India’s Karnataka State Awards 760 MW Of Grid-connected PV Projects – Report

India’s Karnataka State Awards 760 MW Of Grid-connected PV Projects – Report

A tender for 760 MW of grid-connected solar project in the Indian state of Karnataka has attracted bids of as low as INR 2.94 (USD 0.046/EUR 0.037) per kWh, consultancy Mercom Capital reports. The capacity, auctioned by the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), will be installed at 38 taluks in the state. The highest proposed tariff […]

CLP India Eyes Transmission Assets

CLP India Eyes Transmission Assets

CLP India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector, is looking at acquisitions to enter the transmission business amid low green energy tariffs that threaten profitability, said two people aware of the development.

Indian Railways Adopts GCC Services For Contractors

Indian Railways Adopts GCC Services For Contractors

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Indian Railways have introduced new General Conditions or Contracts (GCC) for Services to define the terms and conditions for contractors engaged in service contracts for non-operational areas.

Drones To Help Railways In Station Redevelopment

Drones To Help Railways In Station Redevelopment

In a first, the Railways will be using drones in Mumbai to study the feasibility of projects. Sources from Western Railway (WR) said that they have begun using drones to check areas around Parel and Elphinstone Road stations that are likely to get redeveloped in the near future.

Breather For Solar Gear Importers

Breather For Solar Gear Importers

The government is taking steps to ease the entry of importers of solar panels and modules into the new solar import regime, where they have to pay a 7.5% levy on such equipment, along with various cesses, amounting to around 10%. Since India’s solar programme began, such imports were always allowed free.

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