iFOREST Report Sees Potential For More Ambitious Renewable Targets In Assam

iFOREST a research-based organization, in a recent report on enabling renewable energy in Assam recognized the steps taken by the Assam government to increase renewable energy (RE) penetration. It considered the states progress since the announcement of the Assam Renewable Energy Policy 2022 (AREP 2022) in November 2022. iFOREST’s research indicates the need for accelerated […]

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PM To Lay Foundation For Three Semiconductor Facilities On 13th March

Prime Minister Modi is set to lay the foundation stone for three semiconductor facilities worth about Rs 1.25 lakh crore tomorrow i.e., 13th March via video conferencing. This inauguration is set to take place alongside ‘India’s Techade: Chips for Viksit Bharat’. The foundation stone for these projects is being laid for the semiconductor fabrication facility […]

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SJVN Lays Foundation For 50 MW Solar Project In Sontipur District Assam

SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of SJVN has announced the development of 50 MW solar project in Sitalmari village, in Barsola Block of Assam. This project is being developed under Dhekiajuli Revenue Sector in Sonitpur district. This project is expected to be built at an estimated cost of Rs. 291 crores. […]

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Rays Power Infra Acquires 520 MW Solar Projects In Assam, Gujarat

Renewable Energy sector company, Rays Power Infra announced it has acquired three significant solar projects with a combined capacity of 520MWp. The company’s latest ventures into the renewable markets of Gujarat and Assam mark its operational expansion to 14 states throughout India. “These projects are a testament to the company’s expanding influence and commitment to […]

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PM Modi Laid Foundation Stone Of Seven SJVN Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually dedicated four power stations of SJVN to the nation. These projects included the 60 MW Naitwar Mori hydropower station project in Uttarakhand, 75 MW Parasan solar power station, 75 MW Gurhah solar power station, and 50 MW Gujrai solar power station in Uttar Pradesh in Adilabad, Telangana. The Prime Minister […]

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Budget For Transmission Project To Boost Power In Northeast: Minister

Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy and Power (MNRE) recently informed the parliament in a written reply about the growth in the implementation of projects under the Ministry of Power (MoP) for strengthening the Intra-State Transmission System as well as the distribution system in Northeastern States and Sikkim. The minister said, “Northeastern […]

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TPREL Makes A Solar Debut at Asia’s Largest Tea Estate

Recently, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited, successfully commissioned a 1040 kW Bifacial Solar System project with Chengmari Tea Estate, said to be Asia’s largest tea estate in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. This marks the first-ever installation of on-ground bifacial modules in eastern India. The project involved the installation […]

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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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