ACME Solar

High Financing Cost Biggest Part of Renewable tariffs-CEEW

New Delhi based Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW) a Delhi based think tank focused on the energy transition among other issues, has identified a very high share of financing as one of the biggest components of renewable energy tariffs in India The findings from CEEW,  a respected organisation in the space, serves to […]

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Tariffs Drop to 2.48/kWh in SECI’s Rajasthan 750 MW (Tranche-I) Auction

SECI has revealed that tariffs dropped to Rs 2.48/kWh in its 750 MW grid-connected solar power projects tender auction in Rajasthan under Tranche-I. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has revealed that tariffs dropped to Rs 2.48/kWh in its 750 MW grid-connected solar power projects tender auction in Rajasthan under Tranche-I. According to the […]

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CERC Provides Relief For ACME Solar, Accepts Safeguard Duty as Change in Law

ACME Solar to get compensated for additional costs incurred in the development of two solar projects due to the levy of Safeguard Duty. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has in its latest order provided respite to solar power developer (SPD) ACME Solar, after the company filed two petitions with the commission, seeking approval for […]

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April 17 Killer Storm hits Bhadla Solar Park too, as Developers Count Damages

The Bhadla Solar Park, the showpiece solar park in Rajasthan, seems to have been hit significantly by the storm on April 17. Risks to Solar Installations from natural causes are an ever present one, and something most firms try to hedge against by way of quality of construction, insurance and a prayer perhaps. At Bhadla […]

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Govt To Blacklist CSUN Over Failure To Meet Contractual Commitments

The Indian Government has plans to blacklist China Sunergy (CSUN), as the Chinese solar module supplier has failed to meet its contractual obligations with local project developers, new and renewable energy secretary Anand Kumar said. This is the first time that the ministry is considering such a step against a foreign solar equipment supplier. “We will soon issue […]

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Acme Solar takes NTPC to Court Over Tariff dispute

In a solar auction held by NTPC in August, Acme Solar had won a 600MW project in a total of 2000MW. In the latest fallout from the government imposed safeguard duty on solar panels and modules, Acme Solar has dragged the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to court over a dispute in tariff. In a […]

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SECI Auction for Maharashtra Park put off Indefinitely

BENGALURU: Developers’ interest in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auctions hit a nadir when Tata Power Renewable Energy was the sole bidder on Wednesday for an auction for 50 MW at Dhodhainicha Solar Park in Maharashtra. The auction has been put off indefinitely. Last week SECI postponed a 1200 MW hybrid auction – solar […]

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SC Upholds Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

If the petition by ACME Solar Holdings is upheld in Supreme Court, the safeguard duty collected from the importers will be refunded. Adding to the joy of Indian solar manufacturers and woes of solar developers, Supreme Court (SC), on being approached by Government of India, has stayed the Orissa High Court’s interim order restricting safeguard […]

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IL&FS Violates Metering Norms at Solar Plants of SoftBank Energy and ACME Solar  

IL&FS has been found violating the metering norms in the solar power plants set up by SoftBank Energy (SB Energy)and ACME Solar in Rajasthan’s Bhadla solar park. Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam (RUVNL), under the gross violation of metering norms by IL&FS, has ordered the constitution of a committee to look into the matter. Solar power […]

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