Tag: National Solar Mission


In another possible boost for the renewable energy project developers, the Indian government is pushing for guaranteed grid connectivity for large-scale renewable projects. The concept originated following the mega success of Rewa solar power park auction where 750 megawatts capacity Read more…


India recorded its highest-ever solar power capacity addition in financial year 2016-17 and yet missed out on the targeted capacity addition by a massive 54%. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) of India has reported that a record 5,526 megawatts of Read more…


The Indian solar power market is expected to see another record capacity addition this year as several large-scale power projects are lined up for commissioning. According to India-based consultancy Mercom Capital Group, almost 10 gigawatts of solar power capacity is Read more…


The appetite of solar power developers has not at all dwindled in the Indian market as a recent tender witnessed massive over subscription. Two tenders for the development of 750 megawatts capacity in the western state of Rajasthan received overwhelming Read more…


One of India’s largest solar power parks and the cheapest so far has crossed yet another milestone in its journey towards commissioning and full operationalisation. One of the major off-takers of the electricity generated from the Rewa solar power park, Read more…


Bids in the India’s solar power market have crashed sharply ever since the government launched the National Solar Mission, data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy shows. According to the Ministry, average solar power tariffs in India Read more…


A study funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has identified that renewable energy sources could contribute to as much as 25% of Indian Railway’s energy needs by 2025. The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) has found Read more…


India is expected to contribute 14% to the global solar PV demand as the government continues to push for a very ambitious installed capacity target of 100 gigawatts by 2022.


Cochin International Airport Limited, the company that operates the airport in the southern Indian state of Kerala, had announced in 2015 that it commissioned a 12 megawatt solar power project.


NTPC Limited is offering six blocks of 125 megawatt capacity each to project developers at the Pavagada solar power park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.


First Solar could sell 200 megawatts capacity in India at a value of $200 million. The company has 260 megawatts spread across the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


All-out efforts by the Indian government to boost renewable energy generation in the country have reached another milestone as the operational solar power capacity crossed 10 gigawatts. The Minister of power, coal and renewable energy Piyush Goyal recently stated that Read more…


Pavagada solar power park will see the 500 megawatts capacity operational by June 2017. The state government plans to increase the capacity of the solar power park to 2,700 megawatts by the end of next year.


Schneider recently announced that it aims to increase its share in the Indian solar power market to 25% in the near-term.

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