Nigeria signs MoU with GE for five solar power plants
The Nigerian Northern States Governors´ Forum has signed an MoU with GE for the construction of five solar power plants. Five states including Borno, Kebbi, Nassarawa, Niger and Taraba will soon benefit from the solar power plants, with 100 MW capacity each.
Solar power plants at 22 areas in city
The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation is planning to install solar power plants at 22 areas-head water works, VMC schools, VMC circle offices, parks and water reservoirs in the city.
RattanIndia Solar wins 40-MW project in Maharashtra
RattanIndia Solar said it has won 40 MW solar project in Maharashtra at a tariff of Rs.4.43 per kWh. ´RattanIndia Solar, through its company Sepset Constructions Limited, a part of the RattanIndia group, has won solar project of 40 MW capacity at a tariff of Rs.4.43/kWh plus a viability gap funding of Rs.49 lakh/MW in reverse e-auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation Limited (SECI) on January 22, 2016,´ the company said in a statement
Parliamentary Committee reviews performance of NLC
Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Coal, chaired by Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, has reviewed the performance of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd.
ABB India bags Rs.119 crore orders
ABB India has won orders worth around Rs 119 crore to provide electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants in the country. Spread across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, these projects will connect more than 850 MW of solar energy to the grid and will be among the biggest solar projects worldwide.
Reliance Power, Lanco seek higher solar tariffs
According to reports, Solar power plants of Reliance Power, Lanco and others, are seeking higher tariffs saying that the data on solar radiation provided by the government was faulty which has led to lower generation. Several companies have filed petitions before the central regulator, seeking higher tariffs jut as a panel chaired by Deepak Parekh recommended compensation for Tata and Adani´s higher costs of generation.
Mahindra to set up 200 mw solar plants in TN
With an investment of Rs 1,400 crore, Mahindra EPC wants to set up 200 mw of solar power plants in Tamil Nadu, across two locations — near Madurai and Tiruchi. When completed, a group company of Mahindra & Mahindra will own a third of the 200 mw capacity, while the rest would be sold to those who wish to own solar assets.