Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Green Energy Floats O&M Tender for 70 MW in Himachal Pradesh

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Green Energy has published a tender for the operation and maintenance of a 70 MW capacity (AC). This 70 MW solar power facility in the Himachal Pradesh state includes Unit I, a 30 MW Kolar, Unit II, a 20 MW Bhanjal & Kadh, and Unit III, a 20 MW Fatehpur […]

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SJVN Issues Tender For 15 MW Floating Solar Plant in Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Green Energy issues tender / invites online bids for a 15MW floating solar PV power plant at Nangal Pond, Near Village Neilla, District Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Solar Modules to be used for this project shall be sourced only from the Model and Manufactures included in the latest “Approved List of Models and Manufactures […]

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Himachal Group Opposes World Bank Consultation Over Hydropower

A motley group of dam affected people and other activists in Himachal Pradesh have shot off a letter to the World Bank and Directorate of Energy, HP, on July 6 protesting against the hydropower projects in the state. They also boycotted the scheduled ‘Stakeholder Consultation’ for the proposed $200 million ‘Himachal Pradesh Power Sector Development Programme’. […]

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GE Commissions 180-MW Bajoli Holi Hydro Project In Himachal’s Chamba Region

The 180-MW Bajoli Holi Project, consisting of three units of 60 MW each, in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh has been commissioned by GE Renewable Energy‘s Hydropower business 7 years after bagging the contract in March 2015. the project was commissioned on behalf of GMR Energy, the operator for the project. Connected to the grid […]

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Solar power systems installed in Shimla helped save ₹1.85 cr: HP min

Himachal Pradesh urban development minister Suresh Bhardwaj said on Thursday that solar power systems installed in  66 government buildings in Shimla had saved electricity worth Rs 1.85 crore. He said the Smart City mission had given the state a successful model of solar energy. In a press statement issued in Shimla, the minister mentioned, “First, the […]

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Himachal Government Hikes State Subsidy to Rs 6,000/kW for Rooftop Solar

The state government of Himachal Pradesh has proposed to increase the subsidy for grid connected rooftop solar power installations in the state. The move is aimed to encourage the domestic players and households to adopt and install solar power systems. HIMURJA said that the subsidy will be increased from Rs 4,000 for every kilowatt to […]

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SJVN to Build 400 MW Solar Park in Himachal’s Kinnaur region

The state government of Himachal Pradesh is planning to set up a solar power park in Kinnaur district in a quest to expand the renewables share in the energy basket further. The State MPP and Power Minister Sukhram Chaudhary has informed that a proposal to seek consent has been sent to the Central government. The […]

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