Indian Solar Installations Totaled a Record 2.2 GW in Q3

Indian Solar Installations Totaled a Record 2.2 GW in Q3 as Uncertainties Loom

Indian solar installations totaled 2,247 MW in Q3 2017, up 300 MW from Q2 according to the recently released India Solar Market Update by Mercom India Research. However, like in ...
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India’s Solar Auction Activity Falls 55% in October While Tenders Rise 25%

India’s Solar Auction Activity Falls 55% in October While Tenders Rise 25%

Solar project auction activity in October 2017 witnessed a steep 54.9% decline while tenders were up 25.3 percent compared to September 2017 in India. Major Tenders The Punjab State Power ...
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Government Agencies Tender Over 44 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Government Agencies Tender Over 44 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

In the past week, various government agencies in India have tendered rooftop solar projects of over 44 MW. The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) tendered 40 MW of ...
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Singapore’s HDB Tenders Solar

Singapore’s Housing & Development Board Tenders 50 MW of Solar

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) of Singapore has tendered 50 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed under the SolarNova program. Once developed, the entire power produced from ...
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BEL Tenders Solar Projects Under the Domestic Content Category

BEL Tenders 6 MW of Solar Projects Under the Domestic Content Category

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Government of India enterprise, tendered a total of 6 MW (AC) of solar to be developed in three different states in India under the domestic ...
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India Solar Auction Activity in September

India Solar Auction Activity Increases in September, Tender Announcements Fall

In September 2017, solar auction activity increased in India. Compared to the 76 MW auctioned in August, 602 MW of solar were auctioned in September. Meanwhile solar tender announcements witnessed ...
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NTPC Tenders Solar Projects

NTPC Tenders 22 MW of Solar Projects

In two separate tenders, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) tendered 22 MW of solar projects. The NTPC-SAIL Power Company Limited (NSPCL), a joint venture of NTPC and SAIL (Steel ...
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Solar Tenders Under DCR Category

NTPC and SECI Announce 230 MW of Solar Tenders Under DCR Category

In two separate announcements, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) tendered a combined 230 MW of grid-connected solar project. The NTPC tendered ...
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RelyOn Solar

26.9 MW of Small Solar Tenders Announced in India

Over 26.9 MW of solar tenders were announced in India during the week ending September 08, 2017, from 36.4 MW of solar tenders unveiled a week earlier. The largest tender ...
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Solar Auctions Activity

Solar Auction Activity in India Falls of a Cliff in August

In August, solar auctions fell precipitously in India. Compared to the robust auction activity in June, solar auctions by MWs fell by 95% in August with only 76 MW. Solar ...
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Solar Tenders for the week

36.4 MW of Small Solar Tenders Announced in India Last Week

More than 36.4 MW of solar tenders were announced in India during the week ending September 1, 2017, up from just 5 MW of solar tenders unveiled a week earlier ...
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India Solar Tenders MES IOCl NREDCAP

10 MW of Solar Tendered by Government Agencies

The government of India is looking to add another 10 MW of solar to its pipeline by issuing five tenders through the Indian Oil Corporation, Military Engineering Services, and the ...
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GVSCCL Canal Top and Floating Solar PV Tender

5 MW Canal Top Solar Project and a 2 MW Floating Solar Project Tendered in Visakhapatnam

The Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) has tendered a 5 MW grid-connected canal top solar project to be developed on the Raiwada Canal in Visakhapatnam. The bid-submission deadline ...
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Small Solar Tenders

5 MW of Small Solar Tenders Announced Last Week in India

A total of 5 MW of small solar tenders were announced by Indian government agencies last week, with large‑scale projects accounting for 2 MW and rooftop projects totaling 3 MW ...
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NTPC Solar Tenders DCR

NTPC Tenders 35 MW of Solar Under the DCR Category

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered 35 MW of solar under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category. The bid-submission deadline is October 12, 2017. The capacity tendered includes ...
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Grid-Connected Solar Project

MAHAGENCO Tenders 110 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has tendered 110 MW of solar in two separate tenders. 60 MW (AC) of solar will be developed at various locations in Tembhu, ...
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Solar Under DCR Category

NTPC Tenders 241 MW of Solar Under DCR Category

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered another 241 MW of solar in three separate projects under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category to be developed across the states ...
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Financing Activity in the Indian Solar Sector So Far This Year

Solar Tender and Auction Activity in India Dropped Significantly in July 2017

Solar tenders and auctions in India slowed down substantially in July 2017. Uncertainty surrounding the applicable GST rates for solar, DISCOMs seeking lower tariffs after the Bhadla record-low bid, and ...
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Mercom India Solar Market Update

India Installs 4.8 GW of Solar in the First Half of 2017, Eclipsing All of 2016

1.9 GW installed in Q2 2017, over 10 GW projected in 2017 The Indian solar market added 1,869 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2017, bringing installations in the ...
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WBSEDCL

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Tenders 20 MW (AC) of Solar

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has tendered two solar projects of 10 MW each to be developed at Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. This is an engineering ...
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1,776 MW of Solar Tendered in December in India

1,776 MW of Solar Tendered in December in India

India’s solar sector continues to thrive. In the month of December 2016 alone, 1,776 MW of solar projects were tendered and 100 MW of solar were auctioned. The Ministry of ...
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Solar Tariffs

Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Tenders 250 MW Solar in Odisha

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has tendered 250 MW (AC) of large-scale solar projects in the state of Odisha. The projects will be spread over five locations with a minimum capacity ...
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