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Indian solar manufacturer to expand panel capacity to 700 MW

Insolation Energy director Vikas Jain told pv magazine about their plans to expand solar panel manufacturing capacity to 700 MW with the addition of a 500 MW facility. The new facility would be equipped to produce poly, mono, mono PERC, and bifacial panels with individual panel output up to 600 Wp.


ReNew Power commissions 250 MW solar project in Rajasthan

The solar project, located in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, benefits from a 25-year power purchase agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India. It shall supply the electricity generated to the state of Bihar at a tariff of INR 2.55/kWh (US$ 0.035).


ArcelorMittal planning solar investment in Rajasthan and Gujarat

The UK-headquartered steel major is mulling to set up a 4.5 GW solar park in Rajasthan with an investment of INR 19,000 crore. It also plans to invest in Gujarat’s solar energy, wind energy, and hydrogen gas production sectors.

Tata Power Renewables commissions 150 MW solar project in Rajasthan 

The solar project, spanning 756 acres of land, was commissioned within the scheduled timeline despite the various challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic.

UPC-AC Energy Solar commissions 210 MW DC capacity in India

UPC-AC Energy Solar, a joint venture of UPC Solar and AC Energy, has commissioned two solar farms aggregating to 210 MW (150 MW AC) capacity, including 140 MW (100 MW AC) in Rajasthan and 70 MW (50 MW AC) in Gujarat. It has a further 420 MW (300 MW AC) solar assets scheduled for construction in Madhya Pradesh as it aims for about 1 GW of operating PV capacity in India by 2023.


ReNew Power signs PPA for 400 MW round-the-clock supply

The Indian developer will build a 1,300 MW hybrid renewable energy capacity (900 MW wind plus 400 MW solar) supplemented with storage to ensure a round-the-clock supply. The project cost is estimated at approximately US$ 1.2 billion.


AIIB approves US$50 million for Enel Green’s 300 MW solar project 

Italy’s Enel Green Power is developing the solar project in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan. The total project cost is approximately US$200 million.


NHPC tenders 600 MW solar EPC work in Rajasthan

The state-owned hydropower producer has already identified the land for the solar project in village Deora of the Jaisalmer district. It shall acquire the land on a long-team lease basis to develop the project.

Camel death sparks debate over siting solar in deserts

The sharp-edged angles at a solar installation site in Rajasthan injured a camel so severely that it bled to death.    

MUFG closes US$ 163 million finance for Azure Power’s 300 MW solar project

The latest transaction follows MUFG’s commitment to the debt funding facility for Adani Green’s under-construction hybrid portfolio of solar and wind projects in Rajasthan.