The entity responsible for the development of two solar power parks with a cumulative capacity of 1 gigawatts recently signed a funding agreement to finance the first phase of development.
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The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in India has issued guidelines to all states related to the decision of the World Trade Organisation related to obligate use of Indian-made solar cells and modules.
Confusion and uncertainty is looming over the execution of India’s largest solar power park at Pavagada in Karnataka, southern India. The park is facing multiple issues related to tariffs and domestic content requirements, which is now in violation of a September 2016 WTO ruling.
As the Indian government continues to look into anti-dumping and safeguard duties against imported modules, a Chinese company is planning to set up a solar module manufacturing unit in the country.
Recent price rises in solar power modules and a sharp cut in maximum permissible tariff bids does not seem to be impacting the aggressive tender bidding in India.
In just over a year’s time, the west Indian state of Rajasthan will have an installed solar power capacity of 7 gigawatts, government officials have said. The feat, if achieved, will be substantial, as only a handful of countries today have a solar power capacity of 7 gigawatts or more.
At least three major renewable energy developers in India are looking to buy the seven solar power projects awarded to SkyPower Global as the Canadian company plans to exit the highly competitive market.
Wanting to save the world is a laudable goal, but economics is where the case for solar power and other renewable energy is being won. BNEF says solar now cost less than any other source of electricity in 60 countries around the world.
Originally published on CleanTechies. The Indian government has confirmed that it will go ahead with a second phase of its solar power park program. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance in the union budget speech for financial year 2017-18. India will increase the planned capacity addition under its solar power park program […]
Originally published on CleanTechies. The Indian Ministry of Shipping has announced plans to set up almost 100 megawatts of solar and wind energy capacity at 12 of the country’s major ports. The Ministry of Shipping recently announced that under the ‘Green Port Initiative’ a total of 136.5 megawatts of renewable energy projects will be implemented […]