Government of Mizoram

Government of Mizoram Issues Solar Power Policy 2017 with Focus on Ensuring Sustainable Energy Mix for the State

The State Government of Mizoram has issued the Mizoram Solar Power Policy 2017. The policy is aimed at ensuring reliable power supply and a sustainable energy mix for the state ...
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, ...

MNRE Amends Guideline for Implementation of 5,000 MW VGF Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the implementation of 5,000 MW viability gap funding (VGF) program for solar under National Solar Mission (NSM) ...

SECI Looks to Repeat Its Success With Another 750 MW Solar Tender at Bhadla Solar Park

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered another 750 MW of solar at Bhadla. The capacity tendered includes, 500 MW of solar at Bhadla Phase-III solar park and ...

BREAKING: New Record Low Tariff to be Set in India as Solar Bids Breach Rs.3/kWh in Bhadla Phase IV Auction

For the first time in India, solar bids have breached the Rs.3 (~$0.046)/kWh mark in the 250 MW Bhadla Phase IV Solar Park auction under the National Solar Mission (NSM) ...
Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency Tenders 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar

Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency Tenders 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar

The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (HREDA) tendered 1.1 MW of rooftop solar in Himachal Pradesh. The bid-submission deadline is May 12, 2017. The entire capacity will consist of 50 ...

Mercom Exclusive: Domestic Content Requirement Tenders are all but Disappearing

The domestic content requirement (DCR) category, the mandate for solar projects in India to utilize domestically manufactured solar modules and cells, was instituted in the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bhadla Solar

Breaking News: SECI’s 750 MW Bhadla Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 12 Times

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received technical bids totaling more than 8,500 MW for tendered capacity of 750 MW at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan. The ...
Kadapa Solar

Breaking: NTPC’s 250 MW Kadapa Solar Auction in India Sees Record Low Winning Bid of Rs.3.15/kWh

Solar tariff in India touched a new low with Solairedirect’s winning bid of Rs.3.15 (~$0.0486)/kWh, which is 4.5 percent lower than Rs.3.30 (~$0.0494)/kWh (levelized over 25 years) quoted at the Rewa ...
Solar Tariffs

Mercom Exclusive: Solar Tariffs in India Have Fallen by 73 Percent Since 2010

India’s solar sector recently reached record low tariff levels in the auction conducted at the Rewa Solar Park in the state of Madhya Pradesh. India was one of the first ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Park

SECI Cancels 150 MW Bhadla Solar Park Tender Under Domestic Content Category

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled the projects tendered under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category in Bhadla Solar Park, Rajasthan; these projects fell under the National ...
OPIC and ReNew Power Commit $74 Million to Set Up a 100 MW Solar Project in Telangana

OPIC and ReNew Power Commit $74 Million to Set Up a 100 MW Solar Project in Telangana

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government’s development finance institution, and ReNew Power, a solar and wind power producer, have signed a commitment of approximately $74 million to set up ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale

Indian Solar Installations Totaled 883 MW in 2014; Breakout Year Ahead After 3 Years of Stagnant Growth

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. Indian solar installations in calendar year 2014 totaled 883 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
solar panels

India Announces Guidelines for Bidding of 350 MW Solar Projects for Phase 1, Batch 2

New guidelines were issued by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the present set of guidelines is applicable to the Second Batch of the photovoltaic projects to be ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale