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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. 

Adani Green to buy Essel’s 40 MW solar assets in Odisha

The operating solar assets benefit from a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at an INR 4.235/kWh tariff. The remaining PPA life is 22 years.


NHPC tenders 100 MW floating solar EPC in Odisha

The grid-connected floating solar project shall come at Rengali reservoir in the Angul district of Odisha. Bidding closes on October 7.


Coal India Limited arm tenders 75 MW DC solar for self-consumption

Bids are invited to build the solar project in ‘design-build-demonstrate-transfer’ mode anywhere in Odisha. The electricity produced will be utilized for captive consumption of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited through long-term open access. Bidding closes on September 1.


Tata Power awarded 40 MW solar project in Odisha

State-owned hydropower producer NHPC Ltd has awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction work for a 40 MW PV project to Tata Power Solar Systems. The project—to be located in the Ganjam District of Odisha—is scheduled to be commissioned within 12 months.


Odisha tenders 500 MW of farmland solar under KUSUM program

Solar power generators have until June 22 to bid for the development of projects, on a build-own-operate basis. The ceiling tariff payable for the electricity generated has been fixed at INR3.08 INR/kWh in the tender.


Odisha tenders for 10 MW of solar in Konark town

Developers have until November 10 to submit bids for the grid-connected, ground-mounted solar generation capacity. The project will be set up on a build-own-operate basis in Kalahandi district to meet the electricity needs of the town.

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.