Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu to float tenders for solar power projects

Tamil Nadu seems quite eager to hand over new tenders for solar power projects. Despite the price per unit of solar power falling down across the country, the states of Tamil Nadu was among the few states which signed PPA at 7.10 per unit until recently. Now, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has […]

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National Solar Energy Federation of India issues backing down instructions to TNERC

The National Solar Energy Federation of India has moved the TNERC (Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission) against the State utility curtailing solar power generation and has also issued backing down (unplugging of solar power from the State grid) instructions, despite owing a must-run status. Solar developers in Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan have been facing evacuation […]

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Chennai’s Chetpet lake to get Solar Powered Aquarium

Since after the 6 months, Chetpet lake in Chennai was opened to the public, the state government is planning to add more facilities for the visitors. The Tamil Nadu government has planned to develop a Solar Powered Aquarium within the eco-park at a cost of Rs. 6.75 crore, along with a virtual reality centre. The […]

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5200 Megawatts Solar Capacity to be added in 2016-17

India is set to add 5200 MW solar capacity this fiscal year with various states coming out with policies for the sector. The reports from a study conducted by the ratings agency, CARE, it is estimated that out of total installed renewable energy capacity of 42750 MW as on 31st March, the solar energy share […]

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Total installed solar power generation capacity touches 7,805 MW

New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal in Parliament informed that installed solar power generation capacity in the country has touched 7,805 MW mark by June-end this year.  Rajasthan topped the charts with grid connected solar power generation capacity of 1,294.60 MW, followed by Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh with 1,267.41 MW and 1,123.36 MW respectively. India has set an ambitious […]

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Suzlon installs solar powered street lights in Tamil Nadu

As part of the zero darkness initiative Suzlon Foundation with Association for Integrated Rural Development (AIRD) has installed two solar street lights in each village, Ottanatham and Sangampatti, in Tuticurin district, Tamil Nadu. . The lights were installed in common places where there was complete darkness. The objective of the activity was to promote green […]

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NSPCL is tendering for the development of a 50MW solar PV project in Tamil Nadu

NTPC-SAIL Power Company Private Limited (NSPCL) a joint venture between NTPC Ltd and SAIL is tendering for the development of a 50MW solar PV project in Tamil Nadu. The Project location is within the land of Salem Steel Plant located in Salem district of the state. The tender is for the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, […]

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Massive Solar Power Plant of Adani starts Power Transmission

Adani Green Energy (Tamil Nadu) Limited 648 MW solar power plant at Sengapadai in Kamudhi taluck announces that it has started generating power in one of the three 72 MW units and also started power transmission to the grid. The complete project of Rs. 4,536 crore was settled in June 2015 after a consensus with […]

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