Work on proposed 5000MW solar park in Pavagada to commence soon

D.K. Shivakumar, Karnataka’s Energy minister has stated that the proposed 5000MW solar park at Pavagada in Tumakuru district will start soon. Speaking at the valedictory of the training programme for linemen, engineers, accounts officers and other staff of KPTCL and Hescom and KPTCL, the energy minister said that the plant is tipped to be one […]

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Dakshina Kannada District Administration To Go Solar

The Dakshina Kannada district administration has committed to install rooftop solar plants atop various government buildings in the district. Recently at a meeting chaired by then Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim, the administration decided to employ the entire sanctioned capacity of 1,000 kW facility under the Union government’s Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS). Ibrahim at the […]

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5200 Megawatts Solar Capacity to be added in 2016-17

India is set to add 5200 MW solar capacity this fiscal year with various states coming out with policies for the sector. The reports from a study conducted by the ratings agency, CARE, it is estimated that out of total installed renewable energy capacity of 42750 MW as on 31st March, the solar energy share […]

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SECI signs PPA with Five utilities in Karnataka for 1GW solar power project, issues NIT for 5MW project in Telangana

Five utilities Karnataka have signed power purchase agreements (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 1GW of solar power project. According to recent reports Karnataka is facing one of the worst power crises in the last two decades. Solar Energy Corporation of India has also issued a notice of interest (NIT) for Design, […]

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Rays Power wins 10 MW solar project in Karnataka

Rays Power Experts has announced that it won a 10 MW project of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development (KREDL) under states solar scheme. The company will set up the project using Poly Crystalline Technology at Chikkabalapura district of Karnatak at a tariff of Rs 5 per unit under PPA. Rays Power Experts will execute the power […]

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