Solar Energy

Reliance’s 100-MW solar power plant in Pokhran commence power generation

Reliance Solar Power‘s 100-MW solar power plant in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan has commenced power generation. The solar plant is based on Areva’s compact linear fresnel reflector (CLFR) technology. CLFR system yields higher power cycle efficiency and deliver less pumping losses as compared to other CSP technologies. Additionally it requires lesser area to operate in comparison to […]

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TNERC announces new solar power tariff

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has passed comprehensive tariff order on Solar Power which comes into force from 1st April this year. The tariff works out to Rs.5.10 per unit for Solar PV projects and Rs.11.12 per unit for Solar Thermal projects without AD benefit. The AD benefit component of the tariff is […]

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NTPC is readying its 5 kWp floating solar PV plant

NTPC is readying its 5 kWp floating solar photovoltaic power project at the Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Project, Kayamkulam. Bidding for design, supply, testing and commissioning of 5kwp floating solar PV plant with 5kwp ground mounted solar PV plant started last year in November. Both the projects of 5kwp floating solar PV plant and […]

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NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited to establish 200 megawatt solar power plant in Thoothukudi

The NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) has announced to launch a new solar power plant with a capacity of 200 megawatt in Thoothukudi. Sathiyanarayanan, Chief Executive Officer, NTPL, said that the power plant will be established over an area of 1,200 acres spread over Paraikuttam, Melapandiapuram and Muraman near Maniyachi. Techno-commercial feasibility study is […]

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Origin Energy inks deal with Moree Solar Farm to buy solar power output

Origin Energy has signed an agreement to purchase electricity for 15 years from Moree solar farm in New South Wales. Origin Energy is touting the 15-year power purchase agreement (ppa) as a “landmark”. It is the first agreement that company has struck with a large scale solar facility. Under the agreement the utility will purchase […]

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SECI to set up grid connected 100 MW Solar PV projects across Chhattisgarh

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on “Build Own Operate” basis is setting up grid connected 100 MW Solar PV projects under JNNUSM across Chhattisgarh claims a report. According to The Pioneer SECI will enter into Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the bidders to purchase solar power for a period of 25 years. Chhattisgarh Renewable […]

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Piramal, APG to invest USD 132 million in Essel Infra’s Solar IPP venture

Piramal Enterprises and Dutch pension fund asset manager APG Asset Management will invest USD 132 million to power the Essel Infrastructure’s Solar IPP platform across India. Piramal Enterprises Limited will make the investment in Essel Green Energy, the solar arm of Essel Infraprojects Ltd through its Structured Investment Group. Essel Green Energy Private Ltd currently […]

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