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Burdensome Regulations and Delays Jeopardize Telangana’s Solar Open Access Projects

At a time when solar open-access installations are gaining traction across the country, developers with small-capacity projects in Telangana say the inordinate delay in...

April 24, 2024

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B.S. Nagaraj

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Mercom Research Focus

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Open Access

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Twelfth Annual Integrated DISCOM Ratings

The Ministry of Power‘s twelfth annual integrated ratings of power distribution companies (DISCOMs) have revealed notable shifts in financial and operational performance....

March 22, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Maharashtra DISCOM Launches Tender to Procure 1 GW Solar Power

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 1 GW of grid-connected solar power to meet its renewable purchase...

March 12, 2024

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Arshreet Singh

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Tenders & Auctions
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Uttar Pradesh Floats 600 MW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency has floated a tender to select solar project developers to set up 600 MW grid-connected solar power...

March 12, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Rooftop Solar Systems up to 10 kW Exempted from Feasibility Study Mandate

The Ministry of Power has mandated that the technical feasibility study for the installation of all rooftop solar photovoltaic systems must be completed within fifteen...

February 23, 2024

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Satish Shetty

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Markets & Policy

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Rooftop

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Solar
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REC Limited to Lead National Rooftop Solar Program

Public infrastructure finance company REC Limited has been designated as the overall implementing agency for the Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program, which aims to...

January 19, 2024

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Satish Shetty

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Markets & Policy

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Rooftop

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Solar
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SECI Seeks Short-Term Working Capital Credit Facility of ₹6 Billion

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited quotations for a short-term working capital credit facility of up to ₹6 billion (~$72.3 million) to help it make...

August 18, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Maharashtra Proposes Amendments to RPO Compliance Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has proposed amendments to the  Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO), its Compliance and Implementation of...

August 17, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Maharashtra Proposes Net Metering Cap of 1 MW for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has proposed amendments to the net and gross metering rules under the state’s Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable...

August 14, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Rooftop

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: New Measures for Subsidy Accounting and Billing for DISCOMs

In a bid to improve the financial stability of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) and establish a sustainable framework for the power sector, the Ministry of...

August 2, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Total Outstanding Dues of State Power DISCOMs Reduced By Half in a Year

The Union Minister of New Renewable Energy and Power, R. K. Singh, in a written reply to Lok Sabha, stated that the effective enforcement of the Electricity (LPS and...

July 28, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Andhra Regulator Reduces Levelized Tariff for 7.55 MW of Wind Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) recently ruled that the levelized tariff of ₹2.64 (~$0.032)/kWh would apply to 7.55 MW of wind power...

July 12, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Other

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Wind
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BHEL Floats Tender for 2 MW Solar Project in Hyderabad

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids to select a solar project developer to set up a 2 MW grid-connected solar power project at BHEL’s Campus in...

July 10, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Center Earmarks ₹1.43 Trillion Incentive for Power Sector Reforms in FY24

The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has earmarked ₹1.43 trillion (~$17.4 billion) as financial incentives in the form of additional borrowing permissions...

June 28, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Grid

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Market & Policy
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Bids Invited to Supply Energy Portfolio Management System for Indian DISCOMs

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International has invited bids to supply an energy portfolio management system (EPMS) to South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP),...

May 26, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Grid

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Other

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Tenders and Auctions

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