Rajasthan

India Solar – Gujarat continues to lead with ~40% of the total installations; Rajasthan gets 70% of the JNNSM Phase 1 projects

The MNRE released the state-wise solar installed capacity under JNNSM and various other schemes as of 31 January 2014. Not surprisingly, Gujarat continues to be the Number 1 state with 860.4 MW out of the total installed capacity of 2208 MW in the country. The most interesting part is that all this capacity came through …

India Solar – Gujarat continues to lead with ~40% of the total installations; Rajasthan gets 70% of the JNNSM Phase 1 projects Read More »

India Wind – Gujarat leads in capacity addition in 2013-14, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh follow

According to the updates released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the total wind capacity in India stood at 20,226 MW. A total of 1,175 MW of wind capacity was added during the first 10 months of the FY 2013-14 till January 2014. Gujarat added 362 MW, followed by Maharashtra with 297 MW …

India Wind – Gujarat leads in capacity addition in 2013-14, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh follow Read More »

Rajasthan Solar – Total Installed capacity reaches 670.5 MW as of 31.12.2013

A total of 117.75 MW of Solar energy generating capacity was added in Rajasthan during the period during the fiscal year 2013-14 till December 2013. RRECL has released the latest numbers after its earlier update 6 months back. (More details here). The capacity addition trend during the past 4 years is given below. These projects are …

Rajasthan Solar – Total Installed capacity reaches 670.5 MW as of 31.12.2013 Read More »

Grid problems in Rajasthan preventing peak performance of solar plants – Solairedirect

In India, one of the major issues that affect the performance of renewable energy plants is the lack of sufficient evacuation infrastructure. In one of our earlier articles, we had shared some analysis of how lack of enough transmission infrastructure has crippled the Tamil Nadu wind industry(read the article here). There are initial indications that …

Grid problems in Rajasthan preventing peak performance of solar plants – Solairedirect Read More »

Rajasthan Solar – Request for Proposal issued – 50 Plants of 1 MW each to be allotted

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited(RRECL) has released the RfP for the selection of 50 Solar PV plants of 1 MW(AC) to be connected on 11 kV level at 33/11 kV Discom’s substation in the state. This follows the allocation of 100 MW of projects in February 2013(More details of the earlier bid is here). Some …

Rajasthan Solar – Request for Proposal issued – 50 Plants of 1 MW each to be allotted Read More »

Launching “Solar Updates in States”Map

Dear Patrons and Readers of RESolve blogs, It is my pleasure to share with you the “Solar Updates in States” Map. Solar in India is no longer restricted to the central programme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission(JNNSM), administered by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE). More and more states have come up with …

Launching “Solar Updates in States”Map Read More »

Rajasthan Solar – RREC releases the list of 7 qualifying companies under the state policy

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited(RRECL) has released the list of 7 solar projects totaling 75 MW under the competitive bidding of the Phase 1 of the Rajasthan State Policy. The lowest price bid was Rs 6.45 /kWh(Click here for more) and the state followed an L1 bidding process, which meant that all the developers had …

Rajasthan Solar – RREC releases the list of 7 qualifying companies under the state policy Read More »

Great insights from the Report on the Rating of State Electricity Distribution Utility Companies

    The Ministry of Power(MoP) has released its First Annual Integrated Rating of the State Electricity Distribution Utilities. The ratings were carried out by the rating agencies- ICRA Limited and CARE. In total, 39 state utilities from 20 states were rated and the utilities from Gujarat came on top with excellent ratings whereas the …

Great insights from the Report on the Rating of State Electricity Distribution Utility Companies Read More »