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MNRE Issues Notice With Amendments For 2 NISE Tenders

The last date for bid submissions on the two tenders is February 25, 2019, and February 18, 2019. The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), has issued corrigendum with amendments to two of its tenders. NISE, an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), had previously issued two tenders for setting […]

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Petitions by SPDs to Consider GST as Change in Law Accepted

The CERC with its latest order has provided some relief to solar developers in a matter of GST compensation. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), hearing on the matter raised by local solar project developers, has issued an order accepting the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a change in the law in case of […]

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NATIS Floats Tender For EV Testing Infrastructure

The last date of bid submissions is February 21, 2019. NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS), an autonomous body constituted by the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises to implement National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), has issued a tender for setting up testing infrastructure for electric vehicles at seven locations. The brief scope […]

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Interview with Viraj Gada, IDEF Spokesperson & India Regional Representative, GOGLA

We recently caught up with Viraj Gada, the India Representative for GOGLA, the global body for the off grid, and distributed solar industry. India is a key market worldwide, with the highest off take of solar products. And firms that have pioneered innovative sales and distribution models. Here’re a few answers from that interaction. Q. […]

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Australia Could Meet Its Paris Agreement Targets 5 Years In Advance : ANU

Australian National University has found that Australia is installing renewable energy faster than any other country, helping it to meet its entire Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets five years early. According to new research conducted by the Australian National University, the pipeline for new wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity systems in the country is about […]

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Budget 2019: Govt Hikes Allocation under FAME Scheme by 34.5% to Rs 195 Cr

The government had allocated Rs 145 crore for the current financial year, as per the Union Budget revised data for the financial year 2018-19. With an aim to provide further boost for the adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles in India, the Central Government has increased the sum allotted under its ambitious FAME India (Faster […]

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CERC Issues Order to Optimise ISGS Schedules in India, Reducing Generation Costs

The CERC in its order has stated that the pilot for the SCED will be implemented by POSOCO with effect from April 1, 2019. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), after reviewing proposals made by the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) on “Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) of Inter-State Generating Stations pan India,” has issued […]

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SECI Reschedules Pre-Bid Meeting for 7.5 GW J&K Tender

The pre-bid meeting scheduled for February 15, 2019, has been rescheduled for February 18, 2019. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has rescheduled the pre-bid meeting for its RfS issued for 7500 MW Grid connected Ultra Mega Solar PV Projects in Leh and Kargil Districts, Jammu & Kashmir. The tender which was issued on […]

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The Interim Budget. No Sunshine with A Hint of Rain

After getting many quick reactions from various industry experts we did some research on it and found that: The last budget of the Modi government tried to have something for everyone, especially the middle class and farmers. But it looks like the renewable vote is not really as important. On the renewable energy front, the […]

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