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India’s first attempt to include battery-based storage with utility-scale solar power projects has failed. Solar Energy Corporation of India recently announced that it had to cancel two solar+storage auctions. SECI believed that tariff bids for these projects could not have Read more…


India has auctioned the largest capacity of rooftop solar power projects in history and the results are extremely promising and could provide a much-needed boost to the rooftop solar power market. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) recently announced Read more…


Following the massive success of two recent auctions at the Bhadla solar power park in the state of Rajasthan, the Solar Energy Corporation of India has announced two new tenders for the expansion of the solar park. Solar Energy Corporation Read more…


SJVN Limited is looking for a partner to set up solar power capacity of 500 megawatts. The state-owned company plans a joint venture which will participate the auctions organised by other public sector companies. In the proposed joint venture SJVN Read more…


Following the tremendous success in organisation of auction in the solar and wind energy markets, the Solar Energy Corporation of India is now looking to foray into international markets. Managing Director of SECI, Ashwini Kumar, recently told a media outlet Read more…


Following the massive success of the first-ever wind energy tender, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in India is planning to launch another tender this year four times the size. The Solar Energy Corporation of India has announced that Read more…


Canadian Solar secured rights to develop an 80 megawatt solar power project in a competitive auction organised by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.


Four project developers were allocated 250 megawatts capacity each at a tariff of Rs 3.46/kWh (5.2¢/kWh) in the auction organised by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.


India’s first-ever wind energy tender was oversubscribed with total 13 developers submitted bids equivalent to 2.6 gigawatts in comparison to 1 gigawatts bids called for.


Media reports suggest that wind energy tariff bids in India could fall to as low as INR 4.00/kWh (5.90¢/kWh) once the 1 gigawatts of wind energy capacity is auctioned.


SMA, one of India’s major solar inverters providers, has landed an order to supply 616 MW of inverters for Greenko’s solar power projects in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.


The Solar Energy Corporation of India has allocated 750 MW capacity in the state of Rajasthan at record-low tariff of Rs 4.00/kWh (US¢5.9/kWh).


The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received payment of $30 million as fees for the development of a 500 MW project won by SunEdison India.


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…

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