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India Issues Tender For Round-The-Clock Renewable Energy Supply

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

The Solar Energy Corporation of India recently issued its first tender for round-the-clock renewable energy supply. This opens a major new avenue in India’s rapidly evolving renewable energy sector. SECI has offered 400 megawatts of capacity to project developers under this...

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India leads power industry tenders in Asia-Pacific for September 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Asia-Pacific power industry tender activity in September 2019 saw 425 tenders announced, marking a drop of 31% over the last 12-month average of 620, according to GlobalData’s power database. India, however, led the activity in September 2019 with 254 tenders and a share of...

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Indian State Of Punjab Plans 21% Electricity From Renewables By 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

The north Indian state of Punjab has issued a draft renewable energy policy with a target to procure 21% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. The draft policy, issued by the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), also outlines technology-specific...

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MNRE says Blue Wafer solar cells will not qualify under domestically-manufactured category

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

In a major decision, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today clarified that semi-processed solar PV cells, commonly called Blue Wafer cells, will not qualify under the domestically manufactured category for use in projects implemented under government schemes....

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Adani Green commissions 50 Megawatt wind energy capacity in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) on Monday said it has commissioned 50 megawatt wind generation capacity at Kutch in Gujarat. The company through its subsidiaries is implementing 725 MW wind projects in Kutch. "AGEL announces commissioning of 50 MW wind energy generation...

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India to install 2.9 GW wind capacity in 2019: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

Auctions were conducted for 5.2 GW until August 2019 but only 2.9 GW was awarded because of lack of developer interest. India is likely to install more wind capacity in 2019 than it did last year, but it will still be well below what it used to be earlier. According to...

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Enel Green Power Awarded 190 MW of Wind Power in India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

Enel Green Power through its Indian renewable subsidiary EGP India has been awarded the right to sign a 25-year energy supply contract for a 190 MW wind farm in India. The project was awarded under the 1.8 GW Eighth Tranche of the national wind tender issued by the government...

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Govt planning mega renewable energy projects like UMPPs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2019

The government is planning large renewable energy projects like the coal-based ultra-mega power project s (UMPPs) through the publicprivate-partnership route. The renewable power projects may...

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India turns to dispatchable renewables to ease grid constraints

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The state enterprise Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued at the beginning of the month a tender for 1,200MW of renewable power that can be used to alleviate peak demand issued on the...

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Andhra Pradesh asks SECI, NTPC to revise tariffs for some solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2019

The new government in Andhra Pradesh has asked NTPC and Solar Energy Corp of India (SECI) to revise tariffs for power from 1,650 megawatt of solar projects to Rs 2.44 per unit retrospectively...

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