Solar Power in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Solar Power in India  Current Affairs, GK & News

PM Modi dedicates “Rewa Solar Project” to the nation

On July 10, 2020, PM Modi will inaugurate the 750 MW of Rewa Solar Project. It is Asia’s largest solar power project. It is located in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights The Rewa project consists of three solar generating units of 250 MW each on a 500 hectare land. On the whole, the ..

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Solar Energy Route for Doubling Farmers Income

The government had committed to double the farmer’s income by 2022. But the recent submission by the Minister of State for Agriculture had accepted the present policies adopted by the central government are falling short in fulfilling this commitment. One way for filling the gaps can be traced to the idea mooted by the Finance ..

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Gujarat tops in solar rooftop installations

In the area of solar rooftop installations, Gujarat has stood first in the country with total 261.97 megawatts (MW) of installed rooftop solar capacity as on July 23, 2019. Gujarat is followed by Maharashtra (198.52 MW) and Tamil Nadu (151.62 MW), respectively. As per the Central government data, the total rooftop solar installations in India ..

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Rain damages Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa

In Madhya Pradesh, continuous rain has damaged Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa. The damage was caused after heavy rain triggered a mudslide. Now the rain has stopped, and experts are busy repairing this power plant. As per the estimates, this project has suffered a loss of more than Rs 20 crores by rain. ..

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Andhra Pradesh signs pact with Triton Solar Company to set up a solar battery manufacturing plant

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) has recently signed pact with Triton Solar Company of the USA to set up a solar battery manufacturing plant in AP under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model. The plant helps in switching over to electrical vehicles and secures 200 Megawatt of solar power storage supply to meet the state’s ..

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