India Auctions 750 Megawatts Of Solar At 3.9¢/kWh

India auctioned off 750 megawatts of utility-scale solar power capacity over the last few days to wrap up a highly eventful 2017 that saw new records being created in terms of tariffs. The famous Bhadla solar power park in the Indian state of Rajasthan is in the news once again. …

India’s Essel Infra To Sell 685 Megawatts Of Solar Power Assets

Another Indian company which has a substantial renewable energy portfolio is looking to sell off its solar power assets. Essel Infraprojects, part of the Essel Group, is looking for buyers for its 685 megawatts of solar power capacity, which forms nearly 50% of its overall renewable energy portfolio of 1,400 …

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 …

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 Corp Of India Launches Two Tenders For 750 Megawatts Of Solar

Following the massive success of two recent auctions at the Bhadla solar power park in the state of Rajasthan, the Solar Energy Corporation of India has announced two new tenders for the expansion of the solar park. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will offer 500 megawatts and 250 megawatts …

Indian State-Owned Hydro Company Seeks Partner for 500 Megawatt Solar Venture

SJVN Limited is looking for a partner to set up a solar power capacity of 500 megawatts. The state-owned company plans a joint venture which will participate in the auctions organized by other public sector companies. In the proposed joint venture, SJVN will have a minimum of 26% share. Eligible …