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Tata Power, India Power Corp bid for Odisha discom

  20 Sep 2018 Tata Power and Hemant Kanoria-controlled India Power Corporation Ltd have bid to acquire Odisha’s Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU), being privatised again after 17 years. This is first discom privatisation after licences for Delhi Vidyut Board were handed over to Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd and BSES Delhi discoms. “The bidding distribution companies will have the option to float [...]

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New 300 Mw wind energy park to come up in Coimbatore

  20 Sep 2018 A private renewable energy company has won a bid to set up a 300 Mw wind energy park in Coimbatore district. The Hyderabad-based Mytrah Energy won the bid, for which tender was floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India on Monday with a tariff of 2.52 per unit.  At present, the wind power units in Tamil [...]

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SECI relaxes norms for 10 GW solar auctions linked to manufacturing

  20 Sep 2018 Following multiple postponements for the bid submission dates for the forthcoming 10,000 MW manufacturing-linked solar auctions, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has eased a few norms for firms potentially participating in the bids. As per the new amendments, the amount of bank guarantee to be submitted by developers has [...]

By | 2018-09-20T06:34:58+00:00 September 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SECI relaxes norms for 10 GW solar auctions linked to manufacturing

Impose 50% solar tariff as penalty for not buying power: Developers to MNRE

Solar power developers have urged the power ministry to impose 50 per cent tariff penalty on distribution companies that are not buying clean power despite their purchase agreements, sources said. New Delhi: Solar power developers have urged the power ministry to impose 50 per cent tariff penalty on distribution companies that are not buying clean power despite [...]

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BSES energises 1000 solar rooftop connections, number likely to cross 2000 mark by year end

Power discom BSES has brought over 1,000 consumers including the Lotus Temple and Maulana Azad Medical college in the list of rooftop solar connections in the city, a company spokesperson said here. A total load of over 40 MW has been energised so far with 1,000 rooftop connections, he said. The number of rooftop solar connections by the end of the [...]

By | 2018-09-20T03:46:15+00:00 September 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on BSES energises 1000 solar rooftop connections, number likely to cross 2000 mark by year end

INR 1500-Crore solar plant plan for Banka

    The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) on Tuesday okayed a proposal to establish a Rs 1,500 crore solar power plant in Banka district and a Rs 148 crore biomass power plant in West Champaran. The two proposals were a part of 94 new ones encompassing sectors such as food processing, manufacturing, plastic, rubber [...]

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Nagpur Bench of Bombay HC first in state to start solar energy plant

Minister of new and renewable energy Chandrashekhar Bawankule promised to implement similar solar systems at all high court bungalows and informed that the state also plans to install panels at Amravati District Court as well Nagpur: With an aim to save a major chunk of its around Rs40 lakh electricity bill every year, the Nagpur [...]

By | 2018-09-19T05:24:02+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Nagpur Bench of Bombay HC first in state to start solar energy plant

Flaws in policy hurdle to Himachal power growth

  18 Sep 2018 Desperate to push its hydro power agenda that got stuck over the last decade for flaws in policy and implementation, the Himachal Pradesh government is apparently finding it difficult to make headway even in boosting solar power generation. While the proposed 1000 MW solar park in distant Spiti in tribal Lahaul [...]

By | 2018-09-18T05:57:06+00:00 September 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Flaws in policy hurdle to Himachal power growth

Gujarat discovers Rs 2.44/unit solar tariff in latest auction

The latest reverse auction for 500 MW capacity of solar power in Gujarat has discovered tariff of Rs 2.44/unit, matching the lowest-ever rate in the country for the fourth time after it was first found in May 2017 for Rajasthan’s Bhadla projects The latest reverse auction for 500 MW capacity of solar power in Gujarat [...]

By | 2018-09-18T03:44:37+00:00 September 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Gujarat discovers Rs 2.44/unit solar tariff in latest auction

Maharashtra: Power utility’s first solar power plant goes live

The 0.5-megawatt solar plant at Wavi built at the cost of Rs 30.31 lakh began generating power from Sunday and became the first to be connected to the grid. New Delhi: The state power distribution utility made a new beginning on Sunday after successfully linking its solar energy plant at Wavi in Sinnar taluka to the electricity grid.  The [...]

By | 2018-09-18T03:35:58+00:00 September 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Maharashtra: Power utility’s first solar power plant goes live
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