Ultratech To Not Pay Unnecessary Charges For Captive Solar Plant: RERC

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) in its latest judgement exempted Ultratech and its Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)-Amplus Dakshin Private Limited (ADPL) against payment of cross subsidy, water cess and other charges for a captive solar plant based in Rajasthan.  As per the petition of Ultratech Cement Limited (UTCL), ADPL was incorporated as a SPV […]

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CEA To Verify Captive Status Of Power Plants Every Year: Draft Rules

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) released a draft guidelines on the issue of verification of the captive status of power generation plants. It has now asked the stakeholders and other people concerned to send in their comments on the issue by December 1, 2013.  These norms will be applicable for the generating plants where the […]

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Bharti Airtel Collaborates on Fuel Cell Technology with Bloom Energy

Recently, Bharti Airtel announced that its subsidiary Nxtra Data Limited had teamed up with Bloom Energy to install low-environmental impact fuel cell systems at its data centers in Karnataka. This will help reduce carbon emissions by providing a cleaner, hydrogen-ready fuel source and reduce energy consumption. According to a statement from Bharti Airtel, Nxtra will […]

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Airtel Sets Up Its Largest Captive Solar Plant, 21 MW with Avaada

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Tuesday has announced the commissioning of a new 21-megawatt solar power plant in Buldhana district of Maharashtra. The solar plant, spread over 80 acres, has been set up by Airtel in partnership with Avaada to supply clean energy to Airtel’s Nxtra data centres and switching centres in Maharashtra, the company […]

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GERC to Amend RPO Regulations

Changes to (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) (Third Amendment) Regulations Have Been Proposed The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed changes to regulations regarding procurement of energy from renewable energy generating sources; these will be the “Third Amendments in the GERC (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) Regulations, 2010”. In the GERC proposal, […]

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