Uttar Pradesh

Nxtra Enters Into Power Wheeling Agreement With Ampln, Amplus

Nxtra by Airtel, a data centre company in India which is a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited recently signed a power-wheeling agreement with Ampln and Amplus Energy. This agreement is undertaken to procure an additional 140,208 MWh of renewable energy. With this, Nxtra claims to enhance its existing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint through […]

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Bihar Biggest Beneficiary Of DDUGJY & Saubhagya Funding

Recently in parliament Union minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy R.K Singh shared data on the status of electrified and un-electrified villages under the Deen Dayal Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDGJY). The data shared by the union minister in a written reply to the parliament revealed, “Nearly 88,000 households of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups […]

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UP Seeks To Test Solar Template At Magh Mela 2024 For Bigger Kumbh Ambitions

The Uttar Pradesh government’s plan to develop 20 solar cities by 2026-27 with a total installed capacity of 16,000 MW is beginning to show some specific outcomes. In Prayagraj, one of the cities on the list, solar energy will be used extensively during the upcoming Magh Mela-2024. Preparations have apparently begun after a go-ahead from […]

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UP Issues Tender For Solarisation of 1,000 Agricultural Pumps Under PM-KUSUM 

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has now issued a tender for solarising 1,000 agricultural pumps under the Component C of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme. The state nodal agency for clean energy projects asked bidders to bid for the project under which they would be […]

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UP Has The Highest Potential For Livelihoods With DRE: CEEW Study

A latest report by the Council of Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) claimed that Uttar Pradesh has the greatest impact opportunity in livelihood by deploying Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) solutions. The report was recently released by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy RK Singh in a national event in New Delhi recently.  Following Uttar […]

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UP Floats Tender To Outsource Operations & Maintenance Of Solar Mini-Grids 

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has now issued a tender to outsource the operations and maintenance of its solar mini-grids. The government plans to give the contract to the interested parties on a revenue-sharing basis. The tender also said that with this, the state agency intends to revive and restore the old […]

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Uttar Pradesh Registers 144% Jump In Electric Vehicle Registrations In One Year

The World Resource Institute (WRI)-India claimed that the registration of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Uttar Pradesh UP) in the last year had witnessed a jump of 144 percent. The data shared by the clean energy think tank claimed that the three-wheelers segment of EVs in the state is spearheading the EV market share in the […]

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Rajasthan, Andhra Get Major Solar Investment Commitments

The Renewal Energy Conclave in Jaipur has proved worthwhile for Rajasthan. Organised under the aegis of RRECL and Rajasthan State Electricity Broadcasting Corporation Limited, the conclave saw signing of MoUs of about Rs 87,000 crore which will generate about 84000 jobs in the state in the RE sector. The commitments were inked in the presence […]

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Will A New Solar Policy Power Up Uttar Pradesh?

The Uttar Pradesh Government has come up with a new ‘Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Policy 2022’ that aims to add 22-GW of solar power in the coming five years. It looks to attract an investment of Rs 40,000 cr in the solar sector in particular. The state wants to tap 14,000 MW through solar parks, […]

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