- BHEL seeking O&M service providers for 100 MW solar power plant at Raghanesda Solar Park Phase I
- GAIL says it is exploring the possibility of entering solar glass and module manufacturing business
- JSL wants to become the 1st stainless steel company to install a green hydrogen plant; partners with Hygenco India
BHEL is looking for O&M services providers for 100 MW solar plant in Gujarat; GAIL is exploring solar glass and module manufacturing business; JSL will install a green hydrogen plant with Hygenco India Private Limited.
BHEL’s 100 MW solar O&M tender: The Indian government’s engineering and manufacturing arm Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is seeking proposals for technical operation and maintenance (O&M) works for a 100 MW grid connected solar PV park in India’s Gujarat for 120 months. The project is stationed at Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited’s (GSECL) Raghanesda Solar Park Phase I. Launched on August 8, 2022, last date to submit bids is August 22, 2022 as per the tender call. In April 2022, BHEL launched a module cleaning tender for the same project (see India PV News Snippets).
GAIL eying solar glass domain: Another Government of India (GOI) enterprise and natural gas company, GAIL (India) Ltd wants to explore the possibility of entering the solar glass and module manufacturing business. As part of its plans to diversify, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported that it may pursue acquisitions in solar glass and module manufacturing while also setting up wind and solar energy plants, including round-the-clock (RTC) power generation through storage system. It is also firming up plans to enter green hydrogen business, the report added referring to a company’s shareholders’ notice.
Green hydrogen for JSL: Jindal Stainless Steel Limited (JSL) will install a green hydrogen plant to lower its carbon emissions by nearly 2,700 MT annually. The green hydrogen plant will be set up in partnership with Vivaan Solar backed Hygenco India Private Limited. Local media referring to a company statement reported that JSL claims to become the country’s 1st stainless steel company to install a green hydrogen plant.