Tags: Solar Power Generation

Rajasthan to Add 3,780 MW Solar Capacity by April Next Year

“The current solar power generation is contributing 10 percent to the total power consumption in the state and we are targeting to increase it to 17 percent by 2021.” In order to achieve the goal of 7000 MW clean energy capacity in next four years in Rajasthan, the government has already assigned 20 projects of […]

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Gujarat Govt Approves 5GW Solar Park

The proposed solar power generation project would be set up in 11,000 hectares of land with an investment of Rs 25,000 crore, says CM. The Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani has approved the setting up of solar park having 5GW capacity in the state, after completion this could be world’s largest solar project. The […]

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Azure Power Wins 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

The project will be developed by Azure Power outside a solar park and is expected to be commissioned in 2019. Azure Power has announced that it has won a 200 MW solar project in Gujarat. With this win, the Company now has a total portfolio of ~470 MWs in Gujarat with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam […]

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Corning, AUO Collaborates on Solar Power Generation Proj in Taiwan

The project will provide enough electricity to meet the power needs of approximately 300 US households a year, while significantly reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Corning Incorporated and AU Optronics Corporation (AUO) has collaborated on a solar power generation project in Taiwan. The project will provide enough electricity to meet the power needs of approximately 300 US households […]

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Microsoft Inks Solar Energy Pact with Atria Power to Lighten its B’lore Office

Microsoft will purchase 3 megawatts of solar-powered electricity from the Bangalore-based company, which will meet 80 per cent of the projected electricity needs at the new facility. Microsoft Corp., an IT giant, has singed its first renewable energy deal with Atria Power, a renewable power producer, to power its new office building in Bangalore, Karnataka. As per […]

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World’s Largest 2K MW Solar Park Sets Up in Karnataka by Investing Rs 16,500 cr

The park spans across 13,000 acres spread over 5 villages and is a benchmark in the unique people’s participation in power model put on ground. The world’s largest 2,000 MW solar park, named as ‘Shakti Sthala’, was set up with an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada town in Tumakuru district of Karnataka. According […]

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Amplus Commits Rs 2,200 cr Investment in UP to Build 500 Mw Solar Capacity

We are committed to install solar capacity of 500 MW in the state in the next 5 years, says Sanjeev Aggarwal. Solar power plant manufacturer Amplus Energy Solutions has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government during the Investors Summit 2018 to invest Rs 2,200 crore over the next 5 years. The MoU […]

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Cabinet to Vet Rs 48,000 Crore KUSUM Scheme for Solar Power by March

KUSUM will also improve the present scheme for rooftop solar systems. The government is enlarging the scope of the existing scheme and its mechanism, he said adding that the government is thinking of beginning KUSUM with 7.5 lakh solar pumps.     In a significant development, the Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use […]

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