Indian solar tariffs return to lowest ever in 2GW ISTS auction

Indian solar tariffs have matched their lowest ever in the most recent 2GW auction from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), hitting INR2.44/kWh (US$0.036) for the first time since May 2017, and with much of the capacity expected to be set up in Rajasthan.

India’s Gujarat approves 5GW solar park

The Indian state of Gujarat has approved what could be the world’s largest solar park once completed, standing at 5GW capacity, according to chief minister Vijay Rupani.

SECI tenders 70MW solar project in Assam

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfP) for a 70MW solar project in Assam, a state that has seen little large-scale PV action to date.

Indian solar tariffs overdue a major correction

Indian solar tariffs are overdue a major correction and many smaller players are likely to drop out of the sector over the next few years, according to panellists at Intersolar India 2017 in Mumbai.