Indian States Must Establish Their Own Net Zero Targets

by Afeena Ashfaque India announced its goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2070 at the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November 2021. India can achieve this by enabling the states to develop and meet their own net zero carbon targets. While, in September 2021, Maharashtra became the first state to announce net zero […]

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Maharashtra Renewable Energy Grows By 9% Last Fiscal

The state economic survey of Maharashtra for the period of 2022-23, is out and it paints a bright picture as far as renewable energy is concerned in the state. The state economic survey held that there has been a reasonable jump in the renewable capacity of the state. In 2022-23 financial year, the installed renewable […]

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MSEDCL RFS For 200 MW Wind Power From Intra State Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for the procurement of 200 MW of wind power through a competitive bidding process followed by e-reverse auction from intra state wind power projects. The state discom has placed a ceiling tariff of Rs 2.65/kWh for the bids. Bidders will have to provide […]

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Maharashtra Races To Top In EV Pile With FAME 2 Fuel

Maharashtra is leading in the number of EVs sold across all segments. The State has achieved this place with the help of the FAME II Scheme. It has 2.96 lakh EVs out of total 16.73 lakh EVs/hybrids in the country. The next in line are Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with 2,03,592 and 1,69,006 respectively. FAME […]

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BrightNight Announces Maiden 100 MW Hybrid Wind-Solar Project in India

Global renewable power producer BrightNight has announced plans for one of its inaugural projects in India which is a differentiated 100 MW co-located, wind-solar hybrid renewable power project in Maharashtra. The official statement of BrightNight held that the wind solar project will deliver clean, high-capacity factor power to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in the […]

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Panvel Municipal Corporation Floats Tender for Rooftop Solar at 5 Panvel Sites

At a time when rooftop solar is gaining traction in Maharashtra, the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) has come up with a tender seeking a contractor to install a rooftop solar power project at PMC’s five key properties in the city. The corporation has selected Adyakrantiveer Vasudev Basudev Phadke Natyagruha, Fire Office Building, Dr Ambedkar Bhavan, […]

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