Tags: Gujarat

Gujarat government announces small scale distribution solar project policy

Aspiring to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition for raising the renewable power generation in the country, the Gujarat government on Wednesday announced a ‘small scale distribution solar project’ policy for producers of up to 500 KW to 4 megawatts (MW). Energy and Petrochemical Minister Saurabh Patel said, “Gujarat’s geographical situation has vast and immense […]

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Meet this 60 years old differently-abled man who builds e-bikes from e-wastes

Vishnu Patel a differently-abled man from Gujarat stunned the automobile engineers with his inventions. Using e-wastes (electronic wastes) like discarded mobiles, laptops, TV remotes and vehicle parts, Patel has been building battery-operated three-wheelers and bikes. Vishnu Patel from Surat was born with impaired hearing. Speaking to ANI he said after his retirement, he wanted to […]

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Adani Renewable Energy Park bags 150 MWac solar power project in Gujarat

Adani Green Energy Saturday said its subsidiary Adani Renewable Energy Park has bagged a tender to set up a 150 MWac solar power project in Gujarat and the project is expected to be commissioned by October-December quarter of 2020-21 financial year. According to a regulatory filing, “Adani Renewable Energy Park (Gujarat), a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

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Siemens Gamesa to Supply 567 MW to ReNew Power for Two Wind Projects

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power. The scope includes the supply of 270 units of the SG 2.1-122 wind turbines, with a total capacity of 567 MW, to two wind power facilities. As per the agreement with ReNew, the company will provide the infrastructure needed to install […]

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Surat becomes first city in India to use solar energy for water supply : Report

Surat has reportedly become the first city in India to use solar energy for water supply management. Out of the total 6 MW of solar power plants Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) is using 4MW for water supply management reports TOI. The 4MW solar energy is dedicated for Sarthana waterworks, Katargam waterworks, Rander waterworks, Varachha waterworks, […]

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Aditya Birla Group to invest Rs 15,000 crore in Gujarat including in solar

Aditya Birla Group plans to invest Rs 15,000 crore in Gujarat over the next three years on capacity expansion and setting up of new units, its Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Friday said. The group will be making these investments in various business segments ranging from textiles and chemicals to mining and minerals. Speaking here at […]

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Adani Group to invest Rs 55,000 cr in Gujarat projects in next five years

Gautam Adani on Friday announced over Rs 55,000 crore investment in next five years in a clutch of projects in Gujarat including the world’s largest solar park, a copper plant, a cement unit, and a lithium battery manufacturing complex. Adani Group, which operates Mundra port in the state, had on Thursday announced plans to foray […]

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HyET Solar planning to manufacture 300 MW solar panels in Gujarat, India

HyET Solar, Dutch foldable solar panel-maker is reportedly panning to manufacture 300 MW “Make In India” solar panels in Gujarat. ET reports that the company is eyeing partnerships with existing solar panel makers and a polymer-maker. Pieter Veltman, Commercial Director- HyET Solar, speaking to the publication said “since 99% of these solar panel sheets are […]

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Gujarat government plans to add 3 GW of renewable energy capacity every year

The Gujarat government is planning to add 3GW of renewable energy generation capacity every year till 2022. The 3GW of renewable energy generation capacity includes 1 GW from wind and 2GW from solar energy sources. 28% of total 27,200 MW installed power generation capacity in Gujarat comes from Renewable energy source. Pankaj Joshi, managing director, […]

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Electric buses and e-rickshaws to soon hit Rajkot roads

Under the Climate Resilience City Action Plan electric buses (e-buses) and e-rickshaws will soon ply on Rajkot roads. People of Rajkot will soon be able to enjoy environment friendly rides with these EVs. Rajkot mayor Bina Acharya in a press statement said that Climate Resilience City Action Plan is a part of Capacity Building Project […]

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