GUVNL Tenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across Gujarat

GUVNL Tenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across Gujarat

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has tendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. GUVNL has announced the tender in order to ...
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CEL Tenders 5 MW Rooftop Solar Projects to be Developed Across India

CEL Tenders 5 MW Rooftop Solar Projects to be Developed Across India

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the government of India, has tendered 5 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at various Power Grid Corporation ...
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Only $15.82 Million in Funding for India’s Solar Cities Program Approved Since 2014

Only $15.82 Million Funding Approved for India’s Solar Cities Program Since 2014

The government has only approved ₹1,016.4 million (~$15.82 million) for the Solar Cities Program in the past four years. For context, the funding amount would be enough to build a ...
IDFC Alternatives Acquires 40 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

IDFC Alternatives Acquires 40 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

Vector Green Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IDFC Alternatives, has acquired 40 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Vector Green Energy is a ...
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ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Skaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Sakaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabia-based firm involved in the development, construction, and operation of power generation and desalination water plants, will develop the 300 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) Sakaka ...
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Solar Tenders in India Surpassed 5.5 GW While Auction Activity Fizzled in January

Solar Tenders in India Surpassed 5.5 GW While Auction Activity Fizzled in January

India’s solar sector logged unprecedented tender activity in January, with more than 5.5 GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects tendered during the month. The capacity tendered was more than double ...
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SECI Tenders 70MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV in Assam

SECI Tenders 70 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV in Assam

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered 70 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that are set to be developed in the Amguri Solar Park in Assam’s ...
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Solar Power Generation in India Jumped 86 Percent in 2017

Solar Power Generation in India Jumped 86 Percent in 2017

India’s increasing efforts towards expansion of renewable energy have led to a substantial increase in solar power generation over the past year. In the calendar year 2017, the total solar ...
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New Delhi Gurudwaras Turn to Solar Energy

New Delhi Gurdwaras Turn to Solar Energy

Amid growing concerns about the national capital’s deteriorating air quality, the gurdwaras in the city have decided to turn to solar energy. The gurdwaras in New Delhi have planned to ...
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Quick Recap of Major Developments in India’s Renewable Energy Sector in January 2018

Quick Recap of Major Developments in India’s Renewable Energy Sector in January 2018

The first month of 2018 kickstarted the year with a flood of activity in India’s renewable energy sector, with a series of announcements by government agencies and industry players alike ...
Budget 2018-19: A Damp Squib for India’s Renewable Energy Sector

Budget 2018-19: A Disappointing Budget for Solar and Renewable Energy Sector

The much-anticipated Union Budget 2018-19 was tabled in parliament on 1 February 2018 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. However, the new budget for the coming financial year has, in most ...
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No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The meeting between Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) and the project developers ended on January 31st, 2018, without an agreement on the negotiated tariff for six grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
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IREDA Loans $35 Million from World Bank to Rewa and Mandsaur Solar Projects

IREDA Loans $35 Million from World Bank to Rewa and Mandsaur Solar Projects

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has entered into a $35 million sub-loan agreement with the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMSL) for the development of the Rewa and ...
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SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Solar PV Projects

Breaking: SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Solar PV Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered 2,000 MW of inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-connected grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. The capacity tendered ...
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Indian Modules Exempt from U.S. Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar Imports

Indian Modules Exempt from US Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar Imports

The United States has exempted India from the levy of a 30 percent anti-dumping duty on its solar imports. India is one among the hundred countries including Brazil, South Africa, ...
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Sri Lanka Tenders 90 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV

Sri Lanka Tenders 90 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), has tendered 90 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country under the Phase-II of its Sooryabala Sangramaya Program ...
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Fate of NTPC’s 750 MW Auction at Pavagada Solar Park Appears Uncertain

Fate of NTPC’s 750 MW Auction at Pavagada Solar Park Appears Uncertain

Speculation regarding the possible cancellation of the National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC) auction for 750 MW of grid-connected solar at the Pavagada Solar Park has heated up again. The notion ...
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Assam Tenders 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

Assam Tenders 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has tendered a total of 100 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the state. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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SECI Invites EoIs to Develop 160 MW Solar Wind Hybrid Project with Energy Storage

SECI Invites EoIs to Develop 160 MW Solar Wind Hybrid Project with Energy Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) from engineering, procurement, and construction contractors to develop a 160 MW large-scale solar wind hybrid project with ...
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Vedanta Issues EOI to Develop 20 to 50 MW Capacity Captive Solar Project in Rajasthan

Vedanta Issues EOI to Develop 20 to 50 MW Capacity Captive Solar Project in Rajasthan

Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Cairn Oil & Gas, is planning to develop a solar project for captive consumption in the state of Rajasthan. The company has issued a notice ...
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West Bengal Tenders 10 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV

West Bengal Tenders 10 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has tendered a 10 MW grid‑connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Bhajanghat in the state’s Nadia district. The bid-submission ...
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Punjab the Latest State to Propose Charges for Under or Over Supplying of Solar Power

Punjab the Latest State to Propose Charges for Under or Over Supplying of Solar Power

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) became the latest agency to announce draft regulations for deviation charges of solar and wind power generation in the state. These regulations are ...
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Saudi Arabia to Tender Over 3 GW of Solar and 800 MW of Wind

Saudi Arabia to Tender Over 3 GW of Solar and 800 MW of Wind

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will soon tender over 3 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) and 800 MW of wind projects to meet its increasing energy demands. The development ...
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YES Bank to Finance Solar Projects Worth $5 Billion by 2030

YES Bank to Finance Solar Projects Worth $5 Billion by 2030

YES Bank, an Indian private sector bank, is planning to mobilize up to $1 billion (~₹64 billion) to finance  solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the country by 2023 and $5 billion ...
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MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is planning to spend ₹660 million (~$10.3 million) over the next two financial years on increasing renewable energy awareness in India. “The ...
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