Maharashtra’s Saibaba Trust Issues Tender for 10 MW of Solar Project

SECI’s 750 MW Solar Tender for Rajasthan Oversubscribed by 1,620 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s 750 MW tender for solar PV projects to be developed on a standalone basis across the state of Rajasthan has been oversubscribed by 1,620 ...
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SECI Tenders 20 MW of Floating Solar in Lakshadweep with 60 MW of Battery Storage

SECI Tenders 20 MW of Floating Solar in Lakshadweep with 60 MW of Battery Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a new tender for floating solar projects. This time, the tender is for 20 MW of floating solar PV projects with ...
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NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

SECI Issues Tenders for 1.2 GW of Wind, 1 GW of Solar, and 97.5 MW of Rooftop Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) recently issued three tenders for the expansion of renewable capacity in the country. The first tender is for setting up of 1,200 ...
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Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Tenders 250 MW of Wind Projects

SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.82/kWh

Four wind project developers- Ostro Energy (300 MW), Adani Renewables (250 MW), Srijan Energy Systems (150 MW), and Powerica Limited (50.60 MW), have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.82 (~$0.040)/kWh ...
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Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the guidelines for the payment security mechanism (PSM) for projects allocated under the viability gap funding (VGF) program. This has ...
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Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 400 MW

SECI Announces Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala’s Kasargod Solar Park

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up 50 MW of solar PV projects at Kasargod Solar Park, located in the state of ...
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2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity While 6.5 GW of solar capa

2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity

Auction activity was extremely anemic in January with only 135 MW of solar capacity auctioned, a steep decline compared to over 2 GW of capacity that was auctioned in the ...
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KERC Asks DISCOMs to Stick to Competitive Bidding Guidelines for Wind Projects

SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Tender Garners Huge Response, Oversubscribed by 1,125 MW

The recent wind tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 1,200 MW of projects have been oversubscribed by 1,125 MW. These ISTS-connected wind projects were issued ...
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Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation (KELTRON) has issued tender to set up a 3 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Naval Station Ezhimala, located in Kannur district. The ...
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ENGIE And STOA Form Joint-Venture to Develop Wind Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa and Inox Wind Bag Massive Orders in India

Since the inception of reverse bidding in India’s wind sector back in February 2017, approximately 10 GW of wind power projects have been auctioned in the country. And of late, ...
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14 MW of Solar Projects with 42 MWh of Battery Energy Storage to Come up in Leh and Kargil

14 MW of Solar Projects with 42 MWh of Battery Energy Storage to Come up in Leh and Kargil

Leh and Kargil may soon have grid-connected solar projects connected to battery energy storage system (BESS). The proposal to set up a 14 MW solar project with aggregate battery storage ...
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Himachal Pradesh Increases State’s Solar RPO to 7.25 Percent for FY 2019-20

1 GW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Northeastern States Under MNRE’s VGF Program

In a notification issued on Wednesday, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced that it has received the approval by the President of India for the implementation of ...
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Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

SECI’s New Solar Tender for 3 GW with 1.5 GW of Manufacturing Comes with a Tariff Cap of ₹2.75/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has now issued a detailed Request for Selection (RfS) for the tender announced yesterday for 3 GW of ISTS-connected solar capacity linked ...
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Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.25/kWh Set for 500 MW Solar Tender in Uttar Pradesh

SECI Announces New Tender for 3 GW of Solar Projects Linked with 1.5 GW Manufacturing

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a new tender to set up 3 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity linked to 1.5 GW of solar ...
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Tripura University Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System

Tripura University Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System

Tripura University, established under the central government of India, has announced that it has installed rooftop solar systems totaling 500 kW at its premises, spread over multiple buildings at the ...
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Sembcorp Commissions 250 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Haryana DISCOM for 590 MW of Wind Power Approved

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the signing of a power sale agreement (PSA) between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Haryana Power ...
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72 Years After Independence, Leh and Kargil Connected to National Electricity Grid

72 Years After Independence, Leh and Kargil Connected to National Electricity Grid

Leh and Kargil, two of India’s most difficult and inhospitable terrains, have finally been connected to the national electricity grid. This feat, achieved after 72 years of independence, was made ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
India’s Solar Market Share Leaders for First Half of 2018 Revealed

A Snapshot of India’s Giga Solar Tenders from 2018

India saw a significant increase in new large-scale solar PV tenders announced with over 22 GW of mega solar tenders announced in the year 2018. According to Mercom’s India Solar ...
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SECI Tenders 70MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV in Assam

Assam Calls Developers to Build 70 MW Solar Project in Amguri Solar Park

Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGCL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for the development of 70 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects in Amguri Solar Park in the ...
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MSEDCL Retenders 1 GW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to Meet its RPO

SECI’s New 1,200 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Tender Comes with Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.65/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. The ...
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Maharashtra’s Saibaba Trust Issues Tender for 10 MW of Solar Project

Odisha Cancels 125 MW from its 200 MW Solar Auction as Bidders Refuse to Match Lowest Tariff

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) recently canceled 125 MW out of its recent auction conducted for 200 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The GRIDCO has now signed a 25-year ...
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Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

2018 Ends with a Bang with Solar Tenders of Over 13 GW Announced in December

After a lull, the month of December 2018 witnessed a huge surge in tender announcements, nearly nine times more than the 1.4 GW tendered in November 2018. This was also ...
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How Low Did It Go_ 5 Lowest Solar Tariffs Quoted in 2018

UPDATED – How Low Did It Go: 5 Lowest Solar Tariffs Quoted in 2018

In 2018, over 13 GW of solar capacity was auctioned through the year with the lowest discovered tariff in these auctions recorded at ₹2.44 (~$0.0355)/kWh, which has quoted four times ...
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SECI Issues Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Calls Developers to Set Up 7.5 GW of Solar Projects in Leh and Kargil

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the development of 7,500 MW of grid-connected solar power projects in Leh and Kargil ...
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MNRE Creates an RPO Compliance Cell to Meet India’s Solar and Wind Energy Targets

SECI Tenders 1.2 GW Solar, 1.2 GW Wind, 1.2 GW Hybrid, and 4 GW of Solar with Manufacturing

On the last day of the year 2018, the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued four tenders. One for solar, one for wind, one hybrid, and one ...
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