MNRE Details Role of Discoms in 12 GW Solar CPSU Scheme

MNRE has notified the role of DISCOMs to ensure the smooth implementation of the CPSU program for the development of solar projects worth 12GW. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification regarding the modalities and role of distribution companies (DISCOMs) to ensure the smooth implementation of the second phase of […]

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Payment Security Mechanism for Power Purchase by DISCOMs Approved

RK Singh has approved the proposal to make it mandatory for discoms to open and maintain adequate LC as Payment Security Mechanism under PPAs RK Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) has approved the proposal to make it mandatory for discoms to open and maintain adequate Letter of […]

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UP Discoms Submit Plans For Meeting Backlog and Future RPO Commitments

The total shortfall in RPO fulfilment (up to November 2018-19) for non-solar power stood at 4295.52 MU and that for solar stood at 3993.69 MU. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) recently reviewed in a suo moto proceeding, the fulfilment of RPO targets by obligated state distribution companies (discoms), as per the commissions RPO […]

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MNRE Mulling Over Public Portal To Disclose Payment Delays by Discoms

MNRE may open an online portal to publicly disclose the status of Discoms’ payments. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is considering setting up a web portal to publicly disclose payment delays to renewable energy players from power distribution companies (Discoms). The move is expected to usher in more transparency in pending payments. […]

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The Case for the benefits of Rooftop Solar for Discoms

Energy and environment think tank, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) recently published an article  highlighting the positive impact rooftop solar can have on the countries struggling discoms, which have arguably been among the leading causes for the slow adoption of solar rooftop solutions. India has committed to 175 GW of Renewable Energy by 2022. […]

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Advisory to General Public : Fraudulent websites for registration under Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) Scheme

The Government of India has recently approved scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar power plants. Administrative Approval for the scheme has been issued by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on 08.03.2019. DISCOMs and State Nodal agencies shall be implementing this scheme for which the detailed guidelines will be issued […]

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Power Ministry to Install Smart Prepaid Meters

Smart Prepaid Meters are to bring revolution in power sector by way of reduction in aggregate technical & commercial losses, better health of DISCOMs. Bringing a revolution in power sector, Ministry of Power has taken a decision to make all meter smart and prepaid in the next three years. The installation of smart meters will […]

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Tata Power-DDL Bags 3 Awards at ICC Awards-2018

This achievement bears testimony to our dedication and commitment to reliable, quality power supply and further strengthens our resolve to bring innovative changes and best practices in the business of power distribution in the country, says Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL. Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL), a joint venture between Tata Power and the Government […]

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