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New tech to identify best locations for floating PV

Norway’s Glint Solar and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute have developed an algorithm that is able to automatically calculate wave heights and wind directions at potential locations for floating PV arrays. It considers the geometry of the water surface as well as 40 years of data on wind conditions.

Bidding extended for 75 MW solar project in Uttar Pradesh

Developers now have until May 18 to bid for setting up the capacity in the Uttar Pradesh Solar Park. Technical bid shall be opened on May 19.

Solar 101: Working the angles to maximize your solar system’s output

Using Normal, Illinois, as a … well, normal … case study, we look at how a roof’s latitude, pitch, and azimuth affect energy output.

Maharashtra Discom tenders for purchase of 500 MW of wind-solar power

The selected bidders shall set up wind-solar hybrid power projects to supply the generated power under a 25-year PPA. Bidding closes on June 8.

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India ranked third most attractive country for solar investment

India ranks behind the United States and China in IHS Markit’s latest rankings of most attractive solar markets.

Virescent Infrastructure acquires 76 MW of operating solar assets in India

US investor KKR-backed Virescent Infrastructure has acquired Singapore-based Sindicatum Group’s operating solar assets in three Indian states. The acquired PV projects benefit from long-term power purchase agreements with government counterparties.

Maharashtra discom tenders for purchase of 500 MW solar power 

Solar power generators have until June 4 to bid for supplying the power from their proposed or existing PV projects under a 25-year PPA. 

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Rising Sun Energy seeking EPC partners for its 190 MW Rajasthan solar project 

The developer has issued a tender to select EPC partners for the grid-connected solar capacity in Nokh Solar Park of Rajasthan. Bidding closes on May 12. 

Developing climate-resilient decentralized solar solutions 

A new report states decentralized solar installations in climate-vulnerable regions of Assam, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan lacked design to deal with future climate risks. The report authors, based on their study, outline considerations for policymakers, implementing agencies, vendors, and funding agencies to build resilient structures.

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SECI extends bidding for 50 MW solar in Tamil Nadu

EPC contractors now have until May 19 to lodge their interest in setting up the grid-connected solar capacity—including 40 MW conventional ground-based and 10 MW agrivoltaics. The PV projects shall come up in Cuddalore and Tiruvannamalai districts.