Odisha to Provide Solar Power Pumps to its Farmers

Solar power is making some strides in the life of the ordinary citizens in the state of Odisha with intervention of the government through solar power. In a fresh development, State Minister for Industries, Pratap Keshari Deb spoke in the State Assembly that his government is targeting to provide 584 solar powered pumps to the […]

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MSEDCL floats 431 MW solar tender in Maharashtra

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) has invited bids for the procurement of 431 MW solar power from decentralised solar projects of minimum 0.5 MW to maximum 2 MW capacity under component-A of PM Kusum Scheme to be developed in Maharashtra. Key details of the tender released by MSEDCL are as follows: Pre-bid Conference Meeting Date […]

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TANGEDCO To Add 3 MW Solar Power Under PM-KUSUM Scheme

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission(TNERC) has allowed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) to procure solar power with a combined capacity of 3 MW generated by two farmers in the state. The solar power will be purchased at a tariff of Rs 2.99 per unit, under Component – A of the […]

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Maha Discom Seeks Bids for 500MW Solar Plants Under KUSUM Scheme

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) has released a Request for Selection (RfS), inviting bids for the procurement of cumulative 500MW (AC) solar power from decentralised solar projects under Component-C of PM KUSUM scheme to be developed in the state through RESCO mode. The pre-bid conference will be held online on January 6, […]

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Shakti Pumps Launches SIMHA 2.0 Universal Drive to Power Solar Pumps

Shakti Pumps (India) Ltd, a manufacturer of energy efficient pumps & motors, has launched SIMHA 2.0 Universal Drive, a unique product that powers solar pump sets and supports a wide variety of motors by virtue of its design specifications, the company recently said. The SIMHA 2.0 Universal Drive is an upgraded version of SIMHA that […]

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PEDA Floats Tender to Set Up 220 MW Solar Plants in Punjab

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited applications from interested farmers for setting up solar PV power plants of individual capacity 1, 1.5 or 2 MW in Punjab under the PM-KUSUM Scheme for sale of power to Punjab State Power Cooperation Limited (PSPCL). The total aggregate capacity of solar power plants to be set […]

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States, Discoms Need To Do More for Success of Grid Connected Options in PMKUSUM, Says Study

The Indian government has been giving a renewed push to the PM-KUSUM scheme that promises reliable power supply for irrigation. But the proposed solarisation models, especially component A and C that involve grid connectivity have fared poorly so far. A new study by the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) and Shakti Sustainable Energy […]

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Madhya Pradesh Tenders for 225MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has invited bids for the selection of developers for implementation of approximately 225 MW(AC) grid-connected solar power plants connected to selected 33/11 kV substations under the PM KUSUM program at various locations in Madhya Pradesh. The project size to be installed per substation is 500 kW to 2 […]

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