distribution companies

GUVNL Invites RFP For Procurement of 500 MW Power

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited request for proposals for 500 MW of power supply on a short-term basis through tariff based competitive bidding process.  The last date for submitting the online bid is September 01, 2022, till 06:00 pm. Bids will be opened on September 02, 2022, at 11:00 am. For participating […]

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GUVNL Issues Request for Selection For Pilot Projects in Gujarat

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited a Request for Selection (RfS) for setting up of Pilot Projects of 500 MW/1000 MWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems in Gujarat under Tariff-Based Global Competitive Bidding (Phase-I).  The last date to submit the bid is “Applicable as per NIT on the ISN-ETS portal”. This GUVNL 500 […]

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Power Ministry Plans Another Scheme To Solve The Discom Puzzle

The Ministry of Power has informed that it’s working on a scheme that will help mitigate the financial woes of the Distribution Companies (Discoms) which are unable to pay their dues. This is crucial as the inability of Discoms to pay dues impacts the entire value chain of the power sector. Even the relatively young […]

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Discoms’ Outstanding Dues to Gencos Rise 4.4% to ₹1,21,030 cr in Jan

Total outstanding dues owed by electricity distribution companies (discoms) to power producers rose 4.4 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1,21,030 crore in January 2022. Discoms owed a total of Rs 1,15,904 crore to power generation firms in January 2021, according to portal PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing […]

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Duty of Distribution Companies to Clear Gencos Dues: Suresh Prabhu

Former energy minister Suresh Prabhu has said it is the sacrosanct duty of the Distribution Companies to clear dues owed to the Gencos It was a pleasure to speak at the “Re-energising India after Pandemic” #webinar organised by @CEEWIndia where I discussed about global challenges in #energy sector,as we enter very uncertain global scenario. — Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) […]

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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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Rooftop Power Plants Can Save 95 Percent on Bills, Says Study

Residents buying power from a community rooftop solar PV plant, via a subscription plan, could also save up to 35% on their electricity bills. These savings have been estimated over the 25-year lifetime of these systems. Households owning rooftop solar systems could save up to 95% on their electricity bills, says an independent study released at the CEEW Renewable Energy Dialogue […]

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Don’t Grant Loans to Huge Loss Making Discoms, says RK Singh to REC, PFC

He said that many distribution companies have been making heavy transmission and distribution (T&D) losses and it may be difficult for them to repay the loans. In a review meeting, the Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh has directed the two financing arms of the Power Ministry […]

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Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited Floats 500 Megawatt Solar Power Tender

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited invited bids for solar power to fulfil its renewable power purchase obligations (RPPO) and to meet future requirements of distribution companies (discoms). Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated another tender to procure 500MW from grid-connected solar PV projects through competitive bidding after the power utility had successfully completing bidding […]

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