Govt Amends ALMM Norms On Module Threshold Efficiency

In its latest notification, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended its ALMM norms for solar module manufacturers. The new revised norms apply to all the solar module manufacturers enlisted under the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules (ALMM).  According to the latest list from the MNRE, 82 […]

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BEE Releases Norms For India’s Compliance Carbon Credit Market

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has now issued a draft procedure for compliance mechanisms under the Carbon Credit Trading System (CCTS). The detailed document talks about the compliance mechanism, GreenHouse Gas (GHG) emission intensity trajectory, verification process and issuance of carbon credits and others. It said that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) […]

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Ministry of Power Releases Guidelines For Uniform Renewable Tariff

The Ministry of Power has now approved the procedure for implementing a Uniform Renewable Energy Tariff for the end power procurers, including discoms and open-access consumers. It will be applicable to renewable energy projects connected with the Inter-State Transmission Systems (ISTS).  It comes after the Electricity (Amendment) Rules 2022 discussed the uniform renewable tariff (URET). […]

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Offshore Wind Developers To Get Seabed Area On Lease For Five Years

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued norms for the tenders for allocating seabed to develop offshore wind projects. It comes when the ministry has proposed to hold bids for the allocation of offshore wind sites off the coast of Tamil Nadu.  As per the norms, the National Institute of Wind Energy […]

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Haryana Issues Norms To Award Entities Opting For Solar Power

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HREDA) has now issued detailed guidelines to award institutions that use solar power or undertake energy efficiency measures to reduce carbon emissions. These awards have been planned for the industries and MSME sector having loads below 1 MW capacity and those above 1 MW capacity. The department has also planned these […]

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Govt Releases New Bidding Norms For Hybrid Projects

The Ministry of Power has now developed its latest bidding guidelines for solar and wind hybrid projects. It will apply to all intra-state hybrid projects with a capacity of 10 MW and more and to all those with 50 MW or more capacity. The norms said that the rated power capacity of one resource (wind […]

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Govt Releases New Bidding Norms For Solar Projects

The Ministry of Power has released new guidelines for bidding of grid-connected solar projects in the country. This comes days after the ministry released a similar document on the bidding format for medium and large wind projects. The new bidding document aims to bring uniformity in solar bids, clearly defining timeline of the projects, Power […]

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Specify Wind Project Timelines & Penalties In Tenders: MoP Norms

The Ministry of Power (MoP) notified its new guidelines for a tariff-based competitive bidding process for power procurement from grid-connected wind power projects. The motive was to bring uniformity in the bidding process and clarity to the power producers and procurers. These norms apply to intra-state wind power projects with more than 10 MW of […]

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CEA Releases New Norms For Forecasting Power Demand

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released its latest medium- and long-term power demand forecast guidelines. It said that the central agency had been carrying out the demand forecast of the country for medium-term and long-term periods through Electric Power Surveys (EPS) periodically to bring out National Electricity Plan (NEP). The new guidelines of the […]

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