Shaurya Bajaj, analyst at consultancy firm Bridge to India, looks at the pace of tender activity in India's PV market.
Singapore’s Housing and Development Board (HBD) has issued its largest rooftop solar tender to date for 50MW of capacity across its own and other government sites.
Kulachi Solar Power Project (Private) Limited is tendering for EPC services on a 50MW solar PV project near Kulachi, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province of Pakistan.
AEP Ohio, part of major US utility American Electric Power, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 400MW of solar capacity in Ohio.
Senegal’s Electricity Regulatory Commission (CRSE) has issued Request for Proposals (RFPs) for 100MW of solar projects to be built in three regions.
NTPC-SAIL Power Company (NSPCL), a joint venture between Indian utility NTPC and the Steel Authority of India, have invited bids for EPC on a 25MW solar project in West Bengal, India.
Azure Power has submitted the lowest bid of INR3.14 (US$0.048) in a 250MW solar auction under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) held by Indian utility NTPC.
Engineering and real estate firm TEE International, part of TEE Group, has formed a joint venture with PV firm Malaysian Solar Resources (MSR) to focus on Singapore solar tenders and explore investment opportunities in Southeast Asia.
Queensland’s tender for 400MW of large-scale renewables and 100MW of energy storage has received 115 proposals from 79 different entities spanning a wide range of technologies, according to energy minister Mark Bailey.
State-run utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has issued a request for qualification (RfQ) for two solar PV projects each with a capacity of 125MW.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for EPC services on two 100MW solar PV projects for state-owned mining corporate Coal India Limited (CIL) in Madhya Pradesh.
India’s largest utility NTPC has issued a tender for the development of a 15MW ground-mount solar PV project at its own Kayamkulam thermal power plant in the state of Kerala using local content rules.
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India’s largest utility NTPC has tendered 225MW of solar using local content rules at Billhaur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Given the tight land restrictions of the East Asian island, this would be a huge development.