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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BEST to Set up World’s First Thermal Battery Plant

World’s first thermal battery plant in Andhra Pradesh would manufacture thermal batteries which would supply power for a longer duration than the Lithium-ion battery. Leading power storage service provider, Bharat Energy Storage Technology (BEST) has revealed setting up a thermal battery plant in Andhra Pradesh. Considered as a great addition, world’s first thermal battery plant […]

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Historic Bombay Presidency Radio Club installs net metered rooftop solar

The historic Bombay Presidency Radio Club has turned to solar to meet its energy needs. SolarTown Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has commissioned a 41kW net-metered solar rooftop system at the historical club. It has been estimated that the club will be saving more than Rs. 8,50,000 annually from the newly installed solar system. Also, SolarTown […]

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