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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BREDA Plans To Revive Its Non-Functional Off-Grid Solar Projects, Issues Tender

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) government has now planned to revive its non-functional off-grid solar power systems. It has also issued a tender in this direction, seeking developers who can execute the government plan. BREDA has issued the tender on the behalf of the state. BREDA has planned to connect its ailing off-grid […]

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What is ailing the growth of solar irrigation in Bihar? 

Birender Singh is a 68-year-old farmer based at Azamgarh village in Sitamarhi district of Bihar. Buoyed by his interest in solar, he installed a 2HP, off-grid solar pump in 2016. It was installed under the state government’s Chief Minister New and Renewable Energy Solar Pump Scheme.  Singh was among the 2,771 farmers who received the subsidized solar pump under the […]

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1300 Govt Buildings in Patna to Welcome Solar Panels

With a view to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and curb electricity generated from coal and fossil fuels. Bihar Renewable Energy Development Authority (BREDA) will be setting up solar panels in around 1300 government buildings. This will encompass offices, hospitals, schools and other establishments. The first phase will see solar panels being set up […]

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BREDA Issues Tender For Solar With Battery Energy Storage Solution In Bihar

Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has issued a tender for engagement of consulting firm for providing consultancy services for setting up 200 – 250 MW solar power plants with Battery Energy Storage Solution at each Kajra (Lakhisarai) and Pirpainti (Bhagalpur) locations in the state of Bihar. The last date for submitting the online bid […]

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Bihar Development Floated EOI Tender for Setting Up Manufacturing Unit

Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has floated a tender for the empanelment of manufacturers of Luminary, Battery, and Solar PV modules for setting up the Manufacturing Unit. BREDA invites the bids through Expression of Interest (EOI).  For participating in these Bihar Development tenders, the bidders need to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified under […]

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Lord’s Mark To Work With BREDA For Solar Lighting Projects In Bihar

Lord’s Mark Industries, a diversified business group, has entered solar lighting in Bihar. Lords is the sole channel partner to Philips India for development of such projects in the government sector only. The project will be implemented through BREDA (Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency), which is tasked with developing schemes on non-conventional energy sources in […]

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Avaada Energy to deliver Bihar’s first floating solar power plant

With a high population density and low land availability, Bihar is now using its water bodies to generate clean energy. The Bihar Government has commissioned a 2 megawatt (MW) floating solar power unit in Darbhanga district to Avaada Energy over a six acre water body and the project is about to be commissioned. The project […]

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SJVN Wins Bihar’s 200 MW Solar Project Auction Worth Rs. 1,000 Crore

A joint venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, SJVN on Saturday announced winning the auction for 200 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Project of Rs, 1,000 crores in Bihar. According to SJCN’s Chairman Mr. Nand Lal Sharma, SJVN Ltd got the project through Open Competitive Tariff Bidding Process for quoted capacity of […]

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