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Adani Solar partners KSL Cleantech for retail expansion to East and Northeast

The Indian solar manufacturer and EPC contractor has chosen KSL Cleantech as the channel partner for the retail distribution of its solar panels in the eastern and northeastern markets of India.

Tata Power to develop 41 MW solar projects for Tata Steel

The grid-connected solar projects, to be installed at Tata Steel’s operating locations in Jharkhand and Odisha, will be a mix of rooftops, floating, and ground-mounted solar plants. 

Lead-free perovskite solar cell with potential efficiency of 27.4%

Scientists in India have simulated a perovskite cell based on methylammonium tin iodide which they claim may achieve a short circuit current density of 25.97 mA per square centimeter, an open-circuit voltage of 1.203 V, and a fill factor of 87.79%. The cell is composed of a fluorine-doped tin oxide (FTO) substrate, a titanium oxide layer, a methylammonium tin iodide perovskite film, a copper oxide hole transport layer (HTL), and a layer made of gold (Au).

Coal India arm tenders 20 MW solar plant in Jharkhand

Bidders have until April 29 to lodge their interest to install and commission a 20 MW ground-mounted solar project for Central Coalfield Limited (CCL). The plant shall come up at CCL’s coal handling and preparation plant in Piparwar village. Solar cells and modules of any origin are allowed for the project.

Tata Power to set up 15 MW solar plant for Tata Steel

The solar plant in the Jamshedpur city of Jharkhand is expected to generate an average 32 million units of electricity per year, offsetting approximately an average 25.8 million Kg of CO2 annually.

AAI’s Deoghar airport to get a solar rooftop

The Airports Authority of India Limited has invited bids to set up a 330 kWp (DC) grid-connected solar power system at Deoghar Airport in Jharkhand. Bidding closes on December 1.

NTPC arm tenders 50 MW (AC) grid-connected solar project in Jharkhand

March 30 is the last date to bid for the solar capacity tendered by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited. The project—to be set up on turnkey basis—shall come up at Panchet power station of Damodar Valley Corporation and shall be awarded through domestic competitive bidding followed by reverse auction.

Coal India arm tenders 20 MW solar project in Jharkhand

Developers have until January 15, 2020 to submit bids for the project that shall come up at Central Coalfields Limited’s plant in Piparwar of Jharkhand.

DVC tenders 50 MW grid-connected solar in Jharkhand

Bids can be submitted till December 27 for the project which shall come up at the state-run power producer’s Panchet project in Dhanbad district. The project shall be awarded through tariff-based domestic bidding followed by reverse auction.

UNDP tenders 91.5 KWp off-grid solar in Assam and Jharkhand

Prospective developers have until November 18 to submit bids for standalone PV systems, with inverter and lead-acid batteries, at various government high schools, health sub-centres and Anganwadi Centres.