Commercial & Industrial PV

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.

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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CEL announces 120 MW PV tender

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.

Gas utility GAIL connects country’s second-largest rooftop solar plant

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.

Emmvee’s solar heater fab goes green with 1 MW rooftop PV

Bangalore-based solar module manufacturer, Emmvee has commissioned a 1 MW rooftop PV plant at its solar water heater manufacturing facility in Dobespet, Karnataka.

India’s DISCOMs to manage nationwide rooftop PV deployment under new $3.6bn MNRE scheme

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.

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SECI to roll out 10 GW floating solar tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India will invite expressions of interest (EOI) from developers eager to build, own and operate floating PV installations at selected sites across the country.

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Apparel industry adopting solar energy in India

The ‘Adoption of Solar Energy for Apparel industry’ program was organized by cluster development services in Ludhiana, Punjab to promote solar in the textile/apparel industry.

KOR Energy to build 2.8 MW rooftop solar in Uttar Pradesh

The Indian EPC will construct four separate rooftop solar installations across the state, two of which will be 1.2 MW in size.

Interview: REC talks rooftop solar and quality focus in India

Milan Koev, REC Group’s Vice President Sales & Marketing APAC, speaks to pv magazine about the potential of India’s rooftop solar market.