Installation of solar irrigation pumps in Karnataka

Last Modified: Wed Feb 27 2019 11:22:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
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    Number of electricity connections in the agriculture sector of the state.
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    Number of pumps in the state that run based off grid power or use diesel.
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    Subsidy for power provided to farmers borne by the Karnataka government in 2017-18.
  • 8,225
    Number of pumps sanctioned by MNRE to the state. Under this sanction 4,472 systems have been commissioned as on 31.8.2018.
  • Dec 2017
    Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) issues tender for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning including warranty, maintenance for 5 years of 1,013 solar pumps of 5HP capacity. The estimated project cost is ₹48.15 crore. KREDL will provide the list of farm locations to the bidder/s in batches as and when it is received from the Distribution Companies (DISCOMs). Bidder/s are expected to commission the systems within 120 days.