Web Exclusive | August 2018
Odisha solar auction sees lower tariffs
After imposing safeguard duty on solar panels and modules, Odisha’s 200 MW solar auction witnessed lower tariffs ranging between Rs 2.79- Rs 3.20 per unit. Majority of the solar panels and modules that are used in Indian projects come from China and Malaysia. Aditya Birla Renewable bagged 75 MW at Rs 2.79 per unit, followed by Eden Renewable Varenne that got 50 MW at Rs 3.19 per unit. Acme Solar won 30 MW at Rs 3.20 per unit, while Sukhbir Agro and Gupta Power Infrastructure got 25 MW and 20 MW, respectively, both at Rs 3.19 per unit.