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Sterlite Power Wins 2 Transmission Projects Worth Over Rs 3000 Crore

Sterlite Power has received a letter of award for two key inter-state transmission projects worth over Rs 3000 crore for Udupi-Kasargode and WRSS 21. Sterlite Power, India’s leading private power transmission player, has received a letter of award for two key inter-state projects worth over Rs 3000 crore for Udupi-Kasargode and WRSS 21 (Part B) […]

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Global Smart Meters Total to Double by 2024 With China and India in Lead

According to a new report, the total number of smart meters around the world is expected to almost double over 2017 levels by 2024 A new report has revealed that the total number of smart meters around the world is expected to almost double over 2017 levels by 2024, opening up new opportunities for customer-side […]

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SLDC to Pay for Irregular Curtailment of Wind, Solar Power

If any SLDC curtails wind or solar power for any reason other than grid safety or security or as prescribed in respective grid code/ regulation, they shall be liable for making good the loss incurred by the wind or solar power generators towards deemed generation. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an […]

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Telangana Planning 1 GW Solar Power, one Time Settlement of Power Dues

The Telangana government has said that it would go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity organisations The Telangana government has said that it would go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity organisations and warned that henceforth heads of local bodies will be ‘punished’ for non-payment […]

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Captive Power Producers in Rajasthan Stand Together Against Duty Hike

After the decision to hike electricity duty on captive power by 150%, representatives from energy-intensive sectors in Rajasthan are knocking on the doors of various government departments Rattled by the Rajasthan government’s decision to hike electricity duty on captive power by 150 percent, representatives from energy-intensive sectors like cement, textile, mining, etc have come together […]

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Transmission Needs Rs 5 Lakh Cr Investment to Meet $5 Trn Economy’s Energy Needs

According to the estimates, India will be consuming 1.8 trillion units by 2025 as the country’s growth trajectory accelerates, and this requires large investments in the transmission sector, particularly at the state level. In order to fulfill the Prime Minister Modi’s vision of a USD 5 trillion economy over the next few years, it will […]

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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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Power Billing to Move From Postpaid to Prepaid: R K Singh

India is moving towards a new regime where a power consumer would pay first and then get power supply, Union minister R K Singh has said. India is moving towards a new regime where a power consumer would pay first and then get power supply, which would eventually deal with the issue of non-payment in the sector, […]

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Government to pay Damages to Consumers for Load Shedding

R K Singh has confirmed that the aim of the Government is to have “One Nation One Grid” and that it will pay damages to consumers in case of load shedding. Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh has said that the aim of the government is to have “One […]

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