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Ujaas Energy Rooftop Solar Project in Assam

Ujaas Energy to Develop 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Assam

The Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) has awarded a work order to Ujaas Energy, a solar project developer and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor, for the design, supply, installation, ...
/ Rooftop, Solar
SECI Tenders Wind for Central Public-Sector Enterprises

SECI Tenders 100 MW of Wind for Central Public-Sector Enterprises

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 100 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind projects, and only Central Public-Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) are allowed ...
/ Other, Wind
China Expected to Install a Whopping 50 GW of Solar in 2017 - AECEA

China Expected to Install a Whopping 50 GW of Solar in 2017 – AECEA

After adding an astonishing 34.54 GW of solar PV power generation capacity in 2016, representing a 128 percent increase year-over-year, who would have even remotely anticipated that China would be ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Orange Renewable Commissions 140 MW of Solar

Orange Renewable Commissions 140 MW of Solar

Orange Renewable, a subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, has commissioned solar projects totaling 140 MW in India. These projects are in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. According ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
Jharkhand Issues Tender to Power 47 Villages with Solar Projects

Jharkhand Issues Tender to Power 47 Villages with Solar Projects

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has issued a tender for the electrification of 47 villages under a decentralized distributed generation program under the Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
RREC Tenders Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

RREC Tenders 18 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) has tendered 18 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the RREC’s rooftop power generation program for 2017-18. The projects will be developed in ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NSPCL Tenders Solar Project in West Bengal

NSPCL Tenders a 25 MW Solar Project in West Bengal

NTPC SAIL Power Company Limited (NSPCL), a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), tendered a 25 MW solar photovoltaic power project ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IREDA Green Masala Bonds

IREDA Raises $300 Million through Green Masala Bonds

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) raised $300 million (~₹19.5 billion) through the issuance of Green Masala Bonds on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The agency issued a five-year green ...
/ Finance and M&A, Solar
Secunderabad First Green Railway Station

Secunderabad Railway Station Certified as India’s First Green Railway Station

The Indian Green Building Council – Confederation of Industry (IGBC-CII) has certified Secunderabad Railway Station as India’s first Green Railway Station. The Secunderabad Railway Station has received a IGBC – ...
/ Commercial, Solar
REIL Tenders 15 MW of Rooftop and Small Solar PV Projects for ONGC

REIL Tenders 15 MW of Rooftop and Small Solar PV Projects for ONGC

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a tender for 15 MW of solar on behalf ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KERC Directs State Distribution Companies to Submit Wind PPAs for Approval

KERC Directs State Distribution Companies to Submit Wind PPAs for Approval

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed the state distribution companies (DISCOMs), BESCOM (Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company), and HESCOM (Hubli Electricity Supply Company) to submit power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...
/ Other, Wind
RERC Sets Benchmark Tariff for Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan

RERC Sets Benchmark Tariff of ₹3.93/kWh for Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan for FY 2017-18

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed ₹3.93 (~$0.06)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar PV projects without accelerated depreciation (AD) in Rajasthan. The tariff is levelized for 25 ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
M-KOPA Solar Secures in Commercial Debt Funding

M-KOPA Solar Secures $80 Million in Commercial Debt Funding

M-KOPA Solar, a pay-as-you-go energy provider to off-grid homes, has secured $80 million of committed financing. The company will utilize the funds over the next three years to provide finance ...
/ Finance and M&A, Solar
Data Points from Renewable Energy in September 2017

Top Headlines and Data Points from Indian Renewable Energy Sector in September 2017

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, will provide a $50 million (~₹3.2 billion) loan to ACME Jaipur Solar Power Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Wartsila Enters Energy Storage Solutions Market

Wartsila Enters Energy Storage Solutions Market in India

Finnish power conglomerate Wartsila, has announced its entry into the Indian energy storage market. The acquisition of Greensmith Energy Management Systems, a developer of grid-scale energy storage software and integrated ...
BEL Tenders Solar Projects Under the Domestic Content Category

BEL Tenders 6 MW of Solar Projects Under the Domestic Content Category

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Government of India enterprise, tendered a total of 6 MW (AC) of solar to be developed in three different states in India under the domestic ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Mahindra Susten Emerges as Lowest (L1) Bidder

Breaking: Mahindra Susten Emerges as Lowest (L1) Bidder in NLC India’s 20 MW BESS Auction

Mahindra Susten emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder in the 20 MW solar with battery energy storage system (BESS) auction conducted by Neyvveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India. Mahindra Susten quoted ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Reliance Money Secures Loan from IREDA for Renewable Energy Projects

Reliance Money Secures ₹3 Billion Loan from IREDA for Renewable Energy Projects

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) will provide loan to the tune of ₹3 billion (~$45.7 million) to Reliance Money, a brand by Reliance Commercial Finance Limited, a subsidiary ...
/ Finance and M&A, Solar
TUV Rheinland Expands in India

TUV Rheinland Expands in India with a €2.5 Million Solar PV Testing Facility

TUV Rheinland India has expanded its footprint in India with the opening of a €2.5 million (~₹192.6 million) facilty in Bangalore to test Solar PV and other technologies. The company ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
DuPont Interview

DuPont Interview: Demand for Reliable Materials Rising as India’s Solar Market Matures

The maturation of solar markets in China, India, and the U.S. is creating an increased demand for reliable and durable solar materials. DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions is packing its supply line ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
L&T Wins EESL Contract to Supply Smart Meters

Larsen & Toubro Wins EESL Contract to Supply Smart Meters

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won contract to supply 2.5 million smart meters to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a Joint Venture company of Public Sector Units of Ministry of ...
/ Grid, Smart Grid
India Solar Auction Activity in September

India Solar Auction Activity Increases in September, Tender Announcements Fall

In September 2017, solar auction activity increased in India. Compared to the 76 MW auctioned in August, 602 MW of solar were auctioned in September. Meanwhile solar tender announcements witnessed ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IEX Launched IPO

IEX Launches IPO

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) launched its initial public offering (IPO) issuing 60,65,009 equity shares at a face value ₹10 (~$0.15) each. The IEX has priced the shares in the ...
/ Finance and M&A, Other
MNRE Issues Draft Technology

MNRE Issues Draft Technology Development and Innovation Policy for New and Renewable Energy

With the Indian renewable sector lacking new technology development, The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft Technology Development and Innovation Policy (TDIP) for New & ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
EIB to Provide Funding to Indian Renewable Energy Sector

EIB to Provide €800 Million in Funding to Indian Renewable Energy Sector

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will be providing €800 million (~₹61.3 billion) in funding for renewable energy investment across India. This includes renewable energy financing in partnership with the Indian ...
/ Finance and M&A, Solar