Floating Solar

NHPC mulling 500 MW floating solar in Telangana

The state-run hydropower producer is in talks with Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Limited to form a joint venture to explore and develop an aggregate 500 MW of floating solar power projects in the state.

Floating PV driving Odisha solar growth

The state, which is aiming to hit 2.2 GW of solar within two years, has received a Solar Energy Corporation of India proposal for 500 MW of floating project capacity even as it approves a 40 MW water-borne array put forward by the national solar body. The 500 MW suggested comes on top of a similar scale of floating PV planned across the state by public hydropower company NHPC.

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NTPC seeks to enlist solar project developers and EPC contractors

The state-run power producer has invited solar developers and EPC contractors to enlist for developing its grid-connected floating/ground-mounted solar projects. Applications can be submitted until September 16.

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NHDC invites bids for 25 MW floating solar EPC in Madhya Pradesh

Bidders have until August 25 to lodge the interest for design, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) work of a 25 MW floating solar plant in Khandwa district.

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NHPC, GEDCOL sign MoU to develop 500 MW floating solar in Odisha

The two entities shall form a joint venture to plan and develop an aggregate 500 MW of floating solar capacity in a phased manner, preferably in 50 MW packages, in the state.

Norwegian tech for Korea’s giant floating solar complex

Floating PV specialist Ocean Sun and South Korean energy company EN Technologies have signed an agreement to develop the pilot projects of the 2.1 GW floating solar site planned near the Saemangeum tidal flat, on the coast of the Yellow Sea.

Uttar Pradesh to become solar hub with 6 GW planned in Bundelkhand

The state is also reportedly set to this year unveil ‘Asia’s largest floating solar plant’, in the shape of the 150 MW Rihand Dam installation.

India will add just 50 GW of solar in the next five years, according to company bosses

The expected return would leave the nation woefully short of its ambitious 175 GW clean energy target, which was laid down with a 2022 deadline. Chief executives who criticized aggressive clean power auctions said they would like to see more fossil fuel facilities thrown into the mix.

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NHPC tenders EPC work for 50 MW floating solar project in Kerala

Domestic bids are invited for engineering, procurement and construction of a 50 MW floating solar project that shall come up over a 303-acre water body in Kollam District. Bidding closes on August 11.

Financing solar projects amid the Covid-19 crisis – thinktank interview

Vaibhav Pratap Singh, senior analyst at the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance, tells pv magazine about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Indian solar sector, green finance and investment down the line.

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