Fortum Wins Right to Build 250 MW Solar Project in India

Fortum will build and operate a 250 MW solar plant in Rajasthan at a fixed tariff rate of Rs 2.48/kWh for 25 years. Finland-based Fortum has won the right from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build a 250 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India. The project is expected to be commissioned in […]

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Construction Begins on 70 MW Solar Power Plant in Assam

CM Sonowal laid the foundation stone of 70 MW Solar Plant at Japisajla village of Assam, the maximum period for the commissioning of the project is 12 months. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has laid the foundation stone of 70 MW Solar Plant at Japisajla village of Amguri in Sivasagar district in a bid to boost […]

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Gloversville of New York Gets its Awaited Solar Power Project

The project will utilize about half of the landfill for the installation of 17,820 solar panels mounted four high on concrete ballasts set on the landfill cap. Three years after the bid awarded for a solar project at Gloversville couldn’t materialize the city’s Common Council approved a resolution awarding a contract to Ameresco for a […]

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Gov’t May Single out PGCIL for 25 Power Transmission Contracts

The private sector has also alleged the government authorities behind the move for being biased towards the state-run PGCIL. The government is thinking of awarding 25 small and medium-sized power transmission contracts to the state-run Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL). A government official close to development said, “National Committee on Transmission has recommended that […]

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India to Spend Rs. 3.85 Lakh Crore for 77GW Solar Capacity Target

Out of the total target of installing 100,000 MW of solar capacity target by 2022, 23,120 MW solar capacities have already been installed till July 2018. Bringing clarity to the parameters of the solar energy target of 100 GW, Indian Government asserted investment of Rs. 3,85,000 crore for setting up pending 77,000 MW of solar […]

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Mizoram to Get 100MW Solar Power Plant

The government has already signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sungevity Enterprises, a solar power service developer, to setup Rs. 630 crore 100MW solar power plant. Under the ‘Magnetic Mizoram Investors Summit’ initiative of New Economic Development Policy (NEDP), Mizoram government is to set up a 100 MW solar power plant in the state. […]

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Colbun Kickstarts its First 9MW Solar Plant in Ovejeria

The solar park constituted of photovoltaic solar panels is company’s first solar power facility. The plant comprises 30,000 PV panels, each with watt tracker. Chile based Power Company, Colbun has started the commercial operations of its 9MW solar plant in Ovejeria. Further, the plant is made in 18 hectare land in the Tiltil commune of […]

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SECI Launches e-Tender for 150 MW Solar PV Plant for SCCL

SCCL tender includes design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, commissioning, and comprehensive operations and management. Expanding the solar power segment in Telangana, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has rolled out e-tender for 150 MW of solar PV power plant at different locations of Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL). The project in the tender includes design, […]

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