Odisha Plans To Boost Solar-Based Cold Storages, Issues Tender

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has issued a tender seeking developers to commence 38 solar cold storages in different parts of the state. As per the tender details, each solar-powered cold storage should have a capacity of around 10 Metric Tonnes (MT).  OREDA asked the interested parties to submit their bids online by December 20 […]

Read more

Climate Tech Startup Aurassure Raises Rs 4cr In Seed Round 

Bhubaneswar-based IoT-enabled climate tech startup Aurassure has raised Rs four crore in a seed round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The funds raised will be deployed to strengthen product capabilities by creating a data analytics team, acquiring product certifications for international scaling, and sales team expansion for growing reach to multiple cities. Aurassure, using its […]

Read more

Odisha Issues Tender For Solar Pumps Under PM-KUSUM Scheme 

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has now issued a tender seeking suppliers for off-grid solar pumps under the PM-KUSUM scheme. The state agency has sought vendors to install and commission off-grid solar pumps of 1 Horsepower (HP) to 7.5 HP. The agency has asked vendors to submit hard copies of their bids by […]

Read more

Odisha Issues Tender To Solarise 43 Govt Buildings In Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has now issued a tender to solarise 43 government buildings in Bhubaneswar. This comes under the Bhubaneswar Renewable Energy City Programme. The state capital is also one of the smart cities of India. As per the mandate of the tender, the solar developer would solarise these government buildings through solar […]

Read more

DRE Finds A Footing In India, Powered By Solar

Laxmi Bhuyan is a 58-year-old woman from the Sindiba village in the Gajapati district of Odisha. This tribal village, with swatches of fertile land around the village periphery, bolstered the local farmers to grow different fruits and vegetables around the year. However, the raw fruits often yielded low prices for the producers. On the other […]

Read more

Odisha Most Prone To The Adverse Impacts Of Net Zero Ambitions: Report

A latest report by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) claimed that Odisha is the country’s most vulnerable state regarding the adverse impacts of India’s net-zero ambitious net-zero plans. The international think-tank, in their ‘vulnerability assessment report,’ studied the risks faced by India’s coal-bearing states.  It comes with the anticipated phasing out of coal and an increase in […]

Read more

Odisha Issues Tender For Rooftop Solar Projects At Multiple Locations

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has issued a tender for rooftop solar projects and solar lighting at multiple locations across the state. It included developing solar rooftop projects of different capacities at hospitals, government buildings in Puri, and other locations.  As per the tender document, the state agency wanted to develop rooftop solar (RTS) systems […]

Read more

SECI Signs PSA With GRIDCO To Provide 600 MW Of Wind Power To Odisha

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), has signed a Power Sale Agreement (PSA) with Odisha’s state utility GRIDCO. GRIDCO is the state government’s nodal agency for dealing with the bulk transmission of power in the state. Under the agreement, GRIDCO will purchase 600 Megawatt (MW) of wind power from SECI under Tranche – […]

Read more

Odisha Issues Tender For 300 Electric Cars For Government Departments

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has issued a Request For Proposal (RfP) from interested parties to deploy 300 Electric Vehicle (EV) cars in different categories. The government said that these EV fleets would be deployed under the Own, Operate, and Maintain Basis. These EVs are all set to be used by state government departments. OREDA, […]

Read more