Central Electricity Authority (CEA)

Increased Wind, Hydro Power Surged Renewable Generation In July

An analysis of the latest monthly renewable energy generation data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claimed that the increased generation of clean energy from wind power projects and small and hydropower projects led to an overall increase in non-fossil fuel energy generation in July this year. However, the data also revealed that solar energy generation during […]

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Around 54 GW of RE Projects Under-Construction in India: CEA Report

  Month Day, Year by Author via Twitter According to a report on Under Construction Renewable Energy Projects released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), India’s installed renewable energy (RE) capacity, excluding large hydro, reached approximately 125.16 GW by the end of March 2023. The report indicates that the country aims to add over 54 […]

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CEA Proposes Reconductoring Of ISTS Transmission Lines Under RTM Mode

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) issued a draft discussion paper on reconductoring ISTS (Inter-State Transmission System) lines. The central authority said that this could augment power transmission capacity and standardize the system.  The government agency asked the stakeholders and the general public to send in their objections and comments on the same by July 17, […]

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CEA Issues O&M Norms For New Transmission Service Providers

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now come up with fresh guidelines for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of electricity transmission networks. The authority crafted these norms to clarify the role of the new transmission service provider (TSP) towards the O&M works of its assets. The order said that the Request for Proposal (RfP) documents for projects […]

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India Added 1,077 MW Of Additional Renewable Capacities In May

The latest released monthly power installation report from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claimed that India added a total of 1076.7 Megawatt (MW) of renewable energy (excluding hydro) in the month of May this year.   It included the addition of 743.34 MW of solar energy. By the end of April 2023, the country had a total installed […]

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Clean Energy Share In India To Rise Upto 64% By 2030: CEA Estimates 

A latest estimation report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) predicts a strong positive growth of renewable energy in India in the next seven years. The authority recently released its revised second version of its “optimal generation mix 2030” report. The report estimates the power scenario by 2030 in the country.  The report estimates that the […]

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Ministry Of Power Appoints CEA To Verify Captive Status of ISTS Power Projects 

The Ministry of Power, in its latest notification, has nominated the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) as the competent authority for verifying the status of captive power generating plants involved in inter-state power transmission. The notification said that the ministry earlier had received references on the issue from different stakeholders to decide on the authority to […]

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AP Biomass Energy Generators Hopes For Relief Rise After APTEL Order

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has recently given its verdict with regards to four appeals against the Tariff Orders passed by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) in May and July 2014. The appeals made by Biomass Energy Developers Association &Ors and South Indian Sugar Mills Association &Ors, which were all filed against […]

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