July 11, 2018

2,000 MW SECI wind auction undersubscribed

NEW DELHI: India’s latest bidding for 2,000 MW wind energy capacity has been undersubscribed by 800 MW, and there is a chance that the tender may be scrapped […]
June 26, 2018

Renewable energy certificates to continue face regulatory challenges: Ind-Ra

The renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges and obligated entities may prefer to buy clean energy directly, India Ratings and Research said today. “The […]
June 9, 2018

China’s new solar policy may delay India’s plan to make panels

India may delay its first ever auction to build solar factories after a Chinese decision to withdraw some state support to power projects is seen leading […]
May 16, 2018

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced a new National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy that provides a […]
May 15, 2018

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday. 

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday.    BENGALURU: The Maharashtra government appeared to be fifth time lucky […]
May 14, 2018

Solar project developers ask ministry to defer auctions Until Transmission issues are Sorted

  Solar project developers ask ministry to defer auctions Until Transmission issues are Sorted Solar project developers have urged the ministry of new and renewable energy […]
February 19, 2018

Solar Energy Project Andaman Islands

  Mahindra Susten’s landmark storage cum solar power project in the Andaman and Nicobar islands has been scrapped. Chairman and Managing Director at NLC India, Sarat […]
February 15, 2018

Wind power tariffs stay near record low of ₹ 2.44/unit in SECI auction

  India’s wind power tariffs remained near a record low in an auction conducted by the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) which ended late […]
January 30, 2018

UP to set up 10,700MW solar plants in five years: Minister

  The Uttar Pradesh government will set up around 6,000 solar power plants to meet its clean energy target of 10,700 MW in the next five […]
January 24, 2018

1 Gigawatt Solar Power Tender Planned In India’s Maharashtra State

India’s largest state, in terms of power consumption, is set to float its first major solar power tender this year. Despite its huge appetite for electricity, […]
January 17, 2018

Shadow of safeguard duty looms above solar projects

What has happened in the solar power industry over the last three-and-a half-years is nothing short of remarkable. In perhaps the best examples of a successful […]
January 16, 2018

Mahavitaran to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar […]
January 8, 2018

Replacing India’s expensive coal plants with solar and wind could save billions, analysis finds

Renewables continue to make great strides in India and coal is struggling to keep up. Nearly two-thirds of India’s coal power generation is no longer price […]
January 8, 2018

Second largest Grid Connected Roof top Solar Project commissioned by SECI at UP

New Delhi: India’s government-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) announced it has commissioned the country’s second largest rooftop solar PV power plant at GAIL’s Petrochemical complex […]
December 15, 2017

China’S Longi Plans Solar Equipment Manufacturing Facility In India

LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd may become the first Chinese company to set up a solar equipment manufacturing facility in India, according to two people […]
November 27, 2017

Is India’s 20GW+ a year solar plan realistic?

India has announced plans for an unprecedented solar procurement regime that aims to tender 20GW in 2017/18, followed by another 30GW in each of the two […]
November 23, 2017

India Installs 2.2 Gigawatts Of Solar In Third Quarter

India installed a total of 2.2 gigawatts worth of solar in the third quarter, up 300 megawatts from the previous quarter, and left another 1 gigawatt […]
November 17, 2017

Karnataka utility seeks developers for 200 MW solar projects

Indian utility Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has launched a tender for the development and construction of 200 MW of solar parks in the southwestern […]
October 25, 2017

Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar technology in India

On May 12, 2017, India recorded its lowest-ever solar tariff of Rs 2.44/unit of electricity. That is a 73% fall since 2010, and compares favourably with […]
October 24, 2017

First Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Project Auctioned In India

India’s first utility-scale solar power project equipped with storage capacity has been allocated in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar. According to media reports, the first […]
October 21, 2017

Mahindra Susten To Build India’s 1st Battery-Backed Solar Project In Andaman

Mahindra Susten, a part of the Mahindra & Mahindra group, is close to setting up India’s first battery-backed solar power project of utility scale in the […]