SECI okays lowest solar auction bid, cancels rest

SECI okays lowest solar auction bid, cancels rest

Solar Energy Corporation of India, the nodal agency for implementing National Solar Mission, has cancelled all but the lowest priced projects allotted in its mega solar auction held on July 13, multiple people familiar with the development told ET.

Government may tweak solar tender linked to manufacturing

Government may tweak solar tender linked to manufacturing

The government may scale down the manufacturing component in manufacturing-linked solar tender to around 3 gigawatts, fearing developers may quote high tariffs that will make it unviable for distribution companies to buy power from these projects, people aware of the development said.

Solar pumps can fuel energy needs, says Study

Solar pumps can fuel energy needs, says Study

India could surpass its solar power target of 100 GW by 2022 if solar pumps were to replace traditional water pumps in farms, according to an analysis by Greenpeace India, Gujarat Energy Research Management Institute (GERMI), and IWMI-Tata Water Policy Programme.