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Madhya Pradesh Tenders for Rooftop Solar Projects With Storage Systems

MPUVNL has issued an RfP for the commissioning of grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects in Madhya Pradesh along with Battery Storage The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for the selection of contractors for the commissioning of grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects in the state. […]

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As Cancellations Surge, India’s Solar ‘Pipeline’ Drying Up

News from the much celebrated 2 GW auction of NTPC in 2018, where top developers had bid for prices as low as Rs 2.59 is not good. 70 percent of the capacity won by developers, namely, Acme Solar, Shapoorji Pallonji, and Azure Power, have opted out of the deal, citing regulatory delays. The option of […]

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In India, Solar to Edge Ahead of Wind in 2020

Wind Energy, which had enjoyed a strong headstart in India, has been falling away, even as Solar catches up. 2020 will probably see total solar capacity overtake wind energy capacity in the country for the first time, ever. Wind Energy, which along with Solar Energy is expected to play a significant role for India to […]

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EDF Renewables and SITAC Commission 105 MW Wind Plant in India

EDF Renewables and its India operations partner the SITAC Group have announced the commissioning of the 105 MW Verdant wind project in India. EDF Renewables and its partner for wind power generation in India, the SITAC Group, have announced the commissioning of the Verdant project, a new wind farm of 105 MW installed capacity in […]

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IndiGrid Acquires Power Transmission firm ENICL for Rs 1,020 Cr

IndiGrid has announced the acquisition of power transmission firm ENICL for Rs 1,020 crore. IndiGrid, the country’s first infrastructure investment trust in the power sector, has announced the acquisition of power transmission firm East North Interconnection Company Ltd (ENICL) for Rs 1,020 crore. ENICL is part of the interstate transmission scheme network and consists of […]

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India Needs to Prioritise Rooftop Solar for Achieving 100 GW Target

India needs to prioritise rooftop solar among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100 GW solar target by 2022, a new report has revealed. India needs to prioritise rooftop solar among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100 GW solar energy target by 2022, a new report has revealed. Demand aggregation mechanism’ could help accelerate energy efficiency and […]

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Four ACME Solar Subsidiaries Gain Partial Wins in CERC Order

In its latest order, CERC has ordered partial relief to four ACME Solar subsidiaries in their petitions against NTPC and a host of southern power Discoms. In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered partial relief to four ACME Solar subsidiaries in their petitions filed against NTPC and a host of […]

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Limited CERC Relief For Avaada, Canadian Solar in GST Dispute with SECI

In a detailed order with far reaching implications for multiple cases related to the same issue, the Central Electricity Regulatory Comission (CERC) has provided limited relief to Avaada Power Private Limited and Canadian Solar Holdings on their GST related claims. The pricipal issue for both firms was that the enactment of the GST law was […]

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ICRA Predicts Slowdown in Wind Energy Capacity Addition in FY2020

ICRA has revised the outlook for the wind energy sector from stable to negative, predicting the Wind energy capacity addition to be subdued in FY2020 Wind energy capacity addition to be subdued in FY2020, amid challenges with payment delays from discoms and tight financing environment. In this context, ICRA has recently revised the outlook for […]

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