Tags: Gujarat

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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NRDC partners with SEWA to empower Gujarat’s women through solar-powered pumps

US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh has announced a partnership with the Gujarat-based Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) to improve the lives of women and their families. The NRDC and SEWA have supported thousands of women salt farmers in getting solar-powered pumps to replace diesel pumps in Gujarat. This source of clean, cheap […]

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Vikram Solar commissions 10 Mw ONGC solar project in Gujarat

A 10 MW ONGC solar project was inaugurated by the Chairman and Managing Director, ONGC, Shashi Shanker. The turnkey contract for building the 10 MW solar project was awarded to Vikram Solar Limited, India’s leading module manufacturer and solar EPC player. The solar project will power ONGC’s Dhaej, Gandhar & Hazira plant in Gujarat. The solar […]

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ReNew Power commissions project under first reverse wind auction

ReNew Power has announced that the first phase of its 250 MW wind project located in Kutch district of Gujarat has been commissioned. This project is part of India’s first reverse wind auction that was concluded by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) in February last year under the 1000 MW Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS), […]

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Gujarat High Court issues notice to govt on allotment of village land for windmill projects

The Gujarat High Court issued notice to the state and central governments on a PIL challenging allotment of ‘gauchar’ land (village pastures) in Kutch district to private companies for setting up windmills. A division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi issued the notice, seeking replies by August 29. In […]

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