Indian solar tenders ramp up with another 950MW in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered another 950MW of solar in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Railways eyes power from 1,050MW solar park in Madhya Pradesh

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) could auction a solar park of 1,050MW capacity in the state of Madhya Pradesh, from which Indian Railways plans to purchase the power generated.

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India ROUND-UP: Discoms to drive rooftop programme, Solar import trouble solved

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans INR234.5 billion in financial support for Discoms to drive rooftop solar, The Indian government has taken remedial action on its solar import trouble at ports.

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Rays Power working on 60MW of open access solar in Karnataka

Rays Future Energy, a rooftop PV and open access-focused subsidiary of Indian solar EPC Rays Power Infra, is executing 60MW of solar capacity under open access in Karnataka.

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EIB and Yes Bank to provide US$400 million in financing for Indian renewables

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and India-based Yes Bank are supporting Indian solar and wind projects with a new US$400 million co-financing initiative.

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India’s SECI invites expression of interest for 10GW of floating solar

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an expression of interest (EOI) for the development of 10GW of floating solar across India.

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India proposes US$1.7 billion support for local solar manufacturers and 12GW CPSU scheme

Aiming to make its local solar manufacturers competitive on the global stage, the Indian government has proposed direct financial support of INR110 billion (US$1.7 billion) and a 12GW allocation of public sector tenders mandated to include locally sourced PV equipment.

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Fortum connects 100MW solar project at Pavagada, Karnataka

Fortum connected a 100MW solar plant to the grid at the Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District of Karnataka, India.

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Pakistan plans first tariff-based solar auction for 50MW in Sindh

The government of Sindh in Pakistan plans to launch an auction for the development of 50MW of solar PV in the Province, with support from the World Bank.

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India’s 17GW solar tender plan at mercy of states’ willingness to buy power

Representatives of India’s two largest solar power off-takers, SECI and NTPC have said the central government’s plan to tender 17GW of solar PV before April next year is totally reliant on the willingness of states to buy power.

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Construction imminent on major solar-wind-storage hybrid plant in Queensland

Construction on Australia’s first utility-scale wind, solar and energy storage hybrid project to be connected to the national grid is about to start near Hughenden in northwest Queensland.

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