Author: Zulkarnain

Power Regulator CERC Boosts Merchant Renewable Energy Plants

The detailed procedure that commission has issued would grant long and medium-term transmission access to the renewable project that has achieved financial closure and has already acquired land for the project. While proposing stringent rules against line underutilization, Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued guidelines that would pave way for serious merchant renewable […]

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MSEDCL to Buy Cheapest Solar Power in the Country

MSEDCL issued tenders to buy 1,020 solar power from private producers. The two companies that agreed to supply power are JLTM Energy and Mahoba Solar. Both agreed to supply 20 MW and 200 MW at the rate of Rs 2.71 per unit. Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has entered into an agreement with two […]

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14 West UP Discoms Meet to Take Action Against Defaulters

Three contract firms have already been issues show-cause notices for not attending the meeting and a lodging of FIR was ordered against Bareilly based contract firm for its slow progress of work in Moradabad. A surprising meeting was called by discoms of Western UP districts to take stringent measures against some power vendors of the […]

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India’s Energy Mix Will be Substantially Complemented by Renewable Energy: Petroleum Minister

“We are going to generate around 175 Gigawatt of renewable energy on solar, wind, bio-CNG, bio-fuel to small hydro projects in the near future, India’s energy mix will be substantially complemented by renewable energy,” he said. India’s energy mix will be substantially complemented by renewable energy and the country is going to generate around 175 Gigawatt of […]

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Odisha’s Behrampur Gets Solar-Powered Water Pumps

From the deep bore wells the water is lifted with the help of solar-powered motor pumps and thereafter stored in tanks of 5,000-liter capacity. The pumps are fully automatic who would start and stop on their own once the tank is empty or full. In order to provide uninterrupted water supply, Odisha Public Health Engineering […]

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Kyocera TCL Solar Completes 29.2 MW Solar Power Plant in Japan

Around 108,504 are installed in the plant that will generate enough electricity to power approximately 12,000 typical households. At an estimate around 36,080 megawatt hours (MW) will be generated per year. Touching yet another milestone Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed the construction of 29.2 MW of utility-scale solar power plant situated in Yonago City, […]

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Rebate for Solar Power Hoardings in Mumbai

According to BMC guidelines the advertisements on display boards that are illuminated with solar energy will get 10% of discount on fees for the first year of its display. In a revamped policy, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issues draft guidelines for advertisement and sky line display in the city. BMC has sought suggestions from […]

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Guwahati Railway Station Goes Solar, Becomes first in North East

The power station was commissioned in April 2017. It will help in reducing the carbon emission and also downsize the power bills of the station. As the country is aggressively striving to shift from conventional to greener source of energy, the Guwahati railway station has become the latest entry to run completely on solar power. […]

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Solar Power Policy for Farms in Gujarat Soon

Soon the MoUs will be made with farmers and the government will start working on multiple projects and the policy will be implemented thereafter. A new solar power policy for farms is in offing in Gujarat as the Government of the state is taking lands from farmers on lease to install solar panels while at […]

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