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, the state of Maharashtra has lagged between other Indian states to set up large-scale solar power projects under its state policy. The state has …

Renewable Energy Push Takes a Hit on Random Back-Down Instructions by Discoms

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s aggressive renewable energy push that aims to ramp up the share of green power in the country’s electricity supply mix from the current seven per cent to nearly 20 per cent by 2022, is getting stonewalled across a number of states. State-owned power distribution …

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 …