India to be Among Top 3 Solar Markets by 2017

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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NTPC Opens Bidding for 510MW of Solar EPC Contracts

Indian utility National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is tendering engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for 250MW of solar capacity in Madhya Pradesh and 260MW in Rajasthan. NTPC has invited bids for Solar EPC contracts for 250MW of solar PV … Continue reading

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India’s renewable energy mission gets praise from UK-based energy firm

An Indian-origin chief of a UK-based energy firm has said that India’s goal of 175GW of power from renewable energy sources is an achievable target. “The Indian government recently set an ambitious goal of adding 100 Gigawatt of solar capacity … Continue reading

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Million Jobs in Indian Renewable Energy Sector by 2022

India is world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases but 127th in terms of per capita emissions. Indian renewable energy sector, which has been among the top priorities for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has generated 400,000 jobs till 2014, according to a … Continue reading

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JA Solar to Establish 500MW Cell & Module Manufacturing Plant in India

JA Solar to establish a 500MW cell and module manufacturing plant in India, it has been confirmed. In the company’s quarterly results earlier this month, it was briefly mentioned about this agreement with Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL) . This agreement signed … Continue reading

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SECI releases tender promoting solar for warehouse facilities

To promote solar for warehouse facilities, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released Request for Submission (RfS) document for implementation of grid-connected rooftop solar PV power scheme for warehouses (SECI/Cont./RWS/75/2015) on 16 April 2015. The following are the highlights … Continue reading

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Telangana 5ooMW bid results

Last months 500MW bid which attracted immense number of players in the bidding process are out with the results. Winning bids difference are as low as 50 paise in their quoted tariff. Renew Power bagged largest share totaling 140MW at … Continue reading

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SunEdison Signs 5000 MW MoU with Rajasthan State Government

Mr. Pashupathy Gopalan, president of Asia Pacific Operations for SunEdison, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rajasthan state for 5000 MW of solar capacity in the state. SunEdison plans to develop this capacity in stages, primarily through the solar … Continue reading

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Top-10 states for grid-connected solar in India

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Ministries hint dumping duties will not be implemented

According to reports (link here), the Indian ministries of finance, power and commerce have decided that proposed anti-dumping duties on import of solar cells from the US, China, Malaysia and Taiwan into India will not be implemented. The respective ministers … Continue reading

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