Setting a new trend in the Solar Energy sector again, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a750 MW of solar park in the state of Rajasthan, at a low benchmark price of Rs.3.93/kWh compared to the previous benchmark price of Rs.4.43/kWh.
In order to accelerate growth in the State of Rajasthan, Centre is focussing on the development of infrastructures and railway facilities, said Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu in an interaction with a business daily.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday invited Japanese companies to invest in solar energy sector in the state.
Bhadla village is on the fringes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It’s about 200km from Jodhpur city. Its population is 6,148.
A new tariff war is playing out in the Indian solar power space. Tariffs plunged to a new low of Rs2.44 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) last week during an auction for 500 megawatt (MW) capacity at the Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan.
Solar power tariffs in India have fallen to a new record low of Rs 2.44 per unit in the just concluded bidding for Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan, power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal said.
"Another milestone towards PM @narendramodi's vision of clean affordable power for all: Bhadla Solar Park achieves tariff of Rs. 2.62/unit", tweeted Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines.
A record of sorts was created on Tuesday when solar power tariffs fell to Rs 2.63 a unit at the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auction of Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan.
The revised MoU signed by HPCL with Rajasthan for the Barmer refinery will save the state from large financial loss that could been suffered under the old “faulty” decision, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said
The Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) will pave the way for transforming Kota to a smart city by providing clean energy to boost up industrialization and setting up CNG corridor between Kota & Jaipur and Kota – Baran – Jhalawar besides providing green energy to the industrial clusters at Baran – Jhalawar adjoining areas of Kota.
In a significant step towards making Rajasthan a key base for setting retail gas infrastructure and opening CNG corridors connecting key cities, a Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) has been signed between RSGL and GAIL Gas Ltd on Tuesday.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), one of the biggest Navratna Public Sector oil Companies in India will be setting up a 9 MMTPA (Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum) capacity grass root Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex at Barmer, in Rajasthan in Joint venture with Government of Rajasthan (GOR). This estimated cost of the project is Rs.43,129 crore.