Hybrid tender will mix PV, wind and others with thermal power plants to offset the impacts from intermittent renewable capacity coming online.
SECI approves scheme that will see annual PV batches of 500MW deployed potentially anywhere in India every year until 2025, with supply underpinned by PPA with US$0.041/kWh tariff.
Launch of solar and solar-plus-wind tenders totalling 2.4GW comes as some analysts question country can reach 175GW-by-2022 renewables aim.
Azure Power and Mahindra Susten were the reverse auctions' big winners, winning 370MW and 450MW respectively across both tenders.
Government solar agency SECI launches 1.2GW tender pairing PV and wind with batteries and other technologies able to dispatch power at least six hours a day.
Asia Clean Capital's 2MW project marks commercial launch, Myanmar's 'tremendous' solar resources, distributed solar to win in Japan's auction future.