Andhra Pradesh

Gujarat’s Position Trips to Third in Solar Power Generation Capacity

After losing its top rank to Rajasthan last year, Gujarat has now slipped further to end at third position in commissioned solar power capacity. Rapid capacity addition by Tamil Nadu helped the state to topple both Rajasthan and Gujarat from their respective top ranks. According to the MNRE, Tamil Nadu has topped the list with […]

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Solar water pump market in India struggles to take off

In 2014, PM Narendra Modi set a target to install 1 million solar water pumps, equivalent to approximately 3000 MW, for irrigation and drinking water by 2021. But actual cumulative installed base stood at merely 25000 pumps as of April 2016. The bleak performance is despite the government offering massive subsidies of as much as […]

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SMA Solar receives order for 616MW of solar inverters from Greenko in India

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) and Greenko Energies Pvt Ltd, a market leader, owner and operator of clean energy projects in India, have signed contracts for the supply of 616 MW of Sunny Central 1000CP XT inverters from SMA. With the inverters, Greenko will realize PV power plants in the Indian states of Karnataka and […]

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Azure Power Starts Construction of 100 MW NTPC Project in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power has announced that it has started the construction of its 100MW solar power project in Andhra Pradesh. The Company has secured land and financing for this project.  The project was auctioned by NTPC, which is designated under National Solar Mission for a total capacity of 1000 MW of solar power projects at Kurnool […]

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Andhra Pradesh aims to generate 4000MW of solar power

The state Government of Andhra Pradesh aims to generate 4000 MW of solar power in the Rayalaseema region in the next two years. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu took the decision on ambitious programme to set up 4000 MW at a review meeting held at Amaravati There will be three major solar parks constructed at […]

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Why EPC are Treading in the Solar Race?

Solar has taken the momentum with a cumulative installed grid connected solar power capacity reaching 8,062 MW (8.1 GW) as of 31 July 2016. The ecosystem seems stable as analyst asserts that the solar market in India is set to clan the billion-dollar space. Not much appalling on the WTO setback, Indian Solar manufacturing capabilities […]

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NITI Aayog asked for detailed report on renewable energy sector

Joint Secretary and Advisor (Energy), NITI Aayog Anil Kumar Jain in a meeting on Friday with A.P Government Principal Secretary (energy) Ajay Jain, AP-Transco CMD K. Vijayanand, Joint Managing Director Dinesh Paruchuri and A.P Solar Power Corporation MD G. Adiseshu and NREDCAP MD M. Kamalakar Babu discussed the best practices in the field of energy […]

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