SECI's wind tender gets cold response for fourth time
Solar Energy Corporation of India is the renewable energy ministry's nodal agency that is responsible for conducting wind and solar auctions. It had issued the tender on Friday with a ceiling tariff of Rs 2.93 per unit. The ceiling tariff had earlier been revised from Rs 2.85 per unit to Rs 2.93 to encourage participation.
India tops power generation tenders globally in Q4 2019
Among the technologies, solar accounted for 216 tenders with a 73.7% share, followed ...
Adani, Azure top bidders for manufacturing-linked solar tender
Adani has bid for 1.5 GW solar cell manufacturing capacity and 6 GW generation...
Solar power helps South Central Railway save Rs 1 crore on energy bills
While implementing measures aimed at harnessing renewable energy and conserving energy, the South Central Railway (SCR) is reducing energy costs through the installation of solar panels at stations, service buildings and Level Crossing gates across the zone.
Western Rajasthan produces surplus power, thanks to wind and solar energy
The combined production of solar and wind mill energy is much higher than the average energy requirement varying between 130 MW and 140 MW in Jaisalmer district.
Cabinet approves MoU between India, UK for energy self-sufficiency in Indian railways
The release said that the objective of the programme was to support structural reforms and the integration of renewable energy into the electricity grid.
Take up pisciculture, go for solar energy: Nitish Kumar to farmers
He said farmers should be motivated to do plantations on the borders or embankments of the ponds and other waterlogged areas
India extends USD 75 mn line of credit for solar parks in Cuba
Exim Bank has entered into an agreement dated July 16, 2019 with Banco Exterior De Cuba, for making available to the latter, Government of India supported Line of Credit (LoC) of USD 75 million for the purpose of financing installation of 75 MW Photovoltaic Solar Parks in the Republic of Cuba.
Hyderabad: Solar energy generators in fisheries soon
The project is undertaken as part of India’s climate change mitigation strategy where the department of fisheries, ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry & dairies provide financial assistance for promoting non-conventional energy (NCE) source for environment-friendly fishing practices.
NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022
At present, NTPC has installed renewable energy capacity of 920 MW, which includes mainly solar energy. It has formulated a long term plan to become a 130 GW company by 2032 with 30 per cent non-fossil fuel or renewable energy capacity.
Chennai Metro Rail commissions two rooftop solar power plants in city
In a release, CMRL said a total of 8MW plant is planned to be commissioned by 2020 and it will generate 1.16 crore units. This not only will save up to Rs 2.54 crore a year towards purchase of electricity, but also will help cut down on carbon emissions of up to 11,587 tonnes a year.
India will achieve 100 GW solar energy target: Javadekar
"We are going to achieve 100 GW solar energy target in 2022 by adding 67 GW of power," Javadekar said, while pointing out the sharp fall in the prices of solar energy due to enhancement of capacity
To minimise carbon footprint, Zoho sets up solar farm to power its operations
Zoho zeroed in on the on-grid model of power generation, where they generate power and patch it on to power local needs near the plant, and set-off the credits to power their own operations.
Energy farming to empower UP farmers
The initiative is aimed making the best of ‘usar’ (alkaline) and ‘banjar’ (infertile) stretches of Bundelkhand which have been lying unproductive so far by using it for setting up solar energy plants, producing energy and selling it to government.
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