Friday, 05 Nov 2021
Belectric commissions 250 MW solar in India: Belectric has completed and commissioned a 250 MW AC solar power plant in Rajasthan, with 40% capacity comprising bifacial solar modules, for Fortum Solar Plus Private Limited.
Friday, 22 Oct 2021
RIL wants up to 3.5 GW solar for green hydrogen: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) estimates about 3 GW to 3.5 GW of solar energy to produce 400,000 tons of green hydrogen at its electrolyzer gigafactory planned to come up in Gujarat (see Indian Billionaire Wants 4 New Energy Gigafactories).
Mercom Says SECI’s Manufacturing Linked Auctioned PV Capacity Tariffs Lowered; Shree Cement To Install 106 MW Solar For Captive Consumption; Amp Energy India Commissions 2.4 MW Solar Project For Pondicherry University; REIL Launches Tenders To Procure Solar Modules & Toughened Glass
Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021
Manufacturing-linked solar tariffs lowered: According to Mercom India Research, the Solar Energy Corporation of India has got the 2 winners of its manufacturing-linked solar auction, Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), to lower the win.
TANGEDCO Planning 4 GW Solar PV Park; SECI Tender To Source Land For Solarization of Agri-Feeders; ReNew Power Commissions 250 MW Solar Project In Rajasthan; IREDA’s 5 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed, Says Mercom
Friday, 10 Sep 2021
4 GW solar power capacity in Tamil Nadu: The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has announced its plans to develop 4 GW solar power capacity in the state to meet growing energy demand.
SECI 1.2 GW Hybrid Auction Attracts INR 2.34/kWh L1 Bid; Tata Power Commissions 150 MW PV; Loom Solar Launches 500W+ Solar Panels; ArcelorMittal Considering Heavy Investment In Solar For Rajasthan & Gujarat; ICRA Upbeat About India’s Renewables Sector
Monday, 30 Aug 2021
SECI’s 1.2 GW hybrid auction results: The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has attracted INR 2.34 ($0.031) per kWh as the lowest winning bid (L1) for its 1.2 GW interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind-solar hybrid project tranche-IV.
NHPC Launches EPC Tender For 100 MW Floating PV; MNRE Updates ALMM List & Issues Benchmark Costs For Rooftop & Decentralized Solar; Indian Power Ministry Seeking Feedback On Draft Renewable Energy Electricity Rules; India Announces National Hydrogen Mission
Friday, 20 Aug 2021
EPC tender for 100 MW floating solar: Indian hydropower producer NHPC Limited has called for bids from EPC service providers to implement 100 MW floating solar PV capacity in Odisha’s Angul district. It will come up atop Rengali Reservoir.
MNRE Says India Exceeds 100 GW Installed Renewable Energy Capacity; Augment Infrastructure To Acquire Majority Stake In CleanMax; Tata Power & Aljomaih Energy Win RUMSL’s 500 MW Auction; Tata Power Solar Wins SECI’s 50 MW PV+50 MWh Project In Leh
Friday, 13 Aug 2021
India achieves 100 GW RE milestone: RK Singh, the Minister heading the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has announced India’s installed renewable energy capacity has grown to exceed 100 GW.
Bridge To India Says India’s Total C&I Renewable Generation Capacity Exceeds 17 GW; Kajaria Ceramics To Invest INR 2.64 Million For Captive Solar Plant; CESL Tender For Solar Carport & Rooftop Project At Leh
Friday, 06 Aug 2021
India’s C&I RE capacity well over 17 GW: A Bridge to India (BTI) report titled India Corporate Renewable Brief Q1/2021 notes the country’s total installed commercial and industrial (C&I) renewable energy generation capacity in Q1/2021 gre.
RECPDCL Launches 125 MW Solar Tender; RUMSL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed By 7 GW; Tata Power-DDL Claims Meeting 100% Renewable Purchase Compliance; ACME Solar Raises $334 Million Through Offshore Green Bonds
Friday, 30 Jul 2021
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Mercom India Research: INR 2.42/kWh Lowest Bid For MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction; Mahindra & Mahindra To Source Captive Solar Power From 58 MW Solar Project; Jakson Group Commissioned 50 MW Solar Project In Uttar Pradesh
Friday, 09 Jul 2021
MSEDCL’s 500 MW solar auction: Mercom India Research has reported INR 2.42 ($0.032) per kWh as the lowest winning bid determined in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) auction.
