NHPC to Soon Develop 260 MW of Solar Projects in Bihar

Indian Hydropower Generation Company to Develop 260 MW of Solar Projects

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC Limited), a government-run entity, has received the go-ahead signal from State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) for 260 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
juwi Group Completes a 135 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

juwi Group Completes a 135 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

The juwi Group, a German developer and engineering procurement & construction (EPC) company, has built a 135 MW DC utility-scale solar power project for Energon Soleq Ravi India Power Resources Pvt ...
Trina Was Top Module Supplier in 2017, NEXTracker the Top Tracker Supplier to India

Trina Was Top Solar Module Supplier in 2017, NEXTracker the Top Tracker Supplier to India

According to module shipment data for 2017, Trina Solar was the single largest supplier of modules to India in 2017. The newly released report by Mercom India Research India Solar Market ...
NTPC Tenders 22 MW of Grid-Connected Floating Solar Project in Kerala

NTPC Tenders 22 MW of Grid-Connected Floating Solar Project in Kerala

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a 22 MW grid-connected floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) Kayamkulam in ...
Sterling and Wilson Emerges as India’s Leading EPC Player in 2017

Sterling and Wilson Emerges as India’s Leading Solar EPC Player in 2017

Based on project capacity commissioned in 2017, Sterling and Wilson has emerged as the leading solar engineering procurement construction (EPC) developer in the country. The newly released report by Mercom ...
Infosys Sources Over 43% of its Electricity Needs From Renewable Energy

NTPC Issues Tenders for 36 MW of Solar in Telangana and Gujarat

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 36 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the states of Telangana and Gujarat. NTPC ...
WBREDA Retenders 10 MW of Solar Project to be Developed in West Bengal’s Nadia District

WBREDA Retenders 10 MW of Solar Project to be Developed in West Bengal’s Nadia District

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has retendered a 10 MW grid‑connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Bhajanghat in the state’s Nadia district. The bid-submission ...
Solar Companies Still Waiting for GST Clarity and Refunds

Solar Companies Still Waiting for GST Clarity and Refunds

India introduced its Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, 2017, hailing the new tax mechanism as the most efficient way to curb rising tax evasion in the country ...
CEL Tenders 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Maharashtra

CEL Tenders 100 MW of Solar PV Projects to be Developed Across Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the government of India, has tendered 100 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across Maharashtra. The bid-submission ...
Supply of Goods and Services for Solar Projects Cannot have Flat GST Rate of 5%: Karnataka

Supply of Goods and Services for Solar Projects Cannot have Flat GST Rate of 5%: Karnataka

In another order aimed at reducing the ambiguities of the GST rate implementation on solar projects, the Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) in Karnataka concluded that a turnkey engineering, procurement ...
NTPC Tenders EPC Contract for 102 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat, Kerala & Uttar Pradesh

NTPC Tenders EPC Contracts for 102 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat, Kerala & Uttar Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 102 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. NTPC is looking for an ...
SECI Indefinitely Extends Bid-Submission Deadline for 200 MW of Solar Projects

SECI Indefinitely Extends Bid-Submission Deadline for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has indefinitely extended the bid-submission deadline for the development of 200 MW (AC) of solar projects under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category ...
Solar EPC Contracts Cannot be Composite as per GST, Rules Maharashtra Authority

Solar EPC Contracts Cannot be Composite as per GST, Rules Maharashtra Authority

In a recently issued order, the Maharashtra State Authority of Advanced Ruling (MSAAR) stated that the supply of turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the construction of a ...
NMC on the Lookout for EPC Contractor to Develop 42 MW of Solar Projects in Nagpur

NMC on the Lookout for EPC Contractor to Develop 42 MW of Solar Projects in Nagpur

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is on the lookout for an experienced engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractor to develop 42 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) and grid-connected solar PV ...
Siemens Gamesa Bags Largest Wind Turbine Order for 300 MW Project in Gujarat

Siemens Gamesa Bags Largest Wind Turbine Order for 300 MW Project in Gujarat

Siemens Gamesa, a renewable energy project developer and an engineering procurement construction (EPC) provider, announced that it has bagged the largest order for wind turbines in India. A statement issued by ...
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UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has rejected a petition filed by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) seeking to select an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor to develop an ...
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Mahindra Susten Emerges as Lowest Bidder in NLC India’s 20 MW Solar with BESS Auction

Mahindra Susten Emerges as Lowest Bidder in NLC India’s 20 MW Solar with BESS Auction

Mahindra Susten has emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder in the auction held by Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India for the development of 20 MW of solar project with battery ...
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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Siemens Gamesa Wins Contracts for 160 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa Wins Contracts for 160 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa, a renewable energy project developer and an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) provider, has won two contracts for the development of 160 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in ...
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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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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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Oriano Interview: India needs a proper rating system to drive rooftop solar adoption in SMEs

Oriano Interview: India Needs Proper Rating System to Drive Rooftop Solar Adoption in SMEs

Rooftop solar installations are definitely going to be a big part of India’s renewable growth story. In a country of billions, generating solar power at the point of consumption is ...
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December 2017 Wrap-up_ New Developments in India’s Solar and Renewable Energy Sector

December 2017 Wrap-up: New Developments in India’s Solar and Renewable Energy Sector

A rundown of notable news covering everything from auctions and deals to tax developments from the month of December December proved to be a crucial month for India’s renewable energy ...
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Solar Module Misclassification Issue at Ports Only Partially Resolved

Update: Solar Module Misclassification Issue at Ports Only Partially Resolved

The solar module misclassification issue at ports is not fully resolved yet according to Mercom findings. The 7.5 percent (plus cess) duty has still not been eliminated but the government ...
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Sterling & Wilson Wins Bid to Develop 9.9 MW Grid-Connected Solar at Cochin Airport

Sterling & Wilson Wins Bid to Develop 9.9 MW Grid-Connected Solar at Cochin Airport

Sterling & Wilson, an Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) company has won the bid to develop 9.9 MW of grid-connected solar project for CIAL Infrastructures Ltd. CIAL Infrastructures is a ...
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