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Tuesday, 10 December 2019

India Solar

Discom debts create ongoing problems

PFI Issue 662 - December 4, 2019

The renewables sector in India is starting to attract big inflows of international capital. The federal government, however, is trying a new fix for an old problem. By John Arbouw.

SECI extends wind auction deadline

PFI Issue 662 - December 4, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) extended the bid deadline to December 5 for its 1.2GW wind tender. The projects will be delivered on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis.

KKR looks to buy solar projects

PFI Issue 662 - December 4, 2019

KKR is in advanced talks to buy the solar portfolio of Shapoorji Pallonji Group in a deal worth US$230m–$250m. KKR is also in talks to buy Hyderabad-based Mytrah Energy for around US$750m. The combined deals will give KKR a 2GW portfolio.

DVC auctions 50MW of solar

PFI Issue 662 - December 4, 2019

The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is asking for bids to develop 50MW of grid-connected solar projects. The projects are to be developed in the design-build-operate-transfer (DBOT) mode at Panchet in the state of Jharkhand.

Zurich Airport wins Jewar Airport development

PFI Issue 662 - December 4, 2019

Zurich Airport International AG has won the bidding to develop and operate the US$2bn Jewar airport for 40 years.