DISCOM

As 20 Delhi Schools Get Solar Power, 80 More To Join

The move is in line with the Delhi government’s flagship program to make the national capital a solar city in the coming years. Astoundingly, the returns from the government’s investment seem to be over 15%, based on government figures According to Delhi’s Department of Education, solar panel installation has been completed in 21 school buildings […]

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SECI Signs PSA’s Worth 800 MW Solar and Wind Power with Bihar Discoms

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has signed three Power Supply Agreements (PSA) with Bihar DISCOMS worth 800 MW. The 3 PSAs aggregating 450 MW Solar and 350 MW Wind Power signed by SECI with the state distribution companies of Bihar. 3 PSA s aggregating 450 MW Solar and 350 MW Wind Power signed […]

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Discom-Driven Rooftop Solar Program Approved in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved a DISCOM-driven solar rooftop program proposed by the Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL). APEPDCL had filled a petition with the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) seeking approval for the implementation of a discom driven solar rooftop program devised under the technical assistance […]

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Telangana, AP Power Discoms Hit by Malware Attack

A Ransomware is a malicious software designed by hackers to lock someone’s computer system/server. Generally, such hackers demand huge money from the computer owners in lieu of unlocking the system or they threaten to publish data of the owner. The computer systems of power distribution companies (discoms) of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states have been […]

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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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