APR 27, 2021, RAKESH RANJAN, SOLAR, TENDERS & AUCTIONS GAIL (India) Limited, a leading natural gas company with diversified interests across the natural gas value chain, has invited bids for the installation, erection, testing, and commissioning of grid-connected rooftop solar projects of a cumulative capacity of 2.64 MW (DC) on a turnkey basis at its premises in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh. The successful bidder will also have to take care of the project’s comprehensiv
Mercom India, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Mercom Capital Group and leading clean energy communications and consulting firm, announced the winners of the Solar Awards 2021 on the second day of its inaugural two-day Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. There were seven award categories, and winners were chosen based on project innovation, challenges overcome, uniqueness, and impact on the community, economy, and the environment. The winners of Mercom India Solar Awards 2021 are: Elab
Tata Power NSE 1.43 % on Tuesday said it has bagged an order to develop 60 MW (mega watt) solar project for Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam. The company has received a letter of award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) on March 26, 2021, to develop a 60 MW solar project in the state of Gujarat, Tata Power said in a regulatory filing. The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a power purchase agreement (PPA), valid for a period .. Read more at:
Adani Green Energy NSE 0.56 % Ltd on Tuesday said its subsidiary, Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One Ltd (ASECOL), has commissioned a 50 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh. In a regulatory filing Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) said the plant has a 25 years power purchase agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) at Rs 3.07/kwh. This commissioning takes AGEL's total operational renewable c .. Read more at:
Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL), the largest electricity distribution company of Jharkhand State, has issued a new tender, inviting e-bids from eligible agencies to get empaneled to supply, install, and commission 25 MW of residential rooftop solar power projects under the MNRE Phase-II Scheme. These solar projects will be developed under the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model, in which the developer owns the project and the consumer only pays for the
While the Government of India has achieved 100 percent electrification under the Saubhagya scheme, communities in Indian states, especially, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh still have unreliable power supply and face unscheduled power cuts. Many of the micro-enterprises still use non-grid sources of electricity to run their machines such as atta chakki, oil expellers, etc. To bridge this gap, TP Renewable Microgrid (TPRMG), a 100 percent subsidiary of Tata Power shall provide a cheap
The award was declared at the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021 APR 14, 2021 RAKESH RANJAN SOLAR, UTILITY SCALE In the recently concluded Mercom India Solar Summit 2021, the virtual event, which was held on April 08 and April 09, ENGIE Solar India was declared the winner in the ‘Best Large-Scale Solar Project’ category for the commissioning of the 250 MW solar power project in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, at the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. There were s
The World Bank has offered a new assistance package for the development of rooftop solar power projects in India. According to media reports, the World Bank will offer $648 million in funding assistance for the installation of rooftop solar power projects in the small and medium scale company segment. This package includes a credit guarantee scheme worth $100 million. The assistance will be delivered through the State Bank of India, the country’s largest commercial bank. Sour
Rooftop solar power generation by consumers of BSES power distribution companies in the national capital has surpassed 100 Mega Watt peak (MWp), resulting in savings of over Rs 68 crore annually, officials said on Saturday. BSES discoms BRPL and BYPL have energised over 3,100 rooftop solar net metering connections, including the highest 1,805 residential, 665 educational institutions and 554 commercial establishments, said a BSES spokesperson. The BSES Rajdhani Power Limite .
Indonesia is often called the “Sleeping Giant” of Asia. Countless words are written every year forecasting the future of China and India as economic giants. This is justifiably so given the immense economic growth each nation is achieving. Yet it is ultimately Indonesia’s expected ascent as a nation in the years ahead that could represent the most startling ascent. By 2050 it is predicted Indonesia will join the U.S, China, and India as the four biggest economies in the world
Before Govindan Satheeshan installed solar panels on the roof of his home in southern India's Kerala state under a government scheme two years ago, the 70-year-old retiree was unsure. Would the panels produce enough electricity? Would they be too expensive? Would the system suffer technical glitches? But his hefty electricity bills, of up to 15,000 rupees ($205) every two months, motivated him to sign up - and today his bills have dropped close to zero. published by economict
It’s common knowledge how solar panels work in the day. An average person on the street will be able to tell you they harvest light from the sun which is then converted into power. Solar enthusiasts will be able to speak more expansively, detailing how photovoltaic cells absorb the sun’s energy, convert it to DC electricity, and then see the solar inverter convert DC electricity to AC electricity for use throughout a home or business. Yet regardless of the general knowledge t
India has achieved 92.97 GW of renewable energy (RE) capacity till February this year, while 50.15 GW is under various stages of implementation, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. India has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 GW of installed RE capacity (excluding large hydropower) by 2022. "So far, 92.97 GW of cumulative installed RE capacity has been achieved as on February 2021. Further, projects of 50.15 GW capacity are under various stages of implementation and 27.
The tariffs for solar power could increase between 25-45 paise per unit (kWh) due to Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on imported solar cells and modules, according to a rating agency. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's (MNRE) announcement of the BCD implementation on imported solar cells (25 per cent) and modules (40 per cent) starting April 1 could increase the solar power tariff, it said. CARE Rating said on Monday that solar power prices could rise between 25-30 paise per