Will The Andhra Pradesh Saga Reach Endgame With Central Intervention?

In a further turn to the ongoing tussle between developers in Andhra Pradesh and the state government there through its discoms, the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), the apex body of solar energy developers in the country, has reached out once again to the state’s chief Minister to intervene, and for good measure, […]

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Now Punjab Wants to Tear Up Solar Contracts

Even as the issues from Andhra Pradesh are still to be resolved, comes the news of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the key state discom, pushing for a 10 percent discom from solar power producers. PSCL’s logic? The hit to collections during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the amazing argument that while determining the rate, […]

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NSEFI Pitches For A 6 Months Extension Across Solar Projects

The New Delhi-based NSEFI (National Solar Energy federation of India) has pitched for a clean 6 month extension for solar projects at various stages  of completion, citing multiple causes for delays beyond the lockdown period laid down by the MNRE. The body, an umbrella federation of stakeholders in the solar energy sector, sent a letter […]

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NSEFI Has a Wishlist for SECI’s 2000MW Tranche IX Solar Tender

The National Solar Energy Federation of India, in a letter from its CEO, Subrahmanyam Pulipaka to the GM, SECI, has urged the agency to extend the last date for submission of bids for its Solar projects under Tranche IX to July 15, 2020. The earlier date for the bid submissions is 22nd June. NSEFI, which […]

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Our Door is Open for All Kinds of Technologies: Dinesh Jagdale

BY emphasizing on the use of clean energy, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Joint Secretary, Dinesh Jagdale said that India’s door is open for all kinds of technologies and we have to move from Power to Energy. While speaking at the web conference, Jagdale said that “MNRE is promoting and leading a conducive […]

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NSEFI Petitions to the Govt Against NTPC’s Tender Conditions

NTPC’s refusal to exempt small & medium enterprises from EMD for its solar power tender has seen NSEFI petition to the government seeking its intervention. State-owned NTPC’s refusal to exempt small and medium enterprises from earnest money deposits (EMD) for its solar power tender has riled an association of the solar energy industry which has […]

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Tariff Relief For Welspun, NSEFI Through APTEL in Tamil Nadu

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), the final authority, other than the Supreme Court, for adjudicating on power-related issues, has provided relief to Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited, in its appeal against an order of the TNERC. (Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission) with the TANGEDCO as co-respondent. The TNERC order was passed on 28th March […]

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NSEFI Urges Govt to cap RE Tariff at Rs 3/Unit under SECI/NTPC Auctions

NSEFI has urged the government to cap tariff from all renewable energy sources at Rs 3 per unit for auctions by state-owned SECI and NTPC. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), an umbrella organization of all solar energy stakeholders of India, has urged the government to cap tariff from all renewable energy sources at Rs 3 per unit […]

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NSEFI accuses NTPC and NVVN for delaying issue of CoD certificate to solar projects

NTPC and its trading arm NVVN are delaying in providing CoD certificates to plants commissioned in March, 2017, even after three months of their commissioning, although contractually required to provide CoD from 30th day of commissioning,” said NSEFI in a letter to power secretary The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has blamed NTPC […]

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