Chinese firm CETC Renewable Energy Technology (India) is today carrying out a groundbreaking ceremony for its first phase 200MW solar cell manufacturing facility in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, in what the company has deemed a 'giant step forward'.
Having officially founded the Internarional Solar Alliance (ISA), French president Emmanuel Macron and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi have inaugurated Engie’s 101MW Mirzapur solar project in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Indian solar developer Avaada Power has further staked its claim in the Indian PV market by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh government to develop 500MW of utility-scale PV projects with a INR35 billion (US$537 million) investment.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has reached out to industry to establish how much interest there is in providing EPC services for a 160MW solar-wind hybrid project coupled with energy storage in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
China's CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a PV cell manufacturing facility in the Indian state.
Plans are in place for a 160MW solar, wind and storage project in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, while a smaller scale demonstration project experimenting with multiple technologies is being developed for Kerala.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released a document clarifying the rules for state government offtake of solar park capacity, while the World Bank plans to provide US$100 million for solar park infrastructure.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled 950MW worth of solar tenders as the extreme dive in solar tariffs across India continues to impact tenders, but it is expected to retender this capacity.