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Government grants ISTS waiver extension for solar, wind projects until June 2023

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 7, 2020

The power ministry has extended waiver of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses on supply of power generated from solar and wind sources until 30 June 2023....

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NTPC floats tender to acquire 1 GW solar projects

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 27, 2020

The company is looking to make its energy portfolio greener by boosting renewable energy capacities.


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SECI Powers On with RFS For 2500 MW Project at Karnataka

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 13, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) yesterday issued a Request for Selection (RfS) document for selection of solar power developers for setting up of 2500 MW ISTS-Connected Solar PV Power Projects at Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Park (UMREPP) in Koppal District...

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NLC, ReNew, Azure added highest capacity of utility-scale solar projects in 2019: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2020

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), ReNew Power, Azure Power, SB Energy, and Acme were the top five developers which have commissioned maximum capacity of utility-scale solar projects in the country in calender year 2019 (CY19), according to a recent study. These firms...

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Coronavirus outbreak may impact 3GW Indian solar projects worth ₹16,000 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2020

In what may impact India’ green energy trajectory, around 3 giga watt (GW) of solar projects, worth ₹16,000 crore, could be at risk of penalties for missing their project completion deadline if the coronavirus impact prolongs, according to CRISIL. “As per the standard terms...

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Total to buy 50% stake in Adani solar unit for $510 million

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2020

Adani Green Energy (AGEL) said on Thursday that Total SA has signed a binding agreement wherein the French energy giant will invest $510 million to acquire 50% stake in the upcoming unit which will house AGEL’s 2,148 megawatt (MW) of currently operational solar projects. The...

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Coronavirus casts a shadow on solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Power project developers in India, sourcing solar modules from China, plan to declare force majeure on meeting project completion deadlines because of supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak, multiple people aware of the development said. Chinese vendors have...

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India signs LOCs in water supply, solar projects with Guinea

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

India on Thursday extended Line of Credits for one water supply and two solar projects in Guinea. The agreements were exchanged in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure. "Pleasure to receive Foreign Minister of Guinea...

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Mahindra in final lap to sell solar portfolio

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

Mahindra Susten, the renewable business arm of Mahindra group, has got binding offers from CLP India and the Piramal Group for its 160 megawatts (MW) solar assets, said two people aware of the development, requesting anonymity. “Both parties have completed due diligence of...

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Govt plans to set up 14-MW solar power units in Leh, Kargil

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

The government is planning to set up 14-megawatt solar power projects in Leh and Kargil, Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy R K Singh said on Thursday. The projects will be developed under the Prime Minister Development Package 2015, Singh said in a...

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