India-based independent solar power producer Azure Power has closed a financing deal of Rs4bn ($58m) for its 100MW solar power plant in the Indian state of Karnataka. Azure Power secured the solar project through auction
India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has selected GE Power’s 6F.03 gas turbine and a generator for installation at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL’s) refinery at Vizag (Visakhapatnam) in India.
GE Power’s Grid Solutions business announced the commissioning of the first leg of the mega grid-stabilising project. The project begins by handing over what will be the worlds largest WAMS over to the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) for the northern grid in India.
New hydropower capacity installed worldwide plunged 36% in 2017 compared to 2016, but the sector remains optimistic about its future despite a transitioning role for hydropower away from baseload power and toward flexible services.
French development agency AFD has provided an €80m credit for the development of two hydroelectric plants (HEP) in Himachal Pradesh, India.
Renewable energy solution provider Suzlon Group has installed and commissioned two new windpower projects with a total installed capacity of 100.80MW in India.
Indian company ReNew Power Ventures has commissioned its 143MW solar farm at Dichpally in the Nizamabad district of Telangana state
India-based company Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has begun commercial operation of its second 800MW supercritical unit at 2x800MW Yeramarus Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Karnataka, India.
Solar power, along with onshore and offshore wind, is one of the most mature and promising renewable energy sources available.