Solar Tender Announcements dropped in September while Auction Activity Increased

Solar Tender Announcements Dropped in September While Auction Activity Increased

After a surge in the solar tender announcements in August, the tender activity dropped by almost half while auctions increased in September 2019. Nearly 3 GW of solar tenders were ...
Land is Still the Biggest Impediment for Large-Scale Solar and Development

Land is Still the Biggest Impediment for Large-Scale Solar Development

The Indian solar energy market has come a long way, from about 3 GW of installed capacity in 2014 to over 30 GW in 2019. The solar industry has been ...
Bosnia Tenders 65 MW of Solar Project

In Brief: Solar EPC Tender for 250 kW of Projects in Thrissur, SITRA’s 100 kW Rooftop Tender

There were two interesting small solar tenders one from a government agency and the other from an industry association that was issued this week. These tenders display a variety of ...
SECI Likely to Issue RfS for 2.5 GW of Solar in Kargil by December 31, 2018

Solar Auction Cancellations Need a Fix for Market Sentiment to Improve

India’s quest to reach 100 GW of solar installations by 2022 has been made a little more challenging with government agencies canceling auctions after results have been announced. Since the ...
NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

SECI Issues 3 Solar Tenders for 1.4 GW of Projects Across Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued three tenders for the expansion of renewable capacity across three states. The first tender is for setting up 750 MW ...
Gujarat Approves Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh for a 100 MW Solar Project in Raghanesda Solar Park

A Snapshot of India’s Giga Solar Tenders from 2018

India saw a significant increase in new large-scale solar PV tenders announced with over 22 GW of mega solar tenders announced in the year 2018. According to Mercom’s India Solar ...
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Brookfield Negotiates with ReneSola for its Distributed Solar Assets in China

Solar Tender and Auction Activity Declined in November with 1.4 GW and 61 MW Respectively

Over 1.4 GW of solar projects were tendered in the month of November, which is nearly half the capacity compared to October, according to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker. This ...
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Indian Railways Continues its Efforts to Go Green with Solar Panels on More Trains

Indian Railways Continues its Efforts to Go Green with Solar Panels on More Trains

Continuing its efforts to solarize the railway lines of the country, the government has now announced that it has installed solar panels on various trains for their electricity requirements. The ...
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Delhi Metro Tenders Grid-Connected Rooftop and Ground-Mounted Solar PV

Delhi Metro Tenders 8 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop and Ground-Mounted Solar PV

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has tendered 8 MW of grid-connected rooftop and ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at various DMRC sites in the national capital. The ...
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MSEDCL Tenders Solar to meet its RPO

MSEDCL Tenders 1 GW of Solar to Meet its RPO

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has tendered 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in order to help it meet its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). The ...
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GIPCL Tenders Grid-Connected Solar

GIPCL Tenders 150 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

The Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) has tendered 150 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka Village. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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November Solar Tenders Fall to 300 MW and Auctions Drop to 5 MW in India

November Solar Tenders Fall to 300 MW and Auctions Drop to 5 MW in India

Solar tender and auction activity in India had a steep decline in November 2017. The solar capacity tendered across the country during the month fell by 25 percent to 300 ...
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Malaysia Solar Auction 563 MW

Malaysia Allocates 563 MW for Solar in Second Large Auction

Suruhanjaya Tenaga, Malaysia's Energy Commission, awarded a total of 563 MW of solar in its second large scale solar tender, against the original planned capacity of 460 MW. These projects ...
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MNRE to Tender 17 GW of Solar and Over 3.5 GW of Wind Projects by March 2018

MNRE to Tender 17 GW of Solar and Over 3.5 GW of Wind Projects by March 2018

Following a recent lull in tender activity, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is preparing to announce a spate of tenders for solar projects in the coming four ...
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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 ...
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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