Odisha CM seeks intervention of PM for early set up of National Institute of New Energy in the state

Odisha government has allocated about 73.86 acres of land free of cost near IIT, Bhubaneswar for the construction of the proposed National Institute of New Energy (NINEI), the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is yet to take possession of the land and start construction of the building Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought […]

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Odisha Solar Energy Policy

OBJECTIVE Objectives of Odisha Solar energy policy 2013 includes:- Productive use of wastelands, thereby utilizing the non-industrialized areas that receive abundant sunshine for creation of Solar power hubs. Creating favorable conditions to Solar manufacturing capabilities by providing fiscal incentives. APPLICABILITY LAND BASED SOLAR PROJECTS Various industries, CPPs, IPPs have been allotted with huge chunks of […]

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Nalco planning to set up 150 MW wind, solar plants in Odisha

Aluminium major Nalco is planning to set up 150 MW of Wind and Solar power plant in Odisha, said Piyush Goyal Nalco is planning to set up 150 MW of Wind and Solar power plant in Odisha, said Piyush Goyal, the Union minister of state for power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines. While […]

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Odisha Needs Rs 13500 crore Investments in Renewable Energy by 2022

The state government of Odisha has envisaged a renewable energy capacity of 2750 MW by 2022 As Odisha bets big on renewable energy sources to meet its power requirement in the future, it needs an investment of Rs 13,500 crore by 2022, according to the estimates of KPMG. The KPMG analysis is based on the […]

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Sewa International installs 5kw solar plant at tribal girls school in Kandhmaal, Odisha

Sewa International under its Clean Tech Initiative has installed a 5kW solar power plant at tribal girls school, Jaleshpata Kanya Ashram in Kandhamaal district of Odisha. Kandhamal district came into existence on 1st January 1994, after Phulbani District was divided into Kandhamal and Boudh Districts of Odisha. The solar project installed with an aim to […]

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Sonthalia Group intends to set up 600MW solar park in Odisha

Sonthalia Group has proposed to set up a mega solar park in Odisha with a capacity of 600 MW. The company has sought 1250 hectares of contiguous, barren government land on long-term lease for 35 years to develop solar park. The project site is expected to be preferably close to 220/440 KV pooling station for […]

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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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Odisha aims to install 70MW rooftop solar by 2022: Report

Odisha is reportedly targeting 70MW of rooftop solar by 2022. Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has already received multiple residential applications for the installation of rooftop solar reports PV Tech. Ashok Choudhury, deputy director of projects at the Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA), speaking to the publication said it will cost around Rs. […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges PM Modi to setup NINEI soon

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik in a letter has urged PM Narendra Modi to set up National Institute of New Energy and Innovation (NINEI) in the state capital soon. The CM wrote “I request you to take up early construction of the NINEI at Bhubaneswar by allocating necessary funds for the purpose so as […]

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