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Tamil Nadu discom to halt wind and solar auctions

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

SECI will soon call for bids for the same 500 mw solar tender once the poll results are out. "We will see how it works out and then we’ll decide whether we will also procure wind power in the...

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SECI again extends deadline for 3-GW manufacturing-linked solar tender

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

State-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Tuesday again extended bids submission deadline for manufacturing-linked 3-gigawatt (GW) solar power tender till May 31. On April 22, SECI...

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States step up policy action on renewables

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

The renewables sector in India, which has been expanding at a brisk pace, has seen much action in recent times, with a slew of policy announcements at both the federal and state levels. At the...

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MNRE steps in to help green energy developers

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

The renewable energy ministry has held discussions with state governments to find out how much land they are willing to set aside for renewable energy parks, a senior official told ET. This follows a recent announcement by the ministry that it will ensure that land and...

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Power-surplus Indian state says no to new solar capacity

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

While other Indian states are struggling to meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO), Karnataka, the nation’s top performing market for installed solar capacity, has such a hefty surplus of...

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SECI to develop 500 MW solar projects in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will establish 500 MW (Phase I) of grid-connected solar PV projects in Tamil Nadu on Build Own Operate (B-O-O) basis. Tamil Nadu Generation and...

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India to install 54.7 GW wind energy capacity by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

India is likely to install 54.7 GW of wind capacity by 2022 against the 60-GW target set by the government, Fitch Solutions Macro Research has said in a report. ...

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SECI's 1,200 MW wind energy sale gets tepid response

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) 1,200 MW wind auction on Monday saw a surprisingly lukewarm response from developers, with techno-commercial bids of only 600 MW received. SECI...

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India To Auction Transmission Projects Worth $5 Billion To Support RE Expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

To ensure that the rapidly expanding renewable energy capacity and planned auctions of large-scale solar and wind energy projects have the adequate transmission capacity to supply power to...

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Punjab's largest rural solar energy project to start production on April 2

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

Punjab' largest 1.2 MW rural solar energy project commissioned by any rural education institute in the state will start electricity production on April 2 at Akal University in Bathinda. Akal...

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