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Saurabh An avid follower of latest developments in the Indian renewable energy sector.



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SoftBank-Backed SB Energy Accused Of Cartelization In India’s Largest Solar Tender

September 19th, 2018 | by Saurabh

Sector experts were puzzled when the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) partially cancelled the country’s largest-ever solar power auction. The fact that SECI had offered 3 gigawatts of capacity in one go was a milestone in India’s solar power sector. Several developers — Indian and foreign — had collectively offered to set up 10.3 gigawatt capacity.


India Proposes Solar Auction Schedule

September 19th, 2018 | by Saurabh

The huge number of solar power auctions being issued by various agencies across India have finally forced the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to propose a schedule for all issuing agencies.


India Proposes 15% Cut In Maximum Solar Power Tariff Bid

September 7th, 2018 | by Saurabh

India is planning to implement a major change in the way project developers would participate in future solar power tenders. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed to reduce the maximum allowed tariff bid in at least the national-level solar power tenders


Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 150 Megawatts Of Solar

August 20th, 2018 | by Saurabh

A major coal mining company in India has issued a tender to develop solar power projects worth 150 megawatts of capacity. The tender will be awarded for engineering, procurement, and commissioning work, in addition to 10 years of operations and maintenance contract.


India Offers 8 Gigawatts Of Solar & Wind Capacity In Late June Tenders

July 3rd, 2018 | by Saurabh

India continues with its aggressive timeline to issue tenders and hold auctions for large volumes of solar and wind energy capacities. As per a pre-defined timeline to issue tenders, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued the largest wind energy tender and the first-ever hybrid solar and wind energy tender at the federal level late last month.


Indian Bourses Get Their Largest Solar Energy Listing So Far

July 3rd, 2018 | by Saurabh

Last month, Indian stock markets witnessed the listing of shares of one of the largest renewable energy developers in the country. This listing did not come through an initial public offering, but rather through a de-merger of the renewable energy developer from its parent entity. The company is now tied with Suzlon Energy as the largest pure renewable energy entity listed at Indian bourses, in terms of market capitalization.


Hyundai Could Launch Electric Kona In India Next Year

July 3rd, 2018 | by Saurabh

Korean automaker Hyundai Motors has revealed long-term plans to manufacture electric cars in one of its largest markets — India. The company initially plans to import electric cars in India, and eventually turn it into a manufacturing hub.



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