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March 6, 2019
The government will watch early tenders with a view to possibly including ingots, wafers and polysilicon to the domestic content mandate.
November 8, 2017
Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian energy giant Tata Power, has commissioned a 25MW solar PV plant in Charanka, at the Gujarat Solar Park.
October 17, 2017
Delhi-based clean energy firm Orange Renewable, a subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings, has commissioned 140MW of solar PV projects in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.
May 25, 2017
India’s Union Cabinet has approved plans to raise bonds worth INR23.6 billion (US$366 million) for a large range of renewable energy initiatives.
March 14, 2017
Canadian Solar has signed 25-year power purchase agreements for an aggregate 80MW(ac) of solar power projects in the Indian state of Maharashtra with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
February 22, 2017
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given the go ahead for the second phase of India’s mega-scale solar park plans to bring the total to 40GW up from 20GW.
December 19, 2016
Tariffs for utility-scale solar power in India are expected to go below the four rupee (US$0.059) mark next year, which would be a “radical moment” for India’s entire power sector, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India.
November 9, 2016
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is tendering for 750MW of solar capacity in Rajasthan with the benchmark tariff to be combined with viability gap funding (VGF) set at just INR4/kWh (US$0.06) for the first time.
September 23, 2016
India’s first major utility-scale tender for solar PV combined with energy storage in the state of Andhra Pradesh has been put on hold due to the cap on tariffs being too low.
September 21, 2016
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has awarded 450MW of solar capacity in the state of Maharashtra, with two foreign firms among seven winners.

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