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.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said today that Westinghouse Electric Co is emerging out of bankruptcy and is now capable of delivering the planned six nuclear reactors to India on time.
The possibility of resolution of issues of 60 giga watt of stressed thermal power capacity is expected to remain weak due to concerns including absence of fresh-long term power purchase agreements, unviable tariffs amidst rising fuel costs, escalation in capital costs and uncertainty on domestic gas availability feels
While the onset of wind auctions from early last year has led to greater transparency in the determination of wind tariffs, the transition has also sharply reduced wind capacity addition in 2017-18. The capacity added has only been 1,739.14 MW through the year against a target of 4,500 MW, and far less than the 5,400 MW added in 2016-17 or even the 3,460 MW achieved in 2015-16.
The Vizianagaram district collectorate is now completely powered by solar energy, making it the first collectorate in Andhra Pradesh to have made this switch. It invested over Rs 93 lakhs to make this change. This move will help the collectorate cut down about 110 metric tonnes of green house gas emissions every year.
KOVVADA Nuclear Park Project Director G Venkata Ramesh, who is on a two-day visit to Tirupati, said that the nuclear power project reports of AP sent by the State government, have been cleared by the Centre. Speaking to Express here on Wednesday,
A cloud of uncertainty appears to have descended over the ambitious 4,000MW ultra super critical thermal powerproject to be set up by public sector giant NTPC at Pudimadaka in Visakhapatnam district of the Andhra Pradesh, going by a Cabinet minister’s reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.