The Maharashtra government is contemplating to prepare a policy wherein vacant plots and agriculture land will be taken on lease to set up solar energy projects. An Energy Department official said that many people have evinced interest in leasing out their land for a period of 30 years to set up solar projects.
Maharashtra has identified a new site for the planned $44 billion oil refinery that state-run firms are building with Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC), Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Wednesday.
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.
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has in an order dated May 27, 2019, approved the signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL).
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed Century Rayon to comply with its cumulative renewable purchase obligation (RPO) by March 2020, by which the commission would complete its verification process for the RPO obligations for FY 2014-2015 and FY 2016-2017.
Over 300 zilla parishad schools in Nagpur will run on solar power before Diwali making them completely self reliant when it comes powering up their classrooms. Schools will get anywhere between 1KV to 1.5KV solar panels installed which will generate power in the off-grid system (not rooftop solar).
Vedanta said on Tuesday that it had been declared as the preferred bidder for two copper blocks which were put
up for auction by the Maharashtra government. In a notice to the stock exchanges,
Maharasthra government plans to distribute 77 million LED lamps in the state by the end of the current year as part of a larger plan in the works with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to save electricity.
In an unusual ruling, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to comply with its solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) requirement for FY 2017-18 by March 2020 to fulfill the solar RPO requirement of the year.
The searing summer heat this year is set to fire up the electricity bills as Maharashtra will see average 6% hike in power tariff from April 1. The power bills of common man is going to be impacted substantially as during summer there is surge in power consumption.