Delhi-headquartered renewable energy firm Hero Future Energies has completed India’s first large-scale solar and wind energy hybrid project in the state of Karnataka. PV Tech reports from the inauguration and interviews Hero's chairman and managing director Rahul Munjal.
The Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) has withdrawn its anti-dumping petition regarding PV imports from China, Taiwan and Malaysia, but intends to put in a fresh petition to strengthen its case.
The Indian solar industry expressed shock recently when it emerged that multiple Chinese PV manufacturers had been reneging on supply contracts to India, but it seems this strategy may have been a comeuppance for historic behaviour on the part of some Indian developers.
India will hold its second RE-INVEST event on 7-9 December 2017 to take stock of its renewable energy progress in the last three years and show off the progress of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) that it brought to the world stage at COP21.
CleanFund provides US$10 million in PACE financing for a 5MW Cali project, India's Hero Future Energies commissions a 1MW rooftop solar project in Delhi and GameChange Solar deploys ground mount systems in Massachusetts landfills.
The Indian state of Karnataka’s 1.2GW solar auction, which invited bids for capacities of up to 20MW at a time in separate localities, has lowered the transparency of the tender process for solar developers, according to the latest update from consultancy firm Bridge to India.