COVID-19 Expected to put Financial Stress on Chilean Discoms & Gencos: GlobalData

With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean Discoms are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from them and hence, the utilities are finding it difficult to pay back to the generators as per the PPAs. With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean distribution utilities (Discoms) are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from […]

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NTPC Offers Rs 1363 Cr Discount on Fixed Charges to Discoms During Lockdown

NTPC will be giving a discount of Rs 1363 crore to Discoms on fixed or capacity charges that they owe during the lockdown period this fiscal year. NTPC Limited, the largest electricity generator in the country has announced that it will be giving a discount of Rs 1363 crore to distribution companies (Discoms) on fixed […]

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RK Singh Unveils Real Time Market in Electricity; India Now in Few Global Markets

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh have launched the pan-India Real-Time Market (RTM) in electricity, placing India amongst a league of few electricity markets in the world having such system. RK Singh has launched the RTM through video conference in New Delhi, on Wednesday. On explaining the significance of the RTM, RK […]

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Tata Power Takes Over CESU, Begins Power Distribution Work in Odisha

Tata Power has taken over the management of CESU, after receiving LOI from OERC for the distribution and retail supply of electricity in 5 circles of Odisha Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, has announced that it has taken over the management of the Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU), after receiving the […]

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PXIL Kicks Off Real Time Market Trade for Power Transaction in India

NSE and NCDEX promoted Power Exchange India Ltd (PXIL) has kick-started its first Real Time Market (RTM) trade in India for delivery of electricity effective from today i.e. June 01, 2020. The first trade was conducted by clients of Kreate Energy Pvt Ltd and PTC India Ltd on the PXIL’s platform, and the initial auction […]

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WB Industrial Consumers Took Legal Action against Power Utilities on Fixed Charges

Industrial consumers in West Bengal (WB) has dragged power utilities in the state to court after their plea for relief on fixed charges among other demands in the lockdown was rejected. Moreover, nodal agency West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) had also paid no heed to their demands, when they approached the regulator, the high-tension […]

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PM Emphasizes on Financial Sustainability of Power Sector, Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for improving the financial sustainability of the power sector in order to solve the issues prevailing in the sector especially the power distribution sector. He said during a detailed review meeting held on Thursday evening on the power sector with the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry […]

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NTPC Eyes Majority Stake in ADAG’s BRPL, BYPL to Foray into Distribution Biz

Country’s largest power generation utility NTPC is planning to foray into electricity distribution business as it has evinced interest to acquire majority stake of 51 per cent in Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group’s (ADAG) two utilities. The ADAG has two Discoms in Delhi namely BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), which supplies electricity to approx 4.4 million customers. […]

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