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Daily News Wrap-Up: Bihar’s 185 MW Solar with 254 MWh Battery Storage Tender

Bihar State Power Generation Company has invited bids to set up a 185 MW grid-connected solar power project with a 254 MWh battery energy storage system in Kajra village...

December 18, 2023

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Satish Shetty

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Ministry to Amend Electricity Rules to Expedite Residential Rooftop Solar Installations

The Ministry of Power has proposed amendments to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2023, to accelerate the residential rooftop solar installations in the...

December 15, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI Invites Bids for 1 GW Power from Renewables

Solar Energy Corporation of India has invited bids to select renewable energy  developers to supply 1 GW firm and dispatchable power from Inter-State Transmission System...

November 29, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Renewable Developers Directed to Give 15-Day Notice for Early Commissioning

The Ministry of Power has amended the tariff-based competitive bidding process guidelines for power procurement from renewable sources, directing developers to give a...

November 22, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Renewable Energy
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Daily News Wrap-Up: NHPC’s Auction for 3 GW ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

Solairedirect Energy India (ENGIE), Avaada Energy, Hazel Hybren (Mahindra), Jakson, Sprng Energy, Green Infra Wind Energy (Sembcorp), Apraava Energy, and Hinduja...

November 7, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Ministry Proposes Procedure to Verify Captive Status of Power Projects

The Ministry of Power has proposed a draft procedure to verify the captive status of power-generating projects supplying to users located across multiple states,...

November 6, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Government Warns States Against Imposing Hidden Charges on Power Generation

The Ministry of Power has warned the states against levying extra fees on the production of electricity from different sources in the guise of development fees or...

October 27, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Revises RPO Targets, Eliminates Energy Storage Obligation

The Ministry of Power, in collaboration with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has issued a notification amending the Energy Conservation Act of 2001 to introduce...

October 26, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Government to Slash Renewable Generation Obligation for Coal Plants to 6-10%

The Ministry of Power has proposed slashing the Renewable Generation Obligation (RGO) for coal or lignite-based power generating stations to a minimum of 6-10% from the...

October 9, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Renewable Energy
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8,738 Public EV Charging Stations Operating in India as of June: Minister

As India strives towards decarbonizing the transport sector, the country has installed 8,738 operational public electric vehicle charging stations, as of June 30, 2023,...

July 24, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Renewable Energy
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170,000 Acres of Land Allocated to Solar Park Program: RK Singh

The Indian Government has to date approved 50 solar parks across 12 states with a combined capacity of 37,990 MW. Of the approved parks, 11 with a total 8,521 MW project...

July 21, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Daily News Wrap-Up: India’s Wind Installations Surge by 165% YoY in Q2 2023

India added 1,139.5 MW of wind power capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year 2023, representing a 165% year-over-year increase, according to Mercom...

July 17, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Ministry of Power Notifies Carbon Credit Trading Program

The Ministry of Power (MoP), in consultation with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, has launched the Carbon Trading Program 2023, outlining the processes, regulating...

July 3, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Renewable Energy
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Government Launches Centre For Energy Efficiency Technology Demonstration

The Ministry of Power has established a new platform called Advanced Industrial Technology Demonstration Center (AITDC) for industry stakeholders to demonstrate and...

June 28, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Renewable Energy
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Government Accepts Task Force Report on Smart Power Transmission System

The government has accepted the recommendations of a task force on modernizing India’s power transmission system, paving the way for real-time monitoring,...

March 7, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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