Solar Power Projects

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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ISRO Can Spot Ideal Locations for Installing Solar Projects

Indian space agency can suggest the ideal location to put up a solar power farm with the data gathered from its geostationary earth observation satellites within and outside India, said a top official at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He also said the technology can be transferred to those who are interested. “We have demonstrated […]

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Gujarat Seeking EPC Bids For Deployment of 150 MW of Solar Power Projects

The last date of bid submission is May 6, 2019. The Gujarat Industries Power Company (GIPCL) has issued tender inviting bids from eligible EPC contractors for the construction of 150 MW of solar PV power projects in the state. The solar projects will be developed at the Dholera Solar Park and the Raghanesda Ultra Mega […]

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UNDP Tenders For 10.5 MW Solar Power Projects in Gambia

The last date of bid submission is April 23, 2019. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has invited interested companies to submit expressions of interest (EoI) for the deployment of two solar PV projects (Project I and Project II) in the Gambia to be implemented by a single Independent Power Producer (IPP). Project 1 will […]

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