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ENGIE, NHPC, JSW, SJVN and NTPC Win GUVNL’s 1,125 MW Solar Auction

Solairedirect (ENGIE), NHPC, JSW Neo Energy, SJVN, and NTPC Renewable Energy have been declared winners in Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam’s (GUVNL) auction to supply power from 1,125 MW grid-connected solar projects to be set up i...

March 4, 2024

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India’s Rooftop Solar Installations Reach 1.7 GW in 2023

India installed 1.7 GW of rooftop solar capacity in 2023, the second-highest annual installation numbers on record, according to Mercom India Research’s newly unveiled 2023 Q4 & Annual Mercom India Rooftop Solar Market R...

March 1, 2024

Mercom Research Focus

Red Sea Shipping Crisis Hits Key Trade Route for Solar Modules

Prices of solar modules shipped from Asia to Europe have jumped as much as 20% as trade disruptions in the Red Sea, which carries 12% of the world’s seaborne trade, have spiked freight costs. Since mid-November, heightened hostili...

February 27, 2024

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India Launches Second Tranche of Auction for Critical and Strategic Mineral Blocks

The Ministry of Mines has issued the second tranche of the auction for the grant of concessions for 18 critical and strategic mineral blocks across seven states, with 17 designated for the grant of composite license and one for th...

March 1, 2024

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Surat Municipal Corporation Issues Tender for 6.3 MW Wind Power Project

The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has invited bids to provide, install, and activate a 6.3 MW maximum capacity wind power project, including all associated accessories, power evacuation facilities, and operation and maintenance (O&M) for a...

March 4, 2024

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BluPine Energy Acquires 369 MW of Solar Assets from ACME Group

Gurgaon-based BluPine Energy has expanded its renewable energy portfolio by acquiring 369 MW of solar power assets from the ACME Group. The deal covers 14 special purpose vehicle solar projects located across Uttarakhand, Punjab, and Karnataka. With...

March 4, 2024

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University in Gujarat Invites Bids for 1 MW Solar Rooftop Projects

The National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, has issued expressions of interest (EoI) to set up 1 MW grid-connected rooftop solar projects on its campus buildings. The scope of work includes supply, installation, testing,...

March 4, 2024

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Maharashtra Floats Tender for 49 MW Solar Power Under KUSUM

MSEB Solar Agro Power (MSAPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB Holding Company), has invited bids to procure 49 MW of solar power under Component C of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan...

March 4, 2024

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U-Solar, Ryse Energy Partner for Hybrid Renewable Project in Sri Lanka

India-based solar energy developer and EPC company U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions has partnered with Ryse Energy, a distributor of renewable energy solutions specializing in wind turbines, to implement hybrid renewable energy systems off the coast...

March 4, 2024

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Daily News Wrap-Up: India’s Rooftop Solar Installations Reach 1.7 GW in 2023

India installed 1.7 GW of rooftop solar capacity in 2023, the second-highest annual installation numbers on record, according to Mercom India Research’s newly unveiled 2023 Q4 & Annual Mercom India Rooftop Solar Market Report. However, the...

March 4, 2024

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US Senators Call for Incentivizing Domestic Production of Solar Wafers

A group of U.S. senators has asked Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to ensure that domestic production of wafers and polysilicon used in the manufacturing of solar modules is appropriately incentivized. In a letter, the 12-member group of Democrat...

March 4, 2024

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Chandigarh Invites Bids for 50 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has invited bids to set up 50 MW grid-connected rooftop solar power projects on various residential houses in the Union Territory under the renewable energy service...

March 1, 2024

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Adani DISCOM Floats Tender to Procure 600 MW Wind Power

Adani Electricity Mumbai has floated a tender to select project developers for the supply of 600 MW of power from grid-connected wind projects anywhere in India. The selected developers are required to establish wind power projects on a build own...

March 1, 2024

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