Indian Army Launches First Solar Plant in North Sikkim

Seeking to harness renewable energy for the benefit of its troops working in remote conditions, the Indian Army has recently┬áinaugurated the first green solar energy plant in Sikkim. The facility, which uses vanadium-based battery technology, was built at an altitude of 16000 ft. in the northern part of the state and has a capacity of […]

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Top 10 States for Renewable Energy Installations in Last 4 Years

A list of the top 10 states that have implemented the maximum amount of renewable energy projects in the last four years. As part of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has undertaken to install at least forty percent of its total electricity generation capacity from non-fossil fuel […]

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NIT For 1000 MW Solar Projects in North Eastern States

The solar projects will be developed on a build, own and operate basis by the SPDs in northeastern states including Sikkim. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) inviting online bids for setting up of 1000 MW Grid-Connected Solar Power Projects in the North-Eastern States including Sikkim, under […]

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Sikkim Becomes 22nd State to Join UDAY

Sikkim would derive an Overall Net Benefit of approximately Rs. 207 crores through UDAY by way of cheaper funds, reduction in AT&C and transmission losses, interventions in energy efficiency, etc. during the period of turnaround. The Government of India and the State of Sikkim has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme Ujwal […]

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