A priority of the new government must be to address the recent lethargy in India’s solar power programme. Back in June 2015, when the Modi government raised the solar power capacity target fivefold, to 1,00,000 MW (100 GW) by March 2022, it may have seemed a tall order.
Adani Renewables Australia’s Rugby Run Solar Farm has started feeding electricity into the grid seven months after construction was completed. The 65 MW project provides an example of how grid connection issues are hindering new generation capacity from joining the electricity supply system.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay and the central government have launched a joint project through which an entire village in Madhya Pradesh is powered by solar panels and induction cook-tops to cook food instead of wooden stoves and LPG cylinders, Times Now News reports.
Independent solar power producer Azure Power’s petition to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), requesting to order Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MSGPCL or MAHAGENCO)
In a letter to member countries, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has invited government owned/public sector companies which have an operating solar capacity greater than 250 MW to submit proposals for consulting and developing solar projects in the utility-scale and rooftop solar domains.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited potential bidders for the procurement of 500 MW of wind power on a long-term basis for eight years.
Solar installations in India during January-March period of this year stood at 1,737 megawatt (MW), registering a year-on-year decline of 49 per cent, mainly owing to difficulty faced by installers in getting the required approvals due to general elections, says a report.
Rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in the relentless pursuit of growth are causing irrevocable damage to mother earth and environment. Challenges posed by the evils of global warming and climate change are threatening the very existence of mankind.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), has issued a request for selection (RfS), calling for the purchase of power on a long-term basis from 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar projects (phase III).
NTPC Ltd. has invited online bids from eligible bidders for selection of end users (Government Entities / CPSUs / State PSUs) for the supply of power from 1000 MW Grid-Connected solar PV power projects under DCR Category as per CPSU Scheme Phase II.