SECI Invites Tenders to Set Up 1,000 MW of Interstate Transmission System Connected Wind Projects

SECI Invites Tenders to Set Up 1,000 MW of Interstate Transmission System Connected Wind Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited tenders to set up 1,000 MW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects. The development is in line with Ministry ...
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India Renewable Energy

Solar Leads Renewable Energy Installations in India in FY 2016

According to figures released by The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), 45,916 MW of renewable energy has been installed as of September 2016. Wind still accounts for the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NTPC Retenders 250 MW Solar Project at Kadapa Solar Park

NTPC Retenders 250 MW Solar Project at Kadapa Solar Park

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids to develop a 250 MW solar project at the Kadapa Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh. The project is to be developed under the ...
NTPC to Set Up 50 MW of Solar Power Projects with Battery Storage System at Port Blair

NTPC to Set Up 50 MW of Solar Power Projects with Battery Storage System at Port Blair

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Andaman & Nicobar Administration, and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for NTPC ...
Jammu & Kashmir Energy Development Agency to Release Policy on Net Metering for Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects

Jammu & Kashmir Energy Development Agency to Release Policy on Net Metering for Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects

Jammu & Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) is expected to release a policy on net metering for grid-connected rooftop solar PV power projects. The projects will range from 1 kW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Invites Bids to Develop 17 MW Solar Project in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

NTPC Invites Bids to Develop 17 MW Solar Project in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids to develop a 17 MW grid-connected solar PV project in the village of Manglutan in South Andaman of the Andaman and ...
NTPC to Set Up a 3.5 MW Solar and Wind Hybrid Project in Karnataka

NTPC to Set Up a 3.5 MW Solar and Wind Hybrid Project in Karnataka

The state-run power generator, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) to set up a 3.5 MW solar+wind hybrid power project at NTPC Kudgi, Karnataka ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Ministry of Power Announces Waiver of Inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses for Solar and Wind Projects

Ministry of Power Announces Waiver of Inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses for Solar and Wind Projects

The Ministry of Power has announced a waiver of inter-state transmission charges and losses for wind and solar projects in a push to encourage the growth of renewable energy generation ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Renewable Energy Certificate Trade Volume in 2016 Surpasses Last Year's Numbers

Solar Renewable Energy Certificate Trade Volume in 2016 Surpasses Last Year’s Numbers

Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) started trading in India in 2012 and have been growing steadily since the first year trading volume of 6,288. In 2014, there was a slight ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
paris climate agreement

India Ratifies Paris Climate Change Agreement

On October 2, 2016, India became the 62nd country to ratify the Paris Agreement. The agreement requires every ratifying member country to come up with a national plan to curb ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Piyush Goyal

Power Ministry Looking into Stricter Enforcement of ‘Must Run’ Status for Renewable Projects

India’s Minister of State with independent charge for power, coal and renewable energy, Shri Piyush Goyal, spoke to reporters on the side-lines of Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian States Submit Proposal to Replace 1 GW of Conventional Energy with Solar

Indian States Submit Proposal to Replace 1 GW of Conventional Energy with Solar

The states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh (UP) have submitted proposals to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to replace a combined 1,067 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Auctions 100 MW DCR Category Solar Projects

NTPC Auctions 100 MW DCR Category Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has auctioned 100 MW solar projects under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category at the Pavagada solar park in Tumkur, Karnataka. The winning projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Auctions 450 MW of Solar Capacity in Maharashtra, Average VGF Bids fall by 62%

SECI Auctions 450 MW of Solar Capacity in Maharashtra, Average VGF Bids fall by 62%

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has auctioned off 450 MW of solar projects to be developed in Maharashtra as part of the National Solar Mission (NSM) Phase-II, Batch-IV, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
India Loses WTO Solar Appeal but May Find Other Ways to Subsidize Domestic Manufacturers

India Loses WTO Solar Appeal but May Find Other Ways to Subsidize Domestic Manufacturers

The World Trade Organization (WTO) upheld its earlier ruling and has rejected India’s appeal against Domestic Content Requirements (DCR) for manufacturing solar cells and modules and agreed that India’s localization ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Fastest Growing New Energy Source in India

Solar Fastest Growing New Energy Source in India, Installations Surge in First 5 Months of 2016, Exceeding All of Previous Year

India solar development pipeline now stands at 22 GW, more than 13 GW under construction Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and research firm released its quarterly update ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Installations in India for 2016

Mercom Capital Group Forecasts 3.6 GW of Solar Installations in India for 2016

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and research firm, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Mercom forecasts about 2,150 MW in solar installations for ...
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Indian Solar Market Ready to Takeoff

Indian Solar Market Ready to Takeoff Says Mercom Capital Group Raising Solar Installation Forecast to 2.5 GW for 2015

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and research firm, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Mercom’s forecast for solar installations in India for calendar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Installations

Mercom Capital Group Raises Indian Solar Forecast to Over 2 GW for 2015

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and research firm, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Mercom’s forecast for solar installations in India for CY ...
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Forecast

Cumulative Solar Installations in India Reach 3,000 MW, Mercom Capital Group Forecasts Installations to Double in 2015

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Cumulative solar installations in India crossed the 3 GW mark ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Solar Policy Announcements by the NDA Administration in India

New Solar Policy Announcements by the NDA Administration in India

There have been a slew of official and unofficial solar policy announcements coming out of India recently. Though most of these are still preliminary, the new announcements by the NDA ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Rooftop

Solar Policy Experiments Continue in India

Current cumulative solar installations in India stand at 1,761 MW with about 557 MW installed so far in 2013. With most of the CSP projects that were due to be ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Month in a Minute

Solar Installations in India Reached 980 MW in 2012

For a Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Fact Sheet: Click Here India installed 980 MW of solar in 2012, slightly lower than our forecast of 1,090 MW. This was largely due ...
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India Gigawatt Club

Will India join the ‘Gigawatt Club’ this year?

Indian Solar Market Update – 1st Quarter 2012 By: Raj Prabhu, Managing Partner, Mercom Capital Group After over two years of policy deliberations and growing pains, India is finally seeing ...
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solar project india

India Third Quarter Solar Market Update – Indian Solar Market Shifts Gears Into Phase 1 – Batch 2

Indian Solar Market Update – Third Quarter 2011 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced in August that 35 of the 37 photovoltaic (PV) projects amounting to 140MW ...
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