Setting New Benchmarks, India’s Rewa Solar Park Bidding Achieves A Record Low of Rs 2.97 a unit

The three companies submitted the lowest bids from a lot of 20 bidders, both national and international, who had initially submitted their proposals to develop the Rewa solar park in Madhya Pradesh. The bids had closed on January 23.

Setting New Benchmarks, India’s Rewa Solar Park Bidding Achieves A Record Low of Rs 2.97 a unit

The reverse bidding process for the Rewa solar park in Madhya Pradesh saw record first year low tariffs by the bidding companies. While Mahindra emerged the successful bidder for Unit-1 and submitted the lowest first year tariff at Rs 2.979 a unit, Acme Solar bid further low for the second unit of Rewa at Rs 2.970 a unit and Solenberg bid the lowest first year tariff of Rs 2.974 for the third unit of Rewa.

Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

The two new strategic oil facilities announced at Odisha and Rajasthan are in addition to the three facilities that already exist in the country as underground storages in rock caverns at Visakhapatnam (1.33 million tonnes), Mangalore (1.5 MT) and Padur (2.5 MT).

Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the move to create two new strategic oil storage will enhance India’s energy security “taking our strategic reserve capacity to 15.33 MMT.” This, he said, will increase India’s oil storage capacity to meet the consumption requirement of about 90 days which is at par with the international benchmarks.

Ghatkopar building goes solar, to save Rs1.65 lakh on power bills

Ghatkopar building goes solar, to save Rs1.65 lakh on power bills

The 15-storey Shivshakti Heights, located near the railway station, has got a 9.135 kilowatt (kW) peak power rooftop solar system installed, which lights the lifts and the building’s common areas. The building is home to 76 families.

Empowering the Grid to meet Challenges of 24×7 Power For All

Goyal would also be launching ‘Coal Mitra’ – a Web portal for Flexibility in Utilization of Domestic Coal, during the event. The event is expected to be attended by State Energy Secretaries, Head of State Utilities, officials from International Financing Agencies, various CPSE’s, private sector and other Statutory bodies along with Media and Analysts.

Empowering the Grid to meet Challenges of 24×7 Power For All

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, shall be presiding over an

Goyal Launches Citizen Engagement Window `SAMVAD’ As Part of Mobile App Garv II

People can contribute in the programme by providing their feedback and suggestions which shall be automatically forwarded to the concerned Managing Directors and Superintending Engineers of DISCOMs through SMS & Email on their dashboard.

Goyal Launches Citizen Engagement Window `SAMVAD’ As Part of Mobile App Garv II

While Launching the Garv-II mobile App for tracking rural electrification in real-time basis on Tuesday, Union minister

Prime Minister Modi Dedicates three Hydro Projects in Himachal

With commencement of generation from four 200 MW units, NTPC - Koldam has achieved capacity of 800 MW and provides peaking capacity to the northern grid. It shall annually generate 3054 GWh electricity at 90% dependable year basis. Twelve percent of the electricity generated from Koldam is being supplied to the home state Himachal Pradesh free of cost while 1 percent to the state on account of Local Area Development fund.

Prime Minister Modi Dedicates three Hydro Projects in Himachal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh – the 800 MW Hydro Power Station of NTPC, 520 MW Parvati Project of NHPC and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Station of SJVNL. The three hydro projects, the PM said, will bring prosperity to the state as well as other parts of the country.

Cabinet approves revision of ethanol price for supply to state-owned Oil Marketing Companies

The Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme was launched by the Government in 2003 which has been extended to the Notified 21 States and 4 Union Territories to promote the use of alternative and environment friendly fuels. This intervention also sought to reduce import dependency for energy requirements.However, since 2006, OMCs were not able to receive offers for the required quantity of ethanol against the tenders floated by them due to various constraints like State Specific issues, Supplier related issues including Pricing issues of ethanol.

Cabinet approves revision of ethanol price for supply to state-owned Oil Marketing Companies

The CCEA has approved the mechanism for revision of ethanol price for supply to state-owned OMCs) for smooth implementation of their Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme. It has been decided that for the next sugar season 2016-17 during ethanol supply period from 1st December, 2016 to 30th November, 2017, the administered price of ethanol for the EBP Programme will be Rs.39/- per litre.

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