Articles tagged under: Solar Power

PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at First World Solar Technology Summit

August 17, 2020
PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at First World Solar Technology Summit

New Delhi:R.K. Singh,President of the ISA Assembly and Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, today shared details of the First World Solar Technology Summit being organized by ISA on a virtual platform on September 08, 2020. The objective of the event is to bring the spotlight on state-of-the-art technologies as well as next-generation technologies which will provide impetus to the efforts towards harnessing the solar energy m...Read More

Gujarat Solar Power Policy-2015 extended to Dec 31, 2020

July 08, 2020
Gujarat Solar Power Policy-2015 extended to Dec 31, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Govetnment has decided to extend the time frame of ‘Gujarat Solar Power Policy – 2015’ up to December 31, 2020, says Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel, today. Giving further information about this decision, the Gujarat Energy Minister said that due to presently prevalent situation of world-wide pandemic of 'COVID-19', the state government had announced ‘Rs. 14,000-Crore Gujarat Aatmanirbhar Package’, under which time frames of many policies in th...Read More

1605 kV rooftop solar panels to be set up at 140 religious places at a cost of Rs. 3.30 crore

July 08, 2020
1605 kV rooftop solar panels to be set up at 140 religious places at a cost of Rs. 3.30 crore

Gandhinagar: Even as 35 percent of tourists coming to Gujarat comprises pilgrims, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today called for holistic approach for high-level integrated development of kaleidoscope of pilgrimage centres in the state to make them more pilgrim-friendly. Presiding over the Gujarat Pavitra Yatradham Vikas Board here, he suggested a long-term plan to develop eight major pilgrims centres of the state registering more than 1,000 footfalls each as iconic centres, namely Ambaji, Somn...Read More

PM Modi to inaugurate Asia’s largest 750-MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project on July 10

July 07, 2020
PM Modi to inaugurate Asia’s largest 750-MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project on July 10

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate Asia's largest 750 MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on July 10, 2020 through video conferencing. This announcement was made by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The project is spread over 1,590 acres of land. It is one of the largest single-site solar power plants in Asia. A joint venture company by the name of Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) was set up by the Solar En...Read More

Gujarat leads in setting up Solar Rooftop Plant across the country

March 10, 2020
Gujarat leads in setting up Solar Rooftop Plant across the country

Gandhinagar: Gujarat has become number one state to errect highest number of solar rooftop plants across the country. As of March 2, 2020, total 50,915 home-based solar rooftop systems have been installed in the state and a solar rooftop plant of 177.67 megawatt capacity has been installed. During the question hour in Parliament, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy R K Singh gave these details. He said that under the Solar Rooftop Scheme all over the country 64 % consumers are from G...Read More

Gujarat tops with 1,05,794 rooftop solar panel applications in residential areas: Saurabh

February 29, 2020
Gujarat tops with 1,05,794 rooftop solar panel applications in residential areas: Saurabh

Gandhinagar: In a record of sorts in promoting green-clean non-traditional sources of energy along with renewable sources of energy, Gujarat tops with receiveing 1,05,794 rooftop solar panel applications during the last five months, since the scheme was implemented on August 25, 2019, said Gujarat Energy minister Saurabh Patel. He said that an online portal has been created for online filing of applications. The State Government has appointed Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited as the nodal age...Read More

Gujarat govt plans 60,000 hectare biggest hybrid park to generate 30,000 MW renewable energy

December 05, 2019
Gujarat govt plans 60,000 hectare biggest hybrid park to generate 30,000 MW renewable energy

Ahmedabad: Energy consumption in industrial sector in Gujarat has not decreased, but instead it has been higher compared to previous year which shows that economic activities in Gujarat are regular. Energy consumption was lower last month due to Diwali and rains. Consumption of electricity is important barometer to indicate economic activities. State energy minister Saurabh Patel said today while addressing The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) function today here...Read More

Tata Power to develop 50 MW solar project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

November 11, 2019
Tata Power to develop 50 MW solar project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, has received a Letter of Award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) on 7th November 2019 to develop a 50MW solar project in Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat. This LOA is in addition to the 250MW Solar Project being set up by the Company at Dholera Solar Park. The Plant is expected to generate 118 MUs of energy pe...Read More

Gujarat govt announces relaxations for MSME units in existing Solar Power Policy in order to further encourage solar power generation

September 19, 2019
Gujarat govt announces relaxations for MSME units in existing Solar Power Policy in order to further encourage solar power generation

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced special relaxations for MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) sector industrial units in solar policy declared by the State government in year 2015. The government said this decision has been taken to encourage the industries to scale up solar power generation. - Caps on load and capacity are removed. Earlier, there was a cap of 50% of approved load for solar project installation. Now onward, MSME units will be allowed to install o...Read More

Gujarat is No.1 in rooftop solar installation in the country

July 23, 2019
Gujarat is No.1 in rooftop solar installation in the country

Gandhinagar: Gujarat is No.1 in installation of rooftop solar projects with installed capacity of 261.97 Mega Watt (MW) as on 23 July, 2019. Total rooftop solar installation in India stands at 1,700.54 MW. Gujarat is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with 198.52 MW and 151.62 MW respectively. Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy and Power Shri R. K. Singh provided the information in Rajya Sabha on July 23, 2019 while replying to a question raised by MP Shri Parimal Nathwani. Ac...Read More