The dry and arid western region of Rajasthan with perhaps several backward districts, such as Barmer, is set to see an investment of over Rs 1 lakh crore by private companies and PSUs in the oil and gas sector.
The solar energy sector that took a big leap in Rajasthan in 2017 attracting Rs 5,000 crore investments is poised for an exponential expansion in 2018. After adding record 955 megawatt in 2017 which is 42% higher compared with 2016, Rajasthan is set to double the existing capacity from 2,246 MW to more than 5,000 MW in the next two years. The year just went by will also be remembered when the solar tariffs crashed to new low of Rs 2.44 per KWh in the country for a 200 MW project in Rajasthan bagged by ACME Solar.
Train services resumed in Rajasthan’s Rashidpura Khori after a break of over two years after services were halted for work to broad gauge the track. The station is unique in its own way as it is perhaps the only one in India which is being run by villagers.
After a steep fall for over two years, solar tariffs rose marginally at the latest auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
After a break of two years, wheels are turning again in Rajasthan’s Rashidpura Khori, one of the most unique railway stations in India.
Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 megawatt (MW) offering to sell solar power to Uttar Pradesh government at Rs 2.47 and Rs 2.48 per KWh, respectively
Infrastructure and irrigation services in Rajasthan are set to take a new leap on December 15 when BJP government will be celebrating programs on its 4th anniversary.
Cairn India Oil & Gas, a vertical of Vedanta Resources Ltd, India’s largest private upstream oil & gas (O&G) operator, is seeking to ramp up its production at Mangala, Bhagyam and Aishwariya (MBA) block in Rajasthan after a successful pilot project increased the output manifold.
After competing with 75 startups that had come from 60 nations across the world, India-based Frontier Markets owned by Ajaita Shah won the Global Innovation through Science and Technology(GIST) Catalyst Pitch Competition on Thursday.
Rajasthan, which has retrofitted 8 lakh smart LED street lights under the Ujala scheme, has saved energy worth Rs 144 crore, said Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) managing director Saurabh Kumar here on Monday.