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India Renewable Power Tenders Update – February 2021

04 March 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

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...

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India Renewable Power Policy Update – February 2021

04 March 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

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

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Webinar: Solar tariff of INR 2.00 arrived sooner than expected

01 March 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

BRIDGE TO INDIA’s latest webinar attempted to make sense of recent record low solar tariffs observed in SECI’s Rajasthan 1,070 MW and GUVNL’s 500 MW tenders. Panellists included Mr. Sanjay Varghese (President & Head – Solar, ReNew), Mr. Sanjay Kumar (Head BD & Proposals, Larsen & Toubro), Mr. Andrew Gilhooly...

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VPPAs still a distant prospect in India

01 March 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

As C&I consumers in India seek to procure more renewable power, they are keen to consider alternative procurement models particularly because of the various challenges faced by traditional rooftop solar and open access routes. A new route, virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs), immensely popular...

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New Electricity Amendment Bill a damp squib

22 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

The Ministry of Power has tabled a draft Electricity Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha. The foremost provision in the draft Bill relates to liberalisation of power distribution business. The government is proposing to end DISCOM monopoly by...

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Andhra Pradesh’s curious 6.4 GW solar tender

15 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

Andhra Pradesh completed auction for its mega solar tender last week. Winners include Adani (2,400 MW), Shirdi Sai and HES Infrastructure (believed to be affiliates of Greenko, together 2,500 MW), NTPC (600 MW) and Torrent Power (300 MW) with tariffs ranging between INR 2.47-2.49/ kWh. Another 600 MW project was won by Adani with a bid of INR 2.59/kWh but the state government has not accepted...

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Renewable power facing more banking restrictions

09 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

Gujarat’s new solar policy has severely restricted banking provision for surplus power. Banking shall be available to HT consumers only on a daily basis (residential and LT consumers: monthly basis) and only within specified day hours. The state has also proposed a sharp increase in banking fee to INR...

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Time for an overhaul of the tender framework

07 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

Gujarat has done it again. The state’s power procurement agency, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), has cancelled projects awarded under its 700 MW Dholera and 100 MW Raghanesda solar park tenders. Auctions for the two tenders were completed in August 2020 and September 2020 respectively with projects being awarded to Tata Power, Vena, ReNew, O2 Power and SJVN at tariffs between INR...

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India Renewable Power Policy Update – January 2021

05 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

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

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India Renewable Power Tenders Update – January 2021

05 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

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...

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Webinar: Bifacial solar module technology gaining acceptance in India

03 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on January 28, 2021 to discuss solar module technology landscape. The panel included Ms. Chris Liu (Technical Head, LONGi), Mr. Ivan Saha (Chief Technology Officer, ReNew), Dr. Nikhil Agrawal (AGM Technology, Mahindra Susten) and Mr. Sai Charan Kuppili (Technical Director,...

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Bifacial solar module technology gaining acceptance in India

03 February 2021 | BRIDGE TO INDIA

BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on January 28, 2021 to discuss solar module technology landscape. The panel included Ms. Chris Liu (Technical Head, LONGi), Mr. Ivan Saha (Chief Technology Officer, ReNew), Dr. Nikhil Agrawal (AGM Technology, Mahindra Susten) and Mr. Sai Charan Kuppili (Technical Director,...

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