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After months of gloom, govt’s mega solar offering soars

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

The government’s latest offering of solar power projects based on indigenous kits attracted bids for twice the 1,000 MW capacity offered by state-run SECI (formerly Solar Energy Corporation of India) Ltd on Thursday, marking a revival in investor sentiment as a result of...

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Tata Power bags 105 MW floating solar power project in Kerala

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

Tata Power Solar has won the bid for 105 MW floating solar energy project in Kerala. The project will be executed on a reservoir of NTPC at Kayamkulam in Alappuzha district of the state, and will be commissioned not later than 21 months, a company statement said. "Floating...

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India should focus on full value chain of solar manufacturing: TERI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

To achieve India's solar energy target of 100 GW by 2022, India should take up full value chain of solar manufacturing from polysilicon to modules in a phased manner, says a report. In the first...

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Budget 2019: Renewable energy industry gives mixed reaction

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

The Interim Budget for 2019-20 has received mixed reactions from the renewable energy industry. 

Renewable energy manufacturing units are dying a slow death...

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Government to re-issue 5 GW of solar manufacturing tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2019

The government is planning to re-launch 5 Gigawatt (Gw) of manufacturing-linked solar tender out of the initial 10 GW that had received a single bid. With this, the earlier sole bid received from Azure Power will be ...

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SECI's auction for 5 GW solar manufacturing gets one bidder

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2018

State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) got poor response to its tender for 5GW/year solar manufacturing here as only one bidder Azure Power turned up for the auction on Thursday. The...

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Maharashtra utility issues EOI for 10MW of agrophotovoltaics

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2018

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has called for an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 10MW of agricultural solar PV, involving the creation of green house and poly...

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Maharashtra Discom issues EOI for solar manufacturing plant

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2018

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) for setting up a solar manufacturing plant in the Indian state, using any type of cells and...

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CETC (India) lays foundation stone for 200-MW solar PVC unit at Sri City

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2018

CETC (India), an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), on Thursday performed the ground-breaking ceremony for 200-MW solar photovoltaic cell (PVC) manufacturing...

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WTO: Support grows for India in solar tiff with US

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

The European Union, Canada, Brazil, China, and Japan were among those who supported India on Friday in the solar panel dispute with the US at the World Trade Organization (WTO), people familiar...

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