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GUVNL Revokes Subsidy to 4,000 Solar Projects of Around 2500 MWs

A wholly-owned state electricity regulation board in the state of Gujarat, Gujarat Ujrja Vikas Nigam Ltd. (GUVNL) has withdrawn subsidies to small-scale distributed solar projects, hitting about 4,000 projects with an aggregate capacity of around 2500 MW contracted capacity. The purchase price of power produced was fixed at Rs 2.83 per unit which was already […]

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SECI Gets Bids Over 10 GW for Rajasthan 1785 MW Tender

Continuing the strong trend observed across all significant tenders since the last quarter, a source at SECI confirms that they have seen a very strong response to the tender for 1785 MW solar projects in Rajasthan. Without confirming the final list, the source tells us that bids have been received for almost 10 GW, and  […]

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Vikram Solar Inaugurates 1.3 GW Module Production Facility in Tamil Nadu

Gurugram-based Vikram Solar has unveiled a new solar photovoltaic module 1.3 GW manufacturing facility located at Indospace Industrial Park, Oragadam, Tamil Nadu. With this unit, Vikram Solar’s cumulative PV module manufacturing capacity reaches 2.5 GW, which the company claims is currently the largest in India. The new manufacturing facility, which was inaugurated by the state’s Chief […]

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RUMSL Shajapur Auction- NTPC, Solar Arise Emerge Winners

The 450 MW RUMSL (Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited) solar auction finally culminated with NTPC Renewables (NTPC) and Talettutayi Solar Projects Nine (SolarArise) emerging winners. The solar projects, to be located in the Shajapur Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh had received a strong  bidder response earlier, thanks mainly to the strong reputation of RUMSL, and […]

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Rayzon Solar Claims To Be On Course To Add 1.2 GW Capacity By 2021 End

Gujarat-based solar panel manufacturer RAYZON SOLAR claims that its will complete expansion of its production capacity by 1.2GW by the end of 2021. That will take its total operational capacity to 5 GW, placing it among the  top 10 manufacturers in India. This production capacity with ultramodern production technology having Half cut cell bussing system, […]

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Denmark Leads in Share of RE Production, India Yet To Break Into Top 15

Wind and solar produced 2,435 TWh of electricity in 2020, providing almost a tenth of the world’s electricity. While European countries like Denmark, Ireland, and Germany are leading among the world’s top 15 producers, India is not part of his group. Even though India’s renewable energy capacity is being added to each year, with the […]

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SECI’s 1200 MW ISTS Connected Solar Tender For Karnataka Is Out

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has finally floated the much awaited 1,200 MW ISTS-connected  (Interstate transmission system) solar tender for (Tranche X) in Karnataka. A large tender for Karnataka comes after a significant gap, considering the high penetration of renewable energy in the state already. The last date to submit bids is Friday, […]

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NHPC Enters Rajasthan, with 600 MW Solar Tender

Hydro energy PSU NHPC (National hydroelectric Power Corp), which has also made some strong solar energy plans, has invited bids for a 600 MW ISTS (Inter State Transmission System) connected solar project. The tender, which covers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for the project/s, is planned for Deora village of the Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. […]

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NTPC REL Gets Busy As MNRE Approves 4750 MW Solar Park in Gujarat

Power Major NTPC’s renewable energy arm, NTPC Renewable Energy Limited (NTPC REL) is filling up its pipeline of projects quickly, as it will now set up India’s single-largest solar photovoltaic project at Rann of Kutch at Khavada in Gujarat, the company said on Tuesday. the announcement comes barely a month after the state owned power major […]

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