With 224MW Solar Capacity, SCCL Achieves 40% of Its Net Zero Targets

Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi recently told the Parliament that the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) had achieved around 40 percent of its net-zero targets. The Minister disclosed this information while responding to a coal supply and consumption query. He said that both Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) are working […]

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SECI Seeking Land for 100 MW Solar Projects in Chhattisgarh for SECL

SECI has issued an EOI for shortlisting of suitable land banks/ parcels for the implementation of 100 MW solar projects in Chhattisgarh. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) for shortlisting of suitable land banks/ parcels for the implementation of solar projects in the state of Chhattisgarh. SECI […]

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2021: Counting On PSU’s To Flex Solar Muscles

Just 5 years ago, if you had looked around at India’s largest energy public sector firms or PSU’s, be they energy producers or consumers, you would have struggled to see ambition, when it came to their renewable energy plans. However, more has changed in the preceding 5 years than any 5 year plan devised by […]

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The Top 5 PSUs With Big Solar Plans For India

India’s electricity mix is where the country hopes to make the biggest gains, when it comes to its contribution to cutting carbon emissions. Currently, the country’s sources of power generation range from conventional sources such as coal, lignite, natural gas, oil, hydro and nuclear power to viable non-conventional sources such as wind, solar, and agricultural […]

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NLC India, CIL Form JV to Co-Develop 5 GW Solar & Thermal Assets

NLC India has signed a pact with state-owned CIL to form a JV to develop 5,000 megawatts (5 GW) of solar and thermal power assets across the country. Navratna mining and thermal power genco NLC India has announced that it has signed a pact with state-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) to form a joint venture (JV) to develop 5,000 megawatts (5 […]

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Renewables Still far From Overtaking Coal in Indian Power Sector

CIL believes that renewable energy sources are unlikely to overtake coal as the major source of power generation in India any time soon Iterating that renewable energy sources were unlikely to overtake coal as the major source of power generation in India any time soon, state-owned Coal India Ltd said the energy migration would happen “differently” in the country as compared to […]

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“Coal India & Neyveli sign MoU for stepping up Solar Power Generation”

Coal India Limited (CIL) and NLC India Limited (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, coming together in a significant step, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today in CIL headquarters, Kolkata for formation of Joint Venture (JV) Company for Solar Power Generation of 3,000 MW and Thermal Power Projects of 2,000 MW capacity. Mr. […]

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NLCIL, CIL to Set-up JV for 3GW Solar, 2GW Thermal Power Projects

Also, the newly formed JV to come up on equal equity participation of 50:50 and has a timeline of 15 months for completion of solar power projects and 60 months for thermal power projects respectively. Embarking its journey towards renewable energy, public sector undertaking NLC India (NLCIL), Neyveli has signed an agreement with Coal India […]

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Deadline for Bidding CIL’s Solar PV Plant Extended to May 18

The last date of bid submission is hereby extended till May 18, 2018. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the last date of bidding for 2×100 MW (AC) solar PV plant for Coal India Ltd (CIL) to May 18, 2018. The bidding for the Coal India’s solar PV plant was to originally […]

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