Telangana Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects at 50 Locations

Telangana Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects at 50 Locations

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has invited bids from consultancies to prepare a study on the feasibility and detailed project report (DPR) to establish grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
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Karnataka Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project

Karnataka Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated a tender for operations and maintenance (O&M) of a 10 MW solar project. The scope of the work will include maintenance of ...
Vedanta to Source 691 MW of Renewables Through Open Access

Vedanta to Source 691 MW of Renewables Through Open Access

The Vedanta Group said it will source 600 MW of solar and 91 MW of hybrid renewable power through open access under the captive mode for its various operations across ...
Military Engineer Services Invites Bids for 1.33 MW Solar Projects

Military Engineer Services Invites Bids for 1.33 MW Solar Projects

Military Engineer Services has invited bids for developing three solar power projects of capacities 1 MW, 200 kW, and 130 kW at Niwaru, Bhakrota, and Jaipur military station, respectively, under ...
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London-based Thomas Lloyd Energy Trust Acquires SolarArise

London-based Thomas Lloyd Energy Trust Acquires SolarArise

SolarArise, a Delhi-based solar project developer, has announced the completion of its acquisition by Thomas Lloyd Energy Impact Trust, an investment fund listed on the London Stock Exchange. SolarArise has ...
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JA Solar to Build $5.9 Billion Polysilicon, Module Cluster in China

JA Solar to Build $5.9 Billion Polysilicon, Module Cluster in China

Solar module maker JA Solar has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the Ordos Municipal government in China’s inner Mongolia region to build a low-carbon industrial park for the ...
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EV Makers Expect Tax Cuts and Incentives in Budget 2023

EV Makers Expect Tax Cuts and Incentives in Budget 2023

The Indian electric vehicle (EV) industry is hoping for the government to rationalize the indirect tax structure on EV components and extend the rollout of incentives under the Faster Adoption ...
Solar Accounts for 15% of Installed Power Capacity in 2022; Coal Drops Below 50%

Solar Accounts for 15% of Installed Power Capacity in 2022; Coal Drops Below 50%

At the end of the calendar year (CY) 2022, India's renewable energy capacity, including large hydroelectric projects, made up 40.75% of the country's cumulative power capacity, with 166.9 GW, according ...
NTPC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1 GW Solar Projects

NTPC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1 GW Solar Projects

NTPC Renewable Energy has invited bids for the balance of system (BoS) package with land for interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects up to 1,000 MW anywhere in India except ...
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MNRE Grants Timeline Extension for Solar Projects Bid Before BCD Announcement

MNRE Grants Timeline Extension for Solar Projects Bid Before BCD Announcement

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the timeline for the completion of solar and wind-solar hybrid projects for which bids were finalized before March 9, 2021 ...
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Solar Sector Pins Hopes on Budget 2023, Here’s the Long Wish List

Solar Sector Pins Hopes on Budget 2023, Here’s the Long Wish List

The solar sector has a long wish list for the Union Budget 2023, which will be presented in a few days. Stakeholders look forward to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing ...
MNRE Updates ALMM with 14 New Solar Module Manufacturers

MNRE Updates ALMM with 14 New Solar Module Manufacturers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an updated list of models and module manufacturers under the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) order to include ...
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Maharashtra Invites Bids to Procure 350 MW of Solar Power

Maharashtra Invites Bids to Procure 350 MW of Solar Power

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 350 MW of solar power from projects to be developed in the state. MSEDCL has set a ceiling ...
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Hecate Energy Secures $550 Million to Support Renewables Expansion

Hecate Energy Secures $550 Million to Support Renewables Expansion

U.S.-based Hecate Energy, a developer of renewable projects and provider of energy storage solutions, closed a five-year $550 million credit facility package, including a $250 million term loan and $300 ...
Gujarat Urban Development Company Invites bids for 2 MW Solar Projects

Gujarat Urban Development Company Invites bids for 2 MW Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urban Development Company (GUDC) has invited bids to commission 2,027.78 kW solar projects across six urban local bodies in Gujarat. The projects' estimated cost is ₹154.64 million (~$1.9 ...
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Project Finance Brief: Sol Systems Acquires 190 MW Solar Project in Texas

Project Finance Brief: Sol Systems Acquires 190 MW Solar Project in Texas

From: Mercom Capital Group Sol Systems, a solar finance and development company, acquired a 190 MW solar development project in Uvalde County, Texas, from ABEI Energy, an independent power producer. The acquisition was ...
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SECI's Green Energy Open Access Foray Worries Private Developers 

SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray Worries Private Developers 

The government-owned renewable energy intermediary procurer Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon enter the market for delivering renewable energy solutions through open access to the commercial and industrial ...
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Emirates Utility Company Issues Tender for 1.5 GW Solar Project

Emirates Utility Company Issues Tender for 1.5 GW Solar Project

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to develop a 1.5 GW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in the Ajban area of the ...
Regulator Directs Captive Solar Power Generator to Pay Transmission Charges

Regulator Directs Captive Solar Power Generator to Pay Transmission Charges

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) recently directed the Odisha Power Transmission Corporation (OPTCL) and Bharat Electronics (BEL) to finalize the contracted capacity for the transmission of power utilizing the ...
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Odisha Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹7.25kWh for 25 MW Solar Project

Odisha Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹7.25/kWh for 25 MW Solar Project

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power purchase agreement (PPA) executed between Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) and ACME Odisha Solar Power to procure power from a 25 ...
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Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025

Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025

India's solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing capacity exceeded 39 GW at the end of September 2022 and is expected to reach ~95 GW by the end of the calendar year ...
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 31 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 31 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

The Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam (JDVVNL) has floated a tender for developing 31.02 MW grid-connected solar projects through the RESCO model under Component ‘C’ of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja ...
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Energy Storage Sector Upbeat For 2023 Despite Cost, Supply Chain Challenges

Energy Storage Sector Upbeat for 2023 Despite Cost, Supply Chain Challenges

India’s renewable energy growth plans are closely tied to energy storage to mitigate the intermittency of renewable sources as the country strives to meet the rising round-the-clock (RTC) clean energy ...
Uttarakhand's Draft Solar Policy Targets 2,000 MW Capacity by 2028

Uttarakhand’s Draft Solar Policy Targets 2,000 MW Capacity by 2028

The Uttarakhand Government has released a draft solar policy that targets 2,000 MW of installed solar capacity and envisages boosting the proportion of solar power in power distribution companies (DISCOMs) ...
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Researchers Reduce Performance Losses in TOPCon & SHJ Solar Cells

Researchers Reduce Performance Losses in TOPCon & SHJ Solar Cells

Researchers at Hebei University, China have developed an organic solution that can compensate for performance losses caused during the cutting and separation process while assembling the shingle solar panels. The ...
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