Solar Power Projects

Orsted Acquires Ostwind; Eyes Key Markets in Europe

Renewable energy player Orsted has announced the signing of an agreement with Germany based Ostwind, a leading German developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind and solar power projects in Germany and France. For a consideration of EUR 689 million, Orsted will acquire a 100 % equity interest in OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & […]

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NMDC Looking To Invest In Renewable Energy Sources

Mining major National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has set its sights on investment in the renewable energy sector. The information comes from Sumit Deb, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of NMDC. The top official of the Central PSU affirmed the quest of NMDC to invest in the renewable energy sector as he said that the […]

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Masdar To Begin Soon On 1 GW Solar Power Project In Iraq

The renewable energy party has finally arrived in Iraq, one of the last major oil exporters to adopt solar in a big way. In an effort to decarbonize the economic system of the country and mitigate the climate change risks, the country has finally been bidding out contracts for solar plants. In a fresh development, […]

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Iraq investing $680 million in renewable energy projects

Iraq authorities have approved an expenditure of one trillion Iraqi dinars or $680 million for the expansion and development for renewable power projects in order to reduce the dependence of imported power and enhance the use of RE in the country. The Central Bank of Iraq had planned to allocate the funds for solar power […]

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GUVNL Issues Tender For 500 MW Non-Park-based Solar Power Projects

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), the state electricity regulation board of Gujarat, has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for procurement of power through Competitive Bidding from 500 MW Non-Park based Solar Power Projects with a Greenshoe option of an additional 500 MW. Prices are likely to be in the range of Rs 2.45 […]

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Oriano Clean Energy to Develop 40MWp Solar Power Projects for Shree Cement

Mumbai based clean tech company Oriano Clean Energy Private Limited has announced that it has secured an order from Rajasthan based Shree Cement Limited (SCL) to develop about 40 MWp of solar power projects under Captive Open Access Mechanism. The contract is specifically for the building of solar PV projects of 30 MWp (2 x […]

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Ingka Group (IKEA) Acquires 9 Solar Power Projects in Europe for €340 Million

Sweden-based Ingka Group, which owns the majority of IKEA stores globally, has announced that it has acquired nine solar power park projects in Germany and Spain for €340 million. The combined capacity of the solar projects comes to 440 MW. The Ingka Group solar has acquired the portfolio from solar power developer ENERPARC. Four solar power projects […]

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MERC approves MSEDCL To Procure At Rs 3.05 For 111 MW Solar projects under MSKVY

In an order issued last week, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) gave its approval to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited for starting the procurement process of 111 MW of grid connected Solar power projects under the ‘Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana’ (MSKVY). The order covers a total of 33 respondent firms who had […]

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