Vijayawada Airport Becomes Solar-Powered with the Installation of a 1 MW Project

Vijayawada Airport Becomes Solar-Powered with the Installation of a 1 MW Project

Vijayawada International Airport has joined a growing list of solar-powered airports in the country with the recent commissioning of a 1 MW project. The project was set up by the ...
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Tata Power Partners with NTT-Com-Netmagic to Build a 50 MW Solar Project in Solapur

Tata Power Partners with NTT-Com-Netmagic to Build a 50 MW Solar Project in Solapur

Tata Power has announced its partnership with NTT-Com-Netmagic to build its first 50 MW solar power project in Solapur, located in the state of in Maharashtra. The solar power project ...
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Total Eren and EDF Renewables Sign PPA for 716 MW of Solar Projects in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables Sign PPA for 716 MW of Solar Projects in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables have signed 25-year long term power purchase agreements (PPA) for four solar power projects with an installed capacity of 716 MW. These projects are located ...
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Delhi To Shut Rajghat Thermal Power Project, Use Land for 5 MW Solar Park

Delhi To Shut Rajghat Thermal Power Project, Use Land for 5 MW Solar Park

Amid constantly deteriorating air quality, the Delhi government has decided to officially close the Rajghat thermal power project and develop it into a 5 MW solar park. According to a ...
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World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Project Commissioned at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi

World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Project Commissioned at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi

Noor Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single-site solar power project located at Sweihan which has an installed capacity of 1,177 MW, has been successfully commissioned. The project is a Joint ...
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Tirupati Joins the Club of Solar-Powered Airports

Tirupati Joins the Club of Solar-Powered Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inaugurated a 1 MW ground-mounted solar project at Tirupati’s Renigunta International airport. Fourth Partner Energy commissioned the project. The club of solar-powered airports ...
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CleanMax Solar to Develop 150 MW of Group Captive Solar Projects in Haryana

CleanMax Solar to Develop 150 MW of Group Captive Solar Projects in Haryana

CleanMax Solar, a leading rooftop solar developer, has initiated the process for setting up 150 MW of solar group captive projects to supply power to corporates in the state of ...
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Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has tendered 54 MW of solar-biomass hybrid projects to be developed in the state under power bundling mechanism. The bid submission deadline is July ...
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Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat Urja ...
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BHEL Bags Two EPC Orders for 200 MW of Solar Projects Worth ₹8 Billion

BHEL Bags Two EPC Orders for 200 MW of Solar Projects Worth ₹8 Billion

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has won two engineering procurement and construction (EPC) orders for setting up solar ...
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South Africa’s Kingdom of Eswatini Seeks Developers for 40 MW of Solar Projects

South Africa’s Kingdom of Eswatini Seeks Developers for 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Kingdom of Eswatini in southern Africa has issued a request for qualification (RfQ) for 40 MW of ground-mounted solar projects. The tender has been floated by the Eswatini Energy ...
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Dubai Announces RFP for Consultants to Develop Floating Solar Projects

Dubai Announces RFP for Consultants to Develop Floating Solar Projects

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for appointing consultants to study, develop, and construct floating solar photovoltaic projects in the Arabian Gulf ...
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Clean Solar Power to Get US$43.3 Million IFC Debt Financing

Hero Future Energies to Receive $43 Million from IFC for a 250 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Clean Solar Power (CSP), a step-down subsidiary of Hero Future Energies Global Ltd. (HFE), is set to receive a debt financing of up to $43.3 million from International Financial Corporation ...
SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

Zambia Awards 120 MW of Solar PV Projects

The Global Energy Transfer Feed-in Tariffs (GET FiT), Zambia Secretariat, has awarded 120 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects under round one of GET FiT Zambia 100 MW solar PV ...
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EPC Contractors Invited to Construct 150 MW of Solar PV Projects in Gujarat

EPC Contractors Invited to Construct 150 MW of Solar PV Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) is looking for engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractors to develop 150 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The bid submission deadline is ...
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Punjab’s Akal University Installs a 1.2 MW Project to Fuel its Energy Needs

Punjab’s Akal University Installs a 1.2 MW Solar Project to Fuel its Energy Needs

Akal University in Punjab’s Bhatinda is the latest entrant in a rapidly evolving league of educational institutions that have chosen to harness solar power to take care of their electricity ...
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SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

Bangladesh Signs Agreement with Saudi-Based Alfanar for 100 MW of Solar Power Projects

The Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh (ECGB) and Alfanar of Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement for the construction of 100 MW of solar power projects. The total capacity of ...
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Government and Solar Developers Discuss SECI’s 7.5 GW Solar Projects Planned in J&K

Government and Solar Developers Discuss SECI’s 7.5 GW Solar Projects Planned in J&K

In November 2018, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy had launched a plan to implement 23 GW of ultra-mega solar projects in the Leh and Ladakh regions of Jammu ...
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SECI Likely to Issue RfS for 2.5 GW of Solar in Kargil by December 31, 2018

SECI Likely to Issue RfS for 2.5 GW of Solar in Kargil by December 31, 2018

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notification stating that the request for selection (RfS) for setting up of 2.5 GW grid-connected solar PV projects in Kargil ...
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Jammu & Kashmir to get 23 GW of Solar Projects Starting With 2.5 GW in Kargil and 5 GW in Leh

Jammu & Kashmir to get 23 GW of Solar Projects Starting With 2.5 GW in Kargil and 5 GW in Leh

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a plan for the implementation of 23 GW of ultra mega solar projects in the Leh and Ladakh regions of ...
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MERC Approves PPAs for Solar Projects Totaling 235 MW in Maharashtra

MERC Approves PPAs for Solar Projects Totaling 235 MW in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 235 MW. MERC reviewed a petition filed by Maharashtra State Electricity ...
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World’s Largest CSP Project in Dubai Adds 250 MW Solar PV at a Tariff of $0.024kWh

World’s Largest CSP Project in Dubai Adds 250 MW Solar PV at a Tariff of $0.024/kWh

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an agreement to add 250 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) at the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar ...
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Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the deviations in the terms of power purchase agreement (PPA) for procurement of power by Haryana Power Purchase Centre ...
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Solar Power Generation Jumps by 58% in Q3 of CY 2018

Solar Power Generation Jumps by 58% in Q3 of CY 2018

Solar power generation in India has increased substantially over the past few years. However, there was a decline in solar power generation rate quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) due to seasonal changes. This ...
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India and Tanzania Likely to Develop Solar Power Projects Together

India and Tanzania Likely to Develop Solar Power Projects Together

India and Tanzania have agreed to develop solar power projects together in the future as members of International Solar Alliance (ISA). The decision was made during the ninth India-Tanzania Joint ...
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