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India’s short-term hurdles won’t stop four-fold PV boom in a decade

Fitch: Solid state support will help capacity soar from last year’s 26GW to 105.9GW in 2028, as impact of tariff and tax measures dilute in a few years.

PV IndiaTech Talk: Finlay Colville to deliver 1-hour manufacturing seminar

PV Tech can reveal that our head of research, Dr. Finlay Colville, will deliver a one-hour presentation seminar during the forthcoming PV IndiaTech 2019 conference taking place in Delhi on 24-25 April 2019.

PV IndiaTech to address the challenges facing the Indian solar sector in its drive to 300GW

Ahead of PV Tech launching its new PV IndiaTech conference, on 24-25 April 2019, in Delhi, I review in this blog what the event is all about, and why the timing of the event has turned out to be perfect as India debates how to create a sustainable manufacturing segment that supplies quality modules to its downstream segments.

CSUN India dispute a ‘one-off case’, says ACME Solar

Major Indian PV developer says this is a ‘special one-off case’, while one analyst warns of potential escalation in time of trade anxiety.

India starts review phase on technology-selection for multi-GW of new cell and module facilities

Following recent announcements from the government departments administering India’s solar PV growth ambitions, the country is now in the process of working out how to expand its domestic upstream manufacturing capacity, at a time when the PV industry is going through a period of rapid technology-change and supplier competition.

India starts review phase on technology-selection for multi-GW of new cell and module facilities

Following recent announcements from the government departments administering India’s solar PV growth ambitions, the country is now in the process of working out how to expand its domestic upstream manufacturing capacity, at a time when the PV industry is going through a period of rapid technology-change and supplier competition.

SECI tenders 2GW of local content solar under CPSU scheme

SECI follows through with its tender promise earlier this month as the public sector solar scheme starts to ramp up.

India approves National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

The new mission focuses on local manufacturing across the whole supply chain for electric vehicles (EV) including battery and cell manufacturing while also supporting clean energy and storage uptake.

India’s latest ‘big step’: 200MW / 300MWh of solar-plus-storage up for tender

India has released another significant solar-plus-storage tender – this time in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.

Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

India continues with 1.2GW of PV in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh, while the prime minister approves the ‘National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage’.

SECI readies 2GW local content solar tender for public sector

The government will watch early tenders with a view to possibly including ingots, wafers and polysilicon to the domestic content mandate.

India solar tender spree continues north and south

Continuing a gargantuan tender spree, SECI is looking to procure solar and storage in desert and mountainous states as well as the far south.

SECI tenders 400MW of floating solar in Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand

India’s solar tender spree continues with more alternative versions of the technology.

Rajasthan’s 750MW solar auction draws lowest bids of 2.48 rupees

A 750MW solar PV auction for capacity in the Indian state of Rajasthan has drawn lowest bids that were four rupees per unit higher than India’s record low.

India takes ‘long-awaited step’ for large-scale solar and energy storage

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced three huge tenders across the country with various combinations of solar, energy storage, wind and hybrid concepts, to be connected to the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)

India plans ‘huge step up’ with large solar-plus-storage tender

SECI plans to issue a triple whammy of gigawatt-scale solar tenders across India, including hybrid wind and solar, solar-plus-storage and pure solar PV, all connected to the ISTS, in what the India Energy Storage Alliance has called ‘the long-awaited step’.

India to ‘enthuse’ solar development in Northeast states with 1GW tender

The Northeastern states of India, which until now have been largely overlooked by the South Asian country’s solar boom, will soon be the subject of a 1GW PV tender to be issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

India stuck with household solar subsidy ‘friction’

A grateful rooftop PV industry enjoys last week’s US$1.6 billion support boost, but longs for a different subsidy model with fewer processes.

Gujarat auctions 500MW of PV and tenders 175MW in solar parks

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has auctioned 500MW of grid-connected solar capacity with winning tariffs in the range of INR2.55-2.66/kWh (US$3.6-3.8 cents).

India green-lights 26GW solar for farmers scheme

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved its solar for farmers scheme that aims to support 25,750MW of solar by 2022 with INR344 billion (~US$4.84 billion) of central government backing.

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