India PV News Snippets: MNRE, Vikram Solar, IHS, PLI Scheme

MNRE Modifies 12 GW CPSU Scheme Phase-II & Extends Renewable Project Completion Deadline Due To COVID-19; Vikram Solar Energizes 85 MW Solar For NTPC; India On 6th Spot Of IHS Markit’s Renewables Investment Attractiveness List; PLI Scheme Expanded To Battery Storage

CPSU scheme amended: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has introduced amendments to the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-II under which it plans to procure 12 GW of grid connected solar PV capacity for self-consumption or for use by government entities (see India Details 12 GW CPSU Scheme Phase-II).

India PV News Snippets: Meghalaya, AGEL, NTPC, KPI Global

Meghalaya Issues EOI To Empanel RE Companies; AGEL Energized 925 MW RE Capacity In FY2021; NTPC Renewable Energy Signs PPA For 150 MW PV Project With GUVNL; KPI Global To Build 12.5 MW Solar Capacity For Anupam Rasayan

Meghalaya to empanel renewable energy firms: The Power Department of State Government of Meghalaya has launched an expression of interest (EOI) to empanel renewable energy EPC companies for hydro, solar, wind and biomass projects in the state.

India PV News Snippets: NTPC, Borosil, ReNew, Wipro

NTPC Launches 1.2 GW Solar EPC Tender For Rajasthan; Borosil Renewables To Expand Production Capacity By 1,000 Tons Per Day; ReNew Power Commissions 105 MW In Gujarat; Wipro Sets Net-Zero Emissions Target For 2040

NTPC’s EPC tender for 1.2 GW solar: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender seeking EPC package with land for the development of grid connected solar PV projects up to 1.2 GW capacity in Rajasthan.

India PV Snippets: MNRE, EGP, Tata, BHEL, Amplus, AGEL

Indian Solar Power Capacity Exceeds 40 GW; IFC May Back Enel Green Power’s 300 MW Project; CSC & Tata Power To Supply Solar Powered Microgrids & Water Pumps; BHEL Tender For Thin Layer Nano Coating Solution; Amplus Acquires Sterling & Wilson Rooftop PV Projects; AGEL Commissions 50 MW Facility

India installed over 1.46 GW RE in March 2021: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said India installed 1,463.31 MW of new renewable energy capacity in the month of March 2021, pushing the aggregate to 94.43 GW as on March 31, 2021.

India PV News Snippets: MNRE, ISA, WBREDA, KREDL

MNRE Says India Installed Close To 1.4 GW New Renewable Energy Capacity In January 2021; India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil & UAE Achiever Nations In ISA Report; WBREDA Launches Rooftop Solar Tenders; KREDL Wants 1 MW Floating Solar Pilot

Indian renewable energy capacity now over 92 GW: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) says as on January 31, 2021, Indian renewable energy capacity reached a total of 92.54 GW with the addition of 1,396.97 MW in January 2021.

India PV News Snippets: MCGM, EESL, MNRE, KPI Global

MCGM To Procure Clean Energy From 20 MW Hydroelectric & 80 MW Floating Solar Project; 70 MW EESL Solar Tender For Goa; MNRE Refuses Commissioning Deadline Extension For COVID-19 Impacted RE Projects; KPI Global Signs Corporate Solar PPAs for 13.15 MW Capacity

Floating solar project for Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has approved a proposal to set up a hybrid power project with 20 MW hydroelectric and 80 MW floating solar power capacity.

India PV News Snippets: SECI, MNRE, NVVN

SECI Wants Owners Engineer For 100 MW AC Solar /120 MWh Storage; Amp Energy India Commissions 7.8 MW PV For Hyderabad Metro Rail; India-Bahrain Hold 1st Joint Working Group Meeting For Renewable Energy; NVVN Launches 2 MW Solar Tender For Agartala Airport

SECI seeking owners engineer for solar & storage capacity: The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is looking for a consultant to provide owners engineer (OE) services for 100 MW (AC) solar PV project with 160 MW DC capacity along with 40 MW.


APGECL Confirms 5.8 GW Solar Auction; MPUVNL’s PM-KUSUM Tender Increases Solar Capacity To 300 MW; NHDC Launches EPC Tender For 25 MW Floating Solar; AGEL Commissions 100 MW Capacity; 24 MU Solar Power Traded In January 2021 On Indian Energy Exchange

Andhra Pradesh finalizes bids for 5.8 GW PV: A news report by Press Trust of India refers to a statement issued by the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) saying that the agency has finalized bids for 5.8 GW capacity out of a 6..

