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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.


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.


Indian Railways Planning 4 Gigawatts Solar Power Capacity

January 29th, 2019 | by Saurabh

India’s push to promote domestic manufacturing in the solar power segment may soon get a boost, thanks to the Indian Railways. The world’s fourth-largest railway network is planning to replace almost its entire power supply from thermal power plants with solar power plants.


Private Company Floats 300 Megawatt Solar Tender In India

January 28th, 2019 | by Saurabh

A privately-owned power distribution company in India has launched a tender to set up 300 megawatts of solar power capacity in the western state of Gujarat. The capacity auctioned shall be used by the distribution company to fulfill its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO).


India Cuts Implementation Timelines For Solar Power Projects

January 21st, 2019 | by Saurabh

Concerned over the lackluster pace of capacity addition in the solar power sector, the Indian government has made amendments to the auction and project implementation timelines. The recent amendments to the policies would result in much quicker implementation of large-scale solar power projects giving hope to the government that the 2022 target of 100 gigawatts solar power capacity will be realized.



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