Double policy boon for India’s rooftop solar

India has put forward two separate policies that both promote and mandate rooftop solar for certain buildings – complementing the economic benefits of rooftop PV.

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Lyon plans another giant solar and storage plant in Australia with ground-breaking tender

Brisbane-based renewable energy investor Lyon Group has launched an innovative utility-scale solar-plus-storage market services tender to cover 640MWh of storage across three major projects in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

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Lyon plans another giant solar and storage plant in Australia with ground-breaking tender

Brisbane-based renewable energy investor Lyon Group has launched an innovative utility-scale solar-plus-storage market services tender to cover 640MWh of storage across three major projects in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

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India ROUNDUP: 500MW Gujarat tender, Azure World Bank rooftop loan, Military solar in Punjab

GUVNL tenders 500MW solar in Gujarat, Azure bags World Bank loan for rooftop solar. MES tenders 6MW for military stations.

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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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