Tata Power Deploys 850+ Charging Points Across India

Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), an integrated power company and an electric vehicle charging service provider, deployed 850+ charging points in key metropolitan areas. The company has set up charging points across 30+ bus depots in cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Jammu, Srinagar, Dharwad, Lucknow, and Goa. Tata Power claims to have […]

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CERC Approves Trading Margin of Rs.0.07/kWh in SECI’s PSAs with Distribution Firms

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), in its petition, had asked the CERC for the approval of the trading margin of Rs.0.07/kWh agreed to by the distribution companies (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport; Tripura State Electricity Corporation) in the Power Supply Agreements signed for capacities of 334 MW and 100 MW respectively. The CERC […]

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Maharashtra Renewable Energy Grows By 9% Last Fiscal

The state economic survey of Maharashtra for the period of 2022-23, is out and it paints a bright picture as far as renewable energy is concerned in the state. The state economic survey held that there has been a reasonable jump in the renewable capacity of the state. In 2022-23 financial year, the installed renewable […]

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India Gets Its First Set Of E-Double Decker Buses in Mumbai

Mumbai’s Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) received its first set of E-double decker buses -Switch EiV 22- manufactured by Switch Mobility. Switch Mobility is a subsidiary of Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland and is a manufacturer of next-generation electric bus and light commercial vehicle manufacturer. The electric double deckers are lightweight buses made of […]

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A Double-Decker Electric Buses Introduces by BEST on January 14, 2023

In January 2023, double-decker electric buses will be introduced to the city by the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST), according to an official. This month, the BEST will debut its premium e-bus service. In a statement to the media recently, BEST general manager Lokesh Chandra said that the clearances for double-decker e-buses are nearing […]

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Adani Group Secures 10.80 Lakh Smart Meters for BEST Power Consumers in Mumbai

Recently, Adani Transmission, part of the Adani group won the bid to install 10.80 lakh “Smart Meters” for Bombay Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) customers, which will “empower” the distributor to automatically turn off the power supply of bill defaulters. The installation of smart meters will be finished in two and a half years, according […]

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Maha Regulator Dismisses BEST Plea For ‘Limited Open Access’

In an order published just before the weekend started last week, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has  dismissed a petition by BEST, one of two Mumbai discoms, wherein BEST had requested for allowing limited Open Access in its area of supply and for determining and allowing Open Access charges and other fees and charges. […]

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BEST Tenders for 200 Electric Buses in Mumbai Under FAME-II

BEST has issued a tender for 200 MIDI Electric Buses in the city of Mumbai and its extended suburbs on a GCC model under the Fame Scheme Phase II. The Brihan-Mumbai Electric Supply & Transport Undertaking (BEST) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for the public transport of 200 MIDI Electric Buses […]

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BEST to extend 677 MW PPA with Tata Power

This will ensure cheaper power to Mumbai consumers with the added advantage of hydro peaking power at rates which are cheapest in the country. Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) to extend its existing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with The Tata Power for 677 MW supplied from […]

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