Discoms

MNRE Issues Guidelines for Phase-II of 40 GW Rooftop Solar Programme

MNRE has issued the implementation guidelines for the second phase of the 40 GW Rooftop Solar Programme, with the focus this time on Discoms for better execution The Government of India (MNRE) has set the target of achieving 100 GW of solar power capacity in the country by the year 2022 of which 40 GW […]

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Gujarat Allows Discoms to Fulfill RPO by Purchasing Power From Small Solar Projects

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission has granted permission to state Discoms to procure power from small solar projects to meet their RPO The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has in its latest order granted permission to the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) and the other state Discoms to procure power from small solar projects of […]

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MNRE Clarifies on Payment Security Mechanism Directive for Gencos

The energy generated during the non-dispatch period shall be calculated on the basis of Capacity Utilization Factor as declared by the generators in Power Purchase Agreements. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the power ministry’s latest directive, which is applicable from today, for power distribution companies (dZiscoms) to […]

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R K Singh Reviews Draft Plan for Power Distribution Sector

R K Singh has reviewed the first draft prepared by the CEA for the Distribution Perspective Plan for the power sector in India. Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh has reviewed the first draft prepared by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for the Distribution Perspective Plan for […]

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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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