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Tangedco solar power tenders issued last year still grappling to get takers

Solar power tenders floated in November last year by the state power utility Tangedco is still grappling to get bidders.  It is that first time that Tangedco solar tender has faced such response. The base tariff for solar tender was Rs 3 a unit. TOI citing sources reports that Tangedco’s poor financial health is one […]

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NTPC Wins 100 Mw Solar Capacities in SECI’s 250 MW Tender at Maharashtra

In line with its aim to diversify its energy mix to include renewable sources of power generation, NTPC participated in the tender floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 250 MW grid connected Solar projects at Dondaicha Solar Park, District, Dhule, Maharashtra. The Maharatna PSU won 100 MW of Solar capacities at a […]

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India mulls new solar tender with focus on factories

By Anindya Upadhyay India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest, according to people with knowledge of the plan. In addition to separating manufacturing of solar cells and modules from generation, the government may also […]

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Gujarat’s fresh solar auction for 700 mw undersubscribed by 100 MW

Gujarat’s fresh attempt to auction 700 mw of solar projects at Raghanesda Solar Park was undersubscribed by 100 MW. The auction managed to attract techno-commercial bids of 600 mw despite having an aggressive ceiling price of Rs 2.70 per unit. Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) cancelled the first auction for the same projects held […]

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SECI extends date of manufacturing-linked solar bid for 3 GW till May 14

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) extended bids submission deadline for the third time for manufacturing-linked 3GW solar power tender till May 14. “The RfS (request for selection) Selection of Solar Power Developers for Setting up of 3GW ISTS (inter state transmission system) Connected Solar PV Power Plant linked with setting up of 1.5GW […]

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Hindustan Powerprojects under IT radar, Tax evasion of over Rs 1350 cr detected

The Income Tax (IT) department has detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore during search and seizure operations conducted against Hindustan Powerprojects, a company owned by the nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, sources said. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Monday said raids were conducted earlier this month at […]

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Telangana to add about 1 GW of solar PV capacity within next 6-8 months

Telangana is reportedly gearing up to add about 1 GW of solar PV capacity within the next 6-8 months. With the installation of 1 GW of solar PV capacity the installed capacity will reach over 4,500 mw. Telangana after being curved out as new state it has seen rapid deployment of distributed solar PV projects […]

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SECI Floats tender for 100 MW Solar power plant at Singareni Collieries, Telangana

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has floated Tender for 100 MW (AC) Solar Power Plant at Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Telangana, India. Scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of the solar power plant under different packages. Scope also included 10 years plant O&M. Tender documents for this project […]

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Oriano Solar Commissions 18.75 MWp solar project in Chhattisgarh

Oriano Solar has announced commissioning of 18.75 MWp solar PV plants at Rawan (12.5 MWp) and Hirmi (6.25 MWp) in Chhattisgarh in February 2019. Oriano Solar was EPC contractor for these projects. These plants will generate clean energy that will offset annual carbon dioxide emission of 22,000 metric tons and have created 235+ construction jobs […]

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Greenam Energy Lays the Foundation for 24 MW Floating Solar Power Plant

Greenam Energy Private Limited (Greenam) conducted the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of its 24 MW floating solar power plant. Ashwin Muthiah, Founder Chairman of AM International Group, Singapore, laid the foundation stone for the project, in an event at the SPIC’s Tuticorin factory complex. The company touts the project as one-of-its-kind and one […]

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