Discoms

Tata Power Secures LOI for Odisha’s WESCO and SOUTHCO Discoms

Tata Power has received the LOI from OERC for the distribution and retail supply of electricity in Odisha’s WESCO and SOUTHCO region Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, has announced that it has received the Letter of Intent (LOI) from the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) for the distribution and retail supply of electricity […]

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Power Sector Employees Protest Against Privatisation of Discoms: AIPEF

Power sector employees have held nationwide protests against the government’s decision to privatise Discoms, AIPEF has said. Power sector employees on November 26, 2020, held nationwide protests against the government’s decision to privatise Discoms, the All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has said. They also demanded the withdrawal of Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 and scrapping of the standard bidding document (SBD). […]

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Association of Power Producers Request Financial Support From Finance Minister

The Association of Power Producers recently wrote to the Minister of Finance highlighting the concerns of power debtors and extended litigations that have been egging the power sector The Association of Power Producers (APP) recently wrote to Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman, highlighting the concerns of power debtors and extended litigations that have been egging […]

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Power Ministry Mandates all Discoms to Comply With Energy Conservation Act

The Ministry of Power has issued a notification, stating that all the Discoms will now be covered under the preview of the Energy Conservation Act. The Ministry of Power has issued a notification, stating that all the electricity distribution companies (Discoms) in the country will now be covered under the preview of the Energy Conservation […]

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Discoms Could Save ~Rs 22K Cr due to Indexed RE Tariff: IEEFA & CEEW

“Our modelling shows that the Discoms could save up to Rs 21,880 crore over the next five-year period under a partially indexed tariff structure” The inflation indexation of tariffs for future solar capacity could provide much-needed financial respite to the distressed power distribution sector (Discoms) and help India move away from coal-fired power, according to […]

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Rs 3300 Cr Loan Released for Andhra Pradesh Power Sector

The Central Government has ordered the release of Rs 3300 crore loan to the Andhra Pradesh power sector under the second tranche of the Atmanirbhar Loan. The Central Government has announced that it has ordered the release of Rs 3300 crore loan to the Andhra Pradesh power sector. The loan will fall under the second […]

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PFC Expects Additional Rs 35K Cr for Enhanced Discoms Funding

PFC has said that it expects additional funding requirements of Rs 35000 crore to meet the obligation for enhanced funding for power Discoms in near future. The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has said that it expects additional funding requirements in a range between Rs 30,000 crore and Rs 35,000 crore to meet the obligation for […]

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Renewables Rich Rajasthan can Lead India’s Energy Transition: IEEFA

IEEFA finds that Rajasthan can play a key leadership role in India’s transition to a low-emission and low-cost electricity system. As India looks to expand its renewable energy capacity, a new report from IEEFA finds that Rajasthan can play a key leadership role in India’s transition to a low-cost, low-emission, profitable electricity system. The state’s installed […]

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