Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI), on behalf of Coal India limited (CIL) has invited bids for two 100 MW solar power plants. The government authority will clarify the bidding requirement in a meeting to be held on November 13 in Kolkata.
Dr. Sam Duby, Africa Director for TFE Consulting, sat down with PV Magazine to discuss insights from TFE’s new report “Kenya: The World’s Microgrid Lab”, the importance of on-the-ground experience in energy access projects, and how tech and social innovation in Africa will be the headline of the next decade.
Financial reports from PV manufacturers and shipment numbers from the first half indicate high market demand.
Maoists attacked a 30 MW Tata Power Solar plant in Gaya, Bihar.
Last week at North America’s largest solar and storage trade show, Solar Power International, pv magazine hosted its third Future PV Roundtable. The event saw an engaging discussion of PV manufacturing and project development approaches, each with a unique approach to reducing solar’s LCOE.
A slight variation from last auctioning results which had lowest bidding at INR 2.44/kwh.
Perovskite research sees an unexpected improvement, as a result of research from Saudi Arabia’s KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) solar centre, improving the quality and efficiency of the potential of solar panels.
In the last four quarters in India 7.5 GW were installed. The total accumulative capacity reached 16.2 Gigawatt, reports Bridge to India. After rapid growth in the last quarters the market will probably slow down somwhat.