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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Maharashtra Cabinet Approves 577 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Cabinet Approves 577 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Government has approved proposals to develop two solar projects with 577 MW capacity. The Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation Limited (MAHAGENCO) is expected to develop these projects. The ...
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TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu’s Power Minister V Senthil Balaji informed the legislative assembly that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) would develop a 4 GW solar park with battery energy storage ...
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Global Installed Solar Capacity Could Reach 3,000 GW by 2030: Report

Global Installed Solar Capacity Could Reach 3,000 GW by 2030: Report

Global installed solar capacity would be doubled by 2025 and quadrupled to 3,000 GW by 2030, DNV said in its latest technology report. The report stated that global solar power generation could ...
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KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Infrastructure has commissioned a 7.76 MWdc solar project under the independent power producer (IPP) category for its industrial customers against their power purchase agreements (PPAs). According to a ...
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Hyderabad International Airport Commissions Another 5 MW Solar Project

Hyderabad International Airport Commissions Another 5 MW Solar Project

The GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has commissioned its second phase 5 MW solar project and raised its solar power capacity to 10 MW. In 2015, the airport had commissioned a ...
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ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project In Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project in Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

Independent power producer ACME Solar has announced that it has closed a deal with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to jointly develop a 300 ...
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Open Access Consumers in Tamil Nadu to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹0.70_kWh

Open Access Power Consumers in Tamil Nadu to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹0.70/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has heard a petition filed by the distribution company and approved an additional surcharge of ₹0.70 (~$0.0093)/kWh, payable by open access consumers. The ...
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Large-Scale Project of the Year: ENGIE's 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa

Large-Scale Project of the Year: ENGIE’s 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa

In the recently concluded Mercom India Solar Summit 2021, the virtual event, which was held on April 08 and April 09, ENGIE Solar India was declared the winner in the ...
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Airtel’s Data Centers Go Green Sourcing Power from a 14 MW Captive Solar Project

Airtel’s Data Centers Go Green Sourcing Power from a 14 MW Captive Solar Project

Digital communications solutions provider Bharti Airtel announced that it will begin sourcing power from a 14 MW captive solar project to meet the energy requirements of its core and edge ...
Amazon To Set Up 62 MW of Ground-Mounted Solar Projects in Singapore

Amazon To Set Up 62 MW of Ground-Mounted Solar Projects in Singapore

U.S.-based e-commerce giant Amazon announced its plans to set up 62 MW of ground-mounted solar projects in Singapore. It expects to complete the project in 2022. It is expected to generate 80,000 ...
Ceiling Tariff Lowered for 275 MW Solar Park Tender, Bid Deadline Extended

Ceiling Tariff Lowered for 275 MW Solar Park Tender, Bid Deadline Extended

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender seeking solar power developers to set up 275 MW of grid-connected ...
Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems Rise Slightly in Q4 2020

Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems Rise Slightly in Q4 2020

The average cost of large-scale solar projects stood at about ₹35.3 million (~$488,255)/MW as of the fourth quarter of 2020 (Q4 2020), according to Mercom's recently released 2020 Q4 & Annual ...
Amara Raja Batteries to Set Up a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Amara Raja Batteries to Set Up a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Amara Raja Batteries has announced that it would set up a 50 MW solar power project worth ₹2.2 billion (~$30.30 million) in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. The project will help ...
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Tata Power Receives Letter of Award to Develop a 110 MW solar project in Kerala

Tata Power Receives Letter of Award to Develop a 110 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Tata Power has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to develop a 110 MW solar project. The energy will be supplied to KSEB ...
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Researchers Say 53 Million Hectares of Abandoned Land Could be Used for Solar Deployment

Researchers Say 53 Million Hectares of Abandoned Land Could be Used for Solar Deployment

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have estimated the potential for solar photovoltaic (PV) and bioenergy deployment on recently abandoned cropland across the globe. The researchers ...
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Sri Lanka Plans a 100 MW Solar Project Through Private Sector Investment

Sri Lanka Plans a 100 MW Solar Project Through Private Sector Investment

Sri Lankan cabinet of ministers approved a proposal tabled by the Ministry of Energy (MoE) to develop the 100 MW Siyabalanduwa solar power project through private sector investment. According to ...
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