India’s Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids to set up an aggregate 1,200 MW of capacity with Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind/solar/wind-solar hybrid projects, along with energy storage, throughout India.
The profile analysis of distribution companies (discoms) as counterparties has gained prominence in revenue risk analysis, according to Fitch Group company India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
The plants—to be developed on ‘build-operate-transfer’ basis at lands available with Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL)—shall be awarded through international competitive bidding with fixed tariff ceiling of Rs 3.30/ kWh for 25 years.
Energy conglomerate NTPC, formerly the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, has invited bids for a 160 MW solar project in Jetsar, Rajasthan. No electricity tariff limit has been set and, unlike in the recent 1 GW tender made by India’s largest power company
The Andhra Pradesh Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO) has invited bids for a 10 MW grid connected solar and wind hybrid power project with an estimated electricity tariff of Rs3/kWh.
CNG distributor Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has issued a fourth corrigendum to the tender for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 1 KWp solar PV systems along with batteries.
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company, and Tata Power’s wholly owned subsidiary, has launched its pan India residential solar rooftop campaign. The campaign has been flagged-off from the holy-city Tirupati to inspire the residents across the country to implement residential solar rooftop solution.
State-owned Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL)—a holding company for the three Discoms in Madhya Pradesh—has invited proposals from domestic and global players to demonstrate and discuss up to 500 MW energy storage solutions
Adani Renewables Australia’s Rugby Run Solar Farm has started feeding electricity into the grid seven months after construction was completed. The 65 MW project provides an example of how grid connection issues are hindering new generation capacity from joining the electricity supply system.
Bidding extended for Telangana solar tenderAs per the revised criteria, the bidders are required to have EPC experience for grid-connected solar PV power plants of cumulative capacity not less than 45 MW—against 50 MW earlier—in the last seven financial years as on the last date of bid submission.