Husk Power Plans To Commission More Mini-Grids In India: William Brent (CMO)

How did the journey of Husk Power Systems start? Husk Power’s journey started around 2008 with its co-founder, Manoj Sinha, and other like-minded people from Bihar. At that time, rural electrification was a major issue in India and states like Bihar. Husk came into the picture to ensure that the unserved communities in those areas […]

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10 MW Floating Solar on Bihar’s Durgawati Dam Reservoir-Bids Invited

Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited (BSPGCL), the state’s nodal agency has released a tender for procumbent of power through tariff based competitive bidding from grid connected 10 MW floating solar power project. BSPGCL document mentioned, “This project is to setup under RESCO mode over reservoir of Durgawati Dam located at district in Kaimur/Rohtas in […]

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Husk Power Appoints Anubha Shukla Its Chief Commercial Officer

Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) announced the appointment of Anubha Shukla as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Shukla has been leading the growth of Husk’s rural e-commerce business. She now takes on the additional responsibility of curating a digital-first growth strategy across the entire company. Shukla’s diverse professional experience includes executive roles at global brands in strategy, […]

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Hartek Power To Develop 75MW Solar Plant In Bihar’s Jamui

Engineering, procurement, and construction company, Hartek Power Private Limited, the Power Systems and T&D Business unit of Hartek Group, has won an order from SJVN Green Energy Limited pertaining to the development, implementation, and maintenance of a 75 MW (AC) grid-connected solar PV power plant, along with a 132 kV Sub-Station, in Jamui, Bihar. According […]

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Bihar Biggest Beneficiary Of DDUGJY & Saubhagya Funding

Recently in parliament Union minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy R.K Singh shared data on the status of electrified and un-electrified villages under the Deen Dayal Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDGJY). The data shared by the union minister in a written reply to the parliament revealed, “Nearly 88,000 households of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups […]

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Bihar Pins Hopes On Lakhisarai Solar Project To Increase RE Capacity

Bihar, struggling to increase its renewable capacity due to several challenges, has now pinned its hope on the proposed Lakhisarai solar project. The 185 MW solar power project at Kajra in the Lakhisarai district of Bihar will increase the state’s renewable capacity by around 44 percent.   As per the latest data from the Central Electricity […]

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MNRE Approved Bihar’s Proposal Under PM KUSUM (Comp-C): Minister

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in its latest reply before the Parliament said that the ministry approved the proposal of Bihar under Component C of the PM-KUSUM scheme. MNRE Minister RK Singh in his written statement before the Lok Sabha said that the state had moved an application to the Centre seeking […]

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Bihar Launches Electric Vehicle Policy, Aims 15% Electrification By 2028

The Bihar Cabinet has now approved the latest Electric Vehicle Policy, aimed at boosting the growth of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the state. This comes after several rounds of discussions of the provisions of the EV Policy. After getting the approval from the state cabinet, the dealers and consumers of electric vehicles in the state […]

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Bihar Sees 50% Surge In Awareness On DRE Among Women: Report

An endline survey conducted under the Bolega Bihar initiative revealed a significant increase in awareness of renewable energy among women, rising from 25% to 76% in Nalanda and Gaya districts in the state. The study indicates a significant increase in awareness of renewable energy among the targeted group, rising from 25 per cent at the […]

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