Tamil Nadu

GE to Supply 810MW Turbines for JSW’s Wind Farms in Tamil Nadu

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from Indian power company JSW Energy to supply 810 MW of onshore wind turbines for their upcoming wind farms in Tamil Nadu. The turbines will produce enough green energy to meet the annual electricity requirements of more than 2.1 million households in the country, said GE. JSW Energy […]

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HPCL Floats Tender for 628 KW Solar Plants in Tamil Nadu

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has issued a new tender, inviting online bids for pre-AMC servicing & CAMC of solar plants, with 628 KW capacity, in HPCL, Chennai New Terminal at NCTPS Main Road, Vallur Village, Tamil Nadu. The bid submission will close on August 15, 2021, at 12 pm, and the earnest money deposit […]

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Simple Energy To Produce 1 Million E-scooter Units Annually at TN Plant

Bengaluru-based electric two-wheeler (E2W) maker Simple Energy has announced setting up its new production plant at Hosur, Tamil Nadu. Simple Energy‘s Hosur production plant will be developed around 200,000 sq ft and have a production capacity of up to 1 million units annually. The production plant is also expected to create 1,000 jobs, according to […]

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BTM Storage is Closer Than You Think In India, Says Report

Integrating large amounts of behind-the-meter (BtM) battery storage and consuming their own energy will be possible for non-residential consumers by 2025, enabling a distributed energy future, says a new report Auroville Consulting. The report findings are based on the levelized cost analysis of solar-plus-energy storage systems for consumers in Tamil Nadu. The status report titled […]

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Vikram Solar Inaugurates 1.3 GW Module Production Facility in Tamil Nadu

Gurugram-based Vikram Solar has unveiled a new solar photovoltaic module 1.3 GW manufacturing facility located at Indospace Industrial Park, Oragadam, Tamil Nadu. With this unit, Vikram Solar’s cumulative PV module manufacturing capacity reaches 2.5 GW, which the company claims is currently the largest in India. The new manufacturing facility, which was inaugurated by the state’s Chief […]

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APERC Approves Cancellation of Two Wind PPAs, Orders Discom to Pay Compensation

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has issued a new order, ruling that the power purchase agreements (PPAs) entered into by wind developers Vibrant Greentech and Chaitanya Projects with the Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh (APSPDCL) were not binding for the state distribution company. The ruling came in response to the petitions filed […]

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APTEL Overrides TNERC Judgement In Case of Solitaire BTN’s 100 MW Solar Plant

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL),has ruled strongly in favour of the solar developer Solitaire BTN (BTN) against the state regulator of Tamil Nadu, discom, transmission firm. In overriding the previous judgement of the state regulator, APTEL has probably shown up the risks of working directly with state discoms like nothing else. The judgement was […]

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India Will Have Ethanol-based ‘flex engines’, Schemes To Come Soon: Gadkari

The Union Minister, Mr. Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that India has decided to allow ethanol-based ‘flex engines’ which power vehicles using local farm produce and not fossil fuels, and will be rolling out a scheme on the same in the next three months. These are also needed as Ethanol blending picks up pace in […]

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Solar Thermal FO Produces Potable Water Using Sea Water in Tamil Nadu

Narippaiyur, a drought-prone village in Ramanathapuram District in the southeast corner of Tamil Nadu, will benefit from 20,000 litres per day of fresh water produced from sea water – thanks to the solar thermal Forward Osmosis (FO) sea water desalination system recently installed in the place. The customized demand driven convergent water solution through FO […]

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