India Installed 3.7 GW Utility Scale & 2.5 GW Rooftop Solar In FY2021; GAIL To Add 1 GW Renewable Capacity; CCL To Develop Solar Projects With CMPDI; MNRE Extends Project Commissioning For COVID-19 Impacted Facilities; Saatvik Energy To Supply 71 MW Modules To BHEL
Friday, 02 Jul 2021
India installed 6.2 GW solar capacity in FY2021: JMK Research and Analytics said in FY2021 (period ending March 2021), India installed about 3.7 GW of utility scale and 2.5 GW of rooftop solar power capacity.
India’s Installed Solar Capacity Till May 2021-End Reached 41 GW, Says MNRE; Fortum Sells 500 MW Solar Capacity To Actis; EXIM Bank Extends LOC For Togo & Sri Lanka; Tata Power Commissions ‘Largest’ Solar Carport For Tata Motors; Mercom Says MSEDCL & RUMSL’s 1.55 GW Tenders Attract Enthusiastic Response
Friday, 25 Jun 2021
India added 643 MW RE in May 2021: During the month of May 2021, India installed 643.66 MW of renewable energy capacity, resulting in a cumulative installed renewable energy capacity of 95.66 GW at the end of that month.
Andhra Pradesh’s 6.4 GW Solar Auction Quashed; Goldi Solar To Expand Module Production Capacity To 2.5 GW; Jinchen To Supply 2 GW Equipment To Adani; ACME Solar, UNOPS & IFU To Back 250 MW Solar Project In Rajasthan; Waaree Energies Modules For Borealis Fab In Italy
Friday, 18 Jun 2021
6.4 GW solar auction cancelled: Responding to a petition filed by Tata Power Renewable Energy, the High Court of Andhra Pradesh has quashed the 6.4 GW auction conducted by the state government.
NVVN Launches EOI To Procure Land For MSEDCL Tender; Over 37 Consumers Opt For Green Power Supply From Tata Power In Mumbai; MANIREDA Seeking Bidders For 50 MW Grid Connected Solar Power Capacity In Manipur
Thursday, 10 Jun 2021
NVVN wants land for solar power projects: A subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) has launched a tender seeking land to set up solar power plants under Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojna (MSKVY) in the state of Maharashtra.
NSEFI Demands MNRE Intervention For UPNEDA Scrapping 500 MW Solar Auction; MSEDCL Launches 500 MW AC Solar Tender Under PM-KUSUM Scheme; Tata Power Solar Secures LOA For 210 MW Solar From NTPC; HDFC Bank Aims To Become Carbon Neutral By 2031-32
Friday, 04 Jun 2021
UPNEDA annuls 500 MW solar auction: The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has scrapped its 500 MW solar auction concluded in February 2020 that discovered INR 3.17 per kWh as the lowest winning bid, according to Mercom India Research.
Godawari Power & Ispat Limited Will Invest INR 7.5 Billion For 250 MW Solar Project; Jakson Group Launches Helia Solar Module Series With Up To 590W Output; Ciel & Terre Commissions 14.7 MW ‘Largest’ Floating Solar Power Plant In India; CEL Seeks Multicrystalline Solar Cells
Friday, 28 May 2021
Steel manufacturer wants 250 MW solar: Godawari Power & Ispat Limited, a publicly listed steel manufacturer, has announced plans to have a captive solar power project with a total capacity of 250 MW, after the company’s board approved the project.
India Installed 5.5 GW Solar PV Capacity In FY2021, Says JMK Research; CRISIL Counts 7 GW Auctioned Renewable Energy Capacity Still Without PSAs; India Initiates ADD Investigation Into Imported Solar Cells From China, Thailand & Vietnam
Friday, 21 May 2021
JMK Research sees annual growth in solar and wind power additions in India during FY2022, however believes there may be some project delays due to COVID-19 related lockdowns in some states.