The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has approved the petition filed by Tata Power Company Limited – Distribution (TPC-D) to procure 150 MW of solar power at a tariff rate of Rs 2.83/kWh for a duration of 25-years.
In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, this information was provided by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry. Already, Indian Railways has set up 201 MW, including 98 MW from solar energy and 103 MW from wind power, till October 31, 2019, he further added.
India has extended Line of Credits for two solar projects in Guinea. The agreements were exchanged in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure.
The answers by Power Minister R.K. Singh in parliament yesterday,while placing on record the hard figures when it comes to the power sector and renewables, particularly solar power, also underscored the minister’s continued confidence in India meeting its renewable energy goals. We take a look at the key takeaways.
GAIL India Limited, the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in the country has issued a tender, inviting bids from suitable firms for setting up solar energy projects worth a combined 1.8 MW at the GAIL complex in Guna, Madhya Pradesh.
Will Modi live up to Rahul’s #FuelChallenge? This was the question foremost on the minds of the public, especially in Mumbai, after the Congress president’s tweet daring the Prime Minister to reduce the prices of petrol and diesel went viral on Thursday.
In an effort to minimise carbon footprint and contribute towards a reduction in global warming, the Eastern Railways (ER) has informed that the organisation has set an ambitious plan to generate nearly 300 million watts of solar energy by 2020.
Coal India Limited (CIL), a Government of India enterprise, has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) inviting proposals from interested solar power developers and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors for setting up of 100 MW solar energy plant in Chattisgarh.
In part 1 of our analysis of the report ” Solar Rooftop-The Discom Perspective”, we shared with you the key issues flagged by multiple discoms across India , when it comes to their relationship with the growth of solar rooftops. But discoms do suggest a few solutions too.
The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for forming a pre-bid tie-up for the commissioning of distributed grid-connected solar systems for solarisation of agriculture consumers under Component C of MNRE’s