Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Solar Energy Policy

Andhra Pradesh Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The state’s renewable purchase obligation (RPO) is set at 9 percent in April 2017 by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) for the financial year FY2017- 2018. Out of the 9 percent, the 6 percent for the non-solar RPO excluding the large hydro. The RPOs up to […]

Read more

India’s Solar Energy Capacity Grows by Record 5525 MW

The latest figures provided by MNRE shows that India has gained a tremendous growth in solar energy capacity by a record 5525.98 MW. According to the latest figures provided by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), the FY 2016-17 saw India’s solar energy capacity grow by a record 5525.98 MW, while India had […]

Read more

Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura join UDAY

Further, the States of Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura also joined the scheme for operational improvement of the States’ Power Distribution Departments. With this the total count of States/UTs under UDAY reaches 26. State of Kerala and Kerala State Electricity Board Limited exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) […]

Read more

India’s McNally Bharat Engineering bags 500MW EPC order in Andhra Pradesh

McNally Bharat Engineering has bagged a 500 MW solar power project worth Rs. 415.29-crore from Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd. Kolkata-based engineering firm McNally Bharat Engineering has won a Rs. 415.29-crore solar power project from Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd. The project entails design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, commissioning and operation and maintenance of […]

Read more

ReNew Power Raises $475 Million at Cheaper Cost

The green bonds yielded 6% at the close of subscription and have helped ReNew Power raise $475 Million. ReNew Power Ventures has raised $475 million by selling green bonds to overseas investors as the solar and wind energy producer plans to refinance debt. The bond yielded 6% at the close of subscription on Monday. The […]

Read more

Gamesa to Facilitate Solar and Wind-solar Hybrid Power Projects in Andhra Pradesh

Spanish firm Gamesa will facilitate investors to set up solar and wind-solar hybrid and wind power projects in Andhra Pradesh. Spanish wind turbine-maker Gamesa will facilitate around Rs 17,500 crore investment in Andhra Pradesh in wind, solar and wind-solar hybrid power projects, said a top official of the company’s Indian subsidiary. “Gamesa will facilitate investors […]

Read more

Interview with Gaurav Mathur, Director Sales, Trina Solar India

Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar is one of the leaders in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Trina Solar drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company’s industry-leading position is based on innovation, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. Gaurav Mathur, Director Sales, […]

Read more

Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini asks farmers to use solar pumps

Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini has asked farmers to use solar pumps and stressed on the use of solar devices for energy conservation reports The Hindu. The Minister flagged off a rally taken out by students of various colleges on Monday. The rally was organized as part of ongoing energy conservation week celebrations. Farmers would […]

Read more