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Rajasthan issues tender for 113.5MW of small-scale solar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RRECL) has issued a competitive tender for 113.5MW of small grid-connected solar projects in the desert state. The group, a ‘nodal agency’ of the Indian government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, is seeking developers to...

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Assam utility opens single window clearance for solar rooftop installations

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

Public sector power utility, Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has come up with a single window clearance system for accelerating deployment of Grid Connected Solar Rooftop...

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KUSUM scheme for solar uptake by farmers: A fineprint

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The government has published the guidelines for the implementation of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power...

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Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

India has continued to fling out solar tenders with 1.2GW in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for 1.2GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-...

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Gujarat auctions 500MW of PV and tenders 175MW in solar parks

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019
Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has auctioned 500MW of grid-connected solar capacity with winning tariffs in the range of INR2.55-2.66/kWh (US$3.6-3.8 cents). Paryapt Solar, a unit of...
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Solar Philippines enters India market

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. has entered the renewable energy sector in India with the construction of a 500-megawatt (MW) solar farm, its top official said. ...

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Bengaluru: Falling tariff takes sheen off rooftop solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

Karnataka might have set itself an ambitious target of 2,400MW for grid-connected rooftop generation projects by 2021, but the going seems to be slow in eight districts coming under the...

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Delhi government invites bids for setting up 35 MW rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2018

 

The Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management (EEREM) centre, Delhi government’s nodal agency for rooftop solar projects, today launched a tender for setting up 35 Megawatt (...

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Power utility’s first solar power plant goes live in Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2018

The state power distribution utility made a new beginning on Sunday after successfully linking its solar energy plant at Wavi in Sinnar taluka to the electricity grid. 

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How Gurugram is warming to solar power; Generation capacity reaches 25 Mw

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

The total installed capacity of solar power in the city has reached 25MW this year — a 47% increase from the corresponding period of 2017 — underlining the growing potential of renewable energy in Gurugram, a city that also happens to house the...

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