After SECI, Andhra Govt Writes to NTPC for Revision of Tariff for 1.25 GW of Solar Projects

After SECI, Andhra Govt Writes to NTPC for Revision of Tariff for 1.25 GW of Solar Projects

After writing to the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) seeking a revision in the power sale agreements (PSAs) for 400 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, the Andhra ...
MNRE Relaxes Land-Owning Criteria in its Solar Park Program for CPSUs

MNRE Relaxes Land-Owning Criteria in its Solar Park Program for CPSUs

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a memorandum modifying certain provisions of its solar park program for the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) units. According to the MNRE, ...
Delhi To Shut Rajghat Thermal Power Project, Use Land for 5 MW Solar Park

Delhi To Shut Rajghat Thermal Power Project, Use Land for 5 MW Solar Park

Amid constantly deteriorating air quality, the Delhi government has decided to officially close the Rajghat thermal power project and develop it into a 5 MW solar park. According to a ...
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Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Madhya Pradesh, Damage a 250 MW Solar Project

The onslaught of monsoon and severe weather has caused significant damage to a 250 MW solar PV project in Madhya Pradesh. Heavy rainfall and lightning accompanied by storm with wind ...
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Dubai Floats 900 MW Solar Tender for 5th Phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

Dubai Floats 900 MW Solar Tender for 5th Phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has floated a tender for 900 MW of solar photovoltaic (SPV) projects based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. The projects fall ...
Dubai Announces RFP for Consultants to Develop Floating Solar Projects

Dubai Announces RFP for Consultants to Develop Floating Solar Projects

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for appointing consultants to study, develop, and construct floating solar photovoltaic projects in the Arabian Gulf ...
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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 ...
SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has successfully auctioned 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dhule district ...
China Approves Over 20 GW of Subsidy-Free Wind and Solar Projects

Gujarat’s 1 GW Solar Tender Undersubscribed by 700 MW, Second in a Row to Get Tepid Response

Bidders are reluctant to participate in the tender floated by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Dholera Solar Park (Phase ...
International Solar Alliance Gets a New Member_ Bolivia

Iraq Floats Tender for 755 MW of Solar Capacity

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity and the National Investment Commission (NIC) has invited bids for the construction of seven solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects with a total capacity of 755 MW ...
Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park Sees Commissioning of 200 MW by Azure and ReNew

Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park Sees Commissioning of 200 MW by Azure and ReNew

200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have been commissioned at Rajasthan’s Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) had tendered 250 MW of grid-connected ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park to be Fully Operational by December 2019

At Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park, approximately 1,400 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects are operational today. Recently, ReNew Power commissioned 300 MW of solar PV capacity at the park ...
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Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 50 MW of Projects in Kasargod Solar Park

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for 50 MW of solar PV projects at Kasargod Solar Park, located in the state of Kerala, ...
MNRE Extends Implementation Timeline for 40 GW of Solar Parks in India

MNRE Addresses Land, Power Evacuation Issues in its Modification of Solar Park Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a memorandum proposing modifications to the guidelines issued for its “Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Park Program, ...
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SECI’s New Tender Calls Developers for 275 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

SECI’s New Tender Calls Developers for 275 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up of cumulative capacity of 275 MW of grid-connected solar PV power projects in UP Solar Park, ...
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Issues 900 MW Solar Tender

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Issues 900 MW Solar Tender

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) for development of 900 MW solar PV projects located within the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar ...
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NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

Tender Announced for 450 MW of Projects to be Located in Solar Parks in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. (MSPGCL) has invited bids for 450 MW of solar projects to be located in solar parks. Here is a list of solar parks ...
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O&M Tender Issued for a 5 MW Solar Project in Gujarat Solar Park

The Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) has issued a tender for the operations and maintenance of a 5 MW solar PV power project at Gujarat Solar Park, located in Charanka ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Tender for 50 MW of Projects at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park Gets Another Extension

The ongoing holiday season with numerous bank holidays has prompted the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to once again extend the bid submission deadline of the recent tender for 50 ...
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Uttar Pradesh Comes up with a 550 MW Solar Tender

Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh

Lowest tariff of ₹2.84 (~$0.0406)/kWh was quoted in the solar auction conducted by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for 700 MW of solar power projects. The projects are ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Karnataka’s 50 MW Solar Tender for Pavagada Solar Park Gets Deadline Extension

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has extended the bid submission deadline for the selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for developing 50 MW (10 MW x ...
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Bihar Sets Solar PV Generic Tariff at ₹4.17/kWh for FY 2018-19

Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by Over Two Times

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s 700 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender has been oversubscribed by over two times. A GUVNL official informed Mercom that bids aggregating 1,750 ...
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Solar Developers Win Four Project Commissioning Delay Cases in Telangana

African Development Bank Approves $18 Million Loan for a 50 MW Solar Project in Kenya

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a senior loan of $18.17 million for the development of 50 MW Kopere solar power project in Nandi County, Kenya. The project also ...
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India’s Solar Market Share Leaders for First Half of 2018 Revealed

EBRD and Green Climate Fund to Lend $73.5 Million to Kazakhstan’s 100 MW Solar Project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed an agreement with a German company, Joachim Goldbeck Holding GmbH,  to develop a 100 MW solar project in the Karaganda region ...
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Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids to Set Up 200 MW Solar Park

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids from a selection of solar park developers to develop 200 MW solar park in the state through ...
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