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Solar Energy, Storage, Electricity Distribution & Projections

19 June 2019
Solar Energy, Storage, Electricity Distribution & Projections

Past: It has been an incredible journey for Solar PV industry during the last decade.

Tender Tracker: Insights Into 1200 MW SECI Auction Results ISTS IV

14 June 2019
Tender Tracker: Insights Into 1200 MW SECI Auction Results ISTS IV

The recent tender auctions of 1200 MW by SECI saw an active participation from 6 developers. Ayana Renewable (CDC), Renew, Azure & Mahindra Susten won the entire bidded capacity. Avaada Energy won 50MW of the 350MW bidded capacity. Company Name Status Bid Capacity Awarded Capacity Quoted Tariff...

India Solar Policy Update - May 2019

12 June 2019
India Solar Policy Update - May 2019

Below is SolarQuarter's brief analysis of the latest updates on solar regulations & policies from various states in India.

Pooled Structures And InvITs To Boost Market Access For Developers

12 June 2019
Pooled Structures And InvITs To Boost Market Access For Developers

Nuanced structures in pooling of assets such as obligor/co-obligor or Infrastructure Investment Trust would propel refinancing of the infrastructure assets, says India Ratings and Research.

India Solar Policy Update - April 2019

13 May 2019

Below is SolarQuarter's brief analysis of the latest updates on solar regulations & policies from various states in India.

Solar Energy: The Perfect Match For EVs

06 May 2019
Solar Energy: The Perfect Match For EVs

EVs and Solar as a supporting source of power. Recently there has been much hype around EVs what with the Indian government pledging to replace petrol and diesel cars with EVs by 2030.

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Sterling and Wilson Plans 300 MW Solar PV Projects in Vietnam

Sterling and Wilson, one of the leading Solar EPC companies globally, is planning to construct 300 MW of Solar PV plants in Vietnam by June 2019. These projects would be constructed for leading developers in Vietnam with whom the company is under advance discussions, and would attract an investment of USD 250 million. Once constructed, these projects will generate 270 million units annually and thereby reduce CO2 emission of 250000 tonnes per annum. Sterling and Wilson would be hiring local talent to construct and maintain solar projects, thereby contributing to the socio-economic development. It has plans to generate employment for nearly 600-700 people during construction and 50 people during the maintenance phase of 20 years.

Sterling and Wilson has already made a remarkable presence in Southeast Asia with over 50 MWp of solar PV plants successfully running in the Philippines which is powering nearly 30,000 homes today, and another 60 MWp project under start of commissioning phase in Bangladesh.

Bikesh Ogra, CEO – Renewable Energy and Energy Storage, Sterling and Wilson, said, “Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the world with nearly 8-10% annual increase in power consumption by industries who are the largest consumers of electricity in the country. Government is aiming at 0.8 GW of solar power by 2020 which the experts feel has a potential of 7 GW of solar projects in present conditions. We are closely working with leading developers to join the larger aim of bringing affordable and clean energy to Vietnamese.”

Sterling and Wilson is one of the leading Solar EPC players globally. It has to its credit close to 5GW of solar portfolio in various geographies including India, Philippines and South Africa. It is currently constructing 1177 MWp of Solar PV plant in Abu Dhabi which is the world’s largest single location Solar PV plant till date. It is also building a number of projects in Zambia, Egypt, Namibia, Niger, Jordan, Argentina and Morocco. Sterling and Wilson is a powerhouse of more than 4000 qualified engineers, project managers and designers.

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