India Imposes Provisional Duty on Coated Flat Products Used in Solar Mounting Structures

India Imposes Provisional Duty on Coated Flat Products Used in Solar Mounting Structures

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has issued its preliminary findings in the anti-dumping investigation on the imports of aluminum and zinc-coated flat products originating in or exported from ...
World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Project Commissioned at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi

World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Project Commissioned at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi

Noor Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single-site solar power project located at Sweihan which has an installed capacity of 1,177 MW, has been successfully commissioned. The project is a Joint ...
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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 ...
Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Renewable energy project developer, AMEA, has announced financial closure for a 50 MW solar project in Jordan. The company has announced that it has secured $74 million for the Al ...
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Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

IREDA’s Tender Calls for Empanelment of Resource Assessment Agencies for Wind and Solar

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has invited bids for the empanelment of resource assessment agencies for wind and solar technologies. The last date for the submission of ...
NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bidders to enlist for inverter-inverter transformer package to develop solar power projects for NTPC. The scope of work includes supply, type testing, ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
ReNew Power Gets $350 Million in Debt Financing from OPIC to Scale Solar and Wind Projects

ReNew Power Gets $350 Million in Debt Financing from OPIC to Scale Solar and Wind Projects

ReNew Power has secured fresh debt financing of up to $350 million (~₹24.91 billion) from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The funds will be utilized by ReNew Power to support ...
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Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Tirupati Smart City Corporation Limited (TSCCL) has invited Request for Proposal (RfP) for 6 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The brief scope of work includes the supply, design, engineering, manufacturing, ...
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3 GW of Solar Projects Tendered in October

Haryana to Install Solar Projects on Gram Panchayat Lands

In an attempt to promote solar energy in the state, the Haryana government has decided to install solar projects on gram panchayat lands through Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) ...
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Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

Iron Ore Company in Karnataka Announces Tender for a 5 MW Captive Solar Project

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited (KIOCL), a government of India enterprise, has invited a tender for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 5 MW captive solar power project ...
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ISTS Charges Waiver for Mega Solar Manufacturing Tender Extended by Two Years

Algeria Announces 150 MW Solar Tender for its Southeast Region

Algeria’s Regulatory Commission for Electricity and Gas (CREG) has issued a tender for the construction, operation, and maintenance of several photovoltaic solar projects with a total capacity of 150 MW ...
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Higher Power Tariffs, Not Policy Support, Driving India’s Rooftop Market

Rooftop Solar Commissioning Delay Causes 36% Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

In another case involving delay in commissioning of a solar project, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the petitioner, a rooftop solar project installer, is not entitled ...
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CERC Proposes Granting Category I Inter-State Trading License to Refex Energy

TSERC Provides Relief to Solar Developer Awaiting Grid Synchronization

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has passed an order asking the state’s distribution licensee to allow the grid synchronization of the project, thereby providing relief to Clean Solar ...
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Gujarat Invites EoI to Develop 1,000 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Invites EoI to Develop 1,000 MW of Projects at Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited expression of interest (EoI) from project developers to develop 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects in the Dholera Special Investment ...
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African Consortium Signs PPA to Develop of a 60 MW Solar Project in Chad

African Consortium Signs PPA to Develop of a 60 MW Solar Project in Chad

To reduce the dependence on coal-based power in African countries, a consortium including InfraCo Africa and Smart Energies International, has come together to develop a 60 MW solar project in the ...
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

SoftBank Wins SECI Auction to Develop 200 MW of Solar Projects Quoting ₹2.82/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has auctioned 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at the Pavagada solar park located in Tumkur district of ...
The grant will assist the government to achieve its national goals of reaching 75 percent electricity access by 2020

African Development Bank Approves $1.5 Million Loan for Development of Solar in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $1.5-million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support the Nigerian government’s implementation of Phase 1 of the Jigawa ...
Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World's Largest Solar Project

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World’s Largest Solar Project

Japanese telecom giant-turned-tech investor SoftBank has announced plans to invest in creating the world’s largest solar power project in Saudi Arabia, according to Reuters. The project is expected to have ...
KREDL Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 1.2 GW Solar Tender Up to March 5, 2018

KREDL Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 1.2 GW Solar Tender Up to March 5, 2018

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has extended the bid submission deadline for its 1,200 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project tender. Project developers can now submit their bids ...
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Modules can be Sourced from Anywhere for Operation and Maintenance of DCR Category Solar Projects

Modules can be Sourced from Anywhere for Operation and Maintenance of DCR Solar Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an advisory regarding the procurement of modules for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the desired Capacity Utilization Factor (CUF) ...
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NREDCAP Issues Tender For Supply of Solar Power to

NREDCAP Issues Tender For Supply of Solar Power to Vijaywada Municipal Corporation

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has tendered a grid-connected solar PV project to supply power under open access to the Vijaywada Municipal Corporation (VMC) ...
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ADB to Provide $44.76 Million Grant to Develop 20 MW of Grid-Connected Solar in Afghanistan

ADB to Provide $44.76 Million Grant to Develop 20 MW of Grid-Connected Solar in Afghanistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $44.76 million (~₹2.88 billion) grant to help develop 20 MW of grid-connected solar in Afghanistan. The grant was approved by ...
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Kadapa Solar PPA Not Yet Signed

PPA Still Not Signed for 250 MW Kadapa Solar Park Project

The power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 250 MW grid-connected solar project at Kadapa Solar Park has not yet been signed, adding to the increasing uncertainty in India’s solar sector ...
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Solar PV Project Pakistan

50 MW Solar PV Project Tendered in Pakistan

A 50 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project has been tendered in Pakistan by Kulachi Solar Power Project Private Limited. The project will be developed near Kulachi, District D. I. Khan ...
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Supreme Court ReNew Power MPPMCL

Supreme Court Stays Jabalpur High Court’s Order Jeopardizing 51 MW of Solar in Madhya Pradesh

The 51 MW solar project developed by ReNew Power in Vijaypur, Madhya Pradesh is in jeopardy after the Supreme Court of India  issued a stay order on the Jabalpur High ...
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