MW-Scale Solar Project

SECI Tenders 100 MW of Solar Under the Domestic Content Category at Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a 100 MW solar project under domestic content requirement (DCR) category at Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan. The project will be developed ...
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
Railway Station

Northern Railways to Install 5 MW Rooftop Solar in Four of its Stations

The Northern Railways is setting up 5 MW of solar rooftop at the New Delhi, Old Delhi, Anand Vihar and Hazrat Nizamuddin railway stations with the objective of generating electricity ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
NLC India

Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Tenders 500 MW Solar in Tamil Nadu

The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has tendered 500 MW (AC) of grid-connected solar in the state of Tamil Nadu. The state-owned company has mandated that each project will be a ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
JREDA utility-scale solar

Jharkhand Maybe Close to Signing PPAs for 1.1 GW of Solar After Delay

In Jharkhand, power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a total of 1.1 GW solar projects are expected to be signed by the third week of December 2016. These solar PV projects, ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
UDAY Program Yet to Make a Positive Difference on the Power Sector

UDAY Program Yet to Make a Positive Difference on the Power Sector

The positive effects of the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on the power sector are yet to be seen. Currently, 16 states and one union territory have joined ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
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 ...
Commissioning of 181 MW Solar Projects Extended in Uttarakhand

Commissioning of 181 MW Solar Projects Extended in Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand, 181 MW of solar projects (with an average tariff of Rs.5.78 (~$0.0863)/kWh) and an original commissioning schedule of October 2016 have been extended until March 31, 2017. An ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
TPREL Signs PPA to Develop a 100 MW Solar Project at Anantapuram Solar Park

TPREL Signs PPA to Develop a 100 MW Solar Project at Anantapuram Solar Park

Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to develop a 100 MW solar project ...
Mergers & Acquisitions

IDFC Alternatives Inks Rs.3.5 Billion Deal to Acquire 45 MW of Solar Projects from Punj Lloyd

IDFC Alternatives has signed a definitive agreement to acquire three solar projects aggregating 45 MW capacity from Punj Lloyd at an estimated enterprise value of Rs.3.5-3.75 billion (~$52.3-56 million). These ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
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
Suzlon to Set up 45 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana with Canadian Solar and Unisun Energy

Suzlon to Set up 45 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana with Canadian Solar and Unisun Energy

Suzlon, an Indian wind and renewable energy company, announced that it will develop 45 MW of solar projects in Telangana, in partnership with Unisun Energy (15 MW) and Canadian Solar ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Military Engineering Solar Tender

Non-Protectionist Solar Policies Will Help Attract Foreign Investments into India

The fundamentals of the solar sector have shifted. After years of panel price drops, module prices have gone up this year by about 10 percent, while the rupee has fallen ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Solar
solar project

India 2011 Q2 Solar Market Update – Did India Get The Solar Policy Right?

By the end of the second quarter 2011, the whole of India’s solar sector was waiting anxiously for the looming deadline of July 9th - the date that project developers were ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar