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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NTPC Annuls 250 MW DCR Auction

NTPC Annuls 250 MW DCR Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has annulled a 250 MW Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category auction, which was held in October 2017. A senior NTPC official confirmed the annulment ...
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PSA for Kadapa Solar Project Signed, PPA to be Signed on January 10

PSA for Kadapa Solar Project Signed, PPA to be Signed on January 10

The Power Sale Agreement (PSA) for the sale of power generated from the 250 MW solar project which will be developed in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa Solar Park, has been signed ...
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TPREL Commissions 50 MW DCR Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

TPREL Commissions 50 MW DCR Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a Tata Power subsidiary, has commissioned a 50 MW Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category solar project at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka, which covers ...
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NLC India Commissions 130 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli

NLC India Commissions 130 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu’s Neyveli

The state-owned Neyvveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) has successfully commissioned 130 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the achievement, Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar said, "As part of ...
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Oriano Commissions 40 MW Project for First Solar in Karnataka

Oriano Commissions 40 MW Project for First Solar in Karnataka

Oriano Solar, a Mumbai-based Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) firm, has completed two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 40 MW in the state of Karnataka. The projects have been installed in ...
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SECI Invites Expression of Interest to Develop Floating Solar

SECI Invites Expression of Interest to Develop 10 GW of Floating Solar

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from prospective project developers to set up of 10 GW of floating solar PV projects in a phased ...
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TPREL Commissions 100 MW Solar Project at Pavagada Solar Park

TPREL Commissions 100 MW Solar Project at Pavagada Solar Park

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) has commissioned a 100 MW grid-connected solar project at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The project was developed in two, 50 MW blocks ...
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Fortum Commissions 100 MW of Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

Fortum Commissions 100 MW of Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

Fortum, a Finnish energy company, has commissioned 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. This is Fortum’s fourth operational solar project in India bringing ...
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15 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project Commissioned for Kolkata International Airport

15 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project Commissioned for Kolkata International Airport

A 15 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project was inaugurated on December 5, 2017, by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju at the premises of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International ...
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200 MW Floating Solar Project to be Developed in Indonesia

200 MW Floating Solar Project to be Developed in Indonesia

Indonesia is set to be the site of a 200 MW floating solar PV project that is poised to become the world’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant when it ...
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PPAs Signed for 750 MW of Solar Projects in Bhadla Solar Park

Mercom Exclusive: PPAs Signed for 750 MW of Solar Projects in Bhadla Solar Park

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) for five solar projects with a combined total capacity of 750 MW of grid-connected solar were recently signed by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
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Kadapa Solar PPA Not Yet Signed

PPA Still Not Signed for 250 MW Kadapa Solar Park Project

The power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 250 MW grid-connected solar project at Kadapa Solar Park has not yet been signed, adding to the increasing uncertainty in India’s solar sector ...
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1,000 GW of Solar Can be Installed in Middle- and Low-Income Countries by 2030

Study: 1,000 GW of Solar Can be Installed in Middle- and Low-Income Countries by 2030

ISA to Start $1 Billion Pilot Project in 2018 At the ongoing conference of parties (COP)23 in Bonn, the findings of the Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM) feasibility study were ...
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Azure Power Records Revenue of $56.7 Million in the First Half of FY 2017-18

Azure Power Records Revenue of $56.7 Million in the First Half of FY 2017-18

Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE) announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal second quarter 2017, period ending September 30, 2017. The company declared revenue of ₹3,701.7 million (~$56.7 million) for ...
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EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles commissioned three solar projects with an installed capacity totaling 87 MW. The projects have been developed by EDEN, a solar photovoltaic (PV) joint ...
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TPREL Commissions 25 MW DCR Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions 25 MW DCR Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 25 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Charanka Solar Park in Gujarat ahead ...
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Tata Power Renewable Energy

Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions 30 MW Solar DCR Project in Maharashtra

Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL) commissioned a 30 MW grid-connected solar PV project developed under India’s domestic content requirement (DCR) category at Palaswade village in Maan taluka, in the ...
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200 MW PPA Signed Bangladesh

Power Purchase Agreement for 200 MW Solar Project Signed in Bangladesh

A Power purchase agreement (PPA) to procure power generated from a 200 MW grid-connected solar project has been signed in Bangladesh. This is the first mega-solar project for which a ...
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