Avaada Energy Receives $10 Mn in Funding From KfW Subsidiary

Avaada Energy, one of the leading green energy companies in India, has received USD 10 million in funding from DEG, a subsidiary of the KfW Group. Avaada Energy, one of the leading green energy and renewable energy companies in India, has received USD 10 million in funding from development finance institution Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG), […]

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CERC Order Against Avaada Energy in 100MW Project Leaves Key Issues hanging

Last Week, in an order dated January 13th , 2019 the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) ruled against Avaada Energy in a petition it had brought against SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India). The order, while dismissing a plea by Avaada to stay the cancellation of a PSA (Power Sales Agreement) it had with SECI […]

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Will ADITYA Succeed Where UDAY failed?

Based on the stories that have come out so far, the following aspects of the proposed new scheme to clear India’s discom mess have emerged. Called ADITYA (Atal Distribution System Improvement Yojana), the new scheme could be announced as early as February 1, with the union budget presentation. First, the scheme will reward performing discoms […]

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At Rs 2.71, Developers Hold Their Ground on SECI’s ISTS-VI Auction

In the latest auction for 960 MW of inter-state transmission system (ISTS-VI) connected solar projects, SECI has declared ReNew Power (300 MW) at Rs 2.71 /kWh, Avaada Energy (300 MW) at Rs 2.71 /kWh, Masaya Solar Energy (UPC Renewables) (300 MW) at Rs 2.71/kWh, and Tata Power (60 MW) at Rs 2.72 /kWh as winners. For […]

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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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