Bosch to Install a 1 MW Solar System at its Factory in Thailand

Bosch to Install a 1 MW Solar System at its Factory in Thailand

Bosch Automotive Technologies (Thailand) and Cleantech Solar have inked a partnership for a 1 MW solar photovoltaic system (SPV) that will be built on-site at Bosch’s first SMART factory in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Manufacturers Body Questions Center on Usage of Domestic Solar Cells in KUSUM Program

Manufacturers Body Questions Center on Usage of Domestic Solar Cells in KUSUM Program

The Solar Energy Equipment Manufacturers Association of Telangana (SEEMAT) has written a letter to the Minister of Power R.K. Singh requesting the withdrawal of “the irrational and impractical decision of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
JERC Issues Draft Generic Tariff Order for Solar, Wind and Small Hydro Projects in Goa

JERC Issues Draft Generic Tariff Order for Solar, Wind and Small Hydro Projects in Goa

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued draft regulations for determining tariffs from renewable sources including solar, wind and small hydro ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ultrathin Solar Cells Reach Nearly 20% Efficiency

Ultrathin Solar Cells Reach Nearly 20% Efficiency

Researchers at the French Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (C2N) have collaborated with researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) and others to efficiently capture the sunlight ...
/ / Solar, Technology
MNRE Invites Proposals for Research and Development in Solar Technology

MNRE Invites Proposals for Research and Development in Solar Technology

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited proposals for research and development (R&D) and demonstration in the field of solar energy. The proposals have been sent to ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Azure’s Revenue Up by 40% in Q1 of 2020 Driven by Newly Operational Solar Projects

Azure’s Revenue Up by 40% in Q1 of Fiscal 2020 Driven by Newly Operational Solar Projects

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, has announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The company generated a revenue of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
TCIL Tenders Engineering Consultancy Services for Solar Projects in Bodoland, Assam

TCIL Issues Tender for Engineering Consultancy Services for Solar Projects in Bodoland, Assam

The Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL), a government of India owned engineering and consultancy company established under the Department of Telecommunications, has issued a tender inviting bidders to provide comprehensive ...
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Goa Issues Net Metering Regulations for Solar Projects

Goa Issues Net Metering Regulations for Solar Projects

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has finalized the net metering regulations. The new rules have been in effect since July 24, ...
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Assam Announces Tender to Install 8 MW of Rooftop Solar for Residential Consumers

Assam Announces Tender to Install 8 MW of Rooftop Solar for Residential Consumers

The Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) has issued a tender to set up 8 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with the net metering facility. The rooftop solar projects ...
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ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Issues Tender for 2 MW of Floating Solar Projects

ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Issues Tender for 2 MW of Floating Solar Projects

ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals (OMPL), a greenfield petrochemicals project promoted by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)and its subsidiary, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), has invited bids for a grid-interactive ...
BHEL Issues Tender to Procure Module Mounting Structure for a 10 MW Solar Project

BHEL Issues Tender to Procure Module Mounting Structure for a 10 MW Solar Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for the procurement of module mounting structures for a 10 MW grid-connected solar project at Charanka in Gujarat’s Patan district for ...
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Andhra Floats RESCO Tender for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

Andhra Floats RESCO Tender for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has tendered 15 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be set up atop government buildings across ...
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NTPC Announces Tender for 1,200 MW of Solar Projects to be Set Up Across India

NTPC Announces Tender for 1,200 MW of Solar Projects to be Set Up Across India

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to set up 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected solar projects anywhere in India. The tender documents will ...
Shell to Install Rooftop Solar at Its Lubricant Plant in Maharashtra

Shell to Install Rooftop Solar at Its Lubricant Plant in Maharashtra

Shell, the largest lubricants business in the world, has decided to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on the roofs of seven lubricant plants in India, China, Singapore, Switzerland, and Italy ...
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AAI Issues Tender for a 500 kW Solar Project at Civil Aviation College in Uttar Pradesh

AAI Issues Tender for a 500 kW Solar Project at Civil Aviation College in Uttar Pradesh

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued a tender for a 500 kW of solar power project at the Civil Aviation Training College (CATC), located at Prayagraj in Uttar ...
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India Likely to Hike Import Duty on Solar Equipment in the Coming Years

India Likely to Hike Import Duty on Solar Equipment in the Coming Years

The Minister for Power R. K. Singh has announced that the import duty that’s currently being levied on solar equipment will be raised in the coming years. According to a ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 750 kW of Solar Projects for EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 750 kW of Solar Projects for EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 25 units of 30 kW (25*30=750 kW) grid-connected solar photovoltaic (SPV) power projects, either rooftop or ...
Andhra Pradesh Issues Empanelment Tender for CAPEX Rooftop Solar Projects

Andhra Pradesh Issues Empanelment Tender for CAPEX Rooftop Solar Projects

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has issued an empanelment tender for rooftop solar installers in the state. The tender covers rooftop solar projects with ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Another SECI Tender Left Undersubscribed: 1.2 GW Capacity Receives Bids for Only 600 MW

Another SECI Solar Tender Left Undersubscribed: 1.2 GW Capacity Receives Bids for Only 600 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s tender for setting up 1.2 GW of solar photovoltaic (SPV) projects under interstate transmission system V (ISTS-V) has been undersubscribed by 50%, receiving ...
Corporate Social Responsibility Funds Can be an Effective Tool for Solar Expansion

Corporate Social Responsibility Funds Can be an Effective Tool for Solar Expansion

Economic growth has pulled millions of people out of poverty around the world but has also resulted in severe pollution especially in emerging markets like India and China with harmful ...
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Adani’s Subsidiaries Petition Tamil Nadu Commission Against Solar Power Curtailment

Adani’s Subsidiaries Petition Tamil Nadu Commission Against Solar Power Curtailment

Three of Adani Power’s subsidiaries (Ramnad Solar Power, Kamuthi Renewable Energy, and Adani Green Energy) have filed a petition before the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) against the curtailment ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala to Install 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Soura Program by 2022

Kerala to Install 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Soura Program by 2022

The Kerala Government has launched a program called “Soura” to add 1,000 MW of solar projects to the existing capacity of Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) by 2022. The ...
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Demand for Solar and Non-Solar RECs Increased in July 2019

Demand for Solar and Non-Solar RECs Increased in July 2019

In July’s renewable energy certificate (REC) trading session, there was a rise in the number of solar and non-solar RECs that were traded. A total of 129,056 solar RECs were ...
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Central Electronics Calls for Empanelment Solar Pump Manufacturers Under KUSUM Program

Central Electronics Calls for Empanelment of Solar Pump Manufacturers Under KUSUM Program

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the central government, has invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) for empanelment of manufactures of solar water pumps in tenders under ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Was Setting Upper Tariff Cap a Deterrent for NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender_

Was Setting Upper Tariff Cap a Deterrent for NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender?

Tariff caps are often not acceptable to developers planning on executing solar projects in India. The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), has had to extend again the bid-submission deadline for 1.2 ...