APDCL Issues Tender for Selection of Solar Power Developers for 10 MW Solar Projects

Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL) invited bids for the selection of solar power developers for the development of a 10 MW solar project. The 10 MWAC grid-connected solar PV power projects throughout the State of Assam under CPSU Scheme (Government Producer Scheme) Phase-II, GOI. The bid submission end date is 05.04.2023 at 14:00 Hrs. […]

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Assam to Develop 50 MW Solar Power Project on Recovered Land

The state government of Assam has decided to develop a 50 MW solar power plant on a vast 1000 bigha of land in Barchalla of Sonitpur district. The vast area was cleared in an eviction drive last year by the government. The government decided for the 50 MW solar project at a state cabinet meeting […]

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Assam Gets Its First Utility Scale Solar Plant

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has launched a 25 MW solar power project in Lalpul at Udalguri district. Built at a cost of Rs 300 crore, the plant will benefit 65,000 villagers. The project was established on ‘build, own, operate’ model under Assam Solar Energy Policy 2017. Addressing the villagers and the guests on the […]

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Assam Clears Decks for JV With Neyveli For 1000 MW Solar Power

The Assam government under Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma continues to move rapidly on scaling up its renewable energy plans. On June 11, the government approved an investment worth Rs 5,000 crore for commissioning and generation of 1,000 MW of solar power in collaboration with Navratna PSU company Neyveli Lignite Corporation, under the aegis of […]

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Assam Considers Setting Up Solar Plants in Tea Estates & Factories

Assam tea industry is looking at various ways and means to set up solar projects in the plantation areas and in the barren lands available inside the estates. An interactive meet titled “Opportunities of solar power plants in tea estates and tea factories” was organised on Friday at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre premises. At […]

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Sterlite Power Acquires Nangalbibra-Bongaigaon ISTS Project from PFC

New Delhi-based Sterlite Power Transmission Limited has announced the acquisition of Nangalbibra ─ Bongaigaon Transmission Limited, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), from PFC Consulting Limited. Through this SPV, the company will execute the inter-state transmission system (ISTS) project that it won through tariff-based competitive bidding in October 2021. The project involves setting up of ~300 […]

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IndiGrid to Acquire North Eastern Transmission Project ‘NER-II’ From Sterlite

IndiGrid has signed documents for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in NER II Transmission from Sterlite Grid for Rs 4,625 crore. IndiGrid has announced that it has signed binding documents for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in NER II Transmission from Sterlite Grid for no more than Rs 4,625 crore. The sale of […]

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Assam Issues Tender for 25 MW Namrup Solar PV Plant Project

The Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGCL) has released a tender for setting up of 25 MWp (20 MWac) solar PV power plant at Namrup thermal power station in the state. The tender has been issued to invite bidders for design, engineering, procurement, supply, transportation, unloading, site development, construction, erection, installation, testing, commissioning, associated transmission […]

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ADB Approves $231 Mn Loan to Increase Clean Energy Supply in Assam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $231 million loan to construct the Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Power (LKHEP) plant in Central Assam, India. This loan is the third and largest tranche of the $300 million Assam Power Sector Investment Program approved by ADB in 2014. The project has so far upgraded the 70-megawatt (MW) […]

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