The Indian Railways will call tenders to award contracts to set up 3,000 mw of solar power projects on its unused land, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal said.
Adding yet another feather to its cap, the Tatya Tope Multipurpose Stadium in the state capital has become the first non-cricket stadium in the country which is completely powered by solar energy.
After successfully completing bidding to source 500MW solar power last year, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated another tender to procure 500MW from grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects through competitive bidding.
Tamil Nadu, which is a pioneer in renewable energy generation, will be adding an additional 9.5 giga watts (GW) by 2022, said Vikram Kapur, Principal Secretary in the Department of Energy, on Friday.
India achieved an operational solar power capacity of 20 gigawatts by the end of 2017, Mercom India Research has claimed.
January was full of news on the energy front. For instance, the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) was held in Abu Dhabi. 15-17 January.
FMCG major Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt Ltd on Monday said it will be using solar power as the primary source of energy for manufacturing operations at all its factories in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels.
“Much prior to the expiry of 30 days, the impugned preliminary findings have been rendered, which is contrary to the procedure stipulated,” Justice TS Sivagnanam said in his order.
Amplus Energy Solutions has signed an MoU with India’s leading bank Yes Bank for a strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy sector in India.