BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has won an order for setting up 129 MW of solar power projects ...
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Hero Future, Vikram Solar and ACME go to Court Opposing Safeguard Duty Imposed by DGTR

Sterling and Wilson Moves Delhi High Court Against Non-Payment from Skypower Solar

Two renewable project developers Skypower and Sterling and Wilson have been embroiled in a financial tussle with the latter alleging non-payment of dues for two solar projects.  After the matter ...
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Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Kerala to Float Tenders for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under SOURA Program

Joining the other states in achieving 100 GW of solar capacity together by 2022, the state of Kerala is now planning to develop 1,000 MW of solar projects under the ...
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The Effective Rate of GST on Solar Projects is 8.9%, Argues SPDA in Letter to Jaitley

The Effective Rate of GST on Solar Projects is 8.9%, Argues SPDA in Letter to Jaitley

Keeping in view the lingering uncertainty regarding the applicable rate of GST on various components that go into the making of a solar project, the GST Council, in its 31st ...
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CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise, has tendered 11 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed at various locations across Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is January 14, ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Tender for 50 MW of Projects at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park Gets Another Extension

The ongoing holiday season with numerous bank holidays has prompted the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to once again extend the bid submission deadline of the recent tender for 50 ...
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GST Council Recommends 5% GST for 70% of Solar Project Cost

GST Council Recommends 5% GST Rate for 70% of Solar Project Cost

After waiting for months for clarity on Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates, the GST Council has now given its recommendations on solar power generating projects and other renewable energy ...
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Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for the Installation of 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra Seeks EPC Contractors to Set Up 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) is on the lookout for an engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractor to set up rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The bid-submission deadline is February ...
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West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

The West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited (WBGEDCL) has issued a tender for 600 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems to be set up in the state. The bid-submission ...
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NTPC Issues Another Floating Solar Tender of 100 MW for its Premises in Telangana

NTPC Issues Another Floating Solar Tender of 100 MW for its Premises in Telangana

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to develop 100 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at NTPC Ramagundam, located in Telangana. The tender allows for the ...
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EESL Announces Tender for 160 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

EESL Announces Tender for 160 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the government of India, has floated a tender for 160 MW ...
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NTPC’s New 25 MW Floating Solar Project Tender in Andhra Pradesh

NTPC’s New 25 MW Floating Solar Project Tender in Andhra Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to develop a 25 MW  floating solar project at NTPC Simhadri, located in Andhra Pradesh. The tender allows for the ...
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NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

NTPC Amends Tender for Wind-Solar Hybrid Project at Karnataka’s Kudgi

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has amended the tender for the development of wind-solar hybrid power project at NTPC Kudgi, Karnataka. The tender was previously issued in October 2018 ...
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NHPC Calls for EPC Contractors to Develop a 32 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Calls for EPC Contractors to Develop a 32 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has floated a tender for a 32 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh. This is an ...
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Intersolar Bangalore Day 1: Solar Industry Still in a Funk from Safeguard duty and GST

Intersolar Bangalore Day 1: Solar Industry Still in a Funk from Safeguard duty and GST

The Indian solar sector is still experiencing a hangover from the safeguard duty imposition and Goods and Services Tax (GST). This appeared to be the popular sentiment of solar project ...
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Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

Iron Ore Company in Karnataka Announces Tender for a 5 MW Captive Solar Project

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited (KIOCL), a government of India enterprise, has invited a tender for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 5 MW captive solar power project ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Tender Issued for 50 MW of Projects at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a tender for the selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for developing 50 MW (10 MW x 2 blocks ...
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Indian Rooftop Solar Company Freyr Energy Raises ₹270 Million in Series- A Funding

Indian Rooftop Solar Company Freyr Energy Raises ₹270 Million in Series-A Funding

Freyr Energy, a Hyderabad-based rooftop solar company, has announced raising ₹270 million (~$3.81 million) through a mix of equity and debt investments. The company has more than 1,000 installations across ...
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Airports Authority of India Tenders 8 MW Solar Project at Karnataka’s Hubballi Airport

Airports Authority of India Tenders 8 MW Solar Project at Karnataka’s Hubballi Airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on the lookout for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to develop an 8 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Hubballi airport. The ...
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ACME Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park

ACWA Power Achieves Financial Closure for its 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 of water plants, has announced the financial closure of the Sakaka solar project ...
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GST Rate 5% or 18%? Solar Sector Continues to Live with Uncertainty

GST Rate 5% or 18%? Solar Sector Continues to Live with Uncertainty

Passed on 1st July 2017, India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax imposed on goods and services, and replaces existing state and central taxes of a similar ...
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ONGC Commissions 10 MW Solar Project at Hazira in Gujarat

ONGC Commissions 10 MW Solar Project at Hazira in Gujarat

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has commissioned a 10 MW solar project which will power its plants at Dhaej, Gandhar, and Hazira located in the state of Gujarat ...
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Jinko Solar Signs 240 MW Solar Module Supply Deal in Vietnam

Jinko Solar Signs 240 MW Solar Module Supply Deal in Vietnam

Jinko Solar, a Chinese solar module and cell manufacturer, has signed a 240 MW solar module supply agreement with Powerchina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited for the second phase of the ...
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B.Grimm Power Buys 80 Percent Stake in 257 MW of Solar Projects in Vietnam

B.Grimm Power Buys 80 Percent Stake in 257 MW of Solar Projects in Vietnam

Thailand’s B.Grimm Power has acquired an 80 percent stake in Vietnamese firm Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company. Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company is involved in developing solar photovoltaic ...
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Trina Solar Signs $30 Million Credit Agreement with VietinBank

Trina Solar Signs $30 Million Credit Agreement with VietinBank

The Vietnamese arm of Trina Solar, a Chinese module and cell manufacturer, has signed a $30 million credit agreement with VietinBank in the province of Bac Giang, Vietnam. This is the first ...
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