Tags: Assam

Tezpur University taps solar power, to generate 90 MW electricity per month

The Tezpur University in Assam on Thursday said it is generating an average of nearly 90,000 kilowatt of electricity every month through solar power. The central university has so far generated 19,68,345 kW of energy from October 2018 to July 2020 by installing solar panels on the roofs of 15 buildings in the campus. “The […]

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Jakson signs PPA with APDCL for 70 MW Solar Project in Assam

Jakson Group, energy and EPC Solutions company has announced the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) for a 70 MW solar power plant at Amguri, Sivasagar District in Assam. The agreement signing ceremony was held at the CM Secretariat and presided by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of […]

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A joint team in Assam to probe environmental damage caused due to oil spill at CTF

A joint team has been formed that will access any possible damage to the environment due to an incident of spillage of crude oil at the Central Tank Farm (CTF) located in Oil India Limited (OIL)’s Field Headquarters in Duliajan town of Dibrugarh district. The joint team is led by Circle Officer of Tengakhat Circle […]

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Chief Minister of Assam flags off 15 electric buses

Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday flagged off 15 electric buses in the city. The buses were procured under the FAME-1 scheme. The 15 buses part of pilot project will ply from Panbazar to Kamakhya Temple. Speaking on the occasion the CM said that a great deal of support from all sections of […]

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Schneider Electric and SHIF Thanks Hima Das, by Lighting up Her Village

Schneider Electric in partnership with Sachin Tendulkar’s Spreading Happiness InDiya Foundation (SHIF) brought Diwali to ace sprinter Hima Das’s hometown, Kandhulimari Village, Nagaon District, Assam. The two foundations installed solar home systems providing access to electricity to 71 households in the village. Under the same initiative, the company also digitized the village library by electrifying it […]

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Azure Power bags 75 MWs solar power project in Assam

Azure Power has announced that it has bagged the largest (75 MWs) solar power project in the North Eastern region of India. Azure Power will sign a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) at a weighted average tariff of INR 3.37 (~US cents 5.2) per kWh. The project […]

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