Author: Manish Kumar

Maharashtra Plans Allowing Virtual Net-Metering To Boost RTS

In a bid to promote rooftop solar installations, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has proposed to allow virtual net-metering for residential consumers. The move is meant to empower the urban residents living in multistoried buildings to get the benefits of reducing the monthly electricity bills by adopting solar power through virtual net-meters. The same […]

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INOX Wind Hopes To Power Growth With Its 3MW Wind Turbines

Wind Turbine Manufacturer INOX Wind is now harping on its latest addition of production of 3 MW of wind turbines for increased revenues. The top management of the firm in its latest investors call talked in detail about the transition and the expected returns out of this. As per the management, the transition and the […]

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After Solar & Wind, Adani Green Bets Big On PSP Business

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has now planned to go bullish on Pumped Storage Projects (PSPs) in India. The company, while declaring its latest Q4 results talked about adding 5 Gigawatt (GW) of Pumped Storage Projects (PSPs) by 2030. With a fresh thrust on PSPs, the renewable company upgraded its renewable capacity target from 45 […]

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Uttarakhand Proposes Revised RPO Compliance Norms With Timelines

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has now come up with its draft regulations relating to Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO). The proposed draft regulation aims to amend the existing UERC (Tariff and Other Terms for Supply of Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources and non-fossil-based Co-generating Stations) Regulations, 2023. The State Electricity Commission proposed the new […]

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CERC Terms SC Order On GIB As ‘Change Of Law’, Awards Compensation To Azure

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in a significant judgment termed the 2021 Supreme Court order on the Great Indian Bustards (GIB) as a ‘Change of Law’ event. It also granted compensation to Azure Power Maple Private Limited on account of its alleged additional expenditures.  The case came to light after the petitioner Azure Power […]

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FY24: India’s Annual Solar Power Generation Increased By 14%: CEA

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now released its annual renewable energy generation report for 2023-24. The report revealed that despite the historic rise of renewable energy in India during FY24, thermal energy sources continued to take the lead in India’s total energy generation. However, the good news is that India’s annual solar power generation increased by […]

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CERC Declines Relief To Adani Firm Over Delayed Karnataka Wind Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in its latest judgment declined to give relief to Adani Renewable Energy Seven Limited (ARSEL). The company had moved to the central commission seeking relief against any possible coercive action from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The petitioner–ARSEL is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of its parent […]

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FY24: REC Ltd Reports 125% Jump In Sanctions For Solar Projects

REC Limited, a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) today presented its audited standalone and consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2024 and FY24. REC Limited comes under the Ministry of Power. As per the details shared by REC Limited, it recorded its highest-ever annual profit. The media release from the company […]

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NTPC Plans To Use Solar For Crematorium On A Pilot Basis

NTPC is now planning to setup a crematorium that can use solar thermal technology. The Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) has planned to take up this unique project on a pilot basis. The government entity had also issued a tender last month in this regard seeking developers. NTPC said that the traditional ritual of cremation […]

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