Prices surprise in Gujarat’s 500MW solar auction

A 500MW solar auction in the Indian state of Gujarat, held by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. (GUNVL) has seen a winning low bid of INR2.65/kWh (US$0.041), despite several uncertainties for the wider Indian solar sector.

India’s BHEL wins EPC order for 15MW solar project in Gujarat

Vertically-integrated solar firm and industrial goods company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an EPC contract with the Largest Chlor-Alkali manufacturer in India, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemical Limited (GACL), for setting up a 15MW solar PV plant in Gujarat.

India’s GIPCL signs PPAs for 80MW solar in Gujarat

Indian firm Gujarat Industries Power Company (GIPCL) has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Solar Energy Corporation of India for 80MW of solar projects in Gujarat, according to a BSE filing.