Articles tagged under: Solar energy

Vikram Solar gets 250 MW Module order from Gujarat Industries Power co. ltd.

May 08, 2024
Vikram Solar gets 250 MW Module order from Gujarat Industries Power co. ltd.

Ahmedabad: Vikram Solar, a solar module manufacturing company, has announced a 250 MW order win from Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL). The company has received the Letter of Intent (LoI). Under the terms of the agreement, Vikram Solar will manufacture, test and deliver high-efficiency, bifacial solar PV modules employing cutting-edge technology with the range of minimum module capacity of 540Wp and maximum module capacity of 570Wp. These modules will be deployed at the MW RE Par...Read More

Gujarat govt plans to install a Battery Energy Storage System at Charanka

April 01, 2024
Gujarat govt plans to install a Battery Energy Storage System at Charanka

Modhera: The state government is planning to set up a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at Charanka, which was the state's first solar park established in 2010. This decision follows the success of this technology in Modhera, the nation's first 24*7 solar village. While talking to a news portal, an official familiar with the development stated that the Modhera project was the first demonstration project on a MW (megawatt) scale. Now, the government plans to establish a BESS equipped with 2...Read More

PM announces Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana

February 13, 2024
PM announces Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today announced the launch of rooftop solar scheme for free electricity - PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana. The Prime Minister posted on X: "In order to further sustainable development and people’s wellbeing, we are launching the PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana. This project, with an investment of over Rs. 75,000 crores, aims to light up 1 crore households by providing up to 300 units of free electricity every month." "From substantiv...Read More

Himachal Pradesh gov arm SVJN Ltd to set up 100 MW solar power plant for GUVNL

December 27, 2023
Himachal Pradesh gov arm SVJN Ltd to set up 100 MW solar power plant for GUVNL

Gandhinagar: Himachal Pradesh government run SVJN Ltd. will set up a 100 MW solar power project in Gujarat, as its wholly owned subsidiary, SJVN Green Energy Ltd. has won Rs. 550 crore order by The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd(GUVNL), through a tariff-based competitive bidding process. SVJN will set up a 100 MW project at Rs. 2.63 per unit on a build, own and operate basis anywhere in India. The project is expected to be commissioned within 18 months from signing the power purchase agreement,...Read More

Adani shares pictures of ongoing works at proposed 30 GW renewable energy park at Khavda in Kutch

December 07, 2023
Adani shares pictures of ongoing works at proposed 30 GW renewable energy park at Khavda in Kutch

Bhuj: Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani today shared pictures of the ongoing erection of solar panels at the Khavda (Kutch) based hybrid renewable park. The upcoming park in Rann of Kutch is going to be the largest hybrid renewables park (wind solar park) in the world. During his annual general meeting (AGM) speech earlier this year, Gautam Adani said that the conglomerate plans to build the largest hybrid renewables park in the world in Gujarat’s Khavda faster than any of their projects be...Read More

Gujarat gets Rs. 2324.5 crore from Centre in 2 years for Solar Parks, Rooftop solar schemes

December 06, 2023
Gujarat gets Rs. 2324.5 crore from Centre in 2 years for Solar Parks, Rooftop solar schemes

New Delhi: For the development of renewable and green energy, the central government allocated funds to states through various programs and schemes. For the last two years, Gujarat was allocated the highest amount of funds in relation to Solar Parks and Rooftop Solar energy generation programs. This information was provided by R.K. Singh, Minister of New & Renewable Energy and Power, in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday during the ongoing Winter session of Parliament. Ministry is implementing variou...Read More

GUVNL signs PUA with SECI for 700 MW power; Solar plant to come up by Oct 2024

October 16, 2023
GUVNL signs PUA with SECI for 700 MW power; Solar plant to come up by Oct 2024

Gandhinagar: In the presence of Energy Minister Kanubhai Desai at Gandhinagar, Gujarat Energy Development Corporation Ltd. an arm of the State Government, signed a power usage agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for next 25 years to procure 700 MW of electricity at a rate of 2.57 per unit. Under this agreement, a solar power plant will be established in Gujarat, which will be operational by October-2024 with an investment of 3500 crores. The solar energy generated under th...Read More

Gujarat government announces Gujarat Renewable Energy Policy-2023

October 04, 2023

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced the Gujarat Renewable Energy Policy - 2023 in presence of Energy minister Kanubhai Desai to boost the projects of wind, solar and hybrid technology based renewable power generation. The new policy covers ground mounted solar, rooftop solar, floating solar, canal top solar and wind, rooftop wind and wind-solar hybrid projects. The new policy will be effective till 2028 or till introduction of another new policy. By the year 2030, India has set a ...Read More

BJP MLA opposes MGVCL’s practice of demanding money for NOC to roof-top Solar installation

July 16, 2023
BJP MLA opposes MGVCL’s practice of demanding money for NOC to roof-top Solar installation

Vadodara: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Akota constituency, Chaitanya Desai while speaking in the district coordination committee meeting on Saturday said that the Government of Gujarat run power distribution company Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (MGVCL)demands Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 3 lakh sum to give no objection certificate (NOC) for installation of solar power panels in residential societies. Desai said, the government on one hand offers subsidy for solar power, but on...Read More

55% reduction in carbon emissions after implementation of New Solar Policy in Gujarat : Govt

June 05, 2023
55% reduction in carbon emissions after implementation of New Solar Policy in Gujarat : Govt

Gandhinagar:  On the World Environment Day, the Gujarat government has announced the success of achieving a 55% reduction in carbon emissions in energy production after the implementation of New Solar Policy 2021. The state government initiated the Gujarat Solar Policy 2021 on 29 December 2020 and in the last 2.5 years, 9.32 million tonnes of less carbon has been emitted in energy production across Gujarat. While talking about the contribution of the Department of Energy towards environment ...Read More