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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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Results: Aditya Birla, Giriraj Renewables Lowest Bidders in 500MW Gujarat Tender at 2.44 per unit

For the total offered capacity of 500 megawatts, GUVNL had received bids from 13 project developers willing to develop over 1,900 megawatts of capacity — an oversubscription of nearly four times the tender. Some of the major developers that have submitted bids include Orange Renewables, Eden Renewables, Aditya Birla Renewables, Canadian Solar, Azure Power, Adani Green Energy, and Tata Power. Some of the major omissions from this list were Acme Solar and SB Energy — both these companies have been among the largest and most competitive bidders in national level solar power tenders.

The initial offers to set up capacity under this tender varied from just 30 megawatts to a full bid of 500 megawatts, by Azure Power.Against the total offered capacity of 500 megawatts, GUVNL had received bids from 13 project developers willing to develop over 1,900 megawatts of capacity — an oversubscription of nearly four times the tender. Some of the major developers that have submitted bids include Orange Renewables, Eden Renewables, Aditya Birla Renewables, Canadian Solar, Azure Power, Adani Green Energy, and Tata Power.

Some of the major omissions from this list were Acme Solar and SB Energy — both these companies have been among the largest and most competitive bidders in national level solar power tenders. The initial offers to set up capacity under this tender varied from just 30 megawatts to a full bid of 500 megawatts, by Azure Power.

It is interesting to note that GUVNL has re-tendered this capacity after first completing an auction of 500 megawatts in February this year, and then cancelling the same. While GUVNL did not specify any reasons for the cancellation of the auction, it is widely believed GUVNL found the tariff bids quoted by developers to be too high.

 

Company Name INR/ kWh MW
Aditya Birla Renewables Pvt Ltd 2.44 100
Giriraj Renewables Pvt Ltd 2.44 300
Azure Power India Pvt Ltd 2.45 500
Adani Green Energy Ltd 2.49 200
UPC Solar India Pvt Ltd 2.55 50
Fortum Solar Plus Pvt Ltd 2.63 100
Feynman Solarfarms 2.79 250
Tata Power Renewable Energy 2.85 50
Kalthia Engg & Construction Ltd 2.88 50
     
Reserve Price 2.7  
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