Adani Group Investing Heavily in Indian Solar Sector

Adani Group is planning to build India’s largest solar power facility of 10,000 MW capacity in Rajasthan. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) for this project was signed with Government of Rajasthan earlier in the year. Read more about that here. “The joint … Continue reading

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Adani to setup 1000 MW Solar Park in Tamil Nadu

Adani Power plans to set up a 1,000-megawatt (MW) Solar Park in Tamil Nadu, after announcing the solar parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan. This solar park is likely to garner Rs 7,000-crore as investment. Although an Adani spokesperson declined to … Continue reading

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Chennai airport to use solar power

The Airports Authority of India (AAI)  is planning a solar plant that will meet the Chennai airport’s requirements and the surplus power supplied to the grid. The move is part of a plan to install solar power plants at 30 airports … Continue reading

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Chennai hotels plan to procure solar power

After Delhi , Haryana and many other states, Chennai too has started promoting the use of solar energy in its hotels. In an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, hotels, both big and small, are taking to solar energy. Many … Continue reading

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TEDA receives 1050 applications for solar rooftop subsidy

The subsidy scheme was announced by Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency in October 2013. In the last five months, the agency has received 1050 applications from residents wanting to set up 1kW rooftop solar plants. Read more here.

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More number of solar power developers in line makes TNERC issue consultative paper on solar power tariff

Tamil Nadu Elec­tricity Regulatory Com­mission (TNERC) has issued a consultative paper on comprehensive tariff order on solar power proposing tariffs ranging from Rs 8.34 per unit to Rs 5.78 per unit across various solar application categories. Consultative paper was sought … Continue reading

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All households in remote Sitraruvipatti in Madurai get solar power

Sitraruvipatti, a remote place in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu gets solar power for all its 16 households. Till last year, the village was living without power and due to the extreme remote, far away location of the village … Continue reading

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Rs. 1,260 Crore allocated by Tamil Nadu government for solar powered greenhouse scheme for 2013-14

The Tamil Nadu state government today has allocated Rs 1,260 crore towards the Chief Minister’s solar-powered green house scheme for the year 2013-14, in view of constructing 60,000 houses this year. Hike in prices of construction material has lead to … Continue reading

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Auto component manufacturers in Tamil Nadu to set up joint solar farm near Madurai

6 auto component manufacturers from Chennai – MM Forgings, Rane Group, Super Auto Forge, Natesan Industries, IM Gears and Swelect are ready to set up a joint solar farm near Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Mahindra EPC  will be executing this solar project. The … Continue reading

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Solar developers to invest Rs. 25-30 million in Punjab for 250 MW solar projects

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal handed over letter of awards to 26 solar project developers for 250 MW solar power projects having joint net investment of Rs 25-30 million. The letters were handed over to the developers after … Continue reading

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