Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged two orders worth Rs 125 crore for setting up solar photo voltaic power projects in Gujarat.
China’s decision to curb solar power capacity growth and cut subsidies will help the sector focus on quality rather than quantity and ease the financial burden on the government, an energy official said in an interview with state news agency Xinhua.
Private power producer Tata Power today announced its 100 per cent subsidiary Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) has won a 150 Megawatt (Mw) Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) project on a long-term basis in Maharashtra.
The $922 million acquisition of Orange Renewables Singapore by Mauritius-based Greenko Energy Holdings (GEH) and an additional $447 million equity raise from shareholders is a major positive for the clean energy company, ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service said today.
Solar auctions would be “dragged further” amid uncertainty about imposition of 70 per cent safeguard duty on solar equipment and concerns among developers over grant of inter-state transmission system (ISTS), according to industry sources.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the 18th summit of the eight-nation Shanghai cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China’s Qingdao city and invited the Central Asian country to join the International Solar Alliance(ISA), confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Kumar Mangalam Birla-controlled Aditya Birla Group, which tied up with private equity house Abraaj Group in 2015 for its renewable energy business, is said to be seeking a new investor for the business, two people aware of the development said.
Thampakachuvadu Government UP School in Alappuzha has become the first school in the state to run on solar power. Power minister M M Mani will make a declaration in this regard in last week of June.
The panda-shaped solar plant in Datong, China, is seen from above. In 2015, Ada Li Yan-tung, who was 15 years old at the time, came up with a novel idea to get more young people in China interested in renewable energy: Build a massive solar-energy farm that resembles a panda.
Raipur Government Primary School is the only school in Raipur village of Mewat. Being the only primary school in the village, it is expected to bring about a paradigm shift in literacy levels. Yet many basic amenities elude the school. Come summers and power outages become common.