Continuing with its decision to renegotiate the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for wind and solar power projects signed during the former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s tenure, the present government of Andhra Pradesh has now issued a notice calling the wind power developers for a meeting on July 15, 2019.
Exide Industries Ltd., an Indian lead acid storage battery manufacturer, and Leclanche, a global energy storage solutions provider, have formed a joint venture (JV) to build lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries and provide energy storage systems for India’s electric vehicle (EV) market and grid-based applications.
To give confidence to the country’s wind industry, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now announced the medium and long-term target for offshore wind power capacity additions in India, which are 5 GW by 2022 and 30 GW by 2030.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence public sector undertaking (PSU), has successfully completed the construction of a 16 MW solar PV project at the Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF) premises in Avadi locality of Tamil Nadu’s capital city Chennai.
In a country like India, where the overall economic growth is fueled by its agrarian sector, biofuels assume great significance in light of the country’s ambitious goals of doubling farmers’ income, import reduction, employment generation, and waste-to-wealth creation.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur in the state of West Bengal has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) from project developers and contractors to set up a 5.5 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project at its premises. The EoI submission deadline is June 8, 2018.
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has commissioned 225 MW of solar out of the 250 MW solar project being developed at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.