Odisha to Set Up Rooftop Solar on College Campuses

In a key development to step-up the use of green energy and make institutions self-sufficient in terms of energy, the higher education department of the Odisha state government has come up with a plan to deploy solar power systems on college campuses of the state. The Odisha state department has decided to solarize the rooftops […]

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NTPC, Indian Oil Collaborate on Renewable Energy

NTPC Ltd. and Indian Oil have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the field of renewable energy and mutually explore opportunities for the supply of low carbon/RE RTC captive power. This is a first-of-its-kind novel initiative by two leading national energy majors of India, to support the country’s commitment to achieve renewable […]

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Floating Solar On A Growth Path

In Solar’s rise to pre-eminence from a fringe renewable energy option just a decade back, it’s time to consider the rise of floating solar (also called floatovoltaics in many cases). To think that it did not even exist at any scale till 2013. The earliest patent on floating solar was taken out only in 2008. […]

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NHPC Signs MoU With GEDCOL to Develop Floating Solar Projects in Odisha

NHPC has inked an MoU with GEDCOL to form a JV for developing floating solar energy projects in the state of Odisha with an initial capacity of 500 MW. State-run hydropower giant NHPC has announced that it has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited (GEDCOL) to […]

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Odisha Targeting 1500 MW of Solar Generation Capacity by 2022

Odisha has decided to boost its share of renewable energy with the state government setting a new target of 1500 MW solar power capacity by 2022. The coastal state of Odisha has decided to boost its share of renewable energy with the state government setting a new target of achieving 1500 MW of solar power […]

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Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar Projects Worth 16.6 MW in Odisha

The Government of Odisha will undertake the development of rooftop solar PV power projects with a proposed capacity of 16.653 MW in 17 cities of the state. The Government of Odisha (GoO), with a view to develop a market for rooftop solar projects and with the objective of promoting solar energy in the state, has […]

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Indian State of Odisha plans to implement roof-top solar plants in major cities

The Odisha government will be implementing the installation of roof-top solar projects across all major cities in the state. Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das stated in assembly while replying to a written question that the Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited (GEDCOL) will be implementing the project in major cities of the state. The […]

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5000 Acres of Land to be acquired for Commissioning 1000MW of Solar Park in Odisha

With an aim to add aggregate clean energy capacity of 1000 megawatts by commissioning 4 solar parks in the region by 2020, the State Government of Odisha has directed different District Collectors to identify and recognize around 5000 acres of land for the project. The Odisha Government has set the target, which was also mentioned […]

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