SECI Invites Bids for 34 MW of Solar Projects at Singareni Collieries in Telangana

SECI Invites Bids for 34 MW of Solar Projects at Singareni Collieries in Telangana

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for 34 MW of ground-based solar projects at Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) in Telangana ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Andhra’s Draft Deviation Settlement Regulation for Solar, Wind Projects Draws Flak

Andhra’s Draft Deviation Settlement Regulation for Solar, Wind Projects Draws Flak

Several renewable energy companies have challenged the changes in the draft amendment to the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement regulations of the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (APERC). In February ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Canadian Solar Says it Has Achieved a Record Solar Cell Efficiency of 23.81%

Canadian Solar Says it Has Achieved a Record Solar Cell Efficiency of 23.81%

Canadian Solar, a global solar module supplier, and project developer, has announced that its team of researchers has set a world record of 23.81% conversion efficiency using the n-type large ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Sterling & Wilson Set to Merge its Waaree SPV with its Solar Arm

Sterling & Wilson Set to Merge its Waaree SPV with its Solar Arm

In a significant development, Sterling and Wilson Solar has approved the merger of Sterling & Wilson Waaree, with Sterling & Wilson Solar. Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited is the solar ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Chhattisgarh to Install 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems On Government Buildings

Chhattisgarh to Install 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems On Government Buildings

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for installing 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems for the sale of power under ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
With 2,245 MW of Commissioned Solar Projects, World’s Largest Solar Park is Now at Bhadla

With 2,245 MW of Commissioned Solar Projects, World’s Largest Solar Park is Now at Bhadla

The Bhadla Solar Park has become the world’s largest solar park, with 2,245 MW of solar projects commissioned. With Hero Future Energies (HFE), commissioning a 300 MW project at Bhadla-III ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Reissues 700 MW from its 1 GW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Reissues 700 MW from its 1 GW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has retendered 700 MW of grid-connected solar projects located in the state’s Dholera solar park (Phase IX). Interested bidders are expected to pay ...
Juniper Green, Vena Energy, and Tata Power Win Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Juniper Green, Vena Energy, and Tata Power Win Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has announced the list of successful bidders in the auction for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects (Phase VIII). The successful bidders were ...
Bihar’s Nalanda University to Install a 5 MW Solar Project At Its Campus in Rajgir

Bihar’s Nalanda University to Install a 5 MW Solar Project At Its Campus in Rajgir

The Department of Permanent Campus at Nalanda University has invited bids for engaging contractors for setting up of 5 MW (AC) of grid-connected ground-mounted solar PV projects at the permanent ...
NTPC to Empanel Consultants for Third-Party Quality Inspection of 1.5 GW of Solar Panels

NTPC to Empanel Consultants for Third-Party Quality Inspection of 1.5 GW of Solar Panels

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a notice inviting applications for empaneling consultants for third party quality inspection and testing of up to 1,500 MW of solar panels ...
Jakson Group to Develop 70 MW of Solar Projects in Assam’s Amguri

Jakson Group to Develop 70 MW of Solar Projects in Assam’s Amguri

Jakson Group, an engineering, procurement, and construction company, announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) for a 70 MW ...
Kerala to Empanel Contractors for 150 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala to Empanel Contractors for 150 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited bids for empaneling contractors for 150 MW of grid-tied residential rooftop solar power projects in the state. The scope of work includes ...
Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have requested the state’s electricity regulatory commission (APERC) to only allow gross metering for rooftop solar systems in the state. In gross metering, a consumer ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Issues Tender for 5 GW of Round-the-Clock Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

SECI Issues Tender for 5 GW of Round-the-Clock Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for renewable energy developers to supply 5 GW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable power ...
Fourth Partner Receives ₹5 Million Loan to Provide Solar for Non-Profit Entities

Fourth Partner Receives ₹5 Million Loan to Provide Solar for Non-Profit Entities

Fourth Partner Energy, an Indian distributed solar energy firm, has received a loan of ₹5 million (~$67,167), from Grameen Impact India (GIII), a non-banking finance corporation (NBFC) registered under the ...
NTPC Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

NTPC Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), has invited bids for 50 MW (AC) of grid-connected solar PV projects at ...
UERC Rejects Plea for Changing Billing Cycles of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

UERC Rejects Plea for Changing Billing Cycles of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has dismissed a recent petition filed by the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) for the settlement of net energy from a captive rooftop ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Marikal Solar Parks Private Limited’s request to approve the date on which the second supplemental power purchase agreement (SPPA) was signed as ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Trina Solar Achieves 23.39% Efficiency in PERC Cells

Trina Solar Achieves 23.39% Efficiency in PERC Cells

Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory (SKL) of photovoltaic (PV) science and technology (PVST) has fabricated Passivated Emitter Rear Cells (PERC) with a 23.39% power conversion efficiency ...
Solar Modules on Building Facades Can Deliver 50% More Energy Than Wall-Mounted Ones

Solar Modules on Building Facades Can Deliver 50% More Energy Than Wall-Mounted Ones

A team of researchers at the Germany-based organization, Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP, has discovered that photovoltaic (PV) elements on building facades can be useful to supplement the power ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has approved the proposals to install solar systems in the state at an approximate cost of ₹136.1 million (~$1.83 million). The solar energy generated from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the proposal by Kerala State Electricity Board’s (KSEB) for implementing 50 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop PV projects under the Phase ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

West Bengal to Develop a 10 MW of Floating Solar Project at Sagardighi

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has issued a tender for 10 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Project in Murshidabad. The scope ...
MNRE’s Move to Remove Tariff Caps for Solar & Wind Tenders Boosts Market Sentiment

MNRE’s Move to Remove Tariff Caps for Solar & Wind Tenders Boosts Market Sentiment

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had recently communicated that the upper ceiling tariffs would no longer be prescribed in future bids for solar and wind projects. Many ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Japan’s Marubeni Acquires Taiwan’s Chenya Energy to Leverage Floating Solar Business

Japan’s Marubeni Acquires Taiwan’s Chenya Energy to Leverage Floating Solar Business

In an important development, Japan’s Marubeni Corporation has executed a share purchase agreement with I Squared Capital to acquire Chenya Energy Company Limited, which is one of the leading solar ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar