4.8GW utility-scale solar to be installed in 2016

According to the latest market update, nearly 4.8 gigawatts of utility-scale solar capacity will be installed in India, in 2016, up 140% from 2GW in 2015, . Most of the new utility-scale solar projects will be installed in the southern … 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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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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Modi – Coal & Solar power will join hands

The Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi has ordered India’s oldest Coal Power plants to make solar farms more competitive by bundling electricity from both technologies for sale to the grid. The decision dated July 17 requires NTPC to sell the … Continue reading

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NTPC Invites Bids for 100MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Indian power producer NTPC Ltd is inviting online bids for 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Uttar Pradesh. According to an invitation for bids, the company seeks to select developers for the construction of 10 solar power stations … Continue reading

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NTPC Invites Bids from Solar Power Developers

NTPC invites bids for selection of Solar Power Developers for setting up solar PV power projects at: Ghani Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh Gani­-Sakunala Solar Park in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh Bhadla Phase II Solar Park in Jodhpur District … 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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Poor Response to Viability Gap Funding Scheme of MNRE

A notification relating to a viability gap funding scheme meant for ‘central public sector undertakings and government of India organisations’ for putting up solar projects has been re-issued by MNRE The scheme was announced in January, but out of the … Continue reading

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PTC may Invite Dollar Denominated Bids for Solar Power

Power trading company PTC India Ltd is planning to call for dollar based bids from solar project developers on behalf of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). This move comes in the wake of government’s plan to push solar electricity … Continue reading

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