NTPC Floats Tender For 3 MW Solar Plant in Bihar

The last date of bid submission is April 22, 2019. NTPC Ltd. has issued a tender inviting bids from eligible bidders for the deployment of a 3 MW grid-connected solar PV power plant at NTPC-Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur, Bihar. The brief scope of work for selected bidder(s) will include the Design Engineering, Supply, Construction, Erection, Testing […]

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The Positive Impact of Solar Lanterns on UP, Bihar Households

The study was presented at the IDEF 2019 forum in New Delhi. A recent study undertaken by IFC’s Lighting Asia/India Program in partnership with d.light analysed the impact of solar lanterns on rural households in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The study titled, “Impact of Solar Off-grid Lighting Solutions on Rural Households in the states of […]

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Is Loom Solar Really Competing with Amazon?

With solar technology gradually becoming mainstream, there are many companies diversifying into solar, granting customers a large number of choices. Sometimes customers get confused due to a presence of a large number of solar brands/ companies and are unsure of the choices they make. Many good suppliers/ companies also get lost in the crowd, until […]

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Bihar Gov’t Buildings to Get Rooftop Solar from November

The center and the state government have to equally share the burden of installing similar rooftop solar systems on individual households, organizations and government buildings according to the scheme. Under its grid connected rooftop scheme, Bihar Government has handed-over the task of installing rooftop solar systems on government buildings to Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency […]

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ACME, NHPC, Bihar-Based Startup Get SIPB Clearance for Solar Projects

ACME Group through its two arms ACME Nalanda Solar Power and ACME Magadh Solar Power to set up 15 MW and 10 MW solar projects respectively in Kakwara village of Banka, Bihar with an aggregate investment of about Rs 188.76 crore. In a move to boost solar power generation in Bihar, the State Investment Promotion […]

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RK Singh Lays Foundation Stone for Solar PV Module Mfg Plant in Gaya

This plant will be the first of its kind in Bihar and will be entirely owned and operated by local women Self Help Group (SHG) Federations. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has laid the foundation stone (remotely) for a solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing plant in Sherghati block of Gaya […]

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Power Minister Distributes Solar Study Lamps to Students

RK Singh has inaugurated the Assembly & Distribution Centre for Solar Study Lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah. On the occasion of 127th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has distributed solar study lamps to students in Bihar. Emphasizing the importance of renewable […]

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RAU University in Bihar Develops Solar Tree for Irrigation Purpose

Each solar tree is capable of operating a 5HP submersible pump, which can irrigate 15 acres of land normally. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University (RAU), Pusa (Samastipur), has developed ‘solar tree’ for irrigation in areas where there is no electricity and farmers are forced to use diesel pumping sets, especially in diara areas. Scientist SK […]

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Bihar to Invest Rs 20,000 Crore in Renewable Energy in Next Five Years

The new Bihar renewable energy policy, 2017, paves the way for investment in clean energy and lays a foundation for lasting prosperity. Bihar is eyeing an investment of Rs 20,000 crore in the renewable energy sector in the next five years to generate over 3000 MW of clean energy. The plan is part of the […]

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