Andhra Pradesh

APEPDCL to provide EMI scheme on Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) with collaboration with Andhra Bank is planning to introduce bank loan system for the people interested to avail Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering (RSPNM). Under the new loan system, the applicants will be provided with a bank loan and the EMI amount will be collected as […]

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Azure power raises 470 million dollars financing for its solar projects

Azure Power, a leading independent power producer in the solar power sector in India, announces it has tied-up approximately US$ 470 million financing for its projects to be commissioned in 2017. This is one of the largest financing done till date in the Indian solar sector. With this tie-up Azure Power’s cumulative financial commitment to […]

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Poor implementation of net-metering policies poses a major challenge for rooftop solar

India’s rooftop solar market has been growing rapidly with the country adding more capacity in the past 12 months than all previous years put together. However, grid interconnection regulations and processes remain challenging in most parts of the country despite almost all states announcing net- and/or gross-metering policies for rooftop solar. According to survey of […]

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Gamesa to build 130MW of two solar projects in India

Gamesa has signed a deal with Indian developer Atria Power for the construction of 130 MW of solar power at two locations in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. This is the largest solar order received by the Gamesa since it entered the Indian Solar market sector last year. The Spanish wind turbine manufacturer will develop two […]

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TPREL signs 100 MW PPA for solar project at Anantapuram with SECI

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100 MW solar project at Anantapuram solar park in Andhra Pradesh with the Solar Corporation of India (SECI). The Commercial Operations Date (COD) of the project as per the PPA is 16th October 2017. The project has been secured through […]

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NTPC to set up 50 MW solar project in Andaman & Nicobar Island

NTPC will be installing 50MW solar power projects with battery energy storage system at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Island. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between NTPC, Andaman & Nicobar Administration & Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in New Delhi. The power generated from the commissioned solar […]

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NTPC on verge of commissioning 1 GW solar park in Andhra Pradesh

National Thermal Power Corporation is aiming to implement India’s largest 1000MW solar PV generation park at Kadiri in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. V.B. Fadnavis, Regional Executive Director (South), NTPC informed that 250MW, which is phase one of the project has been commissioned and has started power generation. The remaining 750MW is expected to be […]

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Hartek Power eyes for substation orders of 500 MW solar in South India

Hartek Power, one of the top solar solution providers is expecting orders of setting 500 MW of substations in states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka in the next fiscal. Company’s Chairman and Managing Director Hartek Singh said, “Considering the growing opportunities in the South, we are going all out to consolidate our operations in […]

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NREDCAP sets incentives to encourage installation of more solar power panels in the state

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has set on the task of mobilising user agencies in domestic, commercial, industrial and government buildings for installation of solar power panels. Chief Minister OF Andhra Pradesh, Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu is keen that the government offices take the lead in tapping the solar […]

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