Renewable Energy Plans of NTPC Making Our Job Harder

Recently reports stated that India’s largest state owned electricity generator NTPC is gearing up to become the biggest renewable energy company in the next 10 years. It seems that this report did not go well down the esophagus of the renewable energy Industry. Vinay Kumar, COO at Greenko on professional networking site said that “these […]

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Tata Power Solar commissions 100 MW solar project for NTPC in Andhra Pradesh

Tata Power Solar has commissioned India’s largest solar plant with a capacity of 100 MW for NTPC in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. The plant was completed using domestically manufactured solar cells and modules. In a statement Tata Power Solar mentioned that the company delivered the project in record 80 per cent of stipulated timelines, and nearly […]

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MNRE blacklists 2 firms for participating in malpractices in NTPC solar tenders

Last month, NTPC informed Ministry of New and Renewable Energy that Emami Power Ltd and Oriental Sales Agencies (India) indulged in malpractices in the tenders for solar power projects by it under Phase-II of National Solar Mission. Taking cognizant of this fact, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy acted and has decided to blacklist […]

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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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PM Narendra Modi invites India’s top fossil fuel ventures to contribute in solar

India’s topmost energy corporations are moving beyond their roots in fossil fuels to plough money into renewables, supporting the idea of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal to expand the growth of alternatives to the most polluting forms of energy. According to the reports of state agency responsible for implementing energy policy, one of the prominent […]

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NTPC invites bids for 18MW solar PV project in Andaman and Nicobar

India’s largest utility NTPC has invited bids for 18MW grid-connected solar PV project in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The 18MW project at Chidiyatapu in South Andaman, A&N Islands will be awarded via a reverse auction, domestic competitive bidding process. Bidder shall provide comprehensive operation & maintenance of the plant for a period of five […]

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