Energy in news on April 16

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around energy

By DTE Staff
Published: Monday 16 April 2018

Credit: Flickr/h080Bangladesh wants solar power from India

Power-starved Bangladesh wishes to buy 2,000 MW of electricity generated by solar parks set up in Gujarat and Rajasthan, said a senior Bangladeshi government official.

Solar plant stuck as MP govt not ready to let go of land

Although the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has received all clearances for the Rs 54-crore solar power plant from the Centre, the state government is not ready to let go of the land where it is to be set up. The 50-acre land in the outskirts of Bhopal has hosted many political events and state wants it to be used for that only.

Tata to set up two solar projects in Maharashtra

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) is planning to bid for two solar power projects—150 MW and 250 MW—in Maharashtra. The company may invest around Rs 2,000 crore in these projects.

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