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Airports Authority of India seeks EPC contractors for a 4 MW solar project in Odisha

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is looking for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 4 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Biju Patnaik International (BPI) Airport in Bhubaneshwar. The bid-submission deadline is January 31, 2019. The estimated project cost is ₹258,781,444 (~$3,647,360) and the project completion timeframe is

BHEL to set up electric vehicle charging points on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on Thursday said it will set up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. “The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire 250 km stretch between Delhi and Chandigarh would allay range-anxiety among the electric vehicle users and bolster their confidence

Kargil, Leh connected to national power grid 70 years after Independence

Kargil, Leh connected to national power grid! In a major push to the ‘One nation One Grid’ project’, the scenic frontier region of Ladakh has been connected to the National Grid for the first time since 1947, the is the year of Independence. The 220 kV Leh-Kargil-Alusteng Single Circuit transmission line spanning over 330 kilometres

Leh, Kargil finally plug into national power grid

More than 70 years after Independence, an engineering feat by state-run transmission utility PowerGrid has made it possible for India’s northernmost areas in Jammu & Kashmir to plug into the national electricity network to bring ‘one-nation-one-grid’ closer to reality. On Saturday, PowerGrid and Jammu and Kashmir power department switched on the Alusteng-Alunday stretch of the

Delhi’s Draft RPO and REC regulations make way for stricter implementation

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued draft regulations for the implementation of renewable purchase obligation (RPO) and renewable energy certificate (REC) framework. The draft is up for comments and suggestions up to February 20, 2019. The regulations will apply to DISCOMs, captive users and open access consumers in Delhi. These regulations will come

Goa and Union Territories to have project specific solar tariffs

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has extended the control period of JERC’s 2015 regulations for grid-connected solar power by three years. The order will now be applicable up to May 14, 2019. As the term of the previous regulations was to expire in May 2018, the