Data On Renewables

In a move that needs to be widely welcomed, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and CEEW’s Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) have launched the India Renewables Dashboard yesterday. The dashboard will provide detailed operational information on renewable energy (RE) projects in India. The move, if executed ell, will be a welcome addition to the quality of data […]

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With 25% Renewable Target for 2025, Solar In China Has a Smooth Run Ahead

China’s national energy regulator NEA has released a consultation paper where it aims to raise the share of wind & Solar power in total power consumption to 11% in 2021 and 16.5% in 2025. Their combined share in 2020 was 9.7%. as we have reported earlier, combined with the long term target to 40 percent […]

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BHEL Seeks 500 MW Mono PERC Supplier For REWA Solar Park Bid

State owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids under two part bid system from manufacturers / suppliers of Mono crystalline Silicon PV Modules for purpose of pre-bid tie up for participating in 500 MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) Solar Park tender at Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh. The last date for bids […]

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