2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity While 6.5 GW of solar capa

Indian Solar Industry Sluggish Amid General Elections

The 2019 general elections are currently underway in India. In recent months, with the country gearing up for one of the biggest democratic exercises, the solar tender and auction activity ...
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3 MW of Solar Projects to Come up at NTPC’s Thermal Station in Bihar

3 MW of Solar Projects to Come up at NTPC’s Thermal Station in Bihar

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the installation of 3 MW of solar power projects at its Kahalgaon unit, located in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. The ...
KERC Mulls Setting Generic Rooftop Solar Tariff Under RESCO model

Assam to Implement 7 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on Social and Institutional Buildings

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has issued a tender for 7 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop projects for social and institutional buildings in the state. The projects will ...
Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur Smart City Floats Tender for 4.8 MW of Solar Power Projects

SECI’s New Solar Tender Calls for 750 MW of Projects in Rajasthan with Long-Term Open Access

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for 750 MW (Tranche-II) of grid-connected solar PV projects in Rajasthan. A single bidder must bid for ...
Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

After January’s Slump, Solar Auctions Gather Speed in February 2019

The shortest month of February proved to be a busy one for the solar sector with auction activity increasing exponentially. In February, about 2.7 GW of solar capacity was auctioned in ...
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SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Lowest Quoted Tariff Dips to ₹2.48/kWh in SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction for Rajasthan

Four solar project developers - Fortum Solar (250 MW), ACME Solar (250 MW), Sitara Solar (100 MW), and Palimarwar Solar (40 MW), have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.48 (~$0.0349)/kWh ...
Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

SECI to Tender 1 GW of Solar Capacity to be Developed Across Eight North Eastern States

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has said it would soon issue a tender for 1,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to be developed in the states ...
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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UPC Solar Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.55/kWh in Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

UPC Solar Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.55/kWh in Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Paryapt Solar, a special purpose vehicle by UPC Solar, has emerged as the lowest bidder by quoting a tariff of ₹2.55 (~$0.035)/kWh to develop 50 MW in the recent auction conducted ...
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Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Malaysia Launches a 500 MW Capacity Solar Tender

The Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission of Malaysia) has issued a 500 MW large-scale solar tender in Peninsular Malaysia. Once commissioned, the solar projects will be connected to the grid and ...
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GRIDCO Tenders 200 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Odisha

Agra Air Force Station Announces 1.5 MW Solar Tender to Meet 90% of its Power Needs

The Indian Air Force’s Chief Engineer in Allahabad has issued tender for a 1.5 MW solar project at the Agra Air Force Station. The project is expected to meet up ...
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Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Tender Announced for 200 MW of Solar Power Projects in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has floated a new tender for setting up 200 MW of grid-connected solar power projects under Uttarakhand Solar Energy Policy-2013 (Amended -2018). The ...
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TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

Expressions of Interest Invited for 2 GW of Solar Projects at Al Dafra, Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), Abu Dhabi’s state-owned water and electric utility has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the development of 2 GW of solar power projects ...
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Tender Announced for 2 MW of Solar Projects at IIM Trichy

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has launched a tender to develop a 2 MW solar project at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Tiruchirappalli, located in the ...
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Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam Launches a 1.8 MW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam (UPJN), state utility managing water supply and sewerage facilities has announced a tender to develop a 1.8 MW solar project. The rooftop/ground-mounted solar project will ...
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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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BHEL Floats Tender for Solar Module Mounting Structure Columns for 129 MW of Projects

BHEL Floats Tender for Solar Module Mounting Structure Columns for 129 MW of Projects

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for the procurement of 1,500 metric tons of module mounting structure columns for setting up 129 MW of solar power projects ...
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Indian Oil Corporation Issues EPC Tender of 2 MW at its Plant in Maharashtra’s Dhanaj

Indian Oil Corporation Issues EPC Tender for 2 MW of Solar at its Plant in Maharashtra

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has issued a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 2 MW grid-interactive and ground-mounted captive solar power project at its ...
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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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Saudi Arabia Announces 1.5 GW Solar Tender

Saudi Arabia Announces 1.5 GW Solar Tender

In line with the country’s National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP), Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), has invited expressions of interest for seven greenfield solar PV projects with ...
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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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Haryana Floats Tender for 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Under RESCO Mode

Haryana Floats Tender for 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Under RESCO Mode

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has issued a tender for 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects to be developed across the state. The bid-submission deadline is February ...
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Nigeria’s University of Benin Issues 15 MW Solar Tender with 5 MW Battery Energy Storage

Nigeria’s University of Benin Issues 15 MW Solar Tender with 5 MW Battery Energy Storage

The Federal Ministry of Education in Nigeria has issued a Request for Qualification (RfQ) for 15 MW ground-mounted solar project with a 5 MW battery energy storage system at the ...
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Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is looking for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 4 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Biju Patnaik International (BPI) ...
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