solar parks

MNRE Urgently Needs Strategic Plan to Achieve 100 GW Solar Target: SCOE

The SCOE has recommended MNRE to speedily work out a strategic plan to achieve the target of 100 GW solar energy within the deadline of 2022 The Standing Committee on Energy (SCOE) recently presented its 17th report on ‘Action Plan for the achievement of 175 Gigawatt (GW) Renewable Energy Target’, relating to the Ministry 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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MSME Solar Parks Feasible When State’s Lower Transmission Charges: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said the entry of MSME in the solar parks sector was a good idea, but would only be viable if state governments reduce transmission charges. Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways of India and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari has said that he believes that the entry of MSME […]

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The Top 7 Solar Power Parks across the World

A list of the 7 largest solar parks in the world, four of which are located in India and the remaining three in China. Although an outsider right now, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai with a planned 5000 MW capacity could soon make its way to the top of the […]

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NTPC Issues Tender For Geotechnical Investigations at Neemach, Sajapur and Agar Solar Parks in MP

The last date of bid submission is April 3, 2019 NTPC Ltd. has invited bids from eligible bidders for conducting the preliminary and detailed geotechnical investigations for Neemach Solar Park, Sajapur Solar Park and Agar Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh. The brief scope of work for selected bidder(s) will include conducting field tests like Boreholes, […]

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Juwi Energies secures business for EPC of 250 MW Solar Parks in S.Africa

The USD 206 million contracts include the 86-MW Waterloo and the 78-MW Bokamoso solar plants, both to be located in North West Province, as well as the 86-MW Droogfontein 2 PV farm in the Northern Cape. Leading renewable energy development services provider, Juwi Energies has bagged contracts for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operations and […]

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MNRE Extends Timeline for Implementing 40 GW ‘Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects’ Scheme to 2021-22

The timelines of the scheme is extended from 2019-20 to 2021-22 without any additional financial implication. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the timeline for the implementation of 40 GW scheme for developing solar parks and ultra mega solar power projects from 2019-20 to 2021-22. The MNRE said in a statement […]

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Duty Concerns, ISTS Issues May Delay Solar Auctions

NTPC deferred auction of 2,000 MW of solar capacity to the first week of June. However, the state-run power giant did not auction even in the first week of this month. Amid ambiguity about the imposition of 70 percent safeguard duty on solar equipment, there is an apprehension that solar auctions would be dragged further. […]

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