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India’s biggest coal producer secures first solar PPA

In its maiden venture into solar power generation, state-run Coal India Limited will set up a 100 MW plant and sell the electricity produced to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for 25 years.


ReNew Power commissions 105 MW solar project in Gujarat

The Indian developer has followed up the commissioning of a 110 MW solar plant in Rajasthan earlier this month with a 105 MW PV farm in Gujarat. The Gujarat plant will supply electricity to state Discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) at a tariff of INR 2.68/kWh (US$0.036/kWh).

Coal India tenders 100 MW solar EPC work in Gujarat

Bidders have until April 15 to lodge their interest in the grid-connected solar project, which must be commissioned within a year from the award of contract. Operation and maintenance of the plant for five years also falls under the bidder’s scope.  

Gujarat’s 500 MW solar auction sees aggressive tariff of INR 2.20/kWh despite BCD impact

JMK Research analysts attribute the comparatively lower tariffs to good ratings of the Gujarat State Discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, choice of project location for developers, and anticipation that mono PERC module prices would fall 10-15% by 2022.


Solar developers take 700 MW retender issue to APTEL

Tata Power, TEQ Green Power, and Vena Energy Renewables Urja have approached the Delhi-based Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) seeking interim relief against the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission’s order allowing retendering of the awarded solar capacity.  

Adani Green Energy commissions 150 MW solar power plant in Gujarat

The 150 MW solar plant in Kutchh is Adani Green Energy’s third PV commissioning within a month. Its other two solar capacities that became operational since December end include 100 MW at Khirsara, Gujarat, and 25 MW at Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh. 

Adani Green commissions 25 MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh 

The solar plant in Chitrakoot takes Adani Green Energy’s total operational renewable capacity to 2975 MW—a step closer to its vision of 25 GW capacity by 2025.

Solar tariff drops below INR 2/kWh

The solar electricity price in India has dipped further to an all-time low of INR 1.99/kWh in a 500 MW Gujarat auction held recently, which is 0.5% lower than the previous record of INR 2/kWh set a month ago.


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.


Gujarat tenders 500 MW of solar

Projects can be established anywhere in the state which has spare grid capacity, with the relevant substations listed on the Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation website.

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