Installations

Maharashtra’s Mahaparivartan to purchase 1 GW of solar power in 2018

The power transmission company of the state is planning to purchase 1 GW of solar power this year.

Azure Power commissions 100 MW NTPC project in Telengana

Azure Power, one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, has commissioned a 100 MW NTPC solar power plant in Telangana.

Maharashtra planning floating solar plant on Irai dam

The Indian state of Maharashtra is considering a floating solar application and is conducting a feasibility study to install solar panels on the Irai dam, located in the Chandrapur region of Maharashtra.

Uttar Pradesh tenders 1,000 MW PV projects

Uttar Pradesh’s UPNEDA has released a 1,000 MW tender for solar PV projects to be installed anywhere in the state. Bid submissions are due on February 2.

SECI postpones 2 GW tender and extends solar manufacturing EoI deadline

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has postponed the 2 GW PV project tender until further notice. The company has also extended the deadline for expression of interest for setting up the solar manufacturing plant in India until January 29.

IFC to invest $50 million in Mahindra Renewables 250 MW PV plant

Mahindra Renewables has been awarded a 250 MW solar PV project in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. It will receive financing to the tune of around US$50 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

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Delhi launches Solar City Initiative

Adding another notch to India’s impressive solar growth, Delhi’s power utility company, BRPL has launched a solar city initiative to boost India’s solar PV rooftop sector.

Azure Power wins 200 MW in SECI auction

Azure power has won a 200 MW solar PV project to be developed at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan, in an auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

TANGEDCO to install 500 MW PV plant in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu generation and distribution company will be the first to set up such a large-scale photovoltaic plant in India.

Emmvee commissions 40 MW in Karnataka

Emmvee, a Bengaluru based solar manufacturer and developer, has commissioned a 40 MW solar PV plant in Karnataka.