Solar Project

Indian Oil Corporation Tenders 3 MW of Solar in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) tendered a 3 MW ground mounted solar PV project to be constructed at Indian Oil Kadapa Bottling Plant premises located in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. The project ...
Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

REC Power Trading Company Tenders 10 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar in Assam

REC Power Trading Company Limited (RECPDCL) has tendered 10 MW of rooftop solar on behalf of Assam Power Distribution Company (APDCL). The APDCL has set a target of 250 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CEL Tender Rooftop

Central Electronics Limited Tenders 100 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a Government of India enterprise, has tendered 100 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be installed on office buildings and railway stations under zonal railways, using ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Releases White Paper on Energy Storage

CERC Releases White Paper on Energy Storage

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has released a white paper on energy storage systems in an effort to generate discussion among the stakeholders and better understand users’ perceptions about ...
Solar Rooftop Allocation DMRC

Solar in India Generated 8.4 Billion Units of Electricity in the Eight Month Period from April to November 2016; 87% increase over the same period in 2015

Solar energy now accounts for 1 percent of the total electricity generated in India and 14.3 percent of total renewable power generated in the country. During the eight-month period from ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Indian Solar Rooftop

Will New MNRE Incentives for DISCOMs Spur Solar Rooftop Growth in India?

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced financial assistance in the form of grants to distribution companies (DISCOMs) of up to Rs.3.75 million (~$55,000)/MW for rooftop solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
inverter

Top Eight Inverter Manufacturers Account for 96 Percent of India’s Solar Inverter Market

The top eight inverter manufacturers account for 96 percent of solar inverter market in India, led by ABB with 22 percent, followed by SMA Solar with 18 percent. To date, ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Tamil Nadu Becomes 21st Indian State to Join UDAY

Tamil Nadu Becomes 21st Indian State to Join UDAY

Tamil Nadu has become the 21st state in India to join the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a government program designed to facilitate financial turnaround of DISCOMs (distribution company). Tamil Nadu ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
SECI Tenders 2 MW of Solar for Kolkata Port Trust

SECI Tenders 2 MW of Solar for Kolkata Port Trust

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) tendered a 2 MW solar PV project to be constructed at the Haldia dock complex on behalf of the Kolkata Port Trust. The ...
IFC to Invest $125 Million in Hero Future Energies

IFC to Invest $125 Million in Hero Future Energies

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, will invest $125 million (~₹8.5 billion) in Hero Future Energies, the renewable energy arm of Hero Group. “IFC, together with ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Sambhar Salts Looks for EPC Contractor to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Sambhar Salts Looks for EPC Contractor to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Sambhar Salts Limited, a subsidiary of Hindustan Salts Limited (a government-owned salt company), has invited expression of interest to develop a 100 MW solar project in Sambhar, Rajasthan. The deadline for submission ...
solar project

Solar’s Share in India’s Power Generation on the Rise: Accounts for 1 Percent of Total Electricity Generated

With increasing installation activity, the solar sector has come a long way in the past two years in India. Solar energy now accounts for almost 1 percent of total power ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Commissions 3.5 MW Solar Project in Bengaluru

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Commissions 3.5 MW Solar Project in Bengaluru

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has commissioned a 3.5 MW solar project on the HAL airport premises in Bengaluru. The power generated from the project will help fulfil HAL’s power requirement ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
SECI Auctions 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

SECI Auctions 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar at Ananthapuramu Solar Park Under Domestic Content Rules

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) successfully auctioned 100 MW of grid-connected solar under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category at Ananthapuramu solar park in Andhra Pradesh. These projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Accounts for 1 Percent of Total Power Generated in India in the First Half of FY 2016-17

Solar Accounts for 1 Percent of Total Power Generated in India in the First Half of FY 2016-17

Solar energy accounts for almost 1 percent of total power generated in India and 12 percent of the total renewable power generated in the country. Solar accounted for 5,791.54 million ...
/ / Solar
TANGEDCO Solar Bids

Tepid Response to TANGEDCO’s 500 MW RfS in Tamil Nadu, Only 117 MW of Bids Received So Far

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) has received weak response to its request for selection (RfS) to procure 500 MW of solar through a reverse auction. Bids of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Export Import

India Solar PV Imports and Exports Rising

India exported solar modules and cells worth $41 million (~Rs.2.74 billion) from April to July 2016, which was up 116 percent from the same time last year. During that same ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala

Kerala Targets 1 GW in Renewable Energy Installations to Meet Energy Demand

The renewable energy sector in Kerala could soon get a boost. The state plans to set up close to 1,000 MW of renewable energy projects comprising of solar and wind ...
/ / Other, Other Energy