India's Wind Installations Increased 8% YoY to 229 MW in Q4 2022

India’s Wind Installations Increased 8% YoY to 229 MW in Q4 2022

Total wind capacity installations in India increased year-over-year (YoY) by 8%, with 229 MW added in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2022 against 212 MW installed during Q4 2021. However, ...
Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings, state-run industrial units, and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

The utility-scale solar installations in India stood at 52.71 GW, according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data at the end of the January-September period (9M). The full-year number for 2022 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Tamil Nadu Could Add 25 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2030 GWEC Report

Tamil Nadu Could Add 25 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2030: GWEC Report

Tamil Nadu could add 25 GW of new wind power capacity by 2030, according to a new roadmap released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Tamil Nadu has an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Read more at: IIT Madras Deploys Wave Energy Generator off Tamil Nadu Coast

IIT Madras Deploys Wave Energy Generator off Tamil Nadu Coast

Researchers at IIT Madras claimed to have developed an energy converter that can generate electricity from sea waves. Trials were completed successfully in the second week of November. The test ...
/ / Other, Technology
Karnataka Lead Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka Leads Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka was the top state for open access solar installations in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2022. The state was followed closely by Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
India-Denmark Collaborative Study Identifies 15 Offshore Wind Sites

India-Denmark Collaborative Study Identifies 15 Offshore Wind Sites

A Danish-Indian collaborative study, which aims to support India’s 30 GW offshore wind target by 2030, has identified fifteen zones for the first offshore wind development project. The study was ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 40 MW Solar Power Project in Tamil Nadu

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 40 MW Solar Power Project in Tamil Nadu

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 40 MW solar power project of NLC India in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: Google Signs 5 TWh PPA with Engie for Offshore Wind Farm

MNRE Issues Draft Tender to Lease Sea Bed for 4 GW of Offshore Wind Projects

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft tender to select wind power developers for leasing sea-bed areas to develop 4 GW of offshore wind power projects ...
/ / Other, Wind
APTEL Sets Aside TNERC Order, Says Solar Developers Entitled for Preferential Tariff

APTEL Sets Aside TNERC Order, Says Solar Developer Entitled for Preferential Tariff

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favor of a solar developer and said that the developer is entitled to a tariff of ₹7.01 (~$0.085)/kWh as it commissioned ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Electricity Tariff Hike Could Nudge Tamil Nadu C&I Entities to Adopt Solar Open Access

Electricity Tariff Hike Could Nudge Tamil Nadu C&I Entities to Adopt Solar Open Access

Commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers in Tamil Nadu are considering switching to solar open access projects under captive and group captive mode as opposed to buying power from the state-owned ...
Tender Issued for 20 GWh of Solar Power Via Open Access by Tamil Nadu Milk Co-operative

Tender Issued for 20 GWh of Solar Power Via Open Access by Tamil Nadu Milk Co-operative

The Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers Federation (Aavin) has issued a tender to procure 20 GWh of solar power per year through open access projects for five years. The contracted ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar photovoltaic panels and substations in the evening

Tamil Nadu Issues Multi-Year Electricity Tariff Order, Introduces a Green Tariff of 10%

Retail electricity tariffs for high tension (HT) consumers have gone up by 6% to 18% in the recently announced order by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) for the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Tender Issued for Shifting a 2.4 MW Solar Power Project in Tiruchirappalli

Tender Issued for Shifting a 2.4 MW Solar Power Project in Tiruchirappalli

The Tiruchirappalli City Corporation has issued a tender for the design, shifting, installation, and commissioning of an existing 2.4 MW solar power project from the Panchappur sewage treatment plant to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited to Install LiDAR Buoys to Capture Wind Resource Data off Tamil Nadu Coast

Bids Invited to Install LiDAR Buoys to Capture Wind Resource Data off Tamil Nadu Coast

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of an integrated floating buoy for mounting offshore light detection and ranging (LiDAR) together ...
/ / Other, Wind
Bids Invited for 2.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Atomic Research Center in Tamil Nadu

Bids Invited for 2.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Atomic Research Center in Tamil Nadu

Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) has invited bids to install and commission 2.1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems (without battery bank) in Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu. The scope ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Adoption Has Helped Southern Railway Save ₹20 Million Annually in Power Bills

Solar Adoption Has Helped Southern Railway Save ₹20 Million Annually in Power Bills

Southern Railway is saving ₹20 million (~$251,388) annually on its power bills by opting for solar energy. The South Zone of Indian Railways installed 192 kW of solar systems during ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up ACME to Build ₹524.74 Billion Green Hydrogen Project in Tamil Nadu

Daily News Wrap-Up: ACME to Build ₹524.74 Billion Green Hydrogen Project in Tamil Nadu

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ACME Group announced an investment of ₹524.74 billion (~$6.61 billion) to build green hydrogen and ammonia projects ...
Tamil Nadu Secretariat to Install a 100 kW Solar-Powered EV Charging Station

Tamil Nadu Secretariat to Install a 100 kW Solar-Powered EV Charging Station

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), the state agency for augmenting renewable energy, is setting up a 100 kW solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the Tamil Nadu ...
CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently granted a transmission license to Karur Transmission to evacuate 1,000 MW of renewable power from the Karur/Tiruppur wind energy zone in Tamil Nadu ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Bids for 12 GW of Offshore Wind Energy to be Issued in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat

Bids for 12 GW of Offshore Wind Energy to be Issued in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat in Three Years

In a meeting on transmission planning for offshore wind energy projects in India, R.K Singh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, announced that bids would be issued ...
BHEL Invites Bids for Trading Renewable Energy Certificates at Power Exchanges

BHEL Invites Bids for Trading Renewable Energy Certificates at Power Exchanges

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids from traders to procure renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the National Load Despatch Center (NLDC) and trade them at the power exchanges ...
Statkraft Commissions 55 MW Open Access Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Statkraft Commissions 55 MW Open Access Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Norway-based renewable energy company Statkraft has announced the commissioning of its 55 MWAC (76 MWDC) Nellai solar project. Developed under the group captive model, the project is located at Ettanakulam ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Ministry of Power Proposes New Program to Liquidate the Past Dues of DISCOMs

Ministry of Power Proposes New Program to Liquidate the Past Dues of DISCOMs

The Ministry of Power (MoP) announced that it is working on a program to mitigate the financial woes of the Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) by liquidating their dues. The delay in ...
Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an amendment to the 'Grid-Connectivity and Intrastate open Access Regulations, 2014.' The amendment seeks to prioritize energy adjustment from different sources ...
/ / Open Access, Solar