The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and the Government of Australia have signed an agreement to develop renewable energy in Tonga. The total grant for expanding the reach of sustainable energy in the African country amounts to $44.6 million.
Haryana Power Generation Company Limited (HPGCL) has issued a tender for three grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects of a total capacity of 57 MW.
The Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) recently approached the Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) seeking its approval for the model power purchase agreement (PPA) between the petitioner and the selected bidders for setting up 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects.
The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft order inviting suggestions and comments for to determine pre-fixed levelized tariff and the rate of purchase of excess electricity by the distribution companies (DISCOMs) under the government’s KUSUM program that aims to solarize India’s agriculture.
The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has issued a draft of net metering regulations for renewable energy systems. The commission has sought suggestions from the public and other stakeholders after which a final hearing will be scheduled before the finalization of the draft regulations.
The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued an order for generic tariff applicable to the renewable projects for the financial year (FY) 2019-20.
The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has come together with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to establish electric vehicle charging stations in Greater Noida.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification shedding light on its earlier order regarding the compulsory registration under the Approved Models and Manufacturers of Solar Photovoltaic Modules.
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has signed two agreements for setting up 250 MW of solar power projects in the state. The estimated cost of the projects is ₹10 billion (~$139.7 million). The two companies that signed the deal with the Himachal Pradesh government are ReNew Power and CSE Development (India), Private Ltd.
The Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Developer Association (UPSEDA) has written a letter to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the additional secretary of the cabinet secretariat highlighting its concerns regarding the second phase of the rooftop solar program.