Telangana to achieve 3 GW solar
Telangana is set to cross the 3 GW solar power generation capacity by 2017-end, up from about 1.1 GW installed capacity now. In achieving the 3 GW mark, the state will also be able to cross another milestone of achieving over 15 per cent of the total energy contribution from the renewable energy segmen.
Nagpur to have 27 MW solar power systems under Centre’s project
The standing committee of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation has approved a proposal to appoint city-based BRR Renewable Energy Consultant as project management consultant to install 27 MW of solar systems under the Centre's solar energy and net metering project.
Solar has many unique attributes which make it a preferred source of power, particularly in India, a densely populated country with a high energy deficit - where it can be rapidly deployed across most parts of the country, due to its modular nature and by virtue of it being environment friendly.
DEWA inaugurates 400/132kV sub-station at solar park
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the 400/132 kV sub-station at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The AED 275 million sub-station has a conversion capacity of 1,515 MVA.
Good monsoon A mixed blessing
After enduring two consecutive years of drought, the monsoon in India has been recorded as ´normal´ in 2016, at just 3 per cent below the long term average. The monsoon, which spans from June to September, is said to be normal when rainfall is between 96-104 per cent of the long term (50 year) average of about 88 centimetres
Own a Powerhouse
The prime minister´s enormous ambition of installing 100 GW (or 100,000 MW) of solar power plants by 2022, in seven years straight, up from just 4 GW today, has set the momentum for solar power generation in India.
States,fall in line!
The recent Supreme Court order in the Hindustan Zinc Ltd Vs Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) case has given the Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) cause a huge boost (See Box: Supreme Court Verdict). But, while most industry players POWER TODAY spoke to deemed the verdict long awaited