Andhra Pradesh

APERC Lowers Ceiling For Netmetering, Enhances Gross Metering Limits

In its latest draft report, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has proposed reducing the upper ceiling limit for net-metering consumers going for rooftop solar. At the same time, the Commission proposed increasing the upper cap for gross meter consumers, hinting at a higher push for gross metered consumers. The latest draft regulation has been named […]

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Rajasthan, Andhra Get Major Solar Investment Commitments

The Renewal Energy Conclave in Jaipur has proved worthwhile for Rajasthan. Organised under the aegis of RRECL and Rajasthan State Electricity Broadcasting Corporation Limited, the conclave saw signing of MoUs of about Rs 87,000 crore which will generate about 84000 jobs in the state in the RE sector. The commitments were inked in the presence […]

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India Added 9.9 GW of Solar Installation in First Eight Months of CY-22

India increased its solar PV capacity by over 9.9 GW in the first 8 months of CY-22. In comparison to the same period of last year, it’s a 22.2% y-o-y growth. In the first 8 months of CY-21, India added 8147.27 MW. In August -22, India added 1328.92 MW of solar. In comparison to the […]

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Gujarat Becomes 4th State to Meet RE Targets 2022; Maha, AP, UP, MP Fall Short

Global thinktank for energy, Ember has published its most recent analytical report, which revealed that by August 2022, India has reached two-thirds of its 175 GW renewable energy goal for the year. Gujarat achieved this goal alongside Telangana, Rajasthan, and Karnataka. The majority of the shortage is made up of four states: Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, […]

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POSOCO Asks Power Exchanges To Bar 27 DISCOMs From Trading Until They Clear Dues

According to sources, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) has asked three power exchanges – IEX, PXIL, and HPX – to restrict electricity trading by 27 discoms in 13 states that owe gencos money. POSOCO has issued a directive to the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Power Exchange of India (PXIL), and Hindustan Power Exchange (HPX) […]

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Direct Benefit Transfer: State Saves 33 MU of Power in Agriculture Sector

In Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, a trial programe for the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) program for agricultural energy connections was begun around a year ago. During the 2020–21 financial year, the 26,083 agricultural connections used around 101 million units of power. Since the program was introduced, the number of connections have climbed to 28,393 […]

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AP Identifies 29 Locations For 33 GW PSP Projects

Andhra Pradesh has identified about 29 locations across the state for development of Pumped Hydro Storage Projects (PSP) totaling the capacity of 33 GW in 1.45 lakh acres of land in Kadapa, Kurnool, Anantapur districts. Rolling out the PSP projects, Non-Conventional Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited will help lease around 5 lakh acres […]

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