Zambia Awards 120 MW of Solar PV Projects

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

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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BHEL Bags Orders Worth ₹1.25 Billion for Two Solar Projects in Gujarat

BHEL Bags Orders Worth ₹1.25 Billion for Two Solar Projects in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has announced that it has bagged orders worth ₹1.25 billion (~$0.019 billion) for ...
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Five of the World’s Largest Solar Parks to Come Up in India_ IEEFA Report

Five of the World’s Largest Solar Parks to Come Up in India: IEEFA Report

Five of the world’s largest under-construction solar parks are located in India, as reported by the United States-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report also discusses ...
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TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has taken another step toward its goal of promoting renewable energy in Malaysia with the recent signing of six power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...
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UAE Launches Phase Four of the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Project

UAE Launches Phase Four of the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Project

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has broken ground on the fourth phase of a solar park that is set to become the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project. The ...
Top Four Indian Solar States

Four States Accounted for 75 Percent of India’s Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2017

With the addition of 9.6 GW of new solar capacity, 2017 was a banner year for solar in India. At the end of the year, India’s cumulative solar installations stood ...
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Statkraft BLP Commissions 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Statkraft BLP Commissions 5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Solar solutions provider Statkraft BLP Solar Solutions (SBSS) has successfully commissioned a 5 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu’s Gummidipoondi town. The project was developed at the manufacturing facility of ...
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600 MW of Solar Projects Synchronized to the Grid at Karnataka’s Pavagada Park

600 MW of Solar Projects Synchronized to the Grid at Karnataka’s Pavagada Park

Solar projects aggregating 600 MW have been grid-synchronized at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka’s Tumkur district so far, bringing the park one step closer to reaching its full planned ...
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Sterling & Wilson to Develop 54 MW Solar Project in Zambia

Sterling & Wilson to Develop 54 MW Solar Project in Zambia

Sterling & Wilson, a global solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, has been selected to provide EPC services for the construction of Zambia’s first utility-scale solar plant. The grid-connected ...
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ProjectCo Invites EPC Contractors to Develop 40 MW Solar Project in Malawi

ProjectCo Invites EPC Contractors to Develop 40 MW Solar Project in Malawi

Malawi-based Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) ProjectCo, incorporated to develop, finance, build, own and operate solar energy projects, has invited bids from interested Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractors for the development of ...
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ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Skaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Sakaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabia-based firm involved in the development, construction, and operation of power generation and desalination water plants, will develop the 300 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) Sakaka ...
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L&T Construction Bags 200 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

L&T Construction Bags 200 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

The Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has bagged two grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects worth ₹5.9 billion (~$92 million) to be developed in the states of ...
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Growth of Jharkhand’s Solar Sector Hobbled by State Inaction

Growth of Jharkhand’s Solar Sector Hobbled by State Inaction

The progress of Jharkhand’s solar sector is being severely hobbled by inaction and delays on the part of the state’s implementing and nodal agencies. The issue is apparent in the ...
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Azure Power Commissions 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Telangana

Azure Power Commissions 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Telangana

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, commissioned a 100 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Telangana. The 100 MW grid-connected solar PV project is spread over an area ...
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