Author: Arjun Joshi

About Arjun Joshi

Arjun Joshi, Staff reporter at Mercom India More articles from Arjun Joshi.
Arjun Arjun Joshi is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Before joining Mercom, he worked as a technical writer for enterprise resource software companies based in India and abroad. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Optional English from Garden City University, Bangalore. More articles from Arjun Joshi.
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JSW, Powerica, Torrent Win SECI’s 1.35 GW ISTS Wind Auction

JSW Neo Energy (JSW Energy), Powerica, and Torrent Power were declared winners in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction to set up 1.35 GW inter-state...

July 24, 2024

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Tenders & Auctions

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Wind
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Jakson Green Secures ₹3 Billion Credit Facility from First Abu Dhabi Bank

Jakson Green, the renewable energy arm of the Jakson Group, has secured a ₹2.96 billion (~$35.36 million) credit facility from First Abu Dhabi Bank (Mumbai) to support...

July 23, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Finance and M&A

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Solar
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Suzlon’s Q1 2025 Net Profit Soars to ₹3 Billion, Up 200% YoY

Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy recorded a net revenue of ₹20.16 billion (~$241.02 million) during the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2025, a...

July 23, 2024

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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India’s Green Goals Depend on Corporate Renewable Energy Adoption

Corporates and industries are at the forefront of decarbonization, setting ambitious net-zero targets and striving to achieve them through renewable energy adoption....

July 22, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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C&I

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Other
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North Western Railway Invites Bids for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

The Bikaner Division of North Western Railway has invited bids to install 2,068 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems atop residential buildings. The contract value...

July 22, 2024

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Rooftop

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Energy Storage in India – Balancing Cost, Renewable Integration and Grid Stability

Affordable energy storage is the key to ensuring renewable energy is reliable and well integrated into the power mix. Energy storage is crucial for maintaining a steady...

July 19, 2024

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Energy Storage

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Other
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MNRE Issues Guidelines for Incentives to DISCOMS Under PM Surya Ghar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the operational guidelines to implement the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana for the component ‘Incentive to...

July 19, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Rooftop

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Solar
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SJVN Issues Empanelment Tender for Rooftop Solar Projects Under PM Surya Ghar

SJVN has invited expressions of interest to empanel vendors to commission grid-connected rooftop solar power projects on government buildings under PM Surya Ghar: Muft...

July 19, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Rooftop

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Solar Sector Corporate Funding in 1H 2024 Hits $16.6 Billion, Down 10% YoY

Total corporate funding, including venture capital/private equity (VC) funding, public market, and debt financing, in the solar sector reached $16.6 billion in the first...

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ADB Approves $240 Million Loan to Finance Rooftop Solar in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans of $240.5 million to finance rooftop solar systems in India. The financing will be provided to the State Bank of...

July 17, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Finance and M&A

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Rooftop

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Solar
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HPPCL Invites Bids for 8 MW Solar Project in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation (HPPCL) has invited bids to commission an 8 MW solar power project at Bada Basot in Solan, Himachal Pradesh. The scope of work...

July 17, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Strengthening Domestic Manufacturing for India’s Renewable Energy Push

India is striving to boost domestic manufacturing for renewable energy projects and strengthen local supply chains to meet its clean energy targets. Initiatives such as...

July 17, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Pace, Hero, ACME, JSW Win SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Plus Storage Auction

Pace Digitek, Hero Solar Energy (Hero Future Energies), ACME Solar Holdings, and JSW Neo Energy (JSW Energy) were declared winners in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s...

July 16, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Energy Storage

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Jupiter Secures ₹3 Billion from ValueQuest for Solar Cell and Module Plant

Jupiter International, a manufacturer of photovoltaic solar cells and provider of solar power solutions in India, has received an investment of ₹3 billion (~$35.89...

July 16, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Finance and M&A

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Solar
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Unlocking Opportunities in India’s Clean Energy Transition

As India’s economy expands, its energy demand will multiply over the next decade. To meet this demand, India must provide affordable and reliable energy while...

July 16, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Other

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Renewable Energy

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