DISCOM

RK Singh Launches Award Scheme under ‘Saubhagya’

More than 1.65 crore households connected since the launch of Saubhagya. RK Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, has launched an award scheme under Saubhagya to felicitate the DISCOMs/ Power Department of the States and their employees for achieving 100 percent household electrification in their areas of operation. The […]

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BEE and AEEE Release ‘Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index’

The energy efficiency preparedness index aims at assessing state policies and programs aimed at improving energy efficiency across various sectors. As part of its commitment to create awareness about energy efficiency as a resource and also to develop an action plan for energy conservation initiatives, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy […]

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Higher RPOs to Help India Meet 175 GW Renewable Target, says Greenpeace

It further added that, MNRE’s recently announced Kusum scheme to promote solar arrays connected to irrigation pumps can play a key role in helping states fulfil their RPOs. Greenpeace India said that 21 per cent target of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) by 2022 will be helping India in meeting the renewable energy goal of 175 GW till 2022, […]

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SECI’s 70 MW Amguri Solar Park Tender to Close on May 22

The maximum tariff payable to the project developer is fixed at Rs 3.43/ kWh for 25 years. The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI’s) tender for setting up of 70 MW grid-connected solar PV (SPV) power project at Amguri Solar Park in Assam will be closed on May 22, 2018. In February this year, SECI […]

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UP Discoms May Buy Solar Power from Rajasthan

There is an expectation of about 1500 MW power generation in coming months from Bhadla solar park. The power distribution companies of Uttar Pradesh likely to purchase solar power from Rajasthan, as the government in Rajasthan is adding to its capacity of solar power and will sell surplus power to the neighbouring state. There is […]

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RK Singh Meets IPPs; Assures to Resolve Issues

Singh said that their concerns would be examined into and assured them of suitable action in consultation with concerned departments to strengthen the power sector. The Union Power Minister R K Singh has met with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and discussed about the issues faced by them. He assured IPPs to find out possible solutions. […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government Allows Industry to Choose Power Discom

The permission to take power from a source other than the existing distribution company will be granted by the Uttar Pradesh power transmission corporation limited and the respective discom. Ahead of the investor meet, the Uttar Pradesh government offered yet another sop to industries by giving them the option to take power from the power […]

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Schools in the Limits of GVMC to Get Solar Power

The proposed capacity of 250kWp solar power photovoltaic system will be installed in the 144 schools under Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation to meet the energy demand as part of the Smart Cities Mission. Around 144 schools located in the limits of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) will soon draw electricity from solar photovoltaic (SPV) systems […]

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