Microsoft Inks First Renewable Energy Deal in India

Microsoft has this week announced that it has inked its first-ever renewable energy deal in India, a small solar Power Purchase Agreement with Atria Power in the Indian state of Karnataka. Announced on Tuesday, Microsoft confirmed that it had signed its first renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in India. …

World’s Largest Solar Park Launched in Karnataka

The world’s largest solar park set up at an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district was launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today. The 2,000 MW park, named as ‘Shakti Sthala’, spans across 13,000 acres spread over five villages and is a benchmark in the unique …

India Tenders 1.2 Gigawatts Of Solar Capacity In First Week Of 2018

Giving an overview of what to expected over the next few months, the Solar Energy Corporation of India announced three tenders for solar power projects within the first week of this year. The Solar Energy Corporation of India announced three separate tenders to set up solar power projects in the …

200 Megawatts To Be Re-Tendered At India’s Largest Solar Power Park

India’s largest solar power park, in Karnataka, will witness a re-tendering of 200 megawatts of capacity shortly. The tender was first issued in July 2017 but was withdrawn the following month. The tender was floated to auction 200 megawatts of capacity in blocks of 50 megawatts each. The solar power …

India’s Tamil Nadu Allocates 1.5 Gigawatts Of Solar In Latest Tender

The south Indian state of Tamil Nadu has completed one of the largest solar power capacity allocations in the country. The state government recently confirmed that project developers have agreed to develop a 1.5 gigawatts of solar PV power capacity following a competitive auction. Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation …

GE Energy Financial Services Will Invest $90 Million Into RattanIndia Solar

GE Energy Financial Services will make a new investment in India’s renewable energy sector. RattanIndia Solar will receive a $90 million investment from GE Energy Financial Services to develop 500 megawatts of solar power capacity across India. The two companies shall jointly develop the capacity. GE Energy Financial Services will …

Solar Energy to Power India of the Future

The World Bank Group is moving to help India deliver on its unprecedented plans to scale up solar energy, from installing solar panels on rooftops to setting up massive solar parks. This will catapult India to the forefront of the global effort to bring electricity to all, mitigate the effects …