DISCOM

CERC Approves Tariff for 480 MW Solar PV Projects

SECI’s trading margin of Rs.0.07/kWh has also been approved The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a petition filed by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for approval of power purchase agreement (PPA) tariff and SECI’s trading margin for sale of power from 480 MW grid-connected solar PV projects. The power will be […]

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RERC Increases Capacity by 400 MW under KUSUM Yojana

In Rajasthan, Solar PV Projects Totaling 725 MW will be Installed now, under Component-A of the KUSUM Yojana The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has increased the capacity of solar PV projects to be installed in Rajasthan under Component-A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (KUSUM) Yojana by 400 MW. Rajasthan […]

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RBI Governor Hints at Power Sector Reforms

For the next wave of growth of renewables, fast-paced changes need to be implemented Recently, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shri Shaktikanta Das, addressed members of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), regarding whether dynamic shifts are underway in the Indian economy. Stating that the country’s power sector […]

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HPERC Takes Cue from CERC, Proposes Changes to Renewable Project Conditions

HPERC has Drawn Inspiration from CERC’s Renewable Energy Tariff Regulations 2020 The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has proposed amendments to the (Promotion of Generation from Renewable Energy Sources and Terms and Conditions for Tariff Determination) (4th Amendment) Regulations, 2020, which came in effect in April 2020. The HPERC duly considered the latest Renewable […]

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Can Privatization Help in Solving Discom Distress?

India’s power sector is currently struggling with multiple issues, among them is pending dues of state Discoms (distribution companies) to renewable energy developers. The issue now even sparked the fears that many solar and wind energy projects likely to turn into non-performing assets (NPAs). Here’re some views and voices from the industry on what could […]

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Tata Power to Acquire 51% Stake in Odisha’s Discom; Doubles Consumer Base

Marking its successful entry into the state of Odisha, utility giant Tata Power Company Ltd has won the bid to acquire a major shareholding of 51 percent in the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) of Odisha. Mumbai-headquartered Tata Power said in a statement that “the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has awarded the Letter of […]

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MNRE Issues Guidelines for Decentralised Solar Plant Development

In a bid to promote decentralized solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in rural areas of the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has formulated draft guidelines for the development of decentralized solar power plants. The government said that its motive behind issuing these guidelines is to provide […]

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Delhi’s Peak Power Demand to Climb to 4700 MW This Winter

The peak power demand in Delhi this winter is expected to climb up to nearly 4,700 MW, according to predictions made by the state Discom BSES. The peak power demand in Delhi this winter is expected to climb up to nearly 4,700 MW, according to predictions made by the state Discom BSES. The Discom has detailed that compared to last year […]

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Uttarakhand Discom to Carry Forward Surplus Non-Solar RPO to Meet Solar RPO Deficit

UERC has allowed UPCL to carry forward its surplus non-solar RPO from FY 2018-19 to meet its deficit of non-solar and solar RPO in the present fiscal. The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has in its latest order approved the petition filed by the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) to carry forward its surplus non-solar […]

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