Bids Called To Replace 2 Gigawatt Coal With Solar & Wind In India

With the sharp decline in tariff bids of solar and wind energy projects in India, the country’s largest power generation company is now looking to replace some coal-based power supply with potentially cheaper renewable energy. According to media reports, NTPC Limited will call for bids to auction 2 gigawatts of …

India Allows Inter-State Solar Power Sale To Cut Developers’ Risk

In an attempt to mitigate any risks that prospective solar power project developers may face with the sale of generated electricity, India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced a crucial modification in rules. Perhaps taking note of the delay in signing of power purchase agreement for a 250 …

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 The tender was first issued in July 2017 but was withdrawn the following month.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 …

New Solar Projects In India Are Cheaper Than 92% Of All Thermal Power Plants...

Media outlets are abuzz with the collapse in solar power tariff bids in India last week when 750 megawatts was allocated at the cheapest tariffs ever. The tariffs range between Rs 2.44/kWh (3.8¢/kWh) and Rs 2.62/kWh (4.1¢/kWh). India’s minister for coal, power and renewable energy has repeatedly tweeted that the …