Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:
Adani Solar Energy Four, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned 100 MW of solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The two Solar projects with 50 MW capacity each are located in Shahjahanpur district and Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh. The projects have 25-year power purchase agreements with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation, with tariff rates of 3.22/kWh and 3.19/kWh, respectively. Adani Green Energy’s total renewable capacity reached 3.24 GW.
SJVN Limited, a joint venture between the central government and Himachal Pradesh government, has secured the 679 MW Lower Arun Hydroelectric project in Nepal through competitive bidding. The hydroelectric project is located in the Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur districts of Nepal. Once operational, the project is expected to generate 3561 million units of electricity annually.
Power Grid Corporation of India has bagged two electricity transmission projects in Rajasthan through tariff-based competitive bidding. The company secured a ‘Transmission system strengthening scheme for the evacuation of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan (8.1 GW) under phase II – Part A’ on a build, own, operate, and maintain basis. The transmission system includes a 400/220 kV substation, 400 kV D/C transmission lines, and associated substation extension works. It also won a ‘Transmission system strengthening scheme for the evacuation of power from solar energy zones under phase II – Part B’ on a build, own, operate, and maintain basis. The transmission system comprises the establishment of 765 kV D/C transmission lines and associated extension works.
Albioma, a France-based independent renewable energy producer, has bagged an aggregate capacity of 4.8 MW in the French government’s call for tenders for solar power facilities on buildings with a capacity between 100 kW and 8 MW. This capacity is spread over 20 projects located in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, Occitanie, and Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur regions. The construction of these projects will begin in 2022.
Here is our previous daily news wrap-up.
Harsh is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Previously with Indian Express, he has covered general interest stories. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.