PGCIL Approves Rs. 655.75 Cr. Investment For Two Transmission Projects

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) recently announced the approval of two investment projects worth Rs. 655.75 crores by its board of directors. The project included the implementation of unified load dispatch and communication (ULDC) phase III (SCADA/EMS upgradation project –northern region SLDCs) at an estimated cost of Rs 514.66 crore. The committee of […]

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SECI Issues Tender For 1500 MW Of ISTS-Linked Solar Projects 

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender seeking developers to establish solar-generating projects for the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS). The central entity sought the tender under the tariff-based competitive bidding mode. As per SECI’s mandate, the developers would develop the projects under Build Own Operate (BOO) basis for an aggregate capacity […]

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Cabinet Approves Plan For 13 GW Of Renewable Project In Ladakh

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today approved the project on Green Energy Corridor (GEC) Phase-II – Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) for 13 GW Renewable Energy Project in Ladakh. The project is targeted to be set up by FY 2029-30 with total estimated cost of Rs 20,773.70 crore […]

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NTPC Issues Tender For 1500 MW Of Wind Projects For ISTS

NTPC Limited has issued an international bidding tender seeking developers to set up 1500 Megawatt (MW) of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) wind projects anywhere in India. The central public sector enterprise has asked the bidders to submit their bids by the end of October 19.  The bids will be undertaken on a single stage two, envelope mode […]

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O2 Power Steps up Supply to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories with 17.82 MW Solar, 27 MW Wind

Renewable energy platform, O2 Power has stepped up its renewable energy agreement with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, a leading multinational pharmaceutical firm. The initial agreement paved the way for the supply of 15 MW of renewable power from O2 Power’s plants in Telangana. This has now been augmented to an additional 17.82 MW of solar capacity […]

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NTPC Issues Tender for 1500 MW Of Solar-Wind Hybrid ISTS Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited has issued a tender seeking prospective renewable energy developers. As per the mandate of the tender document, the Indian power behemoth has sought bids from players who could develop solar-wind hybrid projects anywhere in the country. The document said that the renewable energy company needed to develop this […]

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CEA Proposes Reconductoring Of ISTS Transmission Lines Under RTM Mode

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) issued a draft discussion paper on reconductoring ISTS (Inter-State Transmission System) lines. The central authority said that this could augment power transmission capacity and standardize the system.  The government agency asked the stakeholders and the general public to send in their objections and comments on the same by July 17, […]

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Offshore Wind Projects Starting Before 2033 To Get 25 Years Of ISTS Waiver In India

The Ministry of Power, in its latest notification, has allowed a 25-year waiver of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) charges for early starters of offshore wind power projects. As per the notification, all the offshore projects commissioned on or before December 31, 2032, would be eligible for the long-term waiver. Besides these, the notification also confirms that […]

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CERC Declines To Give Relief To ReNew Wind Energy In Gujarat ISTS Project Case

In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) declined to give any relief to the ReNew Wind Energy (TN) Private Limited in a case related to its proposed 265 MW of wind project in the Bhuj district of Gujarat.  The wind energy developer had signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Solar Energy […]

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