India

India’s Central Electronics Limited seeks partners to expand capacity of PV module factory

The Indian state-owned technology company issued an expression of interest to seek potential partners to expand capacity at its module manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh, India.

India: ReNew Power switches on 143 MW solar farm in Telangana

The Indian independent power producer has commissioned the largest solar PV project in the Indian state of Telangana, where it is looking to grow its solar portfolio to 510 MW over the next few months.

India: Rays Power Infra commissions 78 MW solar project

Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd. has switched on a 78 MW solar PV project, expanding its market share in the northeastern state of Uttarakhand to 40% and bringing major benefits to local farmers.

IDFC Alternatives looking to buy First Solar’s India assets

IDFC Alternatives is reported to be in talks to buy First Solar’s 200 MW renewable power assets in India.

SB Energy completes 350 MW in India

The developer — a venture between Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank, New Delhi-based conglomerate Bharti Enterprises and Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn — has commissioned its first project in the country in Kurnool district, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Macquarie reported to have acquired 330 MW of solar PV in India

Based on reports, an infrastructure fund of Australia-based Macquarie Group has acquired a large solar portfolio from India’s Hindustan Power.

India sets new record low solar tariff of $0.0486/kWh

Winning bid for 250 MW solar project in NTPC-tendererd auction in Andhra Pradesh by Solairedirect is 4.5% lower than previous record price of $0.0494/kWh set earlier this year at the Rewa auction.

India’s cumulative solar capacity tops 12 GW, says energy minister

Over the last fiscal year, India added 5,525 MW of new solar to push its cumulative capacity past 12 GW and affirm its status as one of the world’s leading solar powers.

Fortum switches on 70 MW PV plant in India

The Finnish power utility has completed its third large-scale PV plant in India. The 70 MW Bhadla solar park is located in the state of Rajasthan.

EIB extends €200 million loan for solar projects in India

In its largest ever support for solar power in Asia, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has confirmed a €200 million ($214 million) loan to the State Bank of India.