Solar Energy National News

TERI Invites EoI for Empanelment of Rooftop Solar System Integrators

Country’s one of the leading energy and environment think tank – The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has invited expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of rooftop solar PV system integrators for its project called ‘Indian Solar Market Aggregation for Rooftops’ (I-SMART). I-SMART is a GIZ and MNRE backed initiative to help residents, businesses, […]

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Govt Working to Bring Round-the-Clock Power Supply in J&K in 2 Years: RK Singh

The central government is aiming to provide round the clock power supply to the UT of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Power Minister RK Singh has said. The Central government is aiming to provide round the clock (RTC) electricity supply to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Union Minister for Power and New and […]

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Andhra Govt Releases Rs 2,984 Cr to Clear Power Dues

The Andhra Pradesh government has released Rs 2,984 crore to clear pending dues to solar and wind power generators, central and state generating stations The Andhra Pradesh government on February 26, 2020, released a sum of Rs 2,984 crore to clear long- pending dues to solar and wind power generators, central generating stations, and state generating stations. […]

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GE Renewable Energy Wins Turbine Order for 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from the EDF-SITAC JV to supply and install 112 – 2.7 MW wind turbines at a 300 MW wind project in Gujarat, India. GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has received an order from the EDF-SITAC joint venture to supply and install 112 of its 2.7 MW […]

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CEL Tenders for 1.6 MW Rooftop Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu Again

CEL has issued its tender for setting up rooftop solar plants of cumulative capacity 1.6 MW on various government buildings in Tamil Nadu, again. Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued its tender for setting up of grid-connected solar PV rooftop power plants of cumulative capacity 1.6 MW ranging from 10 kWp and 50 kWp in […]

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Kerala Commission Approves Rs 2.83/kWh Tariff for 200 MW Wind Power

The Kerala Commission (KSERC) has approved the PSA between KSEB and SECI for the procurement of 200 MW wind power at a tariff of Rs 2.83/kWh. In its latest order, the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and the Solar Energy […]

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Can Privatization Help in Solving Discom Distress?

India’s power sector is currently struggling with multiple issues, among them is pending dues of state Discoms (distribution companies) to renewable energy developers. The issue now even sparked the fears that many solar and wind energy projects likely to turn into non-performing assets (NPAs). Here’re some views and voices from the industry on what could […]

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Behind China’s Energy Transition-Huanghe Hydro’s Solar Shift

As the energy transition picks pace, traditional energy firms worldwide have struggled to adapt. While the fossil fuel global majors have barely done a little better than actually resisting change, some others have been adapting, quietly. Be it India’s thermal giant NTPC with its plan to add 10 GW renewables generation capacity by 2024, or […]

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NTPC Designated RE Implementing Agency for Long Term Access in ISTS Network

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has designated state-owned NTPC as the renewable energy (RE) implementing agency to facilitate the application of connectivity and Long-Term Access (LTA) in the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) network. As per the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) Regulation (7th amendment) for connectivity, LTA and Medium-term Open Access in […]

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