Solar Tenders

Tenders Issued for Solar Systems at 2 Kerala Based Universities

Two tenders have been issued for setting up of solar PV power plants at the Mahatma Gandhi University Campus in Kottayam, and CUSAT in Kochi, Kerala Two tenders have been issued for setting up of solar PV power plants at two university campuses in Kerala. The first tender is for a 400 kW rooftop solar […]

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SCCL’s 81 MW Solar Projects Saw Yet another Extension from SECI

State-owned coal mining giant Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd’s (SCCL’s) solar projects having an aggregate capacity of 81 MW saw yet another extension for the deadline for submission of bids from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The said tender is a combination of three different solar project tenders including 34 MW (AC) ground-based solar photovoltaic […]

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PGCIL Issues Statcom Package-I & II Tenders for Evacuating 8.1 GW Solar Energy in R’sthan

State-owned Maharatna company Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has floated a tender for Statcom Package-I & II for the evacuation of 8.1 GW of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan. The PGCIL described in a tender document for package-I as “Statcom Package-I for Statcom at 400kV Fatehgarh-II PS associated with transmission system […]

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UPCL Floats Tender for Supply of 900 Solar Meters

Dehradun-based Discom, Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd (UPCL) has floated a tender for the supply of a total number of 900 single-phase (10-60A) whole current solar meters with box. The last date and time for submission of bid is May 27, 2020, at 5 p.m. Also, the estimated cost of tender is Rs 19.80 lakh, and […]

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SECI Issues NIT for Solar Street Lights, Fox Lights for Wildlife Sanctuary in UP

The last date and time for submitting bids is January 14, 2020 upto 1500 hrs. Central government’s nodal agency Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notice inviting tenders (NIT) for installing solar street lights and fox lights in Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). As per the tender, […]

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The Repeated Failure of Manufacturing-Linked Solar Tenders is a Big Surprise. What is the Industry Take?

In order to boost solar installations with domestic manufacturing in the country, government issued manufacturing-linked solar tenders but it hasn’t worked so well. Here are some industry views and voices which say why. ASHISH KHANNA, CEO & MD of Tata Power Solar and President, Tata Power (Renewables) Indian manufacturing can compete with any other country […]

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Bad News. After Karnataka, Tamil Nadu’s Tangedco gets Tender Fatigue

If there was ever a case of the perils of high government involvement, the renewables sector has probably seen every aspect of it in the past year. From open tenders with price ceilings, to waiting for policy clarity on cost escalations due to safeguard duty, and now, the incredible news of some of the leading […]

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Uttarakhand Govt Invites Applications for 200 MW Solar Project

The last date of submitting the application is March 15, 2019. In a bid to promote clean and green energy in the state, the Government of Uttarakhand has invited applications from the permanent residents of the state for power generation from solar energy projects. The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) said in its invitation […]

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