Articles tagged under: Solar Power

‘RFP for 1000 MW first phase of Dholera Solar Park project to be out in a month period’

July 20, 2018
‘RFP for 1000 MW first phase of Dholera Solar Park project to be out in a month period’

Ahmedabad: A Request for Proposal(RFP) for setting up 1000 MW solar park at Dholera will be out in week or two, said Raj Gopal, Principal Secretary for Energy and Petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat speaking at CII Solar conclave here today. It will be the phase-one of proposed 5000 MW solar park project. The first phase is likely to be functional over a period of two years from now according to Raj Gopal. He said, setting up solar park at Dholera has several challenges such as salinit...Read More

Two feeders of SKY inaugurated in Rajkot; presentation given to farmers

July 07, 2018
Two feeders of SKY inaugurated in Rajkot; presentation given to farmers

Rajkot: Suryashakti Kisan Yojana(SKY) is on roll now. The first two feeders for SKY in Rajkot district were inaugurated today in a function at Jetpur. Under the SKY programme, Rajkot district is going to get five feeders. The first feeder inaugurated today is called Jadeshwar feeder. The other feeder also inaugurated today is called Balaji feeder. It was inaugurated at Dhank. In a Rs 870 crore pilot project of SKY, total 137 feeders are to be errected statewide. Farmers will need to pay 5...Read More

Gujarat Chief Minister announces Suryashakti Kisan Yojana ( SKY ) for farmers

June 23, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister today announced Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) for farmers. The Yojana is for 26 lakh farmers who are existing consumers of power companies. The farmers will be given solar panel to generate solar power in their farms. The name of related feeder will be known as Sky feeder. Farmers will need to pay minimum 5% of total cost. More he increases his share, more he will benefit in terms of repayment of loan. The government will bear 60% share of total cost of t...Read More

Gujarat government announces Solar – Wind hybrid power policy

June 20, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced wind-solar hybrid power policy under which solar power producers are allowed to set up wind power project in same land and use single transmission line for supply of both solar and wind power. Same way, wind power producers will be able to set up solar power project and use same transmission line. According to policy document, power generated under hybrid model will get waiver from electricity duty. In case of third party power sell, cross subsidy ...Read More

Railways plans to set up 7.5 MW solar plant in Gujarat, broad-gauge connectivity to Vadnagar this year,

June 12, 2018
Railways plans to set up 7.5 MW solar plant in Gujarat, broad-gauge connectivity to Vadnagar this year,

Ahmedabad: Railways will install a 7.5MW-peak solar power plant in Gujarat. This announcement has been made in a booklet 'Gearing Gujarat' released by Railway minister via video conference. Proposed solar power plant will be set up in public private partnership model. Private partner will operate it for 25 years. The other announcements in the booklet include, broad-gauge connectivity to Vadnagar in North Gujarat by December this year and completion of 57-km Mehsana-Taranga hill track by...Read More

Gujarat govt to announce wind-solar hybrid power policy: Rupani

June 10, 2018
Gujarat govt to announce wind-solar hybrid power policy: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government will announce wind-solar hybrid power policy, said State Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking in Surat today during an interaction with private news channel. Rupani said this in reference to government's plan to set up a 5000 MW solar power park on coastal wasteland near Dholera. Rupani said the tender for desalination plant at Jodiya in Saurashtra has been approved and another tender for similar plant in Dahej area of Central Gujarat is also out. Ru...Read More

Tender for 1000 MW phase-1 of 5000 MW Dholera Solar Park likely to be out in June

May 13, 2018
Tender for 1000 MW phase-1 of 5000 MW Dholera Solar Park likely to be out in June

Ahmedabad: Some key points IAS officer Jai Prakash Shivahare, Managing Director of Dholera Industrial City Development Ltd(DICDL) shared with media persons on the sidelines of a Defence Conclave organized here. -DICDL had interacted with Lockheed Martin at the Defence Expo in Chennai and invited to Dholera site visit in June for setting up a solar battery storage unit. The State govt has proposed to set up 5000 MW solar park in Dholera. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved t...Read More

ABB commissions India’s first industrial solar microgrid in Vadodara

April 26, 2018
ABB commissions India’s first industrial solar microgrid in Vadodara

Vadodara: Leading electrical equipment maker ABB today inaugurated an innovative microgrid solution at its Vadodora manufacturing facility in Gujarat. This is the company’s largest facility in India, with over 3,000 employees and among ABB’s biggest manufacturing hubs in the world. The microgrid is the first of its kind to be installed at a manufacturing campus in India, and will harness the area’s abundant solar energy supply to help the expanding factory meet its growing ele...Read More

Gujarat govt gives in-principle approval to 5000 MW Solar Park in Dholera SIR

April 10, 2018
Gujarat govt gives in-principle approval to 5000 MW Solar Park in Dholera SIR

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today gave in principle approval to 5,000 MW solar park in Dholera Special Investment Region(SIR). According to communication by the State government, proposed park is expected to attract Rs 25,000 crore investment, generating employment opportunity for estimatedly 20,000 persons. The State government communication said, Gujarat through this Solar park will further contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's target to generate 175 GW ...Read More

Banas Dairy’s 1,000 kw solar power plant commissioned

April 03, 2018
Banas Dairy’s 1,000 kw solar power plant commissioned

Palanpur: Banas Dairy is planning for 12,000 unit solar power generation across its various facilities. At present, a 1,000 kw capacity solar power plant is functional at dairy premises in Palanpur. The dairy has also its units in Faridabad, Kanpur and Lucknow where it is planning to install solar power plants. The dairy aims to install 12,000 unit electricity/day capacity to generate over Rs 1 lakh value of electricity everyday. Under the guidance of Chairman Shankar Chaudhary, th...Read More

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