Tag: National Solar Mission


India will increase the planned capacity addition under solar power park program from 20 gigawatts to 40 gigawatts.


RenewSys plans to eventually increase its solar cell production capacity to 500 MW per year.


Project developers imported solar modules worth US$763 million between April and August 2016, an increase of 53% from imports worth US$497 million during the same period last year.


Three solar power parks of capacity 500 MW each will be set up in the state of Maharashtra.


Even as India lost review of an earlier WTO decision that found mandatory use of Indian-made solar equipment against international norms, leading project developers in the country placed lowest-ever bids for projects based on domestic content requirement. Solar Energy Corporation Read more…


Solar Energy Corporation of India has auctioned another batch of projects under the Viability Gap Funding scheme. A total of 450 MW solar power capacity was auctioned by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in the western state of Read more…


A number of Indian and foreign project developers are looking to set up projects under the planned 1 GW solar power park in the Indian state of Odisha. According to media reports, interested developers include SoftBank-led SB Energy and Canada-based Read more…


Solar Energy Corporation of India continues to take steps to further increase the capacity of one of India’s largest solar power park. Another tender of 150 MW has been floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the Charanka Read more…


While some large solar power projects in the southern region of India continue to make significant progress, some in the northern region are facing uncertain future. According to media reports, work on a 1 GW solar power park in the Read more…


India is slowly emerging as a major market for China-based solar power modules manufacturer ReneSola. The company is expected to ship more than 1 GW of modules during the current financial year. According to Pradeep Sangwan, General Manager – ReneSola Read more…


The Indian state of Punjab has launched a tender to set up canal-top solar power projects as part of its ambitious solar power policy. The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has issued tender to set up 15 MW canal-top solar Read more…


World’s largest coal mining company and government owned Coal India Limited recently announced the second phase of its solar power expansion plan. According to media reports, the company announced plans to set up 600 MW solar power projects across four Read more…


Doubts over whether India can achieve the solar power capacity addition target for the current financial year seem to be strengthening. According to media reports, the president of Solar Energy Equipment Manufacturers Association of Telangana (SEEMAT) and chairman of Premier Read more…


Construction on one of India’s largest, if not the largest, solar power park is expected to being soon. The Minister for Energy in the southern state of Karnataka recently told media outlets that construction on a proposed 5 GW solar Read more…

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