Solar Energy

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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Maxeon Launches New PV Module, Extends its AC Series

Singapore-based solar company Maxeon has announced the entry of a new product – Performance 3 AC solar PV module – into its AC portfolio, following the introduction of the Maxeon 5 AC panel in late 2020. AC Energy Solutions combine Maxeon’s solar panel technology with advanced microinverter technology, offering a customizable solar solution to maximize […]

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Oriano Bounces Back in Business With 350 MWp of New Solar Projects

Mumbai-based Oriano Solar has started constructing 350+ MWp of utility-scale solar projects across various states in the country. With this project, the construction engineering company has more than Rs 300 crore-contracts in hand. In development business, Oriano said it recently won 70 MW of allocation in the state of Uttar Pradesh for C&I customers and closed […]

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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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2020 A Year Like No Other, Confirms BP Statistical Review

Acknowledging the massive disruptions caused by the Covid pandemic in 2020, the annual BP Statistical Review has called 2020 ‘a year like no other’, as it lays bare the hits and misses for the energy sector in 2020. The headline number in our view, Carbon emissions from energy use fell by 6.3%, to their lowest […]

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Local Firm to Set Up 100 MW Solar Plant in Botswana

The Botswana energy regulator has granted a generation licence for a 100 MW solar project to local firm Shumba Energy, making it the first independent power producer to set up a large scale solar plant in the country, according to media reports. This landlocked country in Southern Africa does not currently have large scale solar […]

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ACME, Renew Win MSEDCL 500 MW Solar Tender

ACME Solar continued its strong return to markets in 2021, with another 300 MW win in Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL)’s 500 Mw solar tender. ACME bid at Rs 2.42 /unit. The second winner was another renewable energy firm that has opened up better capital market access recently, ReNew Power, which bid Rs […]

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Oorjan Cleantech Installs Rooftop Solar at Mumbai’s Housing Society

Solar company Oorjan Cleantech has recently installed over 230 solar panels, with a capacity of about 100 kWp, over 7500 square feet shadow free area in Mahavir Universe Phoenix Society, Bhandup — one of Mumbai’s high-rise housing societies. Setup in 60 days  The company installed German mono-crystalline panels with 400 watt capacity per head. It completed the […]

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