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Juniper, UPC, AMPIN, Datta, JSW, Avaada Win SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind-Solar Auction

Juniper Green Energy, Asurarai Renewables (UPC Renewables), AMPIN Energy, Adyant Enersol (Datta Power), JSW Energy, and Avaada Energy were declared winners in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction to develop 1,200 MW ...

June 14, 2024

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Favorable Policies Spark Solar Open Access Growth Across India

India achieved 1.8 GW of solar open access capacity in the first quarter of 2024, doubling from 909.3 MW in Q4 2023, according to the Q1 2024 Mercom India Solar Open Access Market Report. Installations increased by 152% year-over-...

June 14, 2024

Mercom Research Focus

Steep Generation Duty Hike Casts Shadow Over Kerala’s Rooftop Solar Program

The recent hike in electricity generation duty from ₹0.012 (~$0.00014)/kWh to ₹0.15 (~$0.0018)/kWh for rooftop solar systems in Kerala is threatening to disrupt the pace of renewable energy adoption in the state. The state expects...

June 10, 2024

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Conducive Policies Key for Corporates to Adopt Renewable Energy in India: Interview

Substantial savings on energy bills and the clean energy transition goals have led to a growing number of commercial and industrial (C&I) entities in India adopting renewable energy sources for their electricity needs. Several...

June 11, 2024

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GERC Approves Tariffs for Procuring 140 MW Wind Power

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has adopted tariffs of ₹3.42 (~$0.04)/kWh for Alfanar Power’s 50 MW wind power and ₹3.44 (~$0.041)/kWh for Juniper Green’s 90 MW of wind power projects in response to a petition filed by Gujarat Urja...

June 14, 2024

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Gujarat Electricity Regulator Adopts Tariff for 1.2 GW Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has recently finalized tariffs for three solar power projects in the state with a cumulative capacity of 1,200 MW and authorized Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) to sign the power purchase...

June 14, 2024

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Odisha Floats Consultancy Tender for Rooftop Solar Projects

Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited expressions of interest from consultants for a detailed survey and preparation of feasibility reports for grid-connected rooftop solar projects on government buildings. The last day to...

June 14, 2024

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HPCL Subsidiary Tenders Land and Transmission System for 600 MW Solar Project

HPCL Renewable and Green Energy (HPRGE), a subsidiary of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), has invited bids for land and EHV transmission system package for the development of ISTS-connected solar power projects of 600 MW in Gujarat,...

June 14, 2024

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DERC Invites Feedback on Draft Green Energy Open Access Regulations

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued the Draft Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Green Energy Open Access) Regulations, 2024. The Commission has invited stakeholders to submit feedback on the...

June 14, 2024

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Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Floats 250 MW/500 MWh Battery Storage Tender

NTPC has invited bids to develop 250 MW/500 MWh standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) at its thermal power stations in Gadarwara and Solapur. The last day to submit the bids is July 18, 2024. Bids will be opened on the same day. The cost...

June 14, 2024

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NVVN Invites Bids for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Uttar Pradesh

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids to select channel partners for the installation of grid-connected solar systems under the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojna in the districts of Uttar Pradesh...

June 13, 2024

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NTPC Invites Bids for 250 MW/500 MWh Battery Energy Storage Systems

NTPC has invited bids to develop 250 MW/500 MWh standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) at its thermal power stations in Gadarwara and Solapur. The last day to submit the bids is July 18, 2024. Bids will be opened on the same day. The cost...

June 13, 2024

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