Solar Power Generation

World’s Largest 2K MW Solar Park Sets Up in Karnataka by Investing Rs 16,500 cr

The park spans across 13,000 acres spread over 5 villages and is a benchmark in the unique people’s participation in power model put on ground. The world’s largest 2,000 MW solar park, named as ‘Shakti Sthala’, was set up with an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada town in Tumakuru district of Karnataka. According […]

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Amplus Commits Rs 2,200 cr Investment in UP to Build 500 Mw Solar Capacity

We are committed to install solar capacity of 500 MW in the state in the next 5 years, says Sanjeev Aggarwal. Solar power plant manufacturer Amplus Energy Solutions has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government during the Investors Summit 2018 to invest Rs 2,200 crore over the next 5 years. The MoU […]

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Cabinet to Vet Rs 48,000 Crore KUSUM Scheme for Solar Power by March

KUSUM will also improve the present scheme for rooftop solar systems. The government is enlarging the scope of the existing scheme and its mechanism, he said adding that the government is thinking of beginning KUSUM with 7.5 lakh solar pumps.     In a significant development, the Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use […]

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The Dark Truth of QCA: Who is Paying Whose Penalty?

By Abhk Kumar Das, Del2infinity Energy Consulting The solar and wind power generation shows a promising future in India. But due to the variability and intermittency, large scale renewable energy penetration in existing grid is a challenge and the proper policy and regulatory mechanisms, technological solutions and institutional structures are key issues in solar and […]

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Operation & Maintenance Testing Equipments

Globally, we now have a total of 305GW of solar power installed, up from around 50GW in 2010 and virtually nothing at the turn of the millennium. The experts have termed this growth “very significant” and have spoken briefly on the need to have solar power as an important measure for the world to meet […]

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Tata Power Commissions 100 MW Solar Plant in Karnataka

TPREL, the Tata Power wholly-owned subsidiary, has built the two 50 MW solar plants on over 533 acres. India’s largest renewable energy company, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) has announced the commissioning of its 100 MW solar plant at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The project was won by the Company in May 2016 […]

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India: Karnataka retenders 200MWPavagada Solar Park

Karnataka will procure electricity generated from the solar power park through long-term power purchase agreements of 25 years. The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), the renewable energy implementing agency in Karnataka, has retendered 200 MW of solar capacity at Pavagada Solar Park. The tender was initially issued in July 2017 but was withdrawn the […]

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Canal Based Solar Power Projects Top Priority Says Uttar Pradesh Government

The ambitious solar project is expected to generate more than 2000 MW power from solar panels and micro-hydel power projects in UP. The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to generate power by installing solar power panels in open spaces around vast canals and establish micro-hydel schemes to explore potential of solar power generation across the […]

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International Solar Alliance Energizing Future

India’s brainchild, the International Solar Alliance celebrated its inception this November, and looks ahead to become a legal entity on 6th December 2017. An Indian initiative to forge a global coalition to harness solar energy, International Solar Alliance was launched at the CoP21 Climate Conference by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then French President Francois […]

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