Karnataka

GESCOM Seeks Bids to Empanel Agencies for 10 MW Solar Project

Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies for a 10 MW rooftop solar project in Karnataka. Interestingly, this is the second effort by the discom to  empanel firms, after a previous effort in March earlier this year seems to have failed. The scope of the […]

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KERC Sweetens Rooftop Solar tariffs To Rs 4.02/unit to Drive Adoption

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission has passed an order on generic solar tariffs for the state. It has hiked solar rooftop tariffs to Rs 4.02, mainly in an effort to increase rooftop solar adoption, an area where the commission felt progress had been tardy. KERC has determined the generic tariff as follows: For grid connected […]

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Siemens Gamesa to Supply Turbines for 301 MW Wind Farm in Karnataka

Spain-based renewable energy company Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a firm order to supply wind turbines for a wind farm located in Hombal, in the state of Karnataka, India, with a total capacity of 301 MW. The company has received the project through one of its subsidiaries, and the order comprises the supply of 87 […]

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India Will Have Ethanol-based ‘flex engines’, Schemes To Come Soon: Gadkari

The Union Minister, Mr. Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that India has decided to allow ethanol-based ‘flex engines’ which power vehicles using local farm produce and not fossil fuels, and will be rolling out a scheme on the same in the next three months. These are also needed as Ethanol blending picks up pace in […]

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Facebook Ties up With CleanMax for 1st Renewable Energy Project in India

Facebook has partnered with Mumbai-based clean energy firm CleanMax for a 32 MW wind power project to be built in southern Karnataka. Around 50% of the project’s energy generation capacity has already been commissioned and is producing electricity. While CleanMax will handle the ownership and operation of the project, Facebook will purchase electricity off the […]

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At 0.88% of all Vehicle Registrations, EVs Record Their Highest Share in Indian Market

According to the CEEW-CEF, registrations for EVs accounted for 0.88% of all registrations in the last fiscal- the highest share ever achieved. According to the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance’s (CEEW-CEF) electric mobility dashboard, the e-mobility sector in India has been slowly pulling itself out of the COVID-19 induced slump recording nearly 1.35 lakh electric vehicle […]

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GESCOM Empaneling Agencies for 10 MW Rooftop Solar Plants Under SGY Scheme

GESCOM is empaneling agencies for setting up rooftop solar plants worth 10 MW capacity with net-metering arrangements under the SGY scheme. The Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies for setting up rooftop solar PV plants aggregating 10 MW capacity on the rooftops of residential […]

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Inox Wind Bags Wind Project Orders Worth 92 MW From Integrum Energy

Inox Wind has signed a binding agreement with Integrum Energy to supply, erect and commission 92 MW of wind power projects. Inox Wind, a leading domestic wind energy solutions provider, has announced that it has signed a binding agreement with Integrum Energy Infrastructure Private Limited to supply, erect and commission 92 MW of wind power […]

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NTPC Gets Tariffs Approved for 3 GW Solar Projects From 2015-16

CERC has approved the tariff obtained by NTPC for 3 GW of solar projects for which it had issued the RfS documents during 2015-16. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved the tariff obtained by NTPC ltd for 3000 MW (3 GW) of solar projects for which it had issued the Request for Selection […]

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