Floating Solar

NHPC Collaborates With Norwegian Firm To Develop Floating Solar

NHPC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Norway-based company Ocean Sun. Through this collaboration, the Norwegian technology provider would support India in building floating solar projects. In a social media post, the company announced it would explore key areas of cooperation for the demonstration of Ocean Sun’s floating solar energy technology. The […]

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SJVN Suffers Setback At 15 MW Nangal Pond Floating Solar Project

The 15 MW Nangal pond project in Himachal Pradesh, being developed by SJVN, and considered the largest floating solar project under construction in North India, has suffered a setback. Reports confirm that the installation work at the plant has suffered due to damage caused to modules already installed by weather related phenomenon. The project, taken […]

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Bihar Set To Expand Its Network Of Floating Solar Plants

Bihar, one of the renewable deficit regions in India is now working on alternative plans to boost its renewable energy mix. The state has now pinned hopes on the potential of its water bodies to generate electricity. The eastern Indian state which already has worked to develop floating solar plants in Darbhanga and Supaul high […]

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Mishap At Omkareshwar Brings Forth Worries On Large Floating Solar Projects

The pictures, and videos of the damage caused at India’s largest floating solar plant, at Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh, have brought forth a range of worries about the issues involved with floating solar, besides the best way to resolve them. The answer lies in better research and transparency about these projects., considered critical to regional […]

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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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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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SJVN Looks To Invest Rs 1300 Cr On Floating Solar In Goa

Government owned SJVN Green Energy Ltd (SGEL) has submitted a proposal to the state government of Goa under which it seeks to invest more than Rs 1,300 crore for the establishment of four floating solar projects in the western coastal state. The proposal holds that the total power generation capacity of the four floating solar […]

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Floating Solar Demonstrator In Spain Promises Lower Costs

Recently, GCL SI and Ocean Sun announced the successful completion of the BOOST floating solar demonstrator. On December 14, 2023, the project culminated at the port of Tazacorte on La Palma in Spain, with an installed capacity of 270 kWp. BOOST showcases the utilization of the GCL MS/60GT Ocean Sun PV modules (“The Module”) and […]

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