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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.


In A First, India’s Quarterly Solar Generation Exceeds 10 Terawatt-Hours

May 17th, 2019 | by Mridul Chadha

For the first time in India’s history solar power generation cross the milestone of 10 terawatt hours in a quarter. The milestone is a testament to the rapid increase in India’s solar power capacity over the last few years given the strong emphasis of the government on promotion of renewable energy technologies.


Indian Renewable Energy Capacity Addition Slips In Q1 2019

May 10th, 2019 | by Mridul Chadha

India’s coal-heavy thermal power generation sector left solar and wind energy sector behind in terms of new capacity added in the first quarter of this year. The decline in new capacity added in the renewable energy segment should ring alarm bells for the government as it seems to be falling behind its ambitious capacity targets for 2022.



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