Government May Lift ALMM Mandate for Solar Projects by up to Two Years

Government May Lift ALMM Mandate for Solar Projects by up to Two Years

The government may provide relief to solar developers in the country by exempting them from the requirement of procuring solar modules only from the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers ...
Germany's 2022 Solar Capacity Rises 35% Despite Lower Participation in Bids

Germany’s 2022 Solar Capacity Rises 35% Despite Lower Participation in Bids

Germany installed 7.18 GW of solar capacity in 2022, a growth of 35.47% year-over-year (YoY) from 5.3 GW installed in the last year, according to the latest data released by ...
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Railways Issues Empanelment Tender for Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

Railways Issues Empanelment Tender for Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

The South Eastern Railways has issued a tender for the empanelment of developers to implement grid-connected rooftop solar projects of various capacities in West Bengal through the public-private partnership (PPP) ...
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SJVN's Q3 Profit Jumps 22% to ₹2.9 Billion on Income from Equity Transfer

SJVN’s Q3 Profit Jumps 22% to ₹2.9 Billion on Income from Equity Transfer

Government-owned power producer SJVN posted a profit of ₹2.87 billion (~$34.7 million) for the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2022-23, an increase of 22% year-over-year (YoY). The ...
Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Bharat Coking Coal (BCCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coal India, has invited bids for installing and commissioning 2.48 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with net metering arrangements at 44 ...
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Mazagon Shipbuilders Invites Bids to Maintain 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Project Finance Brief: SUNfarming Secures $53 Million for Solar Projects in Poland

From: Mercom Capital Group SUNfarming, a solar project developer and installer through its independent power producer SUN IPP, secured €50 million (~$54 million) to construct 231 MW solar projects in Poland. The ...
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Bids Show a 1 kW Rooftop Solar System to Cost ₹60,000 in Jharkhand

Bids Show a 1 kW Rooftop Solar System to Cost ₹60,000 in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has announced the lowest (L1) bids to install and commission 3 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems of various capacities with and without battery ...
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Naviya Technologies Wins EPC Contract for 2 MW Canal-Top Solar Project

Naviya Technologies Wins EPC Contract for 2 MW Canal-Top Solar Project

Naviya Technologies Renewables, a Mumbai-based solar developer, won the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency’s (JREDA) auction for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 2 MW grid-connected canal-top solar ...
Maharashtra Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project

Maharashtra Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project

Maharashtra’s Public Works Department (PWD) of the Yavatmal Division has invited bids for installing and commissioning a 1 MW grid-connected solar project at Giroli in the Washim district of the ...
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Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

The Solar Corporation of India (SECI) has signed a power sale agreement (PSA) with Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO), a public sector undertaking of the government of Odisha, for 400 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Shirdi Sai Electricals to Bid for PLI-II, Expand Manufacturing Capacity to 10 GW

Shirdi Sai Electricals to Bid for PLI-II, Expand Manufacturing Capacity to 10 GW

With an estimated 220 GW of solar capacity required by the decade's end to meet the 280 GW goal set by the government, India needs a significant manufacturing capacity ramp-up ...
/ / Manufacturing, Modules, Solar
Tata Power’s Rooftop Solar Revenue Grows 41% to ₹5.3 Billion in Q3

Tata Power’s Rooftop Solar Revenue Grows 41% to ₹5.3 Billion in Q3

Tata Power reported a 91% year-over-year (YoY) jump in net profit to ₹10.52 billion (~$127.6 million) for the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2022-2023, primarily due to ...
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IEX Traded 347 MU of Green Energy in January 2023, Up 24% YoY

IEX Traded 347 MU of Green Energy in January 2023, Up 24% YoY

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) traded 347 million units (MU) of renewable energy in January 2023, an increase of 24% year-over-year (YoY). However, the volume declined by 8% month-over-month (MoM) ...
Uttarakhand Invites Bids for 9.5 MW of Solar Projects

Uttarakhand Invites Bids for 9.5 MW of Solar Projects

UJVNL, a government of Uttarakhand enterprise, has invited bids to set up 9.5 MW of grid-connected solar projects near the Kulhal powerhouse in the Dehradun district. The projects will be ...
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Indore Municipality to Raise ₹2.45 Billion Through Green Bonds

Indore Municipal Corporation to Raise ₹2.45 Billion Through Green Bonds

In probably a first for an urban local body, the Indore Municipal Corporation is floating a green bond on February 10, 2023, to raise ₹2.45 billion (~$29.5 million ) for ...
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GUVNL Invites Bids for 500 MW Solar Projects with Greenshoe Option

GUVNL Invites Bids for 500 MW Solar Projects with Greenshoe Option

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) has invited bids for purchasing power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar power projects (Phase XIX) to be set up anywhere in India with a ...
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NTPC Subsidiary Issues EPC Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

NTPC Subsidiary Issues EPC Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for the engineering, procurement, and construction package with land development for 500 MW of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) ...
Assam DISCOM Invites Bids for 10 MW Solar Project

Assam DISCOM Invites Bids for 10 MW Solar Project

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has invited bids from solar power developers to set up 10 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects under Phase II of the ...
50% of India’s Planned Solar Module Capacity to be in Gujarat

50% of India’s Planned Solar Module Capacity to be in Gujarat

As India prepares to build out its solar module manufacturing capacity, Gujarat has emerged as an overwhelmingly favorite destination for domestic manufacturers, accounting for more than half of the country’s ...
Stanford Researchers Find Reason Behind Failure of New Lithium Batteries

Stanford Researchers Find Reason Behind Failure of New Lithium Batteries

Researchers from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have said that they have solved the mystery behind the persistent problem of short-circuit and failure in new lithium metal batteries ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 4 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 4 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coal India, has invited bids for installing and commissioning a 4 MW grid-connected solar project for Central Coalfields in ...
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Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 810 MW Solar Project

Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 810 MW Solar Project

Coal India (CIL) has issued a request for expression of interest from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for 810 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam’s ...
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Indian Oil Invites Bids for O&M of 4.5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Invites Bids for O&M of 4.5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) has invited bids for comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 4.5 MW grid interactive ground-mounted solar power project at Narimanam, Tamil Nadu. The last date ...
West Bengal DISCOM Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project

West Bengal DISCOM Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) has invited bids for a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for an existing 10 MW solar power project at Santaldih in the ...
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CEA Proposes Underground Transmission Lines for Endangered Bird Area

CEA Proposes Underground Transmission Lines for Endangered Bird Area

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has proposed that power transmission lines of up to 33 kV voltage level passing through the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) area should be underground lines ...
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