In Rajasthan solar power tariff go as low as Rs 4.34 a unit

In the bidding for solar projects totalling 420 MW in Rajasthan under the National Solar Mission, the winning solar power tariff bid touched a new low of Rs 4.34 per unit, entered by Finnish solar power company Fortum Energy for a … Continue reading

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Azure Power bags another 100 MW of solar projects

Azure Power, an Indian solar producer, has been awarded the right to build a 100 MW solar PV project in India at an auction held by Indian power generation company NTPC Limited. Held as part of India’s ambitious National Solar … Continue reading

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Vikram, Tata and Jakson win 260MW of EPC contracts in Rajasthan

Three separate developers have won 260MW of capacity on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis for a solar park in the Indian state of Rajasthan. India-based module manufacturer Vikram Solar won 2x65MW projects at INR 56.28 million/MW. Meanwhile EPC firm … Continue reading

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Azure Power win projects in 150MW Andhra Pradesh solar auction

Azure Power and Adani Group, two big developers in the Indian solar sector, won the 150MW capacity project available in Andhra Pradesh solar auction, which comes under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category. PV firm Azure Power won two projects … Continue reading

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Softbank grabs its first Indian Solar project

Marking its debut in the Indian solar sector after its investment announcement of $20 billion, Japan’s SoftBank won its first solar power project in India. The Japanese firm won the 350MW project, under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (NSM), through … Continue reading

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Azure Power bags 150 MW solar project from PEDA

One of the leading solar power project developers in India, Azure Power, secured the rights to develop large-scale projects in one of the state-level auctions. Azure Power secured a third of the 500 MW capacity project offered by the Punjab … Continue reading

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500MW of NSM bids closed by SunEdison at 4.63Rs/kWh

SunEdison, a U.S. based company, won the NSM bids to sell solar power in India at a record low tariff of Rs 4.63/kWh. This would boost the renewable sources of energy at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing … Continue reading

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NTPC issues tenders for 400MW Solar projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) India, has issued tenders for 400MW of solar projects to be located in the state of Telangana. A reverse bidding process, under National Solar Mission, will be used to select the two requests. Ten … Continue reading

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PTC India signs MoU with SECI

PTC India, the leading power trading solution provider in India, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the sale and purchase of power generated from 3,000 MW of solar projects on long-term basis. … Continue reading

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Bids invited for 170MW solar plant in Uttarakhand

Despite the limited potential of Solar in the state and also having abundant hydro power sources, the state of Uttarakhand has invited bids for 170 megawatt grid-connected solar power plant. On 17 September, the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) … Continue reading

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