Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) vide its letter Ref : GERC/Legal/2017/No. dated 18.03.2017 has directed Distribution Licensees to procure electricity from Wind and Solar power projects through competitive bidding process followed by SECI/MNRE. The tariff determined by the commission in the respective category will act as a ceiling tariff.
Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued Draft Regulation 2017 vide Ref: Nil dated 13.01.2017 on Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation Settlement and related matters of Solar and Wind Generation Sources. Regulation shall come into force after six months from the date of Notification in Gujarat State Gazette.
It is learnt that Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) is planning to set up a 50 MW Wind Power Project at Amba District in Madhya Pradesh. The project will comprise of 25 units of Gamesaâ€™s make G114 â€“ 2.0 MW wind turbines.
It is learnt that Indian Railways is planning to setup four wind power projects across different states aggregating 35 MW. 13.5 MW in Maharashtra, 11.0 MW in Tamil Nadu, 5.0 MW in Madhya Pradesh and 5.0 MW in Andhra Pradesh. The last date for submission of bids is 29.05.2017.
It is learnt that INOX Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd, one of the four winners of recently auctioned 1000 MW Wind Projects by Government of India is planning to sale its stakes in 250 MW project it was awarded.
It is learnt that INOX Renewables Limited (IRL), a part of INOX Group has entered into agreement to sell their entire portfolio of wind farms to Chennai based Leap Green Energy Pt Ltd (LGE) and its subsidiaries. IRL has 260 MW operating wind farms in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan.
It is learnt that leading private dairy company, Hatsun Agro Product Limited (HAP) has commissioned 24 MW Wind Power Projects in Tuticorin District in Tamil Nadu. The project comprise of 12 units of Gamesaâ€™s make 2.0 MW wind turbines.
It is learnt that Japanese based Mitsui Group has shown their keenness for making investment in Indian Clean Energy Sector.
It is learnt that Hyderabad based Greenko Group is planning to acquire 310 MW of Renewable Energy Assets of Bangalore based Bhoruka Power Corpn. Ltd. Bhoruka Power has 170 of wind Project, 30 MW of solar and 110 MW hydropower projects.
National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued Wind Monitoring Station List for the month of February-2017. According to this list total number of wind monitoring stations established in the country by MNRE/NIWE are 811, and number of stations in operation are 19.