Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils 45 MW monocrystalline solar panel plant at PDPU

The solar panel production line at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University’s campus in Gujarat will demonstrate the process of cell-to-panel integration, lamination and EL testing.


NTPC amends 600 MW solar EPC tender

The state-owned power generator has reduced the tendered capacity from 600 MW to 500 MW. Further, the plants are to be located in Gujarat. Bidding closes on November 19.

Second-life energy storage winner in EDF’s startup contest

Bangalore-based Nunam—which enables second life for used lithium-ion battery cells—is the winner of Pulse India competition conducted by French energy giant EDF. The EDF contest aims at supporting Indian startups committed to developing low-carbon and sustainable energy solutions.  


Waaree’s solar module testing lab becomes NABL accredited

The lab—located at Waaree’s factory in Gujarat—is the first such by an Indian module manufacturer and can perform more than 30 critical IEC tests.

Gujarat’s transformation in electricity sector

A TERI paper details how the state’s inefficient electric utility transformed into one of India’s most high-performing electricity distribution companies. The study provides a learning opportunity to other sector stakeholders from India and overseas.

BHEL tenders BOS for NTPC’s 20 MW Gandhar project

Bids are invited for supply, installation and commissioning of balance-of-system (BOS) items for NTPC’s 20 MW (AC) grid-connected solar plant in Gujarat. Bidding closes on November 10.

India added 883 MW of rooftop solar in nine months despite Covid-19

With 380 MW of generation capacity, Gujarat accounted for 43% of new rooftop solar installations during the January-to-September period.


KPI Global signs 1.5 MW solar power supply agreement with steel maker

The Gujarat-based solar developer has announced the signing of a power supply agreement with China Steel Corporation India for a period of 20 years.


String monitoring boxes sought for 20 MW NTPC solar project 

State-owned engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has retendered supply of string monitoring boxes with wireless communication for NTPC’s 20 MW solar project at Gandhar in Gujarat. Bidding closes on October 27.

Tata Power awarded 100 MW project at Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park

The developer secured the grid-connected solar capacity in a 700 MW auction by state utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited which had a tariff ceiling of INR2.92/kWh.


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