Solar Power

Solar’s Mass Market Entry-Challenges Ahead

The renewable energy sector in India is at the cusp of unprecedented growth and has been fast accelerating. It has crossed the 70,000 MW mark in installed solar power capacity and with the right push from the government in the recently passed Interim budget, the path ahead is promising. Multiple schemes by the government of […]

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European Fast-Charging Firm Fastned Signs PPA With GLP For Solar Power

European fast-charging company, Fastned announced it has concluded its first multi-year Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) in the Netherlands with GLP, a renewable energy firm, and related technologies, with Ecorus and Scholt Energy. According to the press release by the company, Fastned will purchase power generated by the solar panels on the roof of GLP’s […]

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NTPC Invites Bid for 26 MW Floating Solar Plant At Sipat Facility

NTPC has issued a tender inviting bids 26 MW floating solar project at the reservoir of NTPC Sipat. The bidding will take place in a single stage two envelop process including a techno-commercial bid and price bide followed by reverse auction. The last date for submitting the bid is 28 March and the bid will […]

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WBPDCL Issues O&M Tender For 10MW Solar Plant In Murshidabad

West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL) issued tenders inviting bids for the operation and maintenance of the 10 MW ground-mounted solar power project at the Sagardighi thermal power plant in Murshidabad. The scope of work for the project includes administrative, monitoring, and maintenance operations as well as documentation, replacement, and successful operation of the project […]

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Atlas Renewable Energy Acquires Its First Solar Project In Colombia

Renewable Energy Company, Atlas Renewable Energy has announced that it acquired its first solar project in Colombia. The Shangri-La solar project, located in the Department of Tolima, will generate approximately 403.7 GWh per year and will supply clean energy through a power purchase agreement (PPA) that Atlas has entered into with a leading Colombian company […]

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MSEB Solar Agro Power Issues Tenders To Procure 3,048 MW Solar Power Under PM-KUSUM

Maharashtra State Electricity Board’s wholly owned subsidiary, MSEB Solar Agro Power Ltd, has issued 14 tenders to procure 3,048 MW of solar power under Component C of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) programme for feeder-level solarization. According to the tender document, the last date for the submission of bids is February […]

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5 Made for India Solar Innovations

India as a country is blessed with an abundance of sunlight and this along with the current political thrust towards solar energy is the right time to make solar power popular in the country. As of 2022, India had 61.97 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar capacity, placing it fourth globally for solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment, […]

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Global Solar Installations Could Touch 574 GW In 2024, Predicts BloombergNEF

The latest report by energy think tank BloombergNEF forecasts that there could be solar installations of capacity as high as 574 GW this year. The new global PV outlook report says the new installations hit 444 GW in 2023 instead of having peaked at 413 GW as was predicted earlier by BloombergNEF. The research further […]

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Daman & Diu Invites Bids For 7.47 MW Solar Power Expansion

The Electricity Department of Daman and Diu has issued a tender to augment the capacity of two solar power projects in the Union Territory. The tender speaks for raising the capacity of an existing 6 MWdc solar power project by 2.56 MWdc. Also, the capacity of a 3 MWdc solar power project also needs to […]

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