Telangana Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects at 50 Locations

Telangana Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects at 50 Locations

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has invited bids from consultancies to prepare a study on the feasibility and detailed project report (DPR) to establish grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Researchers Produce Hydrogen Fuel from Air Using Solar Power

Researchers Produce Hydrogen Fuel from Air Using Solar Power

Researchers at the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have invented a solar-powered device that is capable of harvesting water from the air for conversion into hydrogen fuel. The research ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Cubico Sustainable Investments Acquires 1 GW Solar Project in Brazil

Cubico Sustainable Investments Acquires 1 GW Solar Project in Brazil

Renewable energy company Cubico Sustainable Investments said it has acquired Project Sobral — a 1 GW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Brazil -- from ZEG Energias Renováveis (ZEG). It is ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Reliance to Buy Module Production Line from China’s SC Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Reliance to Buy Module Production Line from China’s SC Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world Reliance India has signed a contract with China-based SC Solar to purchase solar module automation production line equipment with an ...
Regulator Approves Solar Developer’s Plea to Amend Effective PPA Date

Regulator Approves Solar Developer’s Plea to Amend Effective PPA Date

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the change in the effective power purchase agreement (PPA) date between ACME Sikar Solar (ASSPL) and the power procurer Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Here is a collection of the most-read news stories and in-depth articles of 2022. Most of the top stories this year were from the rooftop solar segment. Other popular themes among ...
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 810 MW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 810 MW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (RVUNL) has issued a tender to select solar project developers to set up 810 MW of state transmission utility-(STU) connected solar power projects on a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Researchers Claim Water Treatment Raises Organic Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers Claim Water Treatment Raises Organic Solar Cell Efficiency

A team of researchers from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea has claimed that using a certain amount of deionized (DI) water prevents the aggregation of ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Punjab to Install 300 MW of Canal Top and Floating Solar Projects

Punjab to Install 300 MW of Canal Top and Floating Solar Projects

The Punjab government said it will install 300 MW of solar power capacity which will be split into  200 MW of canal top and 100 MW of floating solar projects ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Researchers Claim Perovskite Tandem Solar Cell Shows 27.4% Efficiency

Researchers Claim Perovskite Tandem Solar Cell Shows 27.4% Efficiency

A team of researchers from Northwestern University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Toledo claim to have developed an all-perovskite tandem solar cell with a conversion efficiency of ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Project Finance Brief: Duke Energy Subsidiary Acquires 100 MW Mississippi Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Western Railways Saves ₹30 Million in FY22 by Going Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Western Railways of India announced that it installed 6.6 MW of solar power projects across 97 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom India’s C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022 series provides a unique platform for the country’s commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers to interact with renewable energy experts and understand the viability ...
SB Energy to Sell Power to Google from its 1.2 GW Solar Projects in Texas

SB Energy to Sell Power to Google from its 1.2 GW Solar Projects in Texas

Renewable energy developer SB Energy Global said that Google will buy approximately 75% (942 MW) of the clean energy produced by the company’s four Texas-based upcoming solar projects with a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
First Solar to Build its Fourth Manufacturing Facility Worth $1 Billion in the US

ADB Approves $18 Million for Bhutan’s First Utility-Scale Solar Power Project

Bhutan is set to get its first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power project, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approving financing of $18.26 million for its construction. The project will ...
Daily News Wrap-Up NTPC Commissions 150 MW Solar Power Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Commissions 150 MW Solar Power Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC announced the successful commissioning of the first capacity of 150 MW out of 300 MW Shambu ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Togo Issues RfP to Selected Bidders for a 50 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project

Togo Issues RfP to Select List of Bidders for a 50 MW Solar Project

The government of Togo, a sub-Saharan country in West Africa, has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to a select list of bidders for developing and financing a 50 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Agrivoltaics Could Solve the Land Scarcity Problem for Solar Installations

Agrivoltaics Could Solve the Land Scarcity Problem for Solar

In India, agriculture plays a critical role in the economy, with nearly 60% of its land under farming and almost 300 days of sunshine every year. The country has an ...
Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Milma, the state government-run cooperative dairy plant in Ernakulam, Kerala, has installed a 2 MW captive solar project. The new installation has helped reduce the power bills from ₹4 million ...
Prozeal Infra to Install 131 MW of Solar Projects at GETCO Sites in Gujarat

Prozeal Infra to Install 131 MW of Solar Projects at GETCO Sites in Gujarat

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to Prozeal Infra Engineering to install 131 MW of solar projects in the Surendranagar and ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 250 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 250 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender for comprehensive operation and maintenance of five 50 MW blocks of its 250 MW Mandsaur solar project for three years. The last ...
SJVN Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects Across India

SJVN Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects Across India

SJVN Limited has invited bids from consultants to prepare detailed project reports (DPR) to develop solar power projects and parks across India. The contract period is two years from the ...
NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) of its 50 MW NTPC Rajgarh solar project in Madhya Pradesh for three years. The ...
TotalEnergies Acquires Core Solar to Expand its Renewable Energy Portfolio in the US

TotalEnergies Acquires Core Solar to Expand its Renewable Energy Portfolio in the US

TotalEnergies, a multinational integrated oil and gas firm, has acquired Core Solar, an Austin-based solar project developer with a solar and energy storage project portfolio of more than 4 GW ...
Rajasthan Becomes the First 10 GW Solar State

Rajasthan Becomes the First 10 GW Solar State

Rajasthan became the first state in India to surpass 10 GW of cumulative large-scale solar installations, as per Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker. The state has a total of 32.5 ...
Bidder of India's Lowest Solar Tariff Secures ₹4 Billion Financing From ADB

Bidder of India’s Lowest Solar Tariff Secures ₹4 Billion Financing from ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a non-sovereign loan of ₹4.063 billion (~$53.1 million) for Al Jomaih Energy and Water to develop an 80 MW solar project in Gujarat ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar