Punjab Solar Capacity Soars to 920 MW in August 2018

The State was having installed capacity of only 9 MW in February, 2012 which has escalated to 920 MW as on August 2018. The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) during 2nd Global Re-Invest 2018 said in a statement that, across government, we are talking about what is the defining issue of our generation – Climate […]

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Non-Payment of Subsidy Backs Punjab’s Solar Rooftop Fall

Around 300 applications of subsidy totaling to Rs 6 crore are pending for more than six months as per the incentive of Rs 17,000 per KW power. The delay in disbursements to the residents by the government has led to slow development of Punjab’s solar rooftop power systems. Around 300 applications of subsidy totaling to […]

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Punjab Lags in Installation of Solar Rooftop Power Plants

Punjab has seven buildings each fitted with a solar power plant of certain generating capacity across the districts of Mohali, Bathinda and Ludhiana. As the country sees a surge in the solar energy development, Punjab state government is said to have a blind eye towards India’s aggressive approach towards solar power development. Punjab government is […]

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Amritsar’s Khalsa College to use Solar Energy  

The solar power plant installed on the dining room, primary school and the library of Khalsa College is said to produce three times the electricity that the college consumes. In a bid to switch to green energy for its power consumption, historic educational institution of Amritsar, Khalsa College has inaugurated a 775 KW solar power […]

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BEE and AEEE Release ‘Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index’

The energy efficiency preparedness index aims at assessing state policies and programs aimed at improving energy efficiency across various sectors. As part of its commitment to create awareness about energy efficiency as a resource and also to develop an action plan for energy conservation initiatives, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy […]

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LPG Bottling Plant in Leh to Run on Solar Power

The company said it has commissioned a 100 Kilowatt solar power plant at the location to run the plant’s operations. India’s largest fuel retailer, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will install solar power plant in Leh to run its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant. The LPG plant in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir is […]

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CPPIB to Invest $300 Million in Renewable Energy Producer Mytrah Power

We are in process of raising growth capital and there is interest from multiple investors,” said Mytrah Energy chief financial officer Shirish Navlekar without disclosing further details. An advance talks are taking place between Canada’s largest pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy Ltd where the former is investing about $300 million […]

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Chandigarh Admin Approves Rs 250 pm Solar Panel Fee for Govt Houses

To make it viable for citizenry of the area to generate power, the administration has decided to install at least two kilowatts solar power capacity plant on every government house. As Punjab governor and Chandigarh administrator has approved the rate, the government houses in the city with area of 1 Kanal or more have to […]

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