Indian Railways plans to utilise its vacant land to set up solar power plants of 30 gigawatt (GW) capacity in a bid to lower its operating ratio. According to an HT report, Indian Railways plans to set up the plants to generate 10 GW
Indian solar imports spiked considerably in the third quarter (Q3) of calendar year (CY) 2018. According to the latest data from the Department of Commerce, solar modules and cells worth $602 million (~₹42.96 billion) were imported by India in the third quarter of 2018.
Dr MCRHRD Institute has completed installation of Phase-I of solar power system of 500 Kwp on the roof-top of the buildings Administrative Block, Godavari Block, Muchukunda Block and Tungabhadra Block located on the campus.
A combination of slow decision-making at the Centre, and policy uncertainty by state governments has meant that the solar sector has taken its foot off the accelerator and is now much more cautious about the future, according to Rahul Mishra, CEO of Rays Future Energy.
Rupee slide has created viability risks for nearly half of the solar power capacities under implementation, worth Rs 28,000 crore, by making imported solar modules costlier and pushing up overall project costs, CRISIL Ratings said in a report on Monday.
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the initiation of a district (circle) wise competitive bidding process for the procurement of solar power under Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana.