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REC Tenders for Solar Street Lights in Rural and Tribal Areas of Nashik

REC has tendered for the procurement and installation of 1650 solar street lights in the rural and tribal areas of Nashik district of Maharashtra. The Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) through its REC Foundation has issued tender for the engagement of PMA/ implementing agency for the procurement and installation of 1650 solar street lights in the […]

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Tender Issued for 19,000 Solar Street Lights Under MNRE Scheme in Punjab

PEDA has tendered for commissioning of 19,000 solar street lights in Punjab under the MNRE off-grid and decentralised solar PV applications scheme. The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible vendors and firms for the work of designing and commissioning of 19,000 solar street lights in the state under […]

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Govt Closes Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY) Phase-II amid Covid-19 Outbreak

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak across the country, the government has decided to close the second phase of its Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY) effective from April 01, 2020. The move came after the government decided not to operate MPLADS for two years i.e. for 2020-2021 and 2021-22 and in this regard, a circular was […]

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Govt Extends Phase-II of Atal Jyoti Yojana Till Mar 2021; EESL to Float New Tender

After subdued progress in the installation of solar street lights, the Government has extended the second phase of its Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY) for a period of one year till March 31, 2021. The move came after the instructions issued by the Finance Ministry’s Expenditure Department on continuation and extension of public funded ongoing schemes. […]

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SECI Issues NIT for Solar Street Lights, Fox Lights for Wildlife Sanctuary in UP

The last date and time for submitting bids is January 14, 2020 upto 1500 hrs. Central government’s nodal agency Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notice inviting tenders (NIT) for installing solar street lights and fox lights in Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). As per the tender, […]

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Budget 2019: Solar Sector Gets Only 1.1% Increase in Allocation

After the revised estimation of last year’s budget allocation is taken into account, this year’s budget has seen a rise of just over a percent for the solar sector The union budget for 2019-20 has provided for a budgetary allocation of Rs 3,004 crore for the solar power sector, including both grid-interactive and off-grid projects, […]

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Indian Navy Sails towards Renewable Energy; 24MW Solar Projects under Execution

Besides, Indian Navy has also taken up few pilot projects which utilize wind or hybrid (both wind and solar) as a source of energy. These projects not only aim to reduce carbon footprint but also help achieve self-sustenance in energy security. Demand for energy spurred over the past two decades on the back of unprecedented […]

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Government Approves Second Phase of Atal Jyoti Yojana

Phase-II of Atal Jyoti Yojana will cover installation of 3,04,500 solar street lights (SSL) of 12 W capacity as per the MNRE specification. The president has today given its assent to launch the Phase-II of the ‘Atal Jyoti Yojana’ (AJAY) to be implemented in the year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Sanction has also been accorded for […]

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