Approximately 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 40 MW Auctioned in India During April 2018

Approximately 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 40 MW Auctioned in India During April 2018

In April 2018, approximately 1.3 GW of new solar projects were tendered, over 1.6 GW was retendered, and only 40 MW of solar was auctioned across the country, according to Mercom’s ...
GUVNL Cancels Recently Held 500 MW Solar Auction Citing High Tariffs

GUVNL Cancels Recently Held 500 MW Solar Auction Citing High Tariffs

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has scrapped the recently conducted auction for the development of  500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state. According to ...
Gujarat to Develop India’s Largest 5 GW Solar Park

Gujarat to Develop India’s Largest 5 GW Solar Park

Gujarat will soon have the largest solar park at a single location in India as the state government has approved the establishment of a 5,000 MW in Dholera Special Investment ...
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News Highlights from March 2018_ Key Developments in India’s Renewable Sector

News Highlights from March 2018: Key Developments in India’s Renewable Sector

There was a range of activity from stakeholders in India’s solar sector during the month of March. Here is a quick recap of the important data points and headlines: The ...
Days after GUVNL 500 MW Solar Auction, Project Capacities Yet to be Awarded

High GUVNL Auction Tariffs Need Board Approval Before Projects are Awarded

The individual project capacities in the recently concluded 500 MW grid-connected solar PV auction held by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) have not been awarded yet as higher tariffs ...
Solar Tariffs Hover Around ₹3/kWh in GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Solar Tariffs Hover Around ₹2.98-3.06/kWh in GUVNL’s 500 MW Auction

Solar tariffs hovered around the ₹3 (0.0462)/kWh mark in the latest 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) auction held by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). GUVNL had tendered the ...
BHEL to Construct 75 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Project in Gujarat

BHEL to Construct 75 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is set to develop a 75 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the state of Gujarat. The project will be developed at Gujarat Solar ...
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Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar PV Tender Oversubscribed by Three Times

BREAKING: Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar PV Tender Oversubscribed by Three Times

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s recent 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender with greenshoe option has been oversubscribed by over three times. The General Manager at GUVNL told ...
After January Surge, Solar Tender Activity Slowed in February

After January Surge, Solar Tender Activity Slowed in February

After an unprecedented volume of tenders issued in January, implementing agencies could not maintain the momentum in February as bidders became reluctant in the face of potential new tariffs. Tender ...
Gujarat Tenders 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

Gujarat Tenders 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has tendered 500 MW of wind projects to be developed across the state. The bid-submission deadline is April 2, 2018. Under this global tender, ...
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GUVNL Tenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across Gujarat

GUVNL Tenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across Gujarat

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has tendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. GUVNL has announced the tender in order to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
GIPCL Tenders Grid-Connected Solar

GIPCL Tenders 150 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

The Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) has tendered 150 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka Village. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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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 ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gujarat High Court Gives Go-Ahead to GUVNL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

Gujarat High Court Gives Go-Ahead to GUVNL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

The Gujarat High Court has ruled in favor of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam limited (GUVNL) and given it the go-ahead to conduct a 500 MW wind auction. The decision comes ...
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Month in a Minute: Major News Highlights from India’s Solar Industry in May 2019

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines From the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in October 2017

Here is a list of important headlines, developments and data points from India’s renewable energy sector during October 2017. ACME Solar Holdings announced that it is looking to raise $337 ...
Supreme Court 20 MW Solar project

Supreme Court Rescinds GERC Order to Extend the Control Period of a 20 MW Solar Project

The Supreme Court of India has passed an order that rescinds an earlier order by the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) that extended the control period of a solar project ...
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GUVNL 500 MW Wind Auction

GUVNL Positive About Conducting 500 MW Wind Auction

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) is positive about successfully conducting the 500 MW wind auction for which it had issued a tender notice in June 2017. The Gujarat ...
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India Solar Auction Activity in September

India Solar Auction Activity Increases in September, Tender Announcements Fall

In September 2017, solar auction activity increased in India. Compared to the 76 MW auctioned in August, 602 MW of solar were auctioned in September. Meanwhile solar tender announcements witnessed ...
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TANGEDCO Signs PPAs for 1500 MW of Solar

TANGEDCO Finally Signs PPAs for 1,500 MW of Solar in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with solar project developers to develop 1,500 MW of solar in Tamil Nadu. After a few ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Government Agencies Push the Low Bid to ₹2.65/kWh in 500 MW GUVNL Auction in India

Gujarat Government Agencies Push the Low Bid to ₹2.65/kWh in 500 MW GUVNL Auction in India

A low tariff of ₹2.65 (~$0.0413)/kWh was quoted in the recently held Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) 500 MW solar auction with aggressive bidding by Gujarat government agencies. The ...
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Wind Reverse Auction India

With the Advent of Reverse Auctions Wind is a Player Again

India’s wind sector has been around for much longer than the solar sector with steady installations of about 1.5 – 2.5 GW per year. Cumulative wind installations have reached 32 ...
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solar project

Over 1.3 GW of Solar Tendered and 1.5 GW Auctioned in June in India

After record drop in tariffs, auction activity picked up last month. In June, 1,359.77 MW of solar was tendered and 1.5 GW of solar was auctioned. Compared to May 2017, ...
GIPCL Tenders 200 MW of Wind in Gujarat

GIPCL Tenders 200 MW of Wind in Gujarat

The Gujarat Industries Power Co Ltd (GIPCL) tendered 200 MW of wind to be developed in the state of Gujarat. The bid-submission deadline is July 17, 2017. A single bidder ...
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TANGEDCO Wind

TANGEDCO Tenders 500 MW of Wind to Meet RPO

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) tendered 500 MW of wind. The bid-submission deadline is July 18, 2017. The TANGEDCO will sign 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with ...
/ / Other, Wind
wind project

GUVNL Tenders 500 MW of Wind in Gujarat to Meet RPO

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) tendered 500 MW of wind to be installed across the state of Gujarat. The bid-submission deadline is July 10, 2017. The GUVNL has ...
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