SECI Invites Bids For 1200 MW ISTS Solar Projects With 600 MWh ESS

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) recently released an e-tender inviting bids for a 1200 MW ISTS-connected solar PV power project of 600 MW/1200 MWh Energy Storage Systems (ESS). SECI issued the tender under the Ministry of Power (MoP) guidelines for a tariff-based competitive bidding process. The tender was issued for, long-term procurement of electricity from grid-connected Solar PV power […]

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Govt Asks States To Align With Green Open Access Rule 2022

The Ministry of Power (MoP) recently issued directives for all states and union territories emphasizing on the implementation of amended electricity rules that aimed at promoting green energy open access. The Ministry of Power (MoP) in its notification released on 12th February 2024 in its notification, gave the directive to states to align with the […]

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CERC Deviation Settlement Mechanism To Hurt Renewable Players, Says NSEFI

In a letter to Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Secretary, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), a key developer body of renewable players has flagged major industry concerns on the Deviation Settlement Mechanism for renewable energy as notified by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). The new rules […]

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ISTS Waiver Extended By 2 Years For Solar, Wind Energy

“The Ministry of Power has issued an order today for the extension of the waiver of Inter-State Transmission system (ISTS) charges on the transmission of electricity generated from solar and wind sources for projects to be commissioned up to 30th June 2025,”. With this statement, the Ministry of Power (MoP) has confirmed a widely expected waiver […]

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MoP Ensuring 24×7 Power Supply to Oxygen Plants in Country

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has entered a critical phase , with 37,04,099 active cases, but hopes of the graph moving down finally. There has been a  surge in oxygen demand as cases have piled up. Now to ensure the 24×7 continuous power supply to the oxygen plants by the state utilities in […]

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Electric Buses Start Off In Andaman, Supporting Emissions Clean Up

The Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands flagged-off a fleet of 14 electric buses on Republic Day. The project for 40 electric buses is being executed by National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN Limited), a 100 percent subsidiary of NTPC Limited, a PSU under Ministry of Power, Government of […]

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Indian UTs Signs MoU with the Government of India under the UDAY Scheme

27 States and 4 UTs have joined UDAY, and signed MoU with the Government of India till date. On the 2nd Anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), the Government of India signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme with the State of Nagaland and with Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar […]

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