SJVN Eyes 5000 MW Solar Power Projects in Punjab

State-owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), which has emerged as a pioneer in the development of renewable energy in India, is eyeing the development of about 5000 MW of green energy in the state of Punjab. In a recent move, SJVN’s Chairman & Managing Director Nand Lal Sharma met Bhagwant Mann, the Chief Minister of […]

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Smarten Aims to Deploy 5000 Solar Units By The End of FY 2022

By implementing more than three megawatts of projects in Punjab, Haryana, and portions of Uttar Pradesh by June 2022, Haryana-based power-backup product producers Smarten has been solidifying its position in the institutional market in India. The company says that the deployment will benefit institutions save on their electricity bills, contributing to the environment & spread […]

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Gujarat tops NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index-Round 1

Gujarat has topped the Niti Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index-Round 1 (SECI) among larger states, which is aimed at ranking states and Union territories (UTs) on six parameters including discoms’ performance, energy efficiency and clean energy initiatives. With reference to clean energy, particularly solar energy, Gujarat is racing to become number one with a […]

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Punjab Invites Bids for 217 MW Solar Power Projects Under PM-KUSUM

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited applications from farmers, groups of farmers, panchayats, cooperatives, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and water use associations in Punjab for setting up of solar power plants of individual capacity of 1MW, 1.5 MW and 2 MW. the move comes even as Punjab struggles to find a way out […]

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Water Agency In Pakistan Moves To Power Disposal Stations With Solar Energy

Lahore-headquartered Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has planned to convert five of its major disposal stations to solar energy. This was revealed by Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) Managing Director Syed Zahid Aziz during an online performance review meeting of all Wasas in Punjab, Pakistan. The meeting also discussed capacity building issues of all Wasas. […]

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CERC Refuses to Intervene in SB Energy’s PPA/PSA with NTPC & PSPCL

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) turned down SB Energy’s plea to direct NTPC Ltd. and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to neither terminate the PPA and PSA signed between the parties nor undertake any coercive action, such as invocation of the performance bank guarantee, and to extend timelines for Condition […]

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525 KW Solar Plant Installed in Golden Temple, Punjab

With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar, Punjab, on Tuesday. “Our mission is to ensure clean power supply round the clock at Sri Darbar Sahib, saving 33 per […]

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Punjab Tender For 5 MW Rooftop Solar Plants on Government Buildings

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has released an e-tender for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV plants on government buildings anywhere in Chandigarh and the state of Punjab. The scope of work includes Approval of Rates for Design, Engineering, Supply, installation, commissioning, and testing along with the maintenance for 5 coming years of […]

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Three Solar Parks Proposed in Anandpur Sahib – Punjab

The Punjab government is planning to set up three solar parks in the Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency, Congress MP Manish Tewari has said. The Punjab government is planning to set up three solar parks in the Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency, Congress MP Manish Tewari told local reporters. The state government has asked the deputy commissioners of Mohali and Rupnagar to identify the land for the purpose, the […]

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