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SECI tenders 2GW of local content solar under CPSU scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 2GW of solar to be procured by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs), as per its announcement at the beginning of this month...

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Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

India has continued to fling out solar tenders with 1.2GW in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for 1.2GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-...

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India gets first grid-scale battery energy storage system

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

The 10 MW grid-connected system, owned by AES and Mitsubishi Corporation, will pave the path for wider adoption of grid-scale energy storage technology across India. It uses the Advancion energy storage platform from Fluence, a joint venture formed by Siemens and AES....

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Solar scheme only for those with direct discom connection

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2019

Around 3,150 residents of Sushant Lok 2 Extension and Sushant Lok 3 can’t avail the grid-connected solar rooftop scheme because they are not direct DHBVN consumers.
Launched in 2014, the...

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India’s first solar-powered EV charging station installed in Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

Renewable energy solutions provider Magenta Power, in association with Exicom Power Solutions, has installed India's first solar-powered DC fast charging station for electric vehicles (EVs) in...

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Grid connected clean energy capacity reaches 70 GW in April

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

Under the grid connected renewable capacity, India did not add any capacity of Waste to Power and Biomass (Bagasse) Cogeneration).
India added 269.64 MW of renewable energy capacity last...

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MNRE Extends Implementation Timeline for Distributed Solar Projects in Andaman &Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2018

As per a recent notification by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the implementation timeline of 40 MW of distributed grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in...

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Indian utility launches 500-MW wind tender in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

Power utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) on Friday launched a request for selection (RfS) for the deployment of 500 MW of grid-connected wind capacity and related transmission...

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Fortum connects 100-MW solar plant to grid in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Fortum has now connected a 100-MW solar plant to grid at Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District, Karnataka, India. This solar plant more than doubles Fortum’s solar production capacity in...

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SBI sanctions credit facilities worth Rs 2,317 crore for rooftop solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest commercial bank, announced today the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs 2,317 crore with aggregate capacity of 575 MW to corporates...

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