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THDC Floats Consultancy Tender to Acquire Land for 2 GW Solar Parks

THDC India has invited bids to empanel consultants for the acquisition of land to develop 2,000 MW ultra mega renewable energy parks in Rajasthan under the Ministry of...

July 14, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Tenders & Auctions
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MNRE Extends Timeline for Ultra Mega Solar Park Program by Two Years

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the timeline for the ‘Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects’ program to March 31,...

June 20, 2023

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Satish Shetty

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: REC India Commits ₹10 Billion for Renewable Projects in MP

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world: REC India, a central public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Power, signed a memorandum of...

January 13, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Renewable Energy
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Power Producer Encavis AG’s Fund Closes Investment Phase with €1.13 Billion

Europe-based independent power producer Encavis AG’s fund Encavis Asset Management completed the investment phase of the Encavis Infrastructure Fund II (EIF II) with a...

December 12, 2022

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Gourav Mishra

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Renewable Energy
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Uttar Pradesh Proposes to Install 16 GW of Solar Capacity in the Next Five Years

The government of Uttar Pradesh has issued the draft Solar Energy Policy 2022. The policy will be valid for five years or until the government notifies a new policy,...

August 19, 2022

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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MNRE Approves 61 Solar Parks Totaling 40 GW Amidst Land Acquisition Challenges

India has set a lofty target of 280 GW of solar capacity by 2030. Achieving the target appears daunting, going by the progress made so far. Solar project development...

July 1, 2022

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Mercom Research Focus

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Solar
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SECI Disbursed ₹6.13 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in September

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid ₹6.13 billion (~$81.8 million) to solar and wind developers for the power purchased in September 2021. The disbursed...

October 28, 2021

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Haryana Issues Guidelines for Solar Parks by Private Developers

The New and Renewable Energy Department, Haryana, has issued guidelines for developing solar parks in the state by private entrepreneurs without central financial...

May 20, 2021

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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CERC Approves Elaborate Changes to Bidding Guidelines for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed most of the changes and additions proposed by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), Madhya Pradesh...

April 29, 2021

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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BayWa to Sell 49% Stake in Renewable Subsidiary to Energy Infrastructure Partners

BayWa AG has concluded its investor search for the planned capital increase at BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.), a renewable project developer. BayWa r.e...

December 14, 2020

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Rahul Nair

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Finance and M&A

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Bundling Solar & Hydro Can Bring Down Tariffs: Interview

SJVN Limited is a leading hydropower generator in India. It is a joint venture of the government of India and the state government of Himachal Pradesh. The hydropower...

November 11, 2020

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Ankita Rajeshwari

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Renewable Energy
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Tender Issued for Augmenting Transmission Infrastructure in Andhra’s Solar Parks

The Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APTRANSCO) has invited bids for increasing the capacity of interconnecting transformers in the state’s solar parks. The...

September 22, 2020

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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France Installs 379 MW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2020

France’s Data and Statistical Studies said that the country added 379 MW of new solar capacity during the first half (1H) of 2020. France had managed to install...

September 2, 2020

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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CERC Receives Petition to Share Transmission Charges & Losses in Solar Parks

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently heard a petition seeking adjustment of transmission charges for solar projects set up in solar parks with...

August 26, 2020

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Top 5 Operational Solar Parks in India [Infographics]

Solar parks are a vital piece in India’s solar dream and were designed to reduce bottlenecks and bring down large-scale project development costs by allocating land, and...

June 26, 2020

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Anjana Parikh

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Mercom Research Focus

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