Solar power tariffs in India have fallen to a new record low of Rs 2.44 per unit in the just concluded bidding for Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan, power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal said.
India Shows The Way To The World In Fight Against Climate Change,
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal presided over the launch of World’s largest efficient lighting programme, UJALA – UK (UK Joins Affordable LEDs for All) by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) in London, United Kingdom today.
"Another milestone towards PM @narendramodi's vision of clean affordable power for all: Bhadla Solar Park achieves tariff of Rs. 2.62/unit", tweeted Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines.
A record of sorts was created on Tuesday when solar power tariffs fell to Rs 2.63 a unit at the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auction of Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan.
“We are very excited to partner with SUN Group and to leverage its local business knowledge and the Group’s overall operating experience spanning over 100 years” said Mr Hidetake Takahashi, Senior Managing Director of ORIX.
SUN Group (“SUN”), a leading principal investor in emerging markets announced on Tuesday a joint venture partnership for its distributed generation (“DG”) – focused solar business, SUN Renewables, with ORIX Corporation (“ORIX”), one of the largest Japanese financial services groups and the largest solar developer in Japan.
Piyush Goyal will formally announce state run EESL’s investment of 100 million pounds in the UK over the next 3 years.
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal will be visiting Austria and United Kingdom from 10th to 13th May 2017 for an Energy Dialogue with both the countries.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal to Visit London Next Week, To Announce A Major Investment of £100 million By EESL
Speaking to EnergyInfraPost.com, MD, EESL, Saurabh Kumar confirmed the move and said the announcement will be made by the minister in London during his visit this week.
Union Minister of State For Power, Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines, Piyush Goyal will visit London this week and make a major announcement on the plans of state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to invest £100 million in UK over the next three years.
In a first, NTPC NETRA Installs India’s highest temperature Drop Tube Reactor and Photogrammetry System of Solar Thermal Lab
NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance) has installed India’s first of its kind, indigenously developed , high temperature (designed for 1500 Deg C) Drop Tube Reactor (DTR) system recently.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will sign Power Purchase Agreements with selected wind developers and back-to-back Power Sale Agreements with buying utilities
Union Minister of State for Power, Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Thursday announced yet another auction of 1000 mw of wind power projects, likely to kick off by this month end. This comes close on the heels of the recent successful bidding for 1,000 MW of wind power projects at Rs 3.46 per unit in February.
Multiple tariff structures have become a reason of corruption in some centres. All States have agreed to consider changes in their power tariff structures.
The state’s agree in principal to the NTPC’s proposal on pooling cost of power generated from all sources and arriving at a average fixed cost that will lower the cost of power purchases thereby accruing lots of savings to distribution companies.
One of the most successful, productive and outcome oriented State Power Ministers conference till date: Shri Piyush Goyal
Next State Power Ministers Conference to be held in Rajgir, Bihar
“It has been one of the most successful, productive and outcome oriented State Power Ministers conference till date”, said Shri Piyush Goyal