Tata Power puts on stream additional 400 MW of new solar capacity to avail of PLI scheme

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Tata Power Solar Systems has put on stream an additional 400 MW solar module and cell manufacturing capacity, taking the total capacity to 1,100 megawatts (MW), from 700 MW that existed earlier. The company said it expected the demand to increase “due to supportive policy steps” taken by the government. The announcement was made on […]

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Adani promises to complete 1,000 MW transmission line to Mumbai by December 2022

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Adani Electricity Mumbai (AEML) confirmed that the proposed transmission line and sub-station project at Mumbai’s suburban Vikhroli to enhance Mumbai’s power supply by 1,000 MW will be complete by the end of next year, as per the mandated deadline. In a review meeting taken following last Monday’s power outage, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had asked all […]

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India may close some of its coal plants threatened by climate change prospects

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India is considering a proposal that may force some of its dirtiest coal plants to close, as policy makers in one of the world’s top polluters increasingly focus on climate change, reports Business Standard. The plan under consideration by the power ministry would cap plants’ so-called heat rate, which is a measure of how much coal energy is […]

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Azure Power, Tata Power and EPG India sign green energy contracts in July 2020

Azure Power won the third clean energy contract in July when it received a letter of award for a 2-gigawatt (GW) interstate transmission system solar power project from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The other two contracts were won by Tata Power’s subsidiary, Tata Power Green Energy Limited (TPGEL) and Italy’s biggest utility, Enel Green […]

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