The 2-GW tranche-V wind power auction of The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has attracted bids as low as INR 2.51 (USD 0.037/EUR 0.031) per kWh, Mercom Capital reports.
India’s total solar power generation capacity hit 24.5 GW by March 31, 2018, when its fiscal 2017/18 ended, of which 87% is utility-scale solar and the rest is rooftop and off-grid systems.
The 750-MW solar tender of the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in Andhra Pradesh resulted in bids as low as INR 2.70 (USD 0.037/EUR 0.033) per kWh.
Chinese solar power company ZNShine PV-Tech Co Ltd, or ZNShine Solar, has won an order for the supply of 37.5 MW of photovoltaic (PV) modules to India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (NSE:BHEL).
The price of non-solar renewable energy certificates (RECs) in India rose to INR 1,150 (USD 16.7/EUR 14.4) in the June 2018 trading session, which is 15% above the floor price per REC, Indian consultancy REConnect Energy said.
Indian power producer NTPC Ltd (BOM:532555) has invited bids for 36 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, to be installed in the states of Telangana and Gujarat.
Coal miner and power generation group NLC India Ltd (BOM:513683) has commissioned 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) parks in the state of Tamil Nadu.
A unit of SB Energy Corp has been awarded the full 200 MW of solar capacity in an auction in the Indian state of Karnataka on Friday, a top executive has told The Economic Times (ET).
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) is seeking expressions of interest (EoIs) from companies and consortia willing to take part in a 500-MW solar project in the state.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) is seeking companies willing to take part in the deployment of 1,000 MW of solar parks in the western Indian state.