Almost A year after closure of Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant (GNDTP), Bathinda, Punjab government has decided to run a 100 MW solar power project on 250 acres of land of thermal plant which was used to dump flyash within this complex.
It’s the little-known challenge being faced by solar projects in India. Keeping solar panels up and running requires cleaning them every fortnight, water for which many developers are finding hard to procure.
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Saturday said it has signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 million into an ambitious project designed to unlock private sector
India’s effort to spur its own solar power equipment industry seems to be failing, with only one company so far bidding for the nation’s tender to set up a factory.The tender, which had already been downsized and delayed for months,
Over 1.4 GW of solar projects were tendered in the month of November, which is nearly half the capacity compared to October, according to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker. This is the lowest capacity tendered in the last three months.
TEPSOL Projects (TEPSOL), a joint venture between Think Energy and EverStream Capital has consolidated its position in the Indian solar space. The company recently bagged another 80 MW of solar projects from Karnataka
At the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reiterated India’s solar and public awareness campaigns like Green Good Deeds.
UK-based private equity firm Actis LLP has reportedly agreed to buy solar power projects of Essel Infraprojects for Rs 5,500-6,000 crore, Mint reported. The deal may be formally announced by December-end, the report said.
Surat, which aims at becoming the first solar city of the country, will have 25MW of installed capacity of solar power by February 2019. It already has 15MW of installed capacity of solar power and tops the chart in the country.
Solar power generation has gone up significantly in Kochi with many big firms switching over to solar energy. Kochi Metro, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat), Government Medical College, Ernakulam are some of the big institutions installing solar plants.