Ayana Renewable Acquires 250MW Solar Assets from ACME in Rajasthan

ACME Solar Holdings Private Ltd will divest 100% equity stake in its 250 MWac solar PV power plants, located in Rajasthan, to Bengaluru-based renewable energy platform Ayana Renewable Power Private Ltd, following the signing of a new deal between the two companies. With this transaction with ACME, Ayana, which is majority controlled by the National […]

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Sambhar Salts Seeks Bids for 4000MW Ultra Mega Solar Project in Jaipur

Sambhar Salts Limited (SSL), a subsidiary of Hindustan Salts Limited, has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from relevant parties for the development of an ultra mega solar power project, with around 4000 MW capacity, at Sambhar district, Jaipur, Rajasthan. SSL will only provide land (as per the requirement of the project) available at its Sambhar unit, which has […]

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CERC Refuses to Intervene in SB Energy’s PPA/PSA with NTPC & PSPCL

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) turned down SB Energy’s plea to direct NTPC Ltd. and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to neither terminate the PPA and PSA signed between the parties nor undertake any coercive action, such as invocation of the performance bank guarantee, and to extend timelines for Condition […]

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State Energy Efficiency Index ’20 Out: #1 Karnataka; #2 Rajasthan

Karnataka has ranked no. 1 on the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020 as a result of undertaking various initiatives to upscale energy efficiency in the state, beyond notifications of relevant regulations, said the Ministry of Power. In SEEI 2020, 36 states and union territories have been assessed. Based on their efforts and achievements, states have […]

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NTPC Green Arm Signs First Green Term Loan Worth 500 Cr

NTPC Renewable Energy ltd (REL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of NTPC ltd, has signed its first green term loan agreement of Rs. 500 crores at a very competitive rate with a tenor of 15 years with Bank of India on September 29, 2021, for its 470 MW solar projects in Rajasthan & 200 MW […]

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TPREL Commissions 150 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 150 MW solar power project in Loharki, a village in Rajasthan. Spread across 756 acres of land, this plant is expected to generate more than 350 million units annually. Approximately 656,700 modules were used in the project, and the installation […]

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India & Germany Partner to Promote Skill Development in Solar Sector

Rajasthan Solar Association (RSA) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed an agreement for skill development in the solar segment, according to media reports. RSA was set up under the Rajasthan Non-Trading Companies Act 1960 for the promotion of Indian solar power industry. RSA members include top international & national companies comprising […]

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RERC Extends Implementation of New Rooftop Solar Rules Till Mid Sept

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulator Commission (RERC) has extended the the implementation date of new net metering norms for solar rooftop projects, which benefit only household consumers and bars commercial projects with over 10 kilowatt capacity, from July 1, 2021, to September 15, 2021. Under net metering, the consumer uses cheaper rooftop solar power instead of the […]

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ACME Signs Deal With Brookfield Renewable for 450MW Solar Project

One of the largest solar power developers in India, ACME Solar Holdings Ltd. has announced signing a deal with Brookfield Renewable,  an owner and operator of renewable assets, for a 450 MW solar power project in Rajasthan, India.  Brookfield Renewable is one of the world’s largest investors in renewable power, with approximately 21,000 megawatts of […]

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