Outlining the outlook of the government’s energy policy, state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel on Sunday stressed upon cutting subsidies and instead looking at ways to provide monetary compensation for generation of renewable energy.
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani welcomed the representatives of Netherlands on Friday and talked of fostering ties in the field of technology to realise the Kalpsar Yojana and development of Dholera SIR.
The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) recently canceled 125 MW out of its recent auction conducted for 200 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The GRIDCO has now signed a 25-year PPA to develop the remaining 75 MWs with Aditya Birla Renewables.
Winning tariffs by Softbank backed SB Eenergy, Finland’s Fortum and French utility Engie in the latest solar auction in Gujarat are much higher than expected, prompting the state to consider whether the auction should be cancelled, officials said.
The State government will focus on green energy in a big and proposes to increase Gujarat’s capacity for renewable energy to 45,000 MW in the next 10 years.
It was finally 6.00am when the site at Karim ni Chali in Sarangpur was cleaned, after large volumes of foamy mud slurry had spewed out of an old borewell located at a garment unit owned by one Asif Shaikh.
Ahead of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS), the Gujarat government has chalked out an action plan to increase the share of renewable energy in the total energy generation from 10 per cent to 17 per cent by 2022.
Gujarat received over 19 lakh free cooking gas connections out of the total six crore given across the country since May 2016 under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), said officials Thursday.
Wind power developers in Gujarat have got two months time from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to do financial closure of their proposed projects.
The Centre has stepped in to resolve the dispute between wind power project developers and the Gujarat State government over land allocation.