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Uttarakhand Notifies Green Energy Open Access 2023 Regulations

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has notified Green Energy Open Access Regulations 2023.  As per the notification by the UERC, the consumer who has contracted demand or sanctioned load of 100 kW or more, either through a single connection or through multiple connections in the name of same consumer aggregating 100 kW or more located […]

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To Triple RE Capacity, India Needs 448GW Of Solar Power By 2030: Report

A latest report by global think tank Ember said that plan to triple its renewable energy capacity by 2030 in India, would require an additional financing of $293 billion. The analysis finds that India’s 14th National Electricity Plan (NEP14) put the country on track to more than triple its renewable energy capacity by 2030. But […]

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Dalmia Cement Plans To Use Wind Power For Its Tamil Nadu Plants

Indian cement manufacturer Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited has now planned to rope in wind power to cater to its power needs. In order to boost the use of renewable energy for its power needs, it has also issued a bid seeking developers.  The company, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, plans to use this renewable […]

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SECI Issues RFS for 1 GW Firm & Dispatchable Renewable Energy

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for the selection of renewable energy developers for the supply of 1000 MW firm and dispatchable power from ISTS connected renewable energy (RE) power projects in India, under tariff-based competitive bidding (SECI-FDRE-V) on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis. Land and connectivity shall be in the scope […]

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Tata Power Renewable Energy Gets LoA For Supply of 200 MW From SJVN

Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Limited, has received a Letter of Award (LOA) for developing a 200 MW Firm and Dispatchable Renewable Energy (FDRE) project with SJVN Limited (SJVN). SJVN is an Indian public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in hydroelectric and renewable power generation and transmission. It […]

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Polysilicon Industry Set to Push Out New Entrants In 2024, Predicts Bernreuter

Germany research firm Bernreuter Research predicts an imminent, and third shakeout in the global polysilicon industry in 2024. This would be caused by sustained, low polysilicon prices that will only go lower, before any sort of recovery post 2024. The trigger will be Chinese polysilicon market leader Tongwei that will usher in a phase of […]

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OREDA Issues Bid For Rooftop Solar, Allows Virtual Net-Metering

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) issued a tender seeking solar energy generators for installing rooftop solar systems under RESCO model. Under the model, the solar energy generator will install the rooftop solar systems in government buildings on and will charge the government rentals for their services.  As per the tender documents, the interested […]

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GUVNL Looks to Procure 500 MW Hybrid Renewable Power

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nagam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a tender seeking developers for a hybrid solar-wind projects. The state-utility sought to purchase the clean power from this hybrid project through competitive bidding process (followed by reverse e-auction). As per the tender documents of this 500 MW hybrid renewable energy projects (Phase I), GUVNL will also […]

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MERC Allows Compensation To Tata Power Over Hiked GST Rates

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest judgement allowed compensation to Tata Power Green Energy Limited (TPGEL) on account of ‘change of law’ events. The order came to the fore when TPGEL moved the State Commission seeking compensation on account of additional expenses due to increased GST rates. TPGEL, the petitioner in the […]

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