During the inauguration of a 100 MW solar power plant at Nandia Kalan village near Jodhpur, Chief minister Vasundhara Raje stated that the Rajasthan state will become a surplus power state to the extent of 6000 MW.
Philips Lighting CEO Eric Rondolat held talks with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the biannual “key market visit” regarding smart cities, smart lighting and solar lighting opportunities in both urban rural areas.
Chandigarh based Hartek Power Pvt Ltd, a fastest growing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company has won an order from Azure Power to provide electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power projects of 113 MW that are spread across five states, including Punjab, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka. The company is known for its expertise in executing solar projects across the country.
In addition to the existing solar power-related manufacturing units at Chhattisgarh SEZ, Lanco Infratech Ltd is planning to set up a 100 MW solar cell manufacturing plant which is expected to be the first such poly-silicon and wafer manufacturing facility coming up in India.
India based Welspun Group is all set to join hands with Trina Solar Limited, a Chinese company to set up a mega unit for manufacturing solar power spare parts at the Special Economic Zone, Atchutapuram in Andhra Pradesh, with an investment of $456 million.