Solar Power Projects Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India is to construct the largest floating solar energy project in the world. The project is to be constructed at Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada river. The project will begin its power generation by 2022 to 2023. What is the energy capacity of the project? 600 megawatts of solar energy. What is the ..
The Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis published a study according to which India has increased its potential of renewable energy investments to 500-700 billion USD. This is mainly because of improvements in solar power in the country. Highlights According to the study, the ultra-mega solar parks in the country have attracted foreign capital. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Government of India is planning to integrate largest lenders to the power sector in order to help clean energy firms clear their dues. It includes Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA). The integration will help resolve growing crisis in the clean energy sector and also ..
Topics: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) • IREDA • KUSUM Scheme • Power Finance Corporation • Renewable energy • Rural Electrification Corporation • Solar Power Projects • Solar Rooftop System • Wind Energy
Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL)’s three 100 MW Solar Power Projects for commercial operation were inaugurated recently. These projects situated at Thoppalaakkarai and Sethupuram in Virudhunagar District and Sellaiya Sezhiyanallur in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. Key Facts The three solar plants have installed capacity of 100 MW each. They were erected at cost ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2018
Category: Places in News Current Affairs