Viability Gap Funding

SECI Releases ₹520 Crores To developers in July

At a time when the stress due to overdues from discoms, besides multiple other factors has got the industry on edge, SECI (Solar Energy Corporation Of India) has released a statement that claims ₹520 crores have been released to developers for payments against wind and solar energy generation. This represents about 75 percent of the […]

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Implementation of 1000 MW Solar Power Projects With VGF

The detailed tender document is under preparation and shall be available for download from February 28, 2019. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notice with reference to the NIT regarding the Tender for Implementation of 1000MW Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects by the Government Producers with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Support for Self-Use […]

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MNRE Again Amends Guidelines for Viability Gap Funding

Earlier, SECI had the power to delay the project by three months in such situations and any extension beyond three months had to be approved by the ministry. The ministry of New and Renewable energy has yet again amended the guidelines which it issued earlier regarding setting up of solar parks of more than 2 […]

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BEL Sets Up 16 MW Solar Power Plant at HVF, Avadi

The company is establishing energy security for the Ordnance Factory Estates under the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) scheme by setting up utility scale grid-connected solar power plants. Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has set up a 16 MW grid-connected solar power plant at Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF), Avadi. The company’s move was one […]

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Solar Panel Case: MNRE Removes DCR Clause From 5 GW Phase-II Batch-IV VGF Scheme

The amendment comes in response to the US allegation that India had not complied with the World Trade Organisation’s ruling in the solar panels dispute case. In a significant development, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced an amendment for the implementation of a scheme for setting-up of more than 5 GW […]

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