Avaada, Tata Power Led Solar Installations in 1H 2022, Adani and ReNew Top Cumulatively

Avaada, Tata Power Led Solar Installations in 1H 2022, Adani and ReNew Top Cumulatively

India's installed utility-scale solar capacity breached the 50-GW mark in August 2022, 9.7 GW shy of meeting the government-set target of installing 60 GW by 2022, according to Mercom's India ...
First Solar to Build its Fourth Manufacturing Facility Worth $1 Billion in the US

ADB Approves $18 Million for Bhutan’s First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project

Bhutan is set to get its first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power project, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approving financing of $18.26 million for its construction. The project will ...
Amazon Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreements for 420 MW in India

Amazon Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreements for 420 MW in India

Amazon has announced its first set of utility-scale renewable energy projects in India. They comprise three solar projects in Rajasthan with a cumulative capacity of 420 MW. This includes a ...
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Agrivoltaics Could Solve the Land Scarcity Problem for Solar Installations

Agrivoltaics Could Solve the Land Scarcity Problem for Solar

In India, agriculture plays a critical role in the economy, with nearly 60% of its land under farming and almost 300 days of sunshine every year. The country has an ...
Iberdrola to Supply 590 MW of Solar Power to PepsiCo’s Facilities in Spain and Portugal

Iberdrola to Supply 590 MW of Solar Power to PepsiCo’s Facilities in Spain and Portugal

Global electric utility company Iberdrola and American food and beverage corporation PepsiCo signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) under which Iberdrola will be supplying 590 MW of solar power ...
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SJVN Signs EPC Contract for 125 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

SJVN Signs EPC Contract for 125 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

SJVN, a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, has signed an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to commission two solar projects in ...
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Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Milma, the state government-run cooperative dairy plant in Ernakulam, Kerala, has installed a 2 MW captive solar project. The new installation has helped reduce the power bills from ₹4 million ...
Prozeal Infra to Install 131 MW of Solar Projects at GETCO Sites in Gujarat

Prozeal Infra to Install 131 MW of Solar Projects at GETCO Sites in Gujarat

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to Prozeal Infra Engineering to install 131 MW of solar projects in the Surendranagar and ...
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Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Systems (TPSSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 70 MWAC (101.6 MWDC) floating solar photovoltaic project for NTPC in Kayamkulam, Kerala. The project is ...
ACWA Power-led Consortium to Develop 1.1 GW Onshore Wind Project in Egypt

ACWA Power-led Consortium to Develop 1.1 GW Onshore Wind Project in Egypt

A consortium led by Saudi-Arabia-based energy major ACWA Power signed an agreement to develop a 1.1 GW onshore wind project in Egypt's Gulf of Suez Gabal el Zeit area with ...
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Construction of Two Solar Projects of 465 MW Capacity in California Approved

Construction of Two Solar Projects of 465 MW Capacity in California Approved

The U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved two solar projects with a cumulative capacity of 465 MW being developed by Clearway Energy near Desert Center ...
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Tata Power Solar Commissions 66 MW EPC Project for Vibrant Energy

Tata Power Solar Commissions 66 MW EPC Project for Vibrant Energy

Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, commissioned an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) project of 66 MW for Vibrant Energy, a developer of open access renewable ...
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Rajasthan to Allot 2,397 Hectares of Land to Adani for a 1 GW Solar Project

Rajasthan to Allot 2,397 Hectares of Land to Adani for a 1 GW Solar Project

The Rajasthan Cabinet has decided to allot 2,397.54 hectares of government land in Bandha village of Jaisalmer district to Adani Renewables’ special purpose vehicle — Adani Renewable Energy Holding Four, ...
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Tata Power Solar Commissions a 450 MW Project for Brookfield Renewable in Rajasthan

Tata Power Solar Commissions a 450 MW Project for Brookfield Renewable in Rajasthan

Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 450 MW solar project for Brookfield Renewable in Rajasthan. The engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) arm of ...
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Statkraft Commissions 55 MW Open Access Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Statkraft Commissions 55 MW Open Access Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Norway-based renewable energy company Statkraft has announced the commissioning of its 55 MWAC (76 MWDC) Nellai solar project. Developed under the group captive model, the project is located at Ettanakulam ...
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Tata Power Commissions a 100 MW of Solar Project at ₹2.90kWh for MSEDCL

Tata Power Commissions a 100 MW of Solar Project at ₹2.90/kWh for MSEDCL

Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, announced the commissioning of the 100 MW solar project for the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) ...
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ACME Solar Commissions 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

ACME Solar Commissions 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Independent power producer ACME Solar Holdings has commissioned a 300 MW solar project for the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL). The solar project is situated in the Badiseed village ...
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Mahindra Susten’s 175 MW Solar Project Uses Bifacial Modules by LONGi and Jinko

Mahindra Susten’s 175 MW Solar Project Uses Bifacial Modules by LONGi and Jinko

Mahindra Susten, the solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) arm of Mahindra Group, has commissioned a 175 MW solar project in Kolayat in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan. Mahindra Susten ...
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India Needs Just 14 GW to Meet the 60 GW by 2022 Large-Scale Solar Target

India Needs Just 14 GW to Meet the 60 GW Large-Scale Solar Target by 2022

India has installed 45.6 GW of utility-scale solar capacity to date, 14.4 GW shy of meeting the government-set target of installing 60 GW by 2022, according to Mercom’s India Solar ...
Rays Experts to Commission 3 GW Solar Park in Rajasthan

Rays Experts to Commission 3 GW Solar Park in Rajasthan

Rays Experts, a Jaipur-based solar park developer, is set to commission what is claimed to be the world’s largest solar park with a capacity of 3 GW in Rajasthan. The ...
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Tata Power Solar Wins India’s Largest EPC Contract to Develop 1 GW Solar Project

Tata Power Solar Wins India’s Largest EPC Contract to Develop 1 GW Solar Project

SJVN Limited announced that it has awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for its 1 GW solar project in Bikaner, Rajasthan, to Tata Power Solar Systems. The project ...
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ReNew Power Signs Power Purchase Agreements for 2 GW of Solar Projects

ReNew Power Signs Power Purchase Agreements for 2 GW of Solar Projects

India-based independent power producer ReNew Power has signed five power purchase agreements (PPA) amounting to about 2 GW, with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the Punjab State Power Corporation ...
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Mississippi Power Invites Bids to Procure Power from 200 MW of Solar Projects

Mississippi Power Invites Bids to Procure Power from 200 MW of Solar Projects

Mississippi Power company, a U.S.-based power utility company, has issued a request for proposals (RfP) to procure 200 MW of power from solar projects located in Mississippi, United States. The ...
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Strategies for Large-Scale Solar Project Development

Strategies for Large-Scale Solar Project Development

The Indian solar industry grew during the second Covid-19 wave as installations increased despite the lockdowns imposed by several states. However, the industry continues to battle uncertainties due to higher ...
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Shree Cement to Develop 106 MW of Solar Projects to Meet its Captive Power Needs

Shree Cement to Develop 106 MW of Solar Projects to Meet its Captive Power Needs

Kolkata-based cement manufacturer Shree Cement plans to develop 106 MW of solar power projects to meet the captive power needs of its cement manufacturing facilities at various locations. The proposed capacity is ...
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