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Author Archives: Saurabh

Indian Government Issues 2 Gigawatt Solar Tender For Self Use

March 25th, 2019 | by Saurabh

The Indian government has issued the first tranche of the 12-gigawatt self-use solar power tenders as it looks to support Indian manufacturers of solar cells and modules. The self-consumption of power generated from these power plants shall be achieved through government-owned public sector companies.


Three Indian States Issue 1.25 Gigawatt Solar & Wind Tenders

February 26th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Following the central government’s cue, a number of Indian states have stepped on the gas with regards to issuance of renewable energy tenders. Leading states in renewable energy installed capacity are dishing out tenders one after the other while some new states are issuing large tenders for the first time.


SoftBank Enters Indian Wind Energy Market

February 18th, 2019 | by Saurabh

SoftBank-led SB Energy has shown a clear intention of entering the Indian wind energy market. The company, which is one of the largest players in India's highly competitive solar power market, has participated in the sixth national-level wind energy tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).


Renewable Energy Investments Worth $14 Billion Pledged In Gujarat, India

February 8th, 2019 | by Saurabh

The state government of Gujarat recently concluded another edition of its biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit. The summit, once again, witnessed pledges being made for large-scale renewable energy deployment in the state, but these pledges need to be taken with a pinch of salt given the poor track record of such pledges being converted into actual operational power plants.


Indian Solar Giants Dominate In 1 Gigawatt Tender, Offer Bids For 1.9 Gigawatts

January 29th, 2019 | by Saurabh

A large solar power tender launched by the west Indian state of Maharashtra has witnessed encouraging responses from some of the leading renewable energy developers in India. The tender is among the largest issued by a state in the last few months, and marks a crucial point in the current scheme of things as similar tenders have dried up at the central government level.



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