India

Concentrated Solar Power ( CSP ) in Solar Park & Distributed Solar PV (DSP) in Villages

India has set an ambitious target of 100 GW of solar by 2022 of which about 12.5 GW has been achieved so far. Solar PV has seen record low tariffs of Rs 2.44 / KWhr. Despite the noteworthy achievement that solar PV has attained, unfortunately the present approach of setting up of the solar [...]

2017-07-13T17:05:21+00:00 13-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , , , |

Mt Abu boasts of a concentrated solar power plant that delivers power on demand

The Brahmakumaris in Mt Abu have installed an innovative 1 MW solar thermal power plant. Surprisingly, it has done away with photovoltaic cells, and runs on water instead. What's more, it can store sun's energy overnight and deliver power on demand. Spread over an area of 25 acres, the power [...]

2017-04-02T20:43:25+00:00 02-04-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

MNRE revises benchmark cost of Concentrated Solar Power technologies

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), proposes an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing of [...]

2017-02-06T23:48:44+00:00 06-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MNRE Revises Benchmark Cost of Concentrated Solar Power in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing [...]

2017-02-05T09:58:07+00:00 04-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Fresnel developer builds India supply base to serve 1.7 GW CSP-coal market

Frenell’s technology will fuel Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant and the German developer eyes further cost reductions through supply chain gains, Thomas Mehlitz, Frenell’s project manager for the Dadri project, told New Energy Update. NTPC’s solar augmentation project is to use Fresnel technology to supply 14 GWh [...]

2017-01-27T21:57:46+00:00 26-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

India picks Fresnel for its first Concentrated Solar Power – coal plant

Frenell has won a contract to supply its solar thermal technology to a coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India, the company announced November 7. The project represents the first integrated CSP plant in Asia. Frenell will integrate its Fresnel technology into a 210 MW coal-fired power plant unit using [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:42+00:00 22-11-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , , |

NTPC awards the contract for Asia’s first integrated concentrated solar power plant

Thermax, an Indian energy and environment company and FRENELL, a German concentrated solar power company, (through its wholly owned subsidiary Novatec Solar España, S.L) have been awarded by India’s state owned utility NTPC, to execute Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh, India. The project [...]

Concentrated Solar Power for decentralized power generation applications

At present, India has an energy shortage of about 24,000 million units. This does not include the estimated 20,000 million units required by 33% of the population who do not have access to electricity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned in his speech in London that “about 18,000 villages are without [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:52+00:00 26-09-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

CII to partner for organising Concentrated Solar Power workshop to boost Solar energy in TS

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is implementing a Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported project "Promoting business models for increasing penetration and scaling up of solar energy" in partnership with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) aiming to promote investment in Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) technologies for industrial [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:54+00:00 13-09-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Centre to roll out 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power road map

UNIDO, in association with the New and Renewable Energy Ministry, is preparing a road map for 100 mw Concentrated Solar Thermal capacity in India to promote CST in the non-conventional energy segment. “We are preparing a road map for 100 mw Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) capacity for the next five [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:03+00:00 17-07-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Concentrated Solar Power system used to generate steam to pasteurise milk

This is the second such system installed by the Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers Federation, popularly known as Aavin. Aavin is the latest government agency to harness solar energy for its daily operations. In the vast open space in front of the Aavin dairy in Sholinganallur, the agency has installed [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:07+00:00 22-06-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

India’s 1st 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant has set a new feat of power generation

India’s 1st 50 MWe concentrating solar power (CSP) plant developed by Godawari Green Energy Limited has achieved record power generation of 589 MWh (CUF – 49.05%) in a single day on 23rd April 2016. The Godawari team have worked extremely hard to suppress previous power production feat of 572 MWh. [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:16+00:00 25-04-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Reliance Power’s Rajasthan concentrated solar plant hits record output of 100 MW

Rajasthan Sun Technique's 125 MW project at Dhursar in Jaisalmer district, the largest CSP technology-based solar plant in the country, crossed a milestone on Monday by generating 100 MW electricity. Even though the average daily plant load factor would drop significantly as solar plants produce power only during certain hours [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:19+00:00 06-04-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |