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Gujarat floats tender for 700 MW solar power capacity in Dholera Park

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), the holding company of all the power utilities in the states, has floated a tender for 700 Megawatt (MW) capacity solar power projects to be set up in Dholera solar park. "In order to fulfill the renewable power purchase obligation and to...

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Tamil Nadu: Govt suggests 500MW solar park in Kamuthi

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

As the Centre recently cancelled the 500MW Kadaladi solar park project in Ramanthapuram district following the state’s failure to acquire land for the project, power minister P Thangamani on Wednesday said the state government has planned to set up the project in Kamuthi,...

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MNRE cancels proposal for 500 MW solar park project in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

In a major setback to Tangedco and the Tamil Nadu government, the Union ministry for renewable power (MNRE) has cancelled the proposal for a solar park at Kadaladi in Ramanathapuram district. The decision was made at a meeting convened by the MNRE secretary recently to assess...

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RSDCL, NTPC sign agreement to develop 925 MW solar park in Jaisalmer

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2020

Rajasthan Solar Park Development Company Ltd (RSDCL), a subsidiary of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation, and NTPC on Thursday signed an agreement to develop 925 MW capacity solar park at Nokh in Rajasthan''s Jaisalmer district. RSDCL Chairman Anil Gupta and National...

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Rajasthan gets largest investment of Rs 4,000cr in solar sector

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

In what will become the first largest investment in Rajasthan during the current regime of the Congress government, Central PSU NTPC and Rajasthan Solarpark Development Corporation Ltd (RSDCL), a subsidiary of RRECL, will sign an agreement on Thursday to develop 925 megawatt...

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Govt, NTPC to sign MoU for solar park in Jaisalmer

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

The government is set to ink an agreement with NTPC for developing a 925 megawatt solar park in Jaisalmer that would fetch nearly Rs 4,000 core investment. The ultra-mega solar park at Nokh, spread over 1850 hectare, will be the first project for developing a park under the...

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Allocate 60,000 hectares for solar & wind park on priority, Centre tells Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

The central government on Wednesday directed the state government to hasten the allocation of 60,000 hectares of land for the solar and wind park project in Kutch district. The project is expected to attract an investment of about Rs 1.35 lakh crore. The proposed solar and...

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NTPC to invest Rs 25,000 crore to set up solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

NTPC, India’s largest power company, will not undertake any new coal-based generation for the next few years as part of measures to reduce its carbon footprint and has decided to invest about Rs 25,000 crore to set up one of the world’s largest solar parks at Kutch in Gujarat...

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Andhra Pradesh asks SECI, NTPC to revise tariffs for some solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2019

The new government in Andhra Pradesh has asked NTPC and Solar Energy Corp of India (SECI) to revise tariffs for power from 1,650 megawatt of solar projects to Rs 2.44 per unit retrospectively...

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Delhi to shut down Rajghat thermal power plant, use its land for solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The Delhi government has decided to "officially" shut down the Rajghat thermal power plant and use its land to develop a 5,000 KW solar park, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on...

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