Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (Shirdi) is on the lookout for an engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project at any location in Maharashtra ...
India’s Top Rooftop Solar Installers in 2018

India’s Top Rooftop Solar Installers in 2018

With the help of growing demand from the government, commercial, and industrial sectors, the rooftop solar sector has been witnessing consistent growth in India. However, the share of rooftop solar ...
Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has tendered 54 MW of solar-biomass hybrid projects to be developed in the state under power bundling mechanism. The bid submission deadline is July ...
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Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat Urja ...
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With No Buyers, Moser Baer Solar Heads Towards Liquidation Process

With No Buyers, Moser Baer Solar Heads Towards Liquidation

The process for liquidation of assets of Moser Baer Solar has been initiated, and the stakeholders of the company have been asked by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to ...
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Total Solar Module Defects Up By 34% YoY Globally in 2018: DuPont Survey

Total Solar Module Defects Up By 34% YoY Globally in 2018: DuPont Survey

A recent report based on a survey by DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions has found that the overall rate of module defects globally has increased by 34% in 2018. The report points ...
After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

In Karnataka, India’s top state in terms of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, solar PV projects are facing issues of curtailment. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has ...
Haryana Floats Two Tenders for 73 MW of Solar Capacity

Haryana Floats Two Tenders for 73 MW of Solar Capacity

Through two tenders, the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has called developers to build 73 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state. The bid-submission deadline for ...
Jhansi Smart City Issues Rooftop Solar Tenders for its Schools and Government Offices

Jhansi Smart City Issues Rooftop Solar Tenders for its Schools and Government Offices

In a bid to be self-sufficient in energy and to curb harmful emissions, the Jhansi Smart City Limited has issued two tenders to set up rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
Karnataka Proposes Capital Cost of ₹37.33 Million/MW for Solar Projects

Karnataka Proposes Capital Cost of ₹37.33 Million/MW for Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed a capital cost of ₹37.33 million (~$0.54)/MW for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Karnataka. The KERC proposal follows a ...
Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Paving the way for the development of 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the changes proposed by Uttar ...
Lowest Bid of ₹2.54/kWh Against Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh Wins SECI’S 1.2 GW Solar Tender

Lowest Bid of ₹2.54/kWh Against Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh Wins SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has successfully concluded the auction for 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects to be developed across India. SECI had ...
NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) is on the lookout for engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractors to set up 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects under Phase-II ...
Andaman & Nicobar Floats Empanelment Tender for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Andaman & Nicobar Floats Empanelment Tender for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Electricity Department of the Andaman & Nicobar administration has issued an empanelment tender to develop 5 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The bid submission deadline is June ...
MNRE Invites Preliminary Proposals for Gravity-Based Storage Project

MNRE Invites Preliminary Proposals for Gravity-Based Storage Project

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued invitations requesting proposals to develop gravity storage projects and also to utilize solar photovoltaic (PV) to produce hydrogen from seawater ...
Karnataka Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Lights and Fans in 900 Anganawadi Buildings

SECI and Haryana Sign Power Sale Agreement for 400 MW of Solar at ₹2.44/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) have entered a power sale agreement (PSA) for the trade of power from 400 MW of solar ...
SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 900 MW

SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 900 MW

The tender floated by the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) to set up 1.2 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across India has been ...
EESL Tender Calls for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra, Andhra, and Jharkhand

EESL Tender Calls for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra, Andhra, and Jharkhand

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the Government of India, has issued a tender to set up 100 ...
CERC Grants Electricity Trading License to NTPC to Expedite Solar and Wind Projects

CERC to Grant Electricity Trading License to NTPC to Expedite Solar and Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to grant the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) electricity trading license in India. The license is to be granted to help the ...
ADB to Provide $7 Million to Support a 100 MW Solar Park Project in Cambodia

ADB to Provide $7 Million to Support a 100 MW Solar Park Project in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $7.64 million loan to support the construction of a 100 MW solar park in Cambodia. This loan is in support of the ...
Andhra Pradesh Approves Guidelines for Implementation of its Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh Approves Guidelines for Implementation of its Rooftop Solar Policy

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved the guidelines for implementing the state’s Solar Rooftop Policy 2018 that were submitted by the Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra ...
Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Sets Generic Tariffs for Solar Projects for Six Months

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has set generic levelized tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for the first six months of the financial year (FY) 2019-20. These generic tariffs ...
Jharkhand Commission Approves PPA for 10 MW of Solar Projects

Jharkhand Commission Approves PPA for 10 MW of Solar Projects

The Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has approved the procurement of 10 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) power by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) from the Solar Energy ...
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 500 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 500 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for the tender to set up 500 MW (Phase I) of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in ...
Price War Not Desirable for Any Industry: An interview with Sungrow’s Sunil Badesra

Price War Not Desirable for Any Industry: An interview with Sungrow’s Sunil Badesra

In India, there are over 30 inverter suppliers, which means there’s healthy competition in the market. Over the past two years (2017 and 2018), the top four inverter suppliers in ...