Governments beware: Developers face high risks when submitting low-cost solar bids

In recent months, project developers and solar auctions in India have announced increasingly low bids for hundreds of megawatts of planned capacity expansion. To achieve Prime Minister Modi’s ambitious solar targets for the country – 100 GW by 2022 – India’s policymakers embraced a reverse-auctio...

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