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India Renewable Power Policy Update – November 2020
01 December 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.

India Renewable Power Policy Update – November 2020
01 December 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.


India Renewable Power Tenders Update – November 2020
01 December 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.

India Renewable Power Tenders Update – November 2020
01 December 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.


Two Rupees makes no sense!   
27 November 2020 |

On 23 November 2020, SECI conducted an auction for a 1,070 MW vanilla solar tender where a new tariff low of INR 2.00 (USD cents 2.7)/ kWh was discovered. The low tariff was bid by Saudi Arabia’s Aljomiah (200 MW), a new market entrant, and Sembcorp (400 MW). NTPC was the other...

Two Rupees makes no sense!   
27 November 2020 |

On 23 November 2020, SECI conducted an auction for a 1,070 MW vanilla solar tender where a new tariff low of INR 2.00 (USD cents 2.7)/ kWh was discovered. The low tariff was bid by Saudi Arabia’s Aljomiah (200 MW), a new market entrant, and Sembcorp (400 MW). NTPC was the other...


New RTC guidelines offer little hope for pure play renewable IPPs   
20 November 2020 |

The Ministry of Power has amended competitive bidding guidelines for procuring ‘round-the-clock’ (RTC) power by blending renewable power with power from other sources. Minimum share of renewable power remains at...

New RTC guidelines offer little hope for pure play renewable IPPs   
20 November 2020 |

The Ministry of Power has amended competitive bidding guidelines for procuring ‘round-the-clock’ (RTC) power by blending renewable power with power from other sources. Minimum share of renewable power remains at...


Solar-wind hybrid tender stuck   
13 November 2020 |

Bid submission deadline for SECI’s 1,200 MW solar-wind hybrid tender (tranche 3) has been extended again to 20 November 2020. The tender was issued in January 2020 and since then, there have been five amendments and a staggering 15 extensions for bid submission date. The latest amendment issued in October...

Solar-wind hybrid tender stuck   
13 November 2020 |

Bid submission deadline for SECI’s 1,200 MW solar-wind hybrid tender (tranche 3) has been extended again to 20 November 2020. The tender was issued in January 2020 and since then, there have been five amendments and a staggering 15 extensions for bid submission date. The latest amendment issued in October...

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India Renewable Power Tenders Update – October 2020
10 November 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.

India Renewable Power Tenders Update – October 2020
10 November 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.


India Renewable Power Policy Update – October 2020
10 November 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.

India Renewable Power Policy Update – October 2020
10 November 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.


Residential rooftop solar ready to take off after subsidy, COVID hiccups
10 November 2020 |

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 3 November 2020 to discuss recent developments in India’s residential rooftop solar market. The webinar was sponsored by Tata Power and supported by Indo-German Energy Forum...

Residential rooftop solar ready to take off after subsidy, COVID hiccups
10 November 2020 |

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 3 November 2020 to discuss recent developments in India’s residential rooftop solar market. The webinar was sponsored by Tata Power and supported by Indo-German Energy Forum...


Gujarat and Kerala lead the way on residential rooftop solar   
08 November 2020 |

Progress on MNRE’s residential rooftop solar policy phase 2, with a target capacity of 4,000 MW by March 2022, remains slow. The government has so far approved subsidy for 833 MW and disbursed only INR 240 million (USD 2.4 million) across the country. Progress has been held up by...

Gujarat and Kerala lead the way on residential rooftop solar   
08 November 2020 |

Progress on MNRE’s residential rooftop solar policy phase 2, with a target capacity of 4,000 MW by March 2022, remains slow. The government has so far approved subsidy for 833 MW and disbursed only INR 240 million (USD 2.4 million) across the country. Progress has been held up by...


New urgency needed for faster energy transition   
31 October 2020 |

India’s economy and power sector continue to reel under effects of COVID-19. IMF has projected FY 2021 GDP to contract by 10.3% over the previous year...

New urgency needed for faster energy transition   
31 October 2020 |

India’s economy and power sector continue to reel under effects of COVID-19. IMF has projected FY 2021 GDP to contract by 10.3% over the previous year...

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Haryana deals a low blow to open access   
25 October 2020 |

Haryana electricity regulator, HERC, has recently adjudicated on two petitions by Cleantech Solar and LR Energy respectively, open access solar project developers in the state. Both developers had obtained all necessary approvals from the state nodal agency...

Haryana deals a low blow to open access   
25 October 2020 |

Haryana electricity regulator, HERC, has recently adjudicated on two petitions by Cleantech Solar and LR Energy respectively, open access solar project developers in the state. Both developers had obtained all necessary approvals from the state nodal agency...


Open access renewables suffering at the hands of DISCOMs
19 October 2020 |

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 29 September 2020 to discuss India’s open access (OA) renewables market. Participants included Mr. Dinesh Jagdale (Joint Secretary, MNRE), Ms. Bhavna Prasad (Director - Sustainable Business, WWF India) and a spectrum of private sector stakeholders comprising  Mr. Arvind Bansal (CEO, Continuum Wind Energy), Mr. S Manikkan (CEO, Radiance Renewables)...

Open access renewables suffering at the hands of DISCOMs
19 October 2020 |

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 29 September 2020 to discuss India’s open access (OA) renewables market. Participants included Mr. Dinesh Jagdale (Joint Secretary, MNRE), Ms. Bhavna Prasad (Director - Sustainable Business, WWF India) and a spectrum of private sector stakeholders comprising  Mr. Arvind Bansal (CEO, Continuum Wind Energy), Mr. S Manikkan (CEO, Radiance Renewables)...


Greenko successfully carving its own trail   
15 October 2020 |

Last month, Greenko announced acquisition of 873 MW of operational wind assets from ORIX, Japan, who also agreed to invest USD 980 million into the company for a minimum 20% stake. It is one of the largest in-bound investments into the renewable sector so far and provides a double shot in the arm for Greenko: simultaneously boosting its operational...

Greenko successfully carving its own trail   
15 October 2020 |

Last month, Greenko announced acquisition of 873 MW of operational wind assets from ORIX, Japan, who also agreed to invest USD 980 million into the company for a minimum 20% stake. It is one of the largest in-bound investments into the renewable sector so far and provides a double shot in the arm for Greenko: simultaneously boosting its operational...


India Renewable Power Tenders Update – September 2020
07 October 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.

India Renewable Power Tenders Update – September 2020
07 October 2020 |

This video presents a summary of major developments for renewable tenders during the month. It includes details of tender issuance, bid submission, completed auctions and related market trends.


India Renewable Power Policy Update – September 2020
06 October 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.

India Renewable Power Policy Update – September 2020
06 October 2020 |

This video presents a monthly snapshot of key policy and regulatory developments in India's renewable power sector.