Vikram Solar, India’s leading PV EPC company and module manufacturer, announced last week that it has commissioned a 130MW PV power plant for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Bhadla, Rajasthan.
NTPC targets 32GW of renewable energy deployment by 2032, The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an MOU with Mexican development bank NAFIN over renewables in Mexico, TEDA has invited expressions of interest for a 500MW solar park in Tamil Nadu.
India’s current template for solar power procurement is up for review. Record low tariffs in Rewa have inspired this re-examination. Jasmeet Khurana, associate director, consulting, Bridge to India, looks at how different states and utilities are reacting to the new procurement landscape.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has scrapped 150MW of solar capacity that was due to be auctioned under local content rules, in what may be a sign of the WTO ruling against the DCR taking effect.
Fears about India’s largest procurer of solar energy being unable to cope with payment defaults have been allayed by its inclusion in a payment security mechanism, according to the latest update from consultancy firm Bridge to India.
Indian infrastructure development firm SPML Infra has secured a INR220 million (US$3.24 million) order from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for EPC of rooftop solar installations in four Indian states, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.
Indian salt producer Sambhar Salts Limited (SSL), a subsidiary of state-owned firm Hindustan salts, has invited Expressions of Intent (EOI) for the development of a 100MW solar project in the state of Rajasthan, on an EPC basis.