MBH Power Wins 6 MW Solar Plant Project Issued by Kerala State Electricity Board

Kerala State Electricity Board had issued a tender looking for an EPC contractor for 6 MW solar plant at Moongil mada Palakkad under feeder level solarisation of PM KUSUM Scheme (Component C) and its O&M for the first five years. The KSEB 6 MW solar project has been bagged by Gujarat-based energy solutions provider MBH […]

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KSEB Gets Nod for KfW Funding for Green Energy Corridor Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has received the green signal from the German development bank, KfW, for securing a loan for the Green Energy Corridor (GEC) project that it is implementing. The signatories of the pact will be the State government, KSEB and KfW. It may be recalled that the Central government and KfW […]

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State Budget: Kerala to be Home to Hydrogen Train, EV Industrial Park

Presented by Finance Minister of K.N. Balagopal, the Budget made significant announcements on renewable energy, Green Hydrogen and electric vehicles. The Budget sets sights on initiatives for the establishment of green hydrogen hubs in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. The timeline for the achievement of these is over the next two years. An outlay of Rs 200 […]

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Sprng Energy Finally Gets Exit From 100 MW Wind Project At CERC

Sprng Wind Energy Private Limited, has finally received confirmation for termination of the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The project in question was a 100 mega-watt (MW) wind project planned in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh. While delays in the signing of the PPA, and subsequently, the covid pandemic […]

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Free Solar Power Plant for 800 Houses in Kerala by KSEB

In an announcement that might set a precedent for other Indian states to follow, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will install rooftop solar power plants for 800 homes in Kerala. The breakup of this number will compose of 500 homes for the homeless as per the Life Mission Scheme. The remaining 300 will be […]

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Kerala State Commission Turns Down KSEB Petition For Gross Metering, Net Billing

In an important order last week, the Kerala Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has turned down the plea of the state discom, Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEB) for modification of the net metering rules as applicable in the state to  gross metering and a net billing regime. KSEB had also made a plea for the […]

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Kerala Regulator Gives Nod To Reduced Tariff On Procurement Of Solar Power

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has received the nod of the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) towards the procurement of 90 MW of solar power for 25 years at a reduced tariff of Rs 2.77 kWh from NTPC. The Commission gave its approval to KSEB to finalise the PPA at the lower tariff. […]

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KSEB Moves Kerala Regulator To Shift From Net To Gross Metering For Solar Prosumers

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has moved the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission to approve of amendment to the rules of metering and billing against the consumers not only generating solar and wind power more than 500 kilowatts a month but also receiving the supply of power from KSEB. In doing so, KSEB would […]

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