SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) were declared the winners of the auction conducted by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to procure 500 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Supreme Court Directs States to Assess Length of Overhead Power Lines in GIB Habitat

Supreme Court Directs States to Assess Length of Overhead Power Lines in GIB Habitat

The Supreme Court noted that the installation of bird diverters in the habitat of the endangered Great Indian Bustard, as proposed by the special committee appointed by it, is not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gensol Wins SECI’s EPC Auction for 30 MW Floating Solar Projects

Gensol Wins SECI’s EPC Auction for 30 MW Floating Solar Projects

Gensol Engineering announced that it has won the auction to develop 30 MW floating solar projects by quoting ₹2.32 billion (~$28.64 million). The projects will be spread over three thermal ...
Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

The prospect of heavy penalties on delayed payments has prompted the state-owned power distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear outstanding dues worth ₹246.8 billion (~$3.04 billion) in just four installments, the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India Adds Over 1.9 GW of Open Access Solar in 9M 2022, Installations Up by 96%

India Adds Around 1.9 GW of Open Access Solar in 9M 2022, Installations Up by 96%

India installed around 1.9 GW of open access solar capacity in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, an increase of 96% year-over-year (YoY), according to ...
Airtouch, Solabot, Sol-Bright Leading Robotic Cleaning System Suppliers in 1H 2022

Airtouch, Solabot, Sol-Bright: Leading Robotic Module Cleaning System Suppliers in 1H 2022

Airtouch, Solabot Technologies, Sol-Bright Photovoltaic Technology, Aegeus Technologies, and Skilancer Solar were the top robotic solar module cleaning system suppliers in India in the first half (1H) of the calendar ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
TCIL Issues Bid to Select a Partner for 2 MW Floating Solar Project in Mauritius

TCIL Issues Bid to Select a Partner for 2 MW Floating Solar Project in Mauritius

Government-owned Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to select a partner for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 2 MW floating ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Spain-based CEPSA to Invest €5 billion to Build Green Hydrogen Plants in Andalusia

Spain-based CEPSA to Invest €5 billion to Build Green Hydrogen Plants in Andalusia

Spain-based energy company Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (CEPSA) said it will invest €3 billion (~$3.15 billion) to build 2 GW plants for producing 300,000 tons of green hydrogen in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has said that the prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) and storage systems soared in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 compared to the corresponding ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Odisha Announces Incentives for Consumers Under Renewable Energy Policy, 2022

Odisha Announces Incentives for Consumers Under Renewable Energy Policy, 2022

The Odisha government has released its renewable energy policy, which aims to provide the necessary impetus to the solar sector and accelerate its adoption in the state. The policy has ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SJVN to Develop 2 GW of Solar and 1 GW of Hydroelectric Projects in Odisha

SJVN to Develop 2 GW of Solar and 1 GW of Hydroelectric Projects in Odisha

SJVN Green Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of SJVN, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) to develop 1 GW of hydroelectric projects and ...
CERC Upholds Solar Developers’ Compensation Claims Under Change in Law due to GST

CERC Upholds Solar Developers’ Compensation Claims Under Change in Law due to GST

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reiterated that solar developers are entitled to compensation due to the higher expenses incurred after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
REC Limited’s Subsidiary Invites Bids for 500 MW of ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

REC Limited’s Subsidiary Invites Bids for 500 MW of ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

REC Power Development and Consultancy (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, has invited bids to set up 500 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar power projects across the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: Vibrant Energy to Develop Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects for Amazon

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vibrant Energy to Develop Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects for Amazon

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Amazon announced a partnership with Vibrant Energy to develop two wind-solar hybrid projects in India. The two ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in November 2022

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in November 2022

Here is a recap of important headlines from November 2022: India generated around 70.24 billion units (BU) of solar power in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra Regulator Allows Procurement of 500 MW of Round-the-Clock Power

Maharashtra Regulator Allows Procurement of 500 MW of Round-the-Clock Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Electricity Mumbai-Distribution to buy 250 MW of renewable energy on a round-the-clock basis from grid-connected projects through competitive bidding. The approval ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Larsen & Toubro Secures $107 Million Sustainability-Linked Loan from Sumitomo

Larsen & Toubro Secures $107 Million Sustainability-Linked Loan from Sumitomo

Mumbai-based multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said it has closed a three-year $107 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC). The company said the loan underscores ...
AMEA Power to Invest $1.1 Billion in Egypt for 1 GW Wind and Solar Projects

AMEA Power to Invest $1.1 Billion in Egypt for 1 GW Wind and Solar Projects

Dubai-based renewable energy company AMEA Power will invest $1.1 billion in Egypt to develop wind and solar energy capacities of 500 MW each. The investment will take the company’s cumulative ...
Tata Power Renewable Energy Wins 255 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power Renewable Energy Wins 255 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) was declared the winner in Tata Power Delhi Distribution’s (TPDDL) auction for 255 MW wind-solar hybrid power projects. The company has quoted a price of ...
US Corporates Installed 19 GW of Onsite & Offsite Solar Capacity Through June 2022

US Corporates Installed 19 GW of Solar Capacity Through June 2022

Corporates in the United States installed nearly 19 GW of onsite and offsite solar capacity cumulatively till June 2022. This includes 25 leading U.S.-based companies like Meta, Amazon, and Walmart ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Madhya Pradesh Regulator Approves Tariff for 278 MW Floating Solar Project

Madhya Pradesh Regulator Approves Tariff for 278 MW Floating Solar Project

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has allowed the M.P. Power Management Company (MPPMCL) to procure 278 MW of power from phase-I of the floating solar project at Omkareshwar ...
Adani Green Raises a Yen-Denominated $205 Million Facility to Refinance Debt

Adani Green Raises a Yen-Denominated $205 Million Facility to Refinance Debt

Adani Green Energy (AGEL), through its subsidiary Adani Solar Energy AP Six, has raised a project loan facility of ¥27.95 billion (~$205.31 million) to help refinance its debt. The facility ...
Daily News Wrap-up: Switch Mobility to Deliver 71 Buses for JSW’s Employee Transportation

Daily News Wrap-up: Switch Mobility to Deliver 71 Electric Buses for JSW Steel

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Switch Mobility, an electric bus and light commercial vehicle company, has partnered with JSW to introduce electric ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Pune Municipal Corporation Invites Bids to Set Up Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Pune Municipal Corporation Invites Bids to Set Up Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) invites proposals for the commissioning, operation, and maintenance of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for the public at designated locations in Pune. PMC has issued a ...
Carbon Capture Key to Sustainable Development and Growth in India: NITI Aayog

Carbon Capture Key to Sustainable Development and Growth in India: NITI Aayog

Government think-tank NITI Aayog’s latest study finds that carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) is key to ensuring sustainable development and growth in India, particularly for producing clean energy. CCUS ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Inox Wind, Inox Green Energy Repay ₹4.11 Billion in Debts

Inox Wind, Inox Green Energy Repay ₹4.11 Billion in Debts

Inox Wind and its subsidiary Inox Green Energy Services repaid debts of ₹1.61 billion (~$19.73 million) and ₹2.5 billion (~$30.63 million), respectively, as part of the strategic initiative to deleverage ...
/ / Other, Wind