The power transmission company of the state is planning to purchase 1 GW of solar power this year.
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).
Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has announced a 120 MW solar PV tender for the installation of various projects ranging from 500 kW to 3 MW in size. CEL has simultaneously released three more tenders related to solar cells and 100 kW PV installations on railway coaches.
GAIL, which is a state-owned provider of gas, commissioned a 5.76 MW rooftop PV array at its Pata petrochemicals plant in Uttar Pradesh at the end of 2017.
Bangalore-based solar module manufacturer, Emmvee has commissioned a 1 MW rooftop PV plant at its solar water heater manufacturing facility in Dobespet, Karnataka.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will make available $3.6 billion to distribution companies in India to boost their deployment of rooftop solar PV projects under Phase-II the National Solar Mission.
The Indian EPC will construct four separate rooftop solar installations across the state, two of which will be 1.2 MW in size.
Milan Koev, REC Group’s Vice President Sales & Marketing APAC, speaks to pv magazine about the potential of India’s rooftop solar market.