Surat Municipal Corporation

Surat Municipal Corporation Issues Grid Connected Solar Tenders of 2 MW Each

Surat Municipal Corporation has floated two grid-connected solar tenders. Both tenders have a 2 MW capacity. One is for a solar plant to be installed on the BRTS route to Narmad University & the other one will be in Central Mall in Surat through the RESCO model. The last date for submitting the bids for […]

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Surat Municipal Body Saves Rs 65 Cr, Thanks To Renewable Power

Setting up an example as to how renewable energy can help the government to save on its scarce revenue, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Gujarat has saved Rs 65 crore by the optimal use of solar power. The SMC has solarized as many as 60 of its offices in multiple departments with solar power panels. […]

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Surat to be India’s First Smart City with Solar Power

Under the Mission, the SMC with the investment of whooping Rs 2908 crore, are implementing the development works in the city. The consultative committee members of the Ministry of urban development are on a visit to the city of Surat where they visited multiple projects that are being implemented by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) under […]

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Surat Tops Among Green Energy Producers in India

SMC produces 86.5 GWh of renewable energy as compared to its per year requirement of 245 GWh, which is 35 percent of its requirements. The municipal body of the diamond city, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC), produces nearly 40 MW of renewable energy from solar, wind and biogas. Also, additional 10 MW of green energy is expected to […]

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Diamond Grading Institute Installs 34.8 KW Solar Rooftop Plant

The Diamond City has emerged as India’s leading ‘solar smart city’ according to the bi-monthly newsletter of the ministry of new and renewable energy, Government of India titled Ákshay Urja’. In a significant development, the International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR), a part of the world’s leading De Beers Group, has become the […]

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Smart City Surat to be Recognize with Solar Energy Award for Rooftop Plants

Surat Municipal Corporation’s exemplary work in solar energy sector will be recognized by Exhibitions India group under the Smart Cities India Award-2017 for smart rooftop solar power plants on May 12. After being declared the fourth cleanest city of the country, Surat has added yet another feather in its cap. The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) […]

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BHEL Bags 3.6 MW Solar Rooftop Order from Surat Municipal Corporation

BHEL has acquired an order to install solar PV Rooftop system with a capacity of 3.6 MW for  Surat Municipal Corporation State-run power equipment maker BHEL has secured order for the installation of Solar PV rooftop systems totaling 3.6 MW from Surat Municipal Corporation. While all the 10 identified areas of installation would be within […]

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Surat Municipal Corporation signs MoU with SECI to tap into solar power

Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Monday inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to generate solar power from rooftop of the buildings. The MoU was signed by Surat Municipal Commissioner Milind Torwane and SECI managing director Ashvini Kumar. Under the MoU signed SECI will set up solar power plants on […]

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