Major players stay away from Tamil Nadu’s oversubscribed 1.5GW solar tender

Although Tamil Nadu’s latest 1.5GW solar tender has seen significant oversubscription with 3,774.5MW of submissions, most of the key solar players in India have not participated.

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‘Everything on the table’ for India’s solar anti-dumping petition

Anything from duties to a minimum import price (MIP) on solar imports are being sought by India’s anti-dumping petitioners, but there are concerns around circumvention of an MIP if introduced, according to a person close to the issue.

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Rapid rooftop PV uptake in Southwest Australia is shifting demand profile

The rapid uptake of rooftop solar in southwest Australia is shifting peak demand periods to later in the day as the sun sets, according to analysis from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

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NTPC ROUND UP: World’s largest solar park nearly ready, India’s first PV canal, Microgrid

World’s largest solar park at Kurnool is nearly complete, NTPC installs India’s first PV canal, NTPC completes an AC microgrid test bed.

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Azure Power commissions 100MW solar project in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power, one of India’s largest independent power producers, has commissioned a 100MW solar park in Andhra Pradesh that was auctioned by the NTPC.

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UK alternative investor Ingenious teams with Australia’s Stellata Energy for 120MW PV

UK alternative investment firm Ingenious has teamed with Australian developer Stellata Energy for a landmark joint venture to develop large-scale solar energy in Australia, including a flagship 120MW ground-mounted project.

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Established developers and southern states to dominate Indian solar this year

India installed 5.5GW of utility-scale solar capacity in the last fiscal year and the country is expected to add another 8GW in the coming year, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India’s ‘India Solar Map’.

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Adani commissions 50MW solar plant in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group has commissioned a 50MW solar PV plant at Mahoba district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Taiwan’s high efficiency certification opens door for solar surge

Taiwan is expected to see a significant uptick in solar deployment in Q4 this year or early 2018 after the recent allocation of high-efficiency equipment certifications, but there are concerns around manufacturing capacity constraints.

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JinkoSolar signs 187MW PV module supply agreement with Japan’s Quantum Power

The Japanese subsidiary of leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has signed a cooperation agreement with Japanese EPC Quantum Power GK for 187MW of solar PV.

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Renewsys launches 5-busbar cell production in India’s Telangana

India-based solar equipment manufacturer Renewsys India, part of international conglomerate Enpee Group, has launched production of 5-busbar (BB) solar PV cells at a Hyderabad facility in the Indian state of Telangana.

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