MSEDCL Invites Bids For Procurement From 500 MW Hybrid Projects

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) invited a long-term bid for procurement from 500 MW Inter/intra-state grid-connected wind-solar hybrid projects. This project has a green shoe option of additional capacity of up to 500 MW through a tariff-based bidding process on the e-Bidding portal to mitigate Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). The bid document was […]

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MERC Rejects MEDA’s Plea For 50% Local RE Procurement By Discoms

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency had filed a petition with the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) asking it to issue appropriate directions to distribution licensees (discoms) to meet 50% of total Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) requirement by purchase of energy from Renewable Sources within the State. Maharashtra has achieved installed capacity of 10,799 MW as […]

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West Bengal Discoms Operate Without Any Clear Mandate On RPO

Electricity distribution companies in West Bengal have been struggling on a different front when it comes to their handling of renewable energy portfolios. The state, which has merely 636 MW of total installed renewable power capacity (excluding hydro) till recently, was clueless about its Renewable Purchase Targets (RPOs).  Legal complexities and litigations have kept the issue pending, […]

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FIMER Inverters Power BESS Systems of IT Multinational Firm

FIMER recently supplied its 2 MVA inverters to Capgemini for its BESS system. The firm has implemented multiple initiatives that have contributed towards a 100% renewable energy power supply and aids to reduce 70,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per year. FIMER has supplied its BESS compatible inverters PVS980-58BC 2 MVA for two Capgemini office campuses. […]

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Tata Power-DDL Achieves RPO Compliance Third Time in a Row

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), a power utility that supplies electricity to a populace of 7 million in North Delhi and Northwest Delhi, has announced that it has fulfilled Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) for the third consecutive year. The company sourced 2600 million units of green power in FY 2022-23 from various sources […]

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Rajasthan To Have Mandatory Energy Storage Obligation From Next Year

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo motu order, ordered the finalization of its new regulations related to Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO)s for the obligated entities in the state. It came after the Ministry of Power earlier made a trajectory of RPOs of different clean sources. The new regulations have batted for a […]

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Gujarat Discoms To Get 500 MW Of Solar Power At Rs 2.51/unit 

Electricity distribution companies in Gujarat are all set to get green energy from its 500 Megawatt (MW) grid-connected solar projects in the state with a tariff of Rs 2.51 to Rs 2.52 per unit. The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) recently approved these tariffs.  It comes after the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) moved a petition […]

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JERC Rejects Plea of Puducherry Firm For Enhancing Net Metering Limit For Captive Solar

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State of Goa & Union Territories has rejected the petition filed by Puducherry-based Rane Brake Lining, seeking relaxation of provision 4.4 of JERC for State of Goa and UTs (solar PV grid interactive system based on net metering) Regulations 2019. The provision imposes a cap on maximum solar […]

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Haryana Solicits Bids for Procurement of 500 MW Solar Power

Haryana Power Purchase Center, which is a joint venture between UHBVN (Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) and DHBVN (Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) has issued a tender and invited bids for 500 MW solar electricity from Haryana-based grid connected solar projects. The last date to submit the bids online is May 24, 2023. The bids […]

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