India PV News Snippets: CIAL, RUMSL, MPUVNL, NTPC

CIAL Commissions Floating Solar Project; RUMSL Seeking Transaction Advisory For 600 MW Floating PV Project; MPUVNL Launches 40 MW Rooftop Solar Tender; Ashoka Buildcon Gets 150 MW EPC Order From NTPC; India & Uzbekistan To Cooperate On Solar & Storage Technologies

CIAL officially launches floating solar project: The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) officially inaugurated a 452 kW floating solar power plant in Kerala.

India PV News Snippets: Sembcorp, EESL, IREDA, REIL, GEDA

Sembcorp Gets LOA For 400 MW Solar Project From SECI; EESL To Develop Solar Power Projects For NHAI; IREDA To Provide RE Technical Expertise To NHPC; REIL Tender For 200,000 Solar Cells; GEDA To Set Up 80 MW Rooftop Solar Capacity

400 MW India project win for Sembcorp: Sembcorp Energy India Limited (SEIL) has secured a letter of award (LOA) from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for a 400 MW utility scale solar project.

India PV News Snippets: Tata Power, ITC, AP, Total, SECI

Tata Power & SIDBI To Offer Rooftop Solar Financing; ITC To Go 100% Renewable Energy Powered; AP High Court Stay On 6.4 GW Auction; 1 MW Solar Carport For Renault Nissan By Total Solar; 50 MW AC SECI Tender For Tamil Nadu

Financing for MSMEs for rooftop solar: Tata Power has announced a partnership with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to offer easy and affordable financing for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) to adopt clean energy thro.

India PV News Snippets: AGEL, Azure, SECI, Manipur

SECI Awards AGEL LOA For 600 MW Hybrid Wind-Solar Project & Informs Azure Power Of Inadequate Response From State Discoms For 4 GW Solar Capacity; Solar & Storage Tender For Leh; MANIREDA Launches 100 MW Solar Tender In Manipur

AGEL gets LOA for 600 MW hybrid project: Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has secured the letter of award (LOA) for a 600 MW wind-solar hybrid power project from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for its wholly-owned subsidiary Adani Rene.

India PV News Snippets: Manufacturing, NVVN, Ayana, HCCB

Mint Says 15 Companies, Including 1366 Technologies & First Solar, Express Interest To Produce 10 GW Wafer & 40 GW Solar Cells & Modules In India; NVVN Launches 30 MW Solar Tender; Ayana Raises $390 Million; HCCB Gets 7 New RE Projects

US based solar wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies has confirmed to Mint newspaper of India that it is actively exploring opportunities to build a wafer and cell manufacturing plant in India, the publication reported.

India PV News Snippets: MNRE, Visaka, Mitsui, REIL, SJVN

India Installed Over 763 MW New Renewable Energy Capacity In November 2020; Visaka Industries Installed ATUM Solar Roof In UAE; Mitsui PV Lab Gets BIS Registration; REIL Seeks 5,000 Mono PERC Cells; IREDA & SJVN Sign MoU For Green Projects

India added over 763 MW RE in November 2020: According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), India installed 763.47 MW of new renewable energy capacity in the month of November 2020 taking its cumulative to 90.39 GW.

India PV News Snippets: NTPC, Ladakh, DST, CIL, EY

NTPC To Install Solar Panels For 200 Buildings In Delhi For SDMC; 1.5 MW PV Project Commissioned In Ladakh; 4 MW AP Floating PV Project Gets Wireless Monitoring Solution By Advanticsys; Perovskite Research By India & Israel; CIL Empanelment Tender; India On 4th Spot In EY RECAI

The 4 MW floating solar project at the Kailasagiri Reservoir in Andhra Pradesh has now got a wireless monitoring solution from Spain’s Advantic Sistemas y Servicios S.L.

India PV Snippets: Airtel, AP, Textile, MNRE, Ind-Ra

Airtel Picks Up 5.2% Stake In Avaada Energy SPV; Andhra Pradesh 10 GW Solar Plans Moving Forward; Solar Powered Textile Mill; MNRE Draft For Wind Parks/Wind-Solar Hybrid Parks; Ind-Ra Blames Clean Energy For Subdued Interest For 1st Commercial Coal Mining Auction In India

India’s efforts to attract the private sector to initiate commercial coal mining in the country have not elicited any exciting response in the 1st such auction organized by the government, which Ind-Ra attributes to the global energy transition towards cleaner sources.

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