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.
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.