Author: Prasanna Singh

In Key Judgement, CERC Lays To Rest GST Impact On O&M Costs For Developers

In a significant order last week, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has finally or seemingly put to rest all doubts on the applicability of the ‘Change in law’ provisions on O&M costs for developers. The Central regulatory authority did this even as it clubbed multiple petitions around the issue from various developers, and after […]

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APTEL Cites Unlawful Process in UP To Restore Bid Prices For Adani Green Energy

In a judgement that is as much an indictment of almost all the bodies involved in the Uttar Pradesh power sector. the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) has come down heavily on UP New Energy Development Authority (UPNEDA), UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), UP Transmission Company Limited (UPTCL) and the state regulator UPERC. In its […]

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SECI Opens Up Bidding For Rs 19,500 Crore Solar PLI

It’s finally here. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the much awaited Solar PLI (performance Linked Incentive) tender that is expected to give a huge boost to the solar sector in terms of manufacturing prowess and backward integration domestically. The tender, under tranche II of the PLI program has a last […]

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Adani Green Q2 Results- Profits Grow 49% As Strong Solar Growth Continues

Adani Green Energy Limited, the renewable development arm of the Adani group that has set a 45 GW capacity target for 2030, has announced its Q2 FY23 results. Operational capacity has grown to 6724 MW during the quarter. Revenues from power supply jumped 33% over the corresponding quarter in Fy22, going to Rs 1107 crores […]

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Farm Fires Impact On Solar Generation In North India

It’s the beginning of winter, and yet again, almost as regularly as the South West monsoons leaving the country, we have the onset of air pollution, especially over North India. As AQI (Air Quality Index) levels rise, air purifiers are brought in, while others hope the measures taken by their local governments will help. For […]

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Draft National Wind Repowering Policy 2022 Finally Out

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has finally come out with its draft policy for Wind Repowering. The move is significant, and potentially a game changer for the sector considering the possible impact it can have on existing wind energy capacities. Wind energy capacity in India, as of August 2022, was at 41.4 […]

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Reliance New Energy Picks Up 20% In US Solar Startup Caelux

Reliance New Energy Ltd (RNEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd that is spearheading its renewable investments, has signed definitive agreements to invest in Caelux Corporation, a company headquartered in Pasadena, California, in the U.S. engaged in the development of perovskite-based solar technology. Caelux’s fundamental premise is cheaper, more efficient silicon solar modules, […]

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