India

India: Tata Power Solar commissions 2.67 MW solar carport project

A total of 27 carports at India’s Cochin International Airport, the first airport in the world to run completely on solar power, are now up and running.

India launches AD probe against Chinese, Taiwanese and Malaysian solar cells

Country’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping states that it has identified a causal link between dumping and injury of Indian firms, enough to warrant the initiation of the investigation.

Tata Power DDL deploys its first 15 KWp microgrids in the Indian state of Bihar

Tapping into the high potential for the implementation of microgrid projects for reliable electricity supply to rural areas, the Indian utility is piloting two such installations in the state of Bihar.

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India’s SECI cancels 950 MW of solar tenders, seeks re-tender at lower rate

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has scrapped large amounts of solar+storage tenders at both the Pavagada and Kadapa solar parks as it seeks to renegotiate with states for lower tariffs.

India: State of Mizoram pledges to install 80 MW of solar in 2017

In order to meet its 10.5 % renewable purchase obligation by FY 2021-22, the government of the Indian state of Mizoram has adopted a solar power policy that envisages deployment of 80 MW of solar projects in 2017.

India: TANGEDCO to sign 1.5 GW PPAs at INR 3.47 (~$0.054)/kWh

After its 1.5 GW tender stirred unprecedented interest among developers attracting technical bids of 3.7 GW, the Tamil Nadu utility is now set to sign PPAs at the rate of INR 3.47 (~$0.054)/kWh for a period of 25 years.

India: CleanMax Solar receives $100m investment from US backer

CleanMax Solar, India’s largest rooftop solar developer, will use the private equity investment to fund growth opportunities outside India.

India: new 200 MW tender issued at Pavagada solar park

Tender adds to previous 250 MW of solar power that was retendered at the Pavagada solar park in Karnataka by the NTPC.

India’s 1 GW Kurnool solar park on verge of grid synchronization

Commissioning of the ultra-mega solar plant due tomorrow following completion of final developers’ portions of capacity. Kurnool solar park will become world’s largest operational PV plant.

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India: GVMC calls for 2 MWp floating PV plant bids

The floating solar PV project will be located at Mudasarlova reservoir in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.