Discoms

Power Ministry Writes to States/UTs to Issue Tariff Orders on Time

The Ministry of Power in a letter to state and UT energy departments and SERCs has requested for the timely issuing of tariff orders The Ministry of Power in a letter to state and UT energy departments and State Energy Regulatory Commissions has requested for the timely issuing of tariff orders under the Electricity Act, […]

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ISGF Paper Proposes new Revenue Opportunites For Electric Utilites

A new white paper entitled New Revenue Opportunities for Utilities, which highlights various opportunities for revenue generation for utilities through digitalising the power sector and unlocking existing infrastructure and services, has been published by India Smart Grid Forum- a public private partnership initiative of Ministry of Power for accelerated development of smart grid technologies in the […]

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Adani Electricity Bringing Renewable Power to Mumbai

Mumbai’s largest electricity distributor, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) will play a pivotal role in Mumbai’s transition towards green energy. To enable all customers to achieve their targets and aspirations for renewable energy, AEML is launching Mumbai Green Energy Initiative. Under this program, customers will have the flexibility to set their own targets for renewable […]

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Ministry of Power : Discoms Can Continue Or Leave PPA After Term Completion

The Ministry of Power has issued a letter enabling the Discoms to either continue or exit from the PPA (Power Purchase agreement) after completion of the term of the PPA i.e. beyond 25 years or a period specified in the PPA and allow flexibility to the Generators to sell power in any mode after State/Discom […]

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State-Owned and Private Discoms on two Ends of the Spectrum: ICRA

The credit profile of the state-owned Discoms continues to remain stressed, while that of several privately-owned Discoms remains healthy The credit profile of the state-owned distribution utilities (Discoms) continues to remain stressed due to higher level of technical & commercial (AT&C) losses compared to regulatory norms, inadequate tariffs in relation to their cost of supply […]

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Discoms’ Dues at Rs 1.36 Lakh Crore in December, Down From Nov

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by nearly 24% YoY to reach Rs 1.36 lakh crore in December 2020, however, the amount reduced from November. Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producers i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by nearly 24 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 136966 crore (Rs 1.36 lakh […]

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AIPEF Continues to Rally Against Electricity Bill, Urges CMs to Seek More Time for Comments

AIPEF has urged CMs to seek more time from the government for the submission of comments on the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021. The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged chief ministers (CMs) to seek more time from the central government for the submission of comments on the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021.  “AIPEF has […]

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Loans Worth Rs 1.25 Lakh Cr so far Under Discoms Liquidity Package

Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by PFC and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power Discoms Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by state-owned non-banking finance firms Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power distribution […]

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