Latest Dholera solar auction allocates 250 MW to Tata

Gujarati utility GUVNL hoped to allocate 1 GW of capacity at the solar park but ended up awarding just a quarter of that figure, with Tata Power Renewable Energy the beneficiary. A bid for 50 MW of capacity by the state-owned Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd was rejected.


Only two bidders for Gujarat’s 1 GW solar tender

The procurement – for PV capacity at the Dholera Solar Park – attracted bids for just 300 MW as developers shunned a tariff ceiling of Rs2.75/kWh.

Gujarat re-tenders 700 MW of solar but response is lukewarm

Reduction in solar park charges was not enough to attract developers in the same numbers that flocked to a separate 500 MW exercise two months earlier. The Raghanesda Solar Park continues to be a headache after a previous attempt was cancelled because the tariffs were deemed too costly.

India to open bids for $5bn of new transmission line capacity

In response to feedback from the domestic renewable energy sector, the Indian government has revealed plans to launch $5 billion of tenders for new transmission lines, starting in phases from this summer.

Gujarat’s 1 GW solar tender shunned by developers

Project developers turned their back on a procurement exercise linked to projects at the Dholera Solar Park, after insisting the challenging terrain meant the electricity price ceiling stipulated by the state would make projects unviable.


Exide JV partner gets a big boost ahead of Li-ion battery operations in India

The revenues of Switzerland-based Leclanché have increased more than 2.5 times to exceed CHF 47 million in 2018 compared to CHF 18 million in 2017.

Gujarat to set up 100 MW solar PV project atop Narmada canal

The state-owned Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam will set up the 100 MW solar project atop branch canals of river Narmada at an estimated cost of Rs 100 crore. Four locations in central Gujarat have already been identified for the project.

Gujarat’s latest 500 MW solar auction serves up a low tariff

Aggressive bidding secures price of Rs2.55 for U.S. company in a procurement exercise whose results are unlikely to see GUVNL throw its toys out of the pram.

Gujarat to buy solar power from salt farmers

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) to procure 2.7 MW solar power generated by salt pan workers of Self-Employed Women Association (SEWA) during off-season.


Adani Green wins 390 MW hybrid renewable project

The facility is expected to have solar generation capacity of 360 MW and wind capacity of 100 MW, said the company in a financial update.

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