India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Softbank Wins 330 Megawatts Of Capacity In India’s Undersubscribed Solar Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:10:57 +0000

Softbank-backed SB Energy managed to grab a large portion of the capacity auctioned in the a grossly undersubscribed solar power tender in India

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Indian Hydro Power Generator Floats 2 Gigawatt Solar Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 19:12:34 +0000

India’s largest hydro power generation company has issued one of the largest-ever solar power tenders in the country’s history

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India Wind Energy Tariffs Rise In Undersubscribed Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:30:37 +0000

Wind energy developers quoted higher tariff bids in the latest auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India. The marginal jump in tariff bids comes at a time when developers are shying away from participating in large solar as well as wind energy auctions

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India Plans Large Renewable Energy Projects With Public Sector Companies

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:55:43 +0000

The Indian government is reportedly planning to rope in public sector companies to set up large-scale renewable energy projects on the lines of the ultra mega power projects program launched a few years back

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Breather For Indian Renewable IPPs Fighting PPA Renegotiations

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:55:24 +0000

The government in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has finally come around to provide some relief to scores of solar and wind energy developers which it had recently threatened with tariff renegotiations

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India’s 1.8 Gigawatt Wind Energy Tender Undersubscribed By 1.2 Gigawatts

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:00:37 +0000

The trend of poor response from project developers to India’s wind and solar power projects continued as bids came in for the eighth national-level wind energy tender organized by the Solar Energy Corporation of India

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Environmental Concerns Flagged At India’s Largest Solar Park

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:00:45 +0000

Concerns raised by the wildlife department have forced the Indian government to shift the planned location of the largest solar power park in the country

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Siemens Gamesa Wins 453 Megawatt Order In India

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:45:54 +0000

Siemens Gamesa continues to win fresh orders under the auction regime of the Indian wind energy sector. The latest order is among the company’s largest to-date after the introduction of competitive wind energy auctions in India

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India Issues 1.5 Gigawatt Solar Tender With Mandatory Domestic Content Usage

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:45:38 +0000

Amidst poor response from project developers for several solar power tenders in the past few weeks, India has issued yet another solar power tender, this time with an obligation for project developers to use solar cells and modules manufactured in India

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