The temple town of Tirupati has successfully joined the league of solar-powered airports in South India, along with Cochin, Trivandrum and Vijayawada. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) inaugurated a 1 MW solar plant at Tirupati’s Renigunta International airport, which was commissioned by a leading distributed solar developer, Fourth Partner Energy.
The city’s much needed push for solar energy could be just around the corner with Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) finally notifying the group net metering (GNM) and virtual net metering (VNM) framework, which will benefit thousands of RWAs, households and CGHS societies.
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has finally released another tender for 1 GW of solar power under the CPSU program. the program was designed specifically to encourage domestic manufacturing, hence, all the supplies will need to be sourced domestically by winning bidders in the tender, or the domestic content requirement (DCR) as it is called.
As many as 391 Van Gurjars families residing in Amangarh area will get solar power packs as logistic problem does not allow them to have access to electricity by conventional means.
Goa is a well-known tourist destination in India, mostly popular for its bright sunny beaches. Due to the huge volume of tourist inflow, the demand for proper power supply in this state is at a constant high. Despite its favourable weather conditions and the obvious demand round the year,
The scene at Ritz Carlton on Friday was one of excitement with finalist founders of 28 startups, selected through a rigorous filtering process out of 14,000 applications received, seeking spot funding from 12 plus investors.
Adani Green Energy (UP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy has commissioned 50 MWac Solar Power Project on 10 May 2019 in the State of Uttar Pradesh. The off-taker for the Said Project is Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited. The PPA is for 25 years. The approved PPA tariff, at present, is Rs. 5.07 1 kWh.
Solar power may promise a bright future for India’s energy requirements, but behind the sheen is a growing mountain of waste. While the national government is pushing an ambitious solar power programme for India, it has, so far, failed to put in a mechanism to address the problem of waste, including environmentally hazardous materials, from solar photovoltaic panels that can be hazardous to the environment.
Big targets get people talking. That is precisely what happened in June 2015 when the Narendra Modi government quintupled the target for solar power.
A search and seizure action undertaken on a solar power firm has led to the detection of tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Monday.