India

India's SECI in new solar auction drive as green energy target beckons
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has introduced tenders for 1.2GW of PV projects and 1.2GW of solar-wind hybrid projects on 5 December.
Dec 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Grids, India, SECI, tender, solar pv, NTPC, Asia, solar-plus-wind
India holds a tender for hybrid and photovoltaic projects, with 1.2 gigawatts of capacity each
Indian SECI is going to conclude 25-year-valid PPAs for solar and hybrid ventures. The developers can choose where in India the facilities will be built, owned and operated.
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Storage, India, SECI, Asia
Rajasthan Invites Applications to Lease Land for Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program
The government is aiming to set up 10,000 MW of decentralized solar projects under Component -A of the program
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, India, Asia, Rajasthan, KUSUM, RREC
LONGi signs a significant deal with Adani for PV module sales throughout next year
LONGi Solar, member of the so called super league of solar module suppliers, has concluded a sale and purchase contract with Indian Adani Green Energy to provide around 1.2 thousand megawatts of its highly efficient p-Type mono solar panels throughout the year to come.
Dec 4, 2019 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, India, China, pv power plants, c-si manufacturing, Asia, longi solar, monocrystalline wafer, Adani Green Energy
Ather Energy to set up Li-ion, EV production unit in India
Ather Energy, an Indian electric scooter maker, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu to open a new production facility for lithium-ion batteries and electric vehicles.
Dec 2, 2019 // Technology, Storage, Grids, India, Asia, Ather Energy, Tarun Mehta, Li-ion, EV
Blockchain backed solar trading comes to India
Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India, with around 200 million inhabitants, is trialling a solar trading platform
Dec 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, Grids, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, UPNEDA, UPPCL, Reena Suri
New solar modules from the Indian solar EPC developer
Vikram is launching three new types of PV panels to the United States’ market. The new products are scheduled to become available at the beginning of the next year. These will be glass-on-glass and framed , as well as half-cell standard mono passivated emitter and rear cells. The peak capacity of the panels ranges from 375W up to 425W.
Nov 28, 2019 // Manufacturing, USA, India, pv modules, bifacial, Asia, North America, Vikram
Indian Railways eyes 500 MW rooftop solar by 2021-22
While 95.67 MW has already been installed on various railways buildings, 248.46 MW capacity—awarded by Railway Energy Management Company Limited—is under different stages of execution.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, Piyush Goyal, Indian Railways
Chinese module maker Trina explores tie-ups to fund distressed solar projects
Trina Solar has reviewed four to five projects and is now eyeing assets of 50-150MW size in two Indian states. The projects will be completed with Trina modules and the Chinese firm will also provide competitive long-term project financing to the developer
Nov 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, India, China, Asia, Trina Solar, Raj Kumar Roy
The Indian challenging photovoltaic tender seems to exceed the initial capacity
The repeatedly prolonged PV tender held by Solar Energy Corporation seems to get finally rewarded. The announced 7 gigawatts of solar project capacity are currently oversubscribed by 1 gigawatt.
Nov 18, 2019 // Manufacturing, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, India, tender, Asia, Solar Energy Corporation
Ecoppia is deploying cleaning solutions for more than 400 megawatts of solar systems in India
Ecoppia, the world-leading supplier of cutting-edge solar panel cleaning technologies, is contracted by Fortum to spread out its solutions across numerous projects throughout India, with a total capacity of 427 megawatts.
Nov 14, 2019 // Manufacturing, India, Asia, Ecoppia
Tata Power gains a new 50-megawatt project as part of Dholera Solar Park
The Indian power corporation is deploying more capacity at a gigantic 5-gigawatt Gujarat solar farm.
Nov 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Asia, Tata Power Renewable, GUVNL
Solarpack continues 2019 financial boost as PV development reaches 1.7 gigawatt
EPC points out operational launch of PV assets located in Chile and in India as Q1-Q3 2019 revenues almost double compared to last year, however net profit decreased by more than a half.
Nov 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, EPC, Spain, India, Chile, South america, Europe, Asia, Solarpack Corp
Goa to replace traditional clay tiles with solar ones
State energy minister Nilesh Cabral says householders will be offered the chance to reduce energy bills without any upfront cost by leasing roofspace to installers as part of plans to add 15 MW of solar capacity in Goa by March.
Nov 13, 2019 // Residential, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Nilesh Cabral
Chhattisgarh Floats Tenders for 5,000 Solar Pumps and 700 Solar Trees
The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued two tenders for the supply and installation of 5,000 small solar irrigation pumps and 700 solar trees in the state.
Nov 7, 2019 // BIPV, Technology, Markets & Finance, India, Asia, tenders, CREDA, pumps, solar trees