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Women salt pan workers in Gujarat to be trained as solar technicians

ReNew Power, United Nations Environment Programme, and Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA) have launched a program to train women salt pan workers in Gujarat as solar technicians. Under the initiative, 1,000 women salt pan workers will be trained as solar panel and solar pump technicians.

Prozeal Infra wins 131 MW solar EPC contract in Gujarat

Prozeal Infra has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract for 131 MW (AC) of solar from Gujarat State Electricity Corp. Ltd. (GSECL).

Gujarat tenders 500 MW of renewables with storage

The selected developers shall set up grid-connected solar, wind or hybrid wind-solar projects on a ‘build-own-operate’ basis along with required energy storage systems for assured peak power supply. Bidding closes on July 30.

NHPC signs 600 MW solar EPC contract with Adani Infra

NHPC has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract to Adani Infra for 600 MW of solar. The capacity is part of 1 GW of grid-connected solar projects won by NHPC under the third tranche of the Central Public Sector Undertaking Program (Phase-II).

NTPC now operating 35 MW portion of 56 MW Kawas solar project

State-run power generator NTPC has switched on 15 MW of capacity at the 56 MW Kawas solar project in Gujarat, following the commissioning of 20 MW in May.

Arctech 3 GW solar tracker factory in India enters trial operation

The Chinese manufacturer’s 3 GW factory in Gujarat is equipped with fully automatic production lines to produce all major components of solar tracker products. 

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Solar power for the world’s longest crude oil pipeline

Cairn Oil & Gas will run its Mangala crude oil pipeline’s above-ground installations (AGIs) with solar power. The plan is to install a cumulative 540 kW of rooftop PV capacity across 36 AGIs along the route pipeline to meet the energy requirements of the complete AGI load.

Nexcharge’s 1.5 GWh factory to make at least 150 storage products

Nexcharge will manufacture lithium energy storage products for electric vehicles and grid-based applications at its newly opened plant in Gujarat.

Meghmani Finechem raises 26% stake in wind-solar hybrid power plant

Chemical producer Meghmani Finechem has partnered with Renew Green Energy Solutions to develop an 18.34 MW wind-solar captive power project in Gujarat. The electricity will help it meet its power requirements and produce green hydrogen. 

GreenPowerMonitor provides tech for solar-plus-storage project in Gujarat

Mahindra Susten has selected GreenPowerMonitor’s power plant controller and energy management system for a 6 MWp solar array and 15 MWh battery storage installation. The project will supply 24/7 power for the town of Modhera, Gujarat.