Power Consumption By EVs Up 216% In Maharashtra

In a sign of things to come across more and more states in India, the sale of power for electric vehicles in the state has increased by 216% in ten months — from 4.56 million units in September 2022 to 14.44 million units in July 2023, Chairman and Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution […]

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MSEDCL Tenders For 500 MW Solar Under PMKUSUM

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL or Mahavitaran), has issued an expression of interest (EOI) and request for selection (RFS) for procuring 500 MW (AC) of solar power from decentralised solar projects. Launched under the PMKUSUM scheme, these projects will be for sizes ranging from) 5 MW to 2 MW capacity. Location will […]

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MSEDCL Subsidy Scam Highlights Attitude To Solar Power in Maharashtra

Maharashtra’s latest ‘scam’ potentially shows up just why getting discoms on board to promote renewable power is so difficult. A  MERC (Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission) appointed committee has filed a report that accuses the state power distribution utility, Mahavitaran or MSEDCL as its English moniker goes, of outright fraud. The report claims that MSEDCL has […]

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Maharashtra to Tap Solar Projects on Large Dams

At the Ujani dam, the project will cover 2,000 hectares or less than 1/15th of the total 34,000-hectare area of the reservoir. In order to shift from conventional source of energy to solar energy and to overcome the hurdles in acquiring private land for infrastructure projects, the government of Maharashtra has embarked upon the fleet […]

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