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Ultra Mega Solar Parks in India

Solar power projects can be set up anywhere in the country, however the scattering of solar power projects leads to higher project cost per MW and higher transmission losses. Individual projects of smaller capacity incur significant expenses in site development, drawing separate transmission lines to nearest substation, procuring water and in creation of other necessary …

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KUSUM Scheme 2019 Target Porgress

KUSUM scheme

The Union Budget 2018 announced Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Uhaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) to replace diesel pumps and grid-connected electric tube-wells for irrigation by solar irrigation pumps (SIPs) with a buy-back arrangement for farmer’s surplus solar energy at a remunerative prices. However, the program got delayed and eventually, in February 2019, The Cabinet Committee on Economic …

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175000 Off-grid Solar Pumps Under Kusum tender

EESL Tenders for 175000 Off-Grid Solar Pumps Under KUSUM

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSU’s under the Ministry of Power has issued a tender, under the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme, for the procurement of 175000 off-grid solar pumps. The KUSUM Program: The project is part of the Union Government’s Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Application Program. …

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Ocean Energy in India

Ocean Energy Introduction: Oceans cover 70 percent of the earth’s surface and represent an enormous amount of energy in the form of wave, tidal, marine current and thermal gradient. A variety of different technologies are currently under development throughout the world to harness this energy in all its forms. Deployment is currently limited but the …

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MNRE releases Solar Benchmark Cost 2019-20

MNRE Solar Benchmark Cost 2019-20

Recently, MNRE has issued benchmark cost 2019-20 for different types of solar power plants & equipments. Benchmark Cost 2019-20: Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power Plant Capacity States other than Special Category(Rs/Wp) Special Category States (Rs/Wp) Above 1KWp – 10 KWp 54 59 Above 10 KWp – 100 KWp 48 53 Above 100 KWp – 500 …

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SECI’s 1200 MW Solar Tender gets lowest bid of ₹ 2.54/Unit

Recently, the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has successfully concluded the auction for 1200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects to be developed across India. In February 2019, SECI had tendered the capacity under tranche-IV. The tariff ceiling for this tender was set at ₹2.65 kWh. The tender was oversubscribed by 900 …

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