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Latest 1.2 GW solar capacity awarded at Rs 2.54/kWh

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

The latest 1.2 GW solar auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) saw lowest winning tariffs (Rs 2.54/kWh) approaching the same level as in February auction (Rs 2.55/kWh)....

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Tata Power Renewable Energy wins Gujarat solar auction

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

Power companies felt it was unrealistic because of challenges with the terrain due to which construction costs are expected to be on the higher side. India’s largest generator Tata Power’s...

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Gujarat finds solar tariffs high, cancels auction

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 25, 2019

The Gujarat government has cancelled the solar auction for 700 MW it held in December on the grounds that the winning tariffs reached were too high. 


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Foreign players sweep Gujarat solar auction

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2018

Foreign developers won the entire 700 MW being bid for at the solar auction conducted by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) on Friday, with the Softbank-backed SB Energy winning 250 MW at the...

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Safeguard duty: NTPC, Acme clash over solar power tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 16, 2018

The imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules has led to a clash over tariffs between NTPC and developer Acme Solar.


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SECI’s manufacturing-linked solar bids put off, for fourth time

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2018

State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has postponed, for the fourth time, its first manufacturing-linked solar auction of 10,000 MW. The government’s earlier effort to stimulate...

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Uttar Pradesh 500MW auction discovers tariff above Rs 3 per unit

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2018

Higher land and borrowing costs have kept solar power tariff above Rs 3 per unit in the 500 MW capacity auction conducted by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA), a...

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SECI okays lowest solar auction bid, cancels rest

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 3, 2018

Solar Energy Corporation of India, the nodal agency for implementing National Solar Mission, has cancelled all but the lowest priced projects allotted in its...

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Uttar Pradesh annuls 1000 MW solar auction without citing any reasons

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2018

 Uttar Pradesh cancelled a 1000 MW solar auction it held earlier this month...

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NTPC forced to cancel 250 Megawatt October 2017 solar auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2018

NTPC Ltd has been forced to cancel the result of its 250 mw solar auction held in October last year, which was won by Azure Power quoting a tariff of Rs 3.14 per unit.


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