While India will hit 20GW of installed solar PV capacity this year, its annual deployment is expected to slow down to 5GW, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India, which released its latest ‘India Solar Map 2017’ today.
India installed 5.5GW of utility-scale solar capacity in the last fiscal year and the country is expected to add another 8GW in the coming year, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India’s ‘India Solar Map’.
India-based solar equipment manufacturer Renewsys India, part of international conglomerate Enpee Group, has launched production of 5-busbar (BB) solar PV cells at a Hyderabad facility in the Indian state of Telangana.
JinkoSolar, a global PV company, announced Wednesday that it has supplied 65MW of its high-efficiency Eagle Series modules to Energon Solar Sources for a large utility-scale solar project in Medak, Telangana, India.
Consultancy firm Bridge to India explains how southern India represents a test case for grid integration of variable renewable energy, accounting for 45% of the country’s total wind and solar power capacity.
India’s largest renewables company Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) has installed a 15MW solar plant in the state of Telangana, while its parent company Tata Power has crossed 10.5GW of installed power capacity.
The Indian states of Telangana and Assam have joined the government’s major rescue package for the country’s debt-laden distribution companies (Discoms), on the same day that a web portal and mobile app for the scheme was launched.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government’s development finance institution, will provide US$74 million to Indian energy firm ReNew Power Ventures for a 100MW solar farm in the Indian state of Telangana.