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04.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda plans total 600 mw capacity solar pv installations   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) envisages installation of grid-connected solar PV rooftop projects with aggregate capacity of 600 MW in different categories across the State, officials informed.   Notably, CREDA is targetting installation of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects across the State. The generated solar power may be utilized for captive application and the surplus power will be fed to the grid, officials informed.   The aim is to reduce the fossil fuel based electricity load on main grid and make building self-sustainable from the point ... Read more

06.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Over 4.52l farmers to benefit from ‘krishak jeevan jyoti yojana’   Under State Government’s ‘Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana’, Rs 2,975 crores have been provisioned in the Budget of new fiscal year 2018-19, for electricity supply at concessional rates to farmers of Chhattisgarh for irrigation, officials informed.   More than 4.52 lakh farmers will be benefited by this initiative.   Chief Minister Raman Singh informed that State Government will be spending Rs 2975 crore for Krishak Jeevan Jyoti Yojana in the new fiscal year.   Under the scheme, 1.19 lakh out of 4.52 lakh farmers of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled ... Read more

28.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda to install solar home lighting in 22 dists   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) will install Solar Photovoltaic Home Lighting systems in 21 districts of the State.   It will also get installed Solar Photovoltaic High Mast Systems in eight districts of the State  besides several other locations, officials informed.   CREDA will also install Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in six districts of Bastar division, officials informed .   The plants would be installed in Dantewada, Bastar, Sukma, Bijapur, Kondagaon and Kanker districts.   CREDA will also be installing solar photo voltaic water purification system ... Read more

24.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Creda To Install Solar-Based Water Purification Systems   Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Authority (CREDA) will be installing solar photo voltaic water purification system in various locations of the State.   Notably, Chhattisgarh will procure additional power from renewable energy sources to the tune of approximately 700 MW by FY 2018.   With this the average power purchase cost for Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) based on the above power availability will increase from Rs 2.58 /kWh in FY 2015-16 to Rs 3.12 /kWh in FY 2018, the officials further informed.   The rates have been derived based ... Read more