Azure Power one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, announced it has won a 5 MW rooftop solar power project in a bid conducted by New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd.
India’s harbors have become clogged up with coal as imports to power an expanding economy outpace railroad capacity to transfer the fuel to consumers.
US trade development agency on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with an Indian private company for the development of a 41-MW hybrid wind, solar, and energy storage power plant in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh government has got recognition from the Union government for its reforms in power sector and methods being followed in energy efficiency and conservation.
In the backdrop of Andhra Pradesh government accusing the Centre of not releasing funds on time for Polavaram project, Union Minister of Road Transport and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari will visit the dam site on July 11.
With a heat wave gripping the country– the northern states are reeling with temperatures of 44-46 degrees Celsius — the demand for electricity has soared to a record high. On Wednesday, India recorded a cumulative power demand of 170,121 Mw, which is around 8 per cent higher than the same month last year.
Tariffs fell to Rs 2.72-2.73 per unit in the 750 MW auction conducted by NTPC for projects at Ananthapuram Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh, a sizeable drop from previous auctions. But they were still well above the record-low solar price of Rs 2.44 per unit reached at an auction held in May 2017.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on Monday proposed to set up the Hyperloop transportation system in Andhra Pradesh connecting Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam as part of a 700-800-km-long integrated public transit system.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has sought the Prime Minister’s intervention to ‘quickly address’ MSP, free power and crop insurance that have a ‘deep and immediate bearing’ on welfare of the farm sector, which if left unaddressed, would badly hit farmers.
The Andhra Pradesh government today said it planned to generate an additional 2,560 MW of power by the financial year 2022 to meet the anticipated load growth, though it has a surplus as of now.