India

CEL ready to commission 44MW solar generation in Maharashtra
A tender for the commissioning of 44MW solar power generating projects is out. While issuing the tender, the Central Electronics Limited said that the systems will generate between 250kw -10MW at different locations in Maharashtra.
Dec 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, tender, Asia, CEL
Skoda Installs 8.5 MW Rooftop Solar Plant at Pune Facility
Skoda India has announced the installation of its 8.5 MW rooftop solar plant at the company’s Chakan facility near Pune.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Skoda India, Gurpratap Boparai, Pinaki Bhattacharyya
Adani Green Energy Mulling Over Obtaining Rest of Essel's Solar Assets
Adani Green Energy is allegedly considering acquiring all of the remaining solar power assets of the Essel Group.
Dec 16, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, India, Asia, Adani Green Energy, Essel Group, Jayant Parimal
Azure Power to deploy 2GW of PV capacity through SECI’s manufacturing-linked tender
The Indian developer is committed to install 500 megawatts of manufacturing capacity in collaboration with a local panel producer. The agreement includes an option to double the power generation capacity, the decision for which is expected to be taken tomorrow.
Dec 16, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, India, SECI, tender, Asia, Azure Power
Coal India Subsidiary Tenders for 150 kW Rooftop Solar Plant
CMPDI, a subsidiary of Coal India has issued a tender for the commissioning of a 150 kW rooftop solar micro-grid power plant at the firms’ Ranchi office.
Dec 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Rooftop PV, India, tender, Asia, rooftop PV, CMPDI
Qatar to fund renewable power in India
Sovereign wealth fund of Qatar has acquired a 25.1-percent % stake in Mumbai’s unit of Adani Electricity for 450m USD. This purchase is meant to support Adani’s targeted 30-percent power generation from green sources by 2023.
Dec 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, India, Asia, Qatar, LONGi, Adani Green Energy
GS and ReNew to install 300 MW of solar capacity in India
ReNew Power gets a 51-percent stake of the project, while the Korean contractor will hold the remaining 49 percent. The project has been won during the tranche-IV tender held by SECI in 2019.
Dec 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Asia, Korea, ReNew Power, GS Engineering & Construction
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 News, 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 News, 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 News, 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 News, Markets & Finance News, 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 News, 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