Author Archives: Saurabh Mahapatra

Tamil Nadu, India, Lawmakers Propose Solar Tariff Reduction

July 14th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Lawmakers of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu recently revealed that they are negotiating with at least one solar project developer to reduce tariffs. This could trigger a bad precedent across India as bids for new solar projects continue to decline rapidly


Tamil Nadu, India, Issues 500 Megawatt Wind Energy Tender

July 9th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Tamil Nadu has also issued a tender to auction 500 megawatts of wind energy capacity. This marks a major shift in India’s wind energy market, which is also the largest contributor to its renewable energy capacity with a share of 56%.


India Extends Transmission Charge Exemption For Solar Projects

June 23rd, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

In a bid to push solar power tariffs even lower and incentivize as many states as possible to procure electricity from large-scale solar power projects through long-term agreements, the Indian government has extended a crucial incentive linked to interstate transmission of electricity



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