NTPC Invites Bids for 750MW Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for 750MW of solar PV projects in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The tender is for six projects of 125MW each located at Anantpur. The inivitation was put out today and technical … Continue reading

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Draft guidelines for 1500MWp photovoltaic capacity under National Solar Mission’s phase 2 batch 2 released

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, now under the Power Minister Piyush Goyal, has released draft guidelines for selection of project developers to set 1500MWp of photovoltaic projects in India, under the National Solar Mission’s phase 2 batch 2. Highlights … Continue reading

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India to allocate 1,500 MW solar capacity in a few months

India is about to launch the largest bidding of solar power projects worth 1,500 MW under its flagship Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). In what the government officials claim is the first success story of converging the three energy … Continue reading

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NSM phase 2 batch 1 project allocations under Open category (non-DCR)

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) allocated the capacity of 375 MW under the Open category. The financial bids were opened on Feb. 21, 2014. The highlights of the the allocations under this category are as follows: The total bids … Continue reading

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NSM Phase 2 Batch 1 allocations: Projects with domestic content ask for almost twice the funds to be viable

Headway Solar’s latest report provides an overview of the batch I allocations under the phase II of the National Solar Mission (Please click on the link below to see the report). According to the allocations, 25 projects will be developed … Continue reading

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Range of VGF per MW sought by the winning bids in the two categories of NSM phase II batch I bid

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RfS for 750 MW solar power projects under National Solar Mission Phase 2 released

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released Request for Selection (RfS) documents for the phase 2 of National Solar Mission, which targets installation of 750 MW of solar power projects. Rs. 1875 Cr. (USD 306 million approx.) have … Continue reading

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SECI releases list of successful bidders for rooftop projects in cities

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released the list of successful bidders for allocation of rooftop projects in selected cities under NSM phase 2. The related notification could be found here. SECI bidders list city rooftop

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ONGC planning to enter solar market with a 1000 MW solar grid in Karnataka

ONGC – The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is planning to set up a 1,000-MW solar power grid in Karnataka, thereby making its entry into the solar energy sector in India. ONGC is finalizing up its plans for the solar … Continue reading

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UT Solar park to follow Narmada plant model

The 250 MW UT solar park based on concentrated photo-voltaic technology would be built and designed following the pattern of Narmada solar power plant in Gujarat. Also, the installation of solar-based LED traffic lights, solar street lights, building integrated solar photo voltaic and other … Continue reading

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