Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam Port to Source its Energy Needs from Solar Power

After meeting its peak energy requirement of 12 million units per annum for powering the port and its BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) operators, the port authority is selling the surplus 5 million units to the State. The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has confirmed that after achieving its financial growth target for the fiscal year three months ahead […]

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Government of Andhra Pradesh Signs MoU With Adani Group

In a development that will boost the country’s technology infrastructure and vitalize the concept of green data centers, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) signed a MoU with the Adani Group to build Data Center Parks up to 5 GW capacities in and around Visakhapatnam over the next 20 years. This ambitious project would be […]

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Andhra Pradesh to Give Farmers Power to Sell Power

The project will be launched on a pilot basis in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaran and Srikakulam district. The first 75,000 solar pump sets worth Rs 3.5 lakh each will be provided to farmers in these districts. On an estimate the pilot project will cost around Rs 2,625 Crore. Andhra Pradesh government is planning to initiate a scheme […]

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Need to Tap Renewable Energy, says Venkaiah Naidu

Renewable energy was a major solution in fighting climate change and meet the increasing energy demand in the country, he said. Referring to the enormous demand for the conventional sources of energy such as oil and gas in the country, Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has emphasised upon the need to tap the country’s renewable […]

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GVMC Kicks off Construction of 2MW Floating Solar Farm at Mudarsarlova Reservoir

The reservoir, which is one of the oldest parks in Coastal Andhra, provides around one million gallons of drinking water per day to Visakhapatnam. The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has kick-started the construction of a 2MW floating solar farm at Mudarsarlova reservoir in Andhra Pradesh. The reservoir, which is one of the oldest parks in Coastal Andhra, provides around one […]

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3,526 Tribal Houses in Andhra Pradesh Harnesses Solar Power

As per authorities, about Rs. 25 lakh was spent for every town to set up solar power gear like panels, battery moves down, control supply lines and shafts close to the cost of support. If someone happened to hear TV noises in remote parts of Visakhapatnam region, one must not be astounded. Living oblivious has […]

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APEPDCL to provide EMI scheme on Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) with collaboration with Andhra Bank is planning to introduce bank loan system for the people interested to avail Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering (RSPNM). Under the new loan system, the applicants will be provided with a bank loan and the EMI amount will be collected as […]

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Visakhapatnam Port Trust planning another 5MW solar plant

Visakhapatnam Port Trust is planning to set up a new 5 MW solar power plant as part of its efforts to conserve energy in addition to its existing 10 MW solar project which is under construction. The construction at VPT’s 5 MW solar project is expected to begin in the new fiscal year. VPT chairman […]

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