Andhra Pradesh

AP Identifies 29 Locations For 33 GW PSP Projects

Andhra Pradesh has identified about 29 locations across the state for development of Pumped Hydro Storage Projects (PSP) totaling the capacity of 33 GW in 1.45 lakh acres of land in Kadapa, Kurnool, Anantapur districts. Rolling out the PSP projects, Non-Conventional Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited will help lease around 5 lakh acres […]

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RE Success Could Have Prevented Frequent Power Cuts In AP

Andhra Pradesh could have averted the power crisis over the last few months had it met its renewable energy targets. This was the finding of a report from Climate Risks Horizons, a Bengaluru based Thinktank. AP experienced more power cuts than other states in India facing a power crisis. According to the report from Climate […]

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Andhra Pradesh And Adani Green Sign 60,000 Cr MoU

Andhra Pradesh and Adani Green Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on May 23 to set up two mega green energy projects at an estimated cost of Rs 60,000 crore in the State. Besides establishing a 3,700 MV hydro storage project, the renewable energy company will also set up a 10,000 MW Solar Power […]

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Bihar Signs Agreement with SECI; Rajgir, Gaya to Get 24X7 Green Power

The Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPHCL) has signed an agreement with the Central Government owned PSU – Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) – in order to provide clean electricity to the two cultural centers and key tourist spots of Bodh Gaya and Rajgir. Bihar will be the first state in the country […]

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Construction Of World’s Largest Integrated RE Storage Project Started In AP

Construction of the world’s largest and first of its kind renewable energy storage project began at Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh on May 17. With a pumped storage capacity of 10,800MWh per day, the 5230 MW renewable energy generation project is coming up at an investment of $3 billion by Hyderabad based developer Greenko Group by […]

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E-mobility in Visakhapatnam, Tirupati gets BEE push

The Union power ministry-led Bureau of Energy Efficiency has given its consent to the Andhra Pradesh energy department to retrofit existing engines of 200 auto rickshaws in Tirupati and 100 in Visakhapatnam with electric kits and swappable batteries. As a pilot project, three internal combustion engine autos were converted to electric in Tirupati and have […]

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“Land is governed not only by ownership but also by the nature of ownership on record and on the ground”

When it comes to renewable projects in India, one of most critical yet underestimated aspects remains land acquisition. Always a sensitive issue in the country, land acquisition for renewable projects can be a really tricky issue for many developers, leading to long, and expensive  project delays. While local land aggregation firms and individuals have always […]

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Greenko raises $750 M from bond sale to create energy storage facility

Greenko Wind has raised USD 750 million from a global bond issue for creating an energy storage facility in Andhra Pradesh, company officials said on Thursday. The company secured pricing of 5.50 per cent for its USD 750 million green bond issuance after starting the roadshows on Wednesday, bankers said. The bonds, raised by Greenko […]

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AP Biomass Energy Generators Hopes For Relief Rise After APTEL Order

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has recently given its verdict with regards to four appeals against the Tariff Orders passed by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) in May and July 2014. The appeals made by Biomass Energy Developers Association &Ors and South Indian Sugar Mills Association &Ors, which were all filed against […]

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