The state—which is already home to 2250 MW Bhadla Solar Park—is on pace to complete a 925 MW Nokh Solar Park in the Jaisalmer district.
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Having acquired a 37.5% stake in March, Yinson has now agreed to buy an additional 57.5% equity interest in Indian independent power producer Rising Sun Energy (RSE) with a cumulative operational capacity of 140 MW (AC) in the Bhadla Solar Park.
India hosts numerous 1 GW-plus solar parks, two of which are the largest commissioned in the world. The huge sites have been instrumental in driving economies of scale and continue to attract global capital and some of the most recognized renewables developers.
Yinson will pay Rs 554 million (RM32 million) for the stake, and additional funding of Rs 600 million (RM35 million) to repay certain outstanding liabilities of the Indian independent power producer which has two plants in the massive Bhadla Solar Park.
The company has won an order from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited to install 765 KV gas-insulated substation bays at Phagi in Jaipur district. With this installation, the state will be able to evacuate around 1 GW of additional renewable energy from three solar parks at Bhadla, Fatehpur and Bikaner to various beneficiaries.
The project—located in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan—is being developed by the Indian developer’s special purpose vehicle Clean Solar Power (Jodhpur).
The Israeli developer of module cleaning robots—which has secured over 7 GW of projects globally—will deploy its connected and water-free E4 solution for Fortum projects in Pavagada and Bhadla solar parks.
A report by Indian ratings agency CRISIL points to a rising rate of tender failures, an inconsistent policy approach from central and state governments and restrictive solar energy tariff caps and says India could have just 104 GW of renewables capacity by 2022.
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