Could PSPCL Overcome Financial Strife With Solar Deals?

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the primary state discom that has been mired in losses due to a variety of reasons, seems to have latched on to solar power to extricate itself from some of the losses. Readers wouldn’t have failed to notice the higher frequency of solar tenders from the state entity in […]

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CERC Awards Compensation To Torrent Power Over Surged GST Rates

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgment, awarded compensation to a subsidiary of Torrent Power against the rise of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Its subsidiary– Torrent Solargen Limited (TSL), is a generating company. It had set up its 115 MW ISTS-connected wind power project in the Kutch district of Gujarat. The company […]

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CERC Rejects Punjab Discom’s Plea To Penalize Adani Green Over Delays

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement declined the petition of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) against Adani Green Energy. The Punjab discom had pleaded with the CERC to reduce the tariff of 50MW of a Gujarat-based wind power project developed by Adani Green due to the delay in the commencement of the […]

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SECI Issues Tender For 1500 MW Of ISTS-Linked Solar Projects 

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender seeking developers to establish solar-generating projects for the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS). The central entity sought the tender under the tariff-based competitive bidding mode. As per SECI’s mandate, the developers would develop the projects under Build Own Operate (BOO) basis for an aggregate capacity […]

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ESMAP, World Bank Report Make Case For Energy-Plus Storage In India

A recent report from the World Bank on energy storage program, introduced a framework for addressing intermittency challenges in solar and wind energy. The proposed solution involves integrating battery energy storage to manage variable energy output effectively. This report is by the Energy Management Assessment Program (EMAP) in collaboration with the World Bank (WB), the […]

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SECI Looks for Agency to Forecast 10 MW Solar Plant at DRDO

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released a tender for the selection of agency for the generation forecasting and load forecasting work at DRDO for 10 MW solar PV power plant. It will also include coordination with Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM), Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL). The last date for submission of […]

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Hinduja Renewables & SJVN Among Winners in GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

SJVN has secured a 100 MW solar power project through e-reverse auction conducted by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). The firm bagged the quoted capacity of 100 MW solar project at the tariff of ₹2.63/unit on Build Own and Operate basis through a tariff based competitive bidding process of GUVNL. Hinduja Renewables has won […]

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JSW Energy Initiates Commissioning of SECI-IX Wind Project of 810 MW

JSW Renew Energy Limited, a subsidiary, of JSW Energy Limited has started phase-wise commissioning of the 810 MW ISTS-connected wind power project. This project was awarded under SECI tranche IX in Tamil Nadu with commissioning of the first phase of 51 MW. The project has a power purchase agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India […]

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