The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has recommended alleviating solar and wind developers from cost burden of transmission infrastructure delays.
Analyst tells PV Tech the low tariff ceiling (INR 2.65) set for tender in Indian state is thought to be a major issue amid heightening uncertainty from coronavirus.
Exemption on customs duty for cells and modules in India widely expected to be lifted later in the year but there are still legal barriers to overcome, says Bridge to India.
Adani's Mumbai-based utility awards Adani renewable energy developer with 700MW of hybrid capacity at lower tariff.
MNRE secretary commits to managing curtailment of renewables, while analyst says problem 'too important to ignore'.
Analyst welcomes land solution of renewables capacities in border states but questions transmission, security and scale.
Calls for lifting priority sector lending limit for clean energy sector echo several similar, but failed attempts over last five years.
The usual big names participate with bids ranging between an unsurprising 2.54-2.55 rupees per unit, Bridge to India MD tells PV Tech.
After record low tariff project gets safeguard duty relief, ACME Solar president tells PV Tech that compensation payment timelines are clear and other state commissions will likely follow centre's lead, while analyst warns of PPA differences.
One analyst says latest poor show of interest is part of a worrying trend in cancellations and under subscriptions.
Finlay Colville interviews Vinay Rustagi ahead of his talk at PV IndiaTech in Delhi next week.
Major Indian PV developer says this is a 'special one-off case', while one analyst warns of potential escalation in time of trade anxiety.
SECI plans to issue a triple whammy of gigawatt-scale solar tenders across India, including hybrid wind and solar, solar-plus-storage and pure solar PV, all connected to the ISTS, in what the India Energy Storage Alliance has called 'the long-awaited step'.
A grateful rooftop PV industry enjoys last week's US$1.6 billion support boost, but longs for a different subsidy model with fewer processes.
Pretty much everything that could go wrong for Indian solar in 2018, did go wrong, but 2019 will be brighter, according to the 'India Solar Compass Q4 2018' report from Bridge to India.