Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has approved the proposals to install solar systems in the state at an approximate cost of ₹136.1 million (~$1.83 million). The solar energy generated from ...
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India's Cultivable Land Has Wind Generation Potential of 347 GW_ Report

India’s Cultivable Land Has Wind Generation Potential of 347 GW: Report

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has stated that the installable wind potential of the country is estimated to be at 695 GW at 120 meters above ground level ...
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Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and the Middle East have added 894 MW of wind power capacity in 2019, down by 7% from the previous year, according to data released by the Global Wind ...
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With Over 12 GW of Solar Deployed in December Alone, China Installed 30 GW in 2019

With Over 12 GW of Solar Deployed in December Alone, China Installed 30 GW in 2019

In the calendar year (CY) 2019, China is estimated to have installed 30 GW of solar capacity, a decline of 32% year-over-year (YoY) compared to 2018, when 44 GW of ...
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Malaysia Awards Over 491 MW of Solar Projects to Five Companies

Malaysia Awards Over 491 MW of Solar Projects to Five Companies

The energy commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Tenaga) has awarded nearly 491 MW (490.88 MW) of large-scale solar projects to five companies. The winning companies are ib vogt GmbH and Coara ...
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SBI Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Under CAPEX and OPEX Models

SBI Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Under CAPEX and OPEX Models

The SBI Infra Management Solutions Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the State Bank of India, has invited an expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of contractors to install solar ...
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Neyveli Lignite Corporation Issues O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Issues O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Government-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) has invited an operation and maintenance (O&M) tender for a 10 MW grid-interactive solar power project for a period of five years. The ...
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BHEL Issues Tender for 104 Solar Pumps in Tribal Areas of Gujarat

BHEL Issues Tender for 104 Solar Pumps in Tribal Areas of Gujarat

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for 104 submersible solar pumps in several tribal villages spread across various districts in Gujarat. These locations come under Dang, ...
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BHEL Issues Tender for Solar Powered Classrooms in Karnataka as Part of its CSR

BEL Issues Tender for Solar Powered Classrooms in Karnataka as Part of its CSR

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for setting up 122 solar-powered smart class facilities in government high schools of Yadgir district of Karnataka. The project ...
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The Indian Academy Dubai School Installs 192 kW Rooftop Solar System

Rajasthan Floats Tender for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) has floated a tender for 45 MW of rooftop solar projects across the state. The estimated capacity of the project is 50 MW, ...
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Assam Floats Tender for Rooftop Solar and Off-grid Floating Solar Projects

Assam Floats Tender for Rooftop Solar and Off-grid Floating Solar Projects

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has issued a request for proposal (RfS) for 940 kW of off-grid rooftop solar projects at various rural primary healthcare centers (PHC) across ...
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Public Health Department in Rajasthan Issues Tender for Installation of Solar Pumps

Public Health Department in Rajasthan Issues Tender for Installation of Solar Pumps

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) of Jaipur in Rajasthan, has invited bids for 61 solar energy-based borewell water pumps to be installed in various villages of Jaipur region II ...
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AAI Floats a 3.7 MW Solar Tender for Raipur, Coimbatore, and Aurangabad Airports

AAI Floats a 3.7 MW Solar Tender for Raipur, Coimbatore, and Aurangabad Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued three different Request for Proposals (RfPs) for the procurement of a total of 3.7 MW of solar power through open access for ...
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Noida Metro Floats Tender for EV Charging Stations Along Noida-Greater Noida Metro Line

Noida Metro Floats Tender for EV Charging Stations Along Noida-Greater Noida Metro Line

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Limited has floated a tender to set up charging stations for electric vehicles along the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Corridor. The last date for the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
IIT-Delhi Floats Tender for a 15 kW Solar Hybrid System in Odisha

IIT-Delhi Floats Tender for a 15 kW Solar Hybrid System in Odisha

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has floated a 15 kW tender for a solar hybrid system with back-up provision. The system is to be installed at Bilaput, in the ...
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SECI Floats Tender for 500 Solar PV Home Cooking Systems in Rural Areas of 5 States

SECI Floats Tender for 500 Solar PV Home Cooking Systems in Rural Areas of 5 States

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has floated a tender for the installation of 500 solar home cooking systems in five districts spanning across the states of Meghalaya, ...
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New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

To facilitate the usage of electric vehicles (EV) in the country, the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the amendments in electric vehicle charging guidelines and specifications. The revised ...
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Solar Tender Announcements dropped in September while Auction Activity Increased

Solar Tender Announcements Dropped in September While Auction Activity Increased

After a surge in the solar tender announcements in August, the tender activity dropped by almost half while auctions increased in September 2019. Nearly 3 GW of solar tenders were ...
India Was the Third Largest Solar Market Globally in Q2 2019 Behind China and the US

India Was the Third Largest Solar Market Globally in Q2 2019 Behind China and the US

India held on to its position as the third-largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019. The United States was the second-largest market behind China. According ...
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Himachal Pradesh Floats Tender to Install Solar Projects at 312 Schools Across the State

Himachal Pradesh Floats Tender to Install Solar Projects at 312 Schools Across the State

The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (HIMURJA) has invited bids for the installation of solar projects at 312 middle schools located in 11 districts of Himachal Pradesh. The project installations ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
REIL’s New Tender Calls for Solar Projects Ranging from 250 kW to 3.5 MW in Maharashtra

REIL’s New Tender Calls for Solar Projects Ranging from 250 kW to 3.5 MW in Maharashtra

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids for solar power projects of capacities ranging from 250 kW to 3.5 MW at various locations and sub-stations of Maharashtra ...
New Delhi

Delhi Legislative Assembly Goes Green with a 100 kW Rooftop Solar Installation

The Delhi Legislative Assembly building has gone green with the recent installation of a 100 kW rooftop solar system. The cost of the solar project installation is estimated to be ...
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Solar Auctions Saw Record Low Bids Globally in 2017: REN21 Report

Solar Auctions Saw Record Low Bids Globally in 2017: REN21 Report

Solar PV auctions around the world in 2017 resulted in bids at new record lows, noted the annual Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) released by Renewable Energy Policy Network for ...
Solar Energy Was the Only Power Source in India to Grow Year-Over-Year in FY 2017-18

Solar Energy Was the Only Power Source in India to Grow Year-Over-Year in FY 2017-18

Renewable energy capacity additions continue to gain momentum in India and accounted for 20.32 percent of India’s capacity mix at the end of financial year (FY) 2017-18. This is a ...
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Top Four Indian Solar States

Four States Accounted for 75 Percent of India’s Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2017

With the addition of 9.6 GW of new solar capacity, 2017 was a banner year for solar in India. At the end of the year, India’s cumulative solar installations stood ...
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