Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

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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Adani Green Acquires AGEPteL to Foray into International Renewable Business

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 ...
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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 ...