Solar Auction

Tata Power Wins 20MW Solar plus 50MWh Battery Storage Auction of SECI

Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company, and Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary has received a “Notice of Award” (NoA) to build 50MWp Solar PV Plant with 50MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)  project at Phyang village in Leh, Ladakh. The order value of the project is ÌNR 386 crores. The commercial operation date for […]

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Azure Power’s Petition for GST Compensation Dismissed by MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently heard a petition filed by Azure Power Thirty Four Private Limited (APTFPL), which sought INR 22,52,61,708 in compensation for “increase in costs” due to a change in the rate of Goods & Services Tax (GST) following a notification issued by the Ministry of Finance in December 2018. APTFPL tried […]

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TATA Power’s TP Saurya Wins 250 MW PV Projects at Maharashtra Auction

TP Saurya Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Power, announced recently that it has bagged 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects to be built at the Dondaicha Solar Park in Dhule, Maharashtra, at a solar auction organised by Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHGENCO). To achieve this feat, the company won the full capacity of 250 MW […]

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NTPC Wins 40 MW Solar Capacity in Uttar Pradesh

NTPC has won 40 MW solar projects in an auction conducted by UPNEDA recently. State-run power utility NTPC has announced that it has won 40 MW solar energy projects in an auction conducted by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) recently. The company will now develop two solar projects worth 20 MW each at the […]

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Tariffs Drop to Rs 2.5/kWh in SECI’s 750 MW (Tranche-II) Solar Auction

Four firms have emerged as the lowest bidders in the latest auction by SECI for the Rajasthan 750 MW solar Tender under Tranche-II. State-owned power giant NTPC, Mahindra Susten, Hero Solar Energy and Azure Power Maple have emerged as the lowest bidders in the latest auction by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the Rajasthan 750 MW solar […]

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Second Attempt Yields Lower Tariffs in Gujarat Solar Auction

GUVNL has awarded solar projects worth 500 MW to four developers in the Raghanesda Solar Park after offering 700 MW. The discom received winning bids which were Rs 0.18/kWh less than the cancelled auction held in January. In its second attempt to auction solar projects at the Raghanesda Solar Park in the state, the Gujarat […]

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NTPC Postpones 2 GW Solar Auction Citing Opposition to Safeguard Duty

The NTPC put-off on the auction process was prompted by the concerns of bidders over the impact of safeguard duty on imports on their present financial frameworks. State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has postponed a 2000 MW solar tender for a week citing developers’ dissent over the 25 percent safeguard duty imposed on solar […]

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One Rupee Increase in Tariffs in Latest Solar Auction

The latest solar auction for 1000 MW held by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) saw the winning tariffs at Rs 3.48-3.55 per unit. From the record low of Rs 2.44 per unit, the solar power tariffs have risen by more than one rupee in the latest auction. Those from the industry say […]

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Azure Power Bags 600 MW Solar Power Project in SECI Auction

Further, the project is the largest solar auction in India and also the first Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) grid connected solar PV project auctioned by SECI. Country’s one of the leading independent solar power producers, Azure Power has won a 600 MW solar power project in the SECI’s 2,000 MW tender auction. The Solar Energy Corporation […]

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