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India Auctions 1.2 Gigawatts Of Solar PV At 3.66¢/kWh

June 18th, 2019 | by Saurabh

The fourth national-level solar power auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has yielded satisfactory results for the government which has been facing tough questions about whether the ambitious renewable energy targets would actually be achieved


US Imposes Tariffs On Indian Solar Modules

June 14th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Expanding upon the trade policies enacted against other countries, the US administration recently announced the end of preferential trade treatment for India on account of its ‘developing country’ status. As part of this development, Indian solar module exports shall now attract a 25% safeguard duty


In A First, Indian Developer Seeks Buyers For 1 Gigawatt Of Solar Power Through Auction

June 10th, 2019 | by Saurabh

India’s largest power generation company and government-owned NTPC Limited has issued a tender inviting consumers to purchase solar power. This is a first-of-its-kind tender as to date only consumers (or agencies representing consumers) have issued tenders inviting developers to set up projects. NTPC is reported to have around 1.8 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity operational in India


1.5X Oversubscription In India’s Latest Solar Tender

May 31st, 2019 | by Saurabh

Finally, a ray of hope for the Indian renewable energy market with massive oversubscription in the latest and fourth national-level solar power tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India. The massive oversubscription reported for this tender comes after capacity offered in a slew of state and central-level tenders remained unsubscribed by project developers


India Plans $1.8 Billion Transmission Projects For Renewable Energy Projects

May 27th, 2019 | by Smiti

India has shared details of large power transmission projects dedicated for renewable energy projects in the western parts of the country. The transmission projects are part of the Green Energy Corridors program that was envisaged to support the massive renewable energy capacity addition targets announced by the Indian government.


Poor Response Forces Indian State To Stop Renewable Auctions

May 24th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Lack of adequate and low-priced bids for large-scale solar and wind energy tenders has led the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu to decide not to issue any more tenders. This is a significant decision by one of the largest states in India by installed renewable energy capacity.


ExxonMobil Eyes Clean Energy Partnership In India

May 20th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Global energy behemoth ExxonMobil is reportedly in talks with an Indian company to initiate a partnership in the clean energy sector. The US-based company seems to have been attracted by the pro-clean energy policies in India and an increase interaction between Indian and American businesses over the last few years.



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