Andhra Pradesh

Curtains Finally Coming Down On Andhra Solar Power Tussle?

In a key development, the Andhra Pradesh state cabinet of Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has accepted an offer by SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) to supply solar power to the state. The state has plans to supply solar power to its farmers at Rs 2.49 per unit through its own agriculture feeder lines. […]

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25 MW Floating Solar Plant Commissioned by NTPC in Andhra Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd has commissioned the largest floating solar PV project of 25MW on the reservoir of the Simhadri thermal station in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This is the first solar project to be set up under the Flexibilisation Scheme, which was notified by the Government of India in 2018. The solar […]

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33 GW Pumped Hydro Storage Projects to be Set Up in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh energy department will install Pumped Hydro Storage Power Projects (PSP), with 33.24 GW total capacity, across 1.45 lakh acres in Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur districts. Energy secretary Srikant Nagulapalli believes these pumped hydro storage power will improve the power supply position in the state. “These will enable the consumers to get quality […]

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BHEL Invites Bids for O&M Of 25 MW Floating Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a new tender, inviting bids for the operation and maintenance works of 25 MW floating solar PV power project at NTPC Simhadri, Andhra Pradesh, for a period of 36 months. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 390.95 lakhs and the deadline for bid submission is August 17, 2021, before […]

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Andhra Pradesh to Switch Auto-rickshaws into Electric under ‘Go Electric’ Campaign

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has launched a pilot project to convert the holy city, Tirupati into a Zero-emission city. Under the pilot project, NREDCAP will ramp up the electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the city by introducing more EVs and charging infrastructure. The project involves introducing three electric […]

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APERC Approves Cancellation of Two Wind PPAs, Orders Discom to Pay Compensation

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has issued a new order, ruling that the power purchase agreements (PPAs) entered into by wind developers Vibrant Greentech and Chaitanya Projects with the Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh (APSPDCL) were not binding for the state distribution company. The ruling came in response to the petitions filed […]

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Residential Rooftop Solar To Cost Rs 31,200/Kw In Andhra Pradesh after Subsidy

The Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APEPDCL) has discovered the lowest bid of Rs. 50,000/kW for up to 1 kW of residential rooftop solar systems. That means, after central subsidies, it would cost only Rs. 31,200 to consumers. Interestingly, for larger 100Kw to 500Kw sizes, the discovered price is Rs 36,000/Kw , though […]

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Amara Raja Opens Tech-hub for Lithium-ion Cells in Tirupati

Amara Raja Batteries has opened the country’s maiden technology hub to develop lithium-ion cells, at its Tirupati facility in Andhra Pradesh. Amara Raja Batteries, a leading automotive battery manufacturer in India has announced that it has opened the country’s maiden technology hub to develop lithium-ion cells, at its Tirupati facility in the state of Andhra […]

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Amara Raja Batteries Reports Q3 Numbers; Announces 50 MW Solar Plant

Amara Raja Batteries has issued its Q3 numbers, also announcing that it will be setting up a 50 MW solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh. Driven by the revival in demand across all key sectors of the business, Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), one of India’s leading Industrial and Automotive Battery majors has issued its […]

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