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India extends bid deadline for latest attempt to attract solar manufacturers

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) new solar manufacturing-linked power generation tender has hit another roadblock – the bid submission deadline has been pushed back more than two...

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SECI tenders 2GW of local content solar under CPSU scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 2GW of solar to be procured by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs), as per its announcement at the beginning of this month...

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Gridco aims to buy 550 Mw renewable power from SECI in FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Odisha's bulk power buyer cum trader Gridco aims to procure 550 Mw of solar and wind power through Solar Electrification Corporation of India (SECI) auctions in 2019-20. ...

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Two further tenders for 2.8GW announced in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

Gujarat has issued its second tender for 1GW of wind power through the competitive bidding process. The first tender for 500MW in December 2017 saw a record low tariff of INR 2,440/MWh ($35.28/MWh) leading to significant turbulence in the wind sector. The latest tender issued...

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Govt modifies solar park scheme to ease land, evacuation constraints

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

The government has modified the existing scheme for development of solar parks and ultra mega solar parks in a bid to ease constraints related to availability of land and evacuation...

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Gujarat likely to provide land for centre’s wind power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Wind power producers may soon get a breather from the stand-off over land allotment in Gujarat with the state finally planning to help centrally auctioned projects. ...

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Siemens arm picks up 46% stake in Greenko's Poovani wind power project

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Germany-based Siemens Monday said its financial services arm has picked up 46 percent stake in Greenko Group's 200 MW Poovani wind power project in Tamil Nadu for an undisclosed amount. ...

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Cash sops for states to secure land for green power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The Centre has introduced a financial incentive for states and tweaked its policy to address two major issues plaguing solar park developers — shortage of land and lack of transmission facility...

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Assocham welcomes Centre's nod for hydropower policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

 Industry body The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) welcomed the Union Cabinet's approval of a national policy for hydropower announced on Thursday. ...

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Wind projects exit Gujarat as leasing land gets tougher

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

Gujarat appears to be losing its status as the favourite destination of wind energy developers. ...

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