Older Solar Projects: Extend deadline if delay is on your part, says Centre to state govts

Older Solar Projects: Extend deadline if delay is on your part, says Centre to state govts

The current low tariffs in solar projects are pushing the state governments to rethink the status of all older solar projects. For example, in December 2015, Uttar Pradesh signed various solar projects of total 215 MW capacity with the tariffs ranging between 7.02 per KWH and Rs 8.60 per KWH, while in May this year, a 200 MW solar park was auctioned in Rajasthan at a price of 2.44 KWH.

How The Yogi Plans To Light Up Uttar Pradesh By 2019

How The Yogi Plans To Light Up Uttar Pradesh By 2019

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh took a major step on Sunday (23 July) that will give a fillip to its goal of providing ‘24/7 power for all’ by 2019. Following in the footsteps of the Modi government in Delhi, which has distributed free gas connections to millions of poor women under the Ujjawala scheme, the Adityanath government has decided to provide free electricity connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) cardholders in the state.

Off-Grid Solar Power And Rural Electrification

Off-Grid Solar Power And Rural Electrification

While grid extension is the main driver of rural electrification in India today and almost all Indian villages are now electrified, the reality at the habitation and household level is very different.

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