Uttarakhand tenders for 200MW, Maharashtra tenders 138MWac of solar near power stations, MNRE extends module self-certification deadline again, Tata Power Solar opens rooftop solar solution in Hyderabad.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for 7.5GW of grid-connected solar PV projects, including implementation of power transmission and evacuation infrastructure, in the Leh and Kargil districts of Jammu & Kashmir state.
Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender to purchase power from 1GW of solar PV capacity, with certain projects under construction, not yet commissioned or that don't have a long-term PPA also eligible.
Indian power sector investment company CLP India has announced a joint venture with Indian renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon that will lead to the development of two new PV projects in Dhule, Maharashtra.
Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has called for an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 10MW of agricultural solar PV, involving the creation of green house and poly house sheds.
France-based floating solar specialist Ciel & Terre has launched a new subsidiary in the Indian city of Bangalore, a new manufacturing line in Maharashtra, and is set to deliver floats to its first 5MW project in West Bengal.
As an investor from a matured solar market in the West looking at India, Jonathan Selwyn, chairman of the UK retail investor-backed Downing Indian Solar EIS, discusses the experience of investing in Indian solar.
Lightsource BP has completed its first utility-scale solar farm in India after bringing online a 60MW project in Maharashtra, having won the contract through a competitive 450MW tender process completed in September 2016.
JSW Energy, and its subsidiary JSW Solar, are carrying out engineering works on a 4MW pilot floating solar project, with a view to setting up 250MW of similar projects in the future. Discom Mahagenco is also targeting 250MW of floating PV developments.