Month: March 2018

Renegotiation of PPAs by Certain States

Solar Energy India (1)

PPA is a contract between purchaser of electricity and electricity generator setting out the terms and price for supplying electricity. Earlier, tariffs were fixed by state electricity regulatory commissions based on which PPAs were made with power generators. In the case of renewable energy, state electricity regulatory commissions set the Feed-in Tariffs for the purchase …

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World’s largest Solar Park: Shakti Sthala

Pavagada - world largest solar park

The Chief Minister of Karnataka recently inaugurated the first phase of a 2,000 megawatts (MW) solar park in the drought-prone Pavagada region of Tumkur district, about 180km from Bengaluru. The southern state claims that this solar park is the World’s largest solar park. The park has been named as “Shakti Sthala”. The park’s development is anchored by the …

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