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  • Virtual power plants coming into their own

    Last two years have seen a rapid growth of ‘virtual’ power plants (VPPs) across the world. A VPP is an aggregated portfolio of distributed energy resources including storage and rooftop solar syste...

  • Energy storage participation in ancillary services heralds a new market

    India’s central power sector regulator, CERC, has issued draft ancillary services regulations aimed at ensuring smooth operation of the power system. The highlight of the draft regulations is to al...

  • Webinar: Solar tariff of INR 2.00 arrived sooner than expected

    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...

  • Renewable power facing more banking restrictions

    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...

  • Webinar: Bifacial solar module technology gaining acceptance in 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,...

  • India poised to embrace new solar module technologies

    With an eye on China, the government has now set its focus on enhancing India’s self-reliance through building an expansive manufacturing base of ‘Made in India’ products. But what does it mean for...

  • 2020 recap in five charts

    We look at five charts summarising key developments in the renewable power sector in 2020. Record-low solar tariff Gujarat’s 500 MW solar auction led to a new record low tariff of INR 1.99/ k...

  • Open access renewables suffering at the hands of DISCOMs

    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 (Dir...

  • Draft regulation lacks measures to boost trading volumes

    Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently issued a draft regulation for power markets. The regulation is aimed at improving transparency in market trading and lay groundwork for der...