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APTEL Rules In Favour of PGCIL On Cost Overruns

In an important ruling, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favour of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) on the issue of additional costs incurred due to time overruns on setting up transmission infrastructure. PGCIL had suffered a setback on the matter after the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), on a […]

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ACME Solar’s Rajasthan Projects Back On Track, After Withdrawal OF Termination Notice

ACME Solar, which had filed for termination of some of its solar projects in Rajasthan, has withdrawn the termination notice, following an amicable settlement of the issue with SECI (Solar energy Corporation of India). This was informed by the firm at the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), where it had filed the plea for termination. […]

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POWERGRID Acquires RNTL, to Establish Transmission System for Rajasthan SEZ

POWERGRID has announced that pursuant to its selection as the successful bidder it has acquired Ramgarh New Transmission Limited (RNTL). The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), has announced that pursuant to its selection as the successful bidder under tariff-based competitive bidding, it has on March 9, 2021, acquired Ramgarh New Transmission Limited (RNTL) […]

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Ministry of Power to set up Rs 2000 Cr JV to Ease Smart Meter Rollouts

Ministry of Power has begun the process to set up a Rs 2,000 crore JV for providing a CBIF to power Discoms for faster roll-out of smart meters in the country The Ministry of Power has begun the process to set up a Rs 2,000 crore joint venture (JV) for providing a common backend infrastructure […]

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Cabinet Approves Asset Monetisation of PGCIL Subsidiaries Through InvIT

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a path breaking reform, has approved monetisation of assets of POWERGRID (PGCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, through Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model. This is the first time any PSU in Power Sector will undertake asset recycling […]

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Rs 1.8 Tn Investment in Transmission Segment in India by 2025: ICRA

ICRA expects an investment of Rs 1.8 trillion by 2025 in the power transmission segment in India, driven by evacuation infrastructure for RE projects. Independent investment information and credit rating agency ICRA has revealed in a new analysis that it expects an investment of Rs 1.8 trillion over the five-year period from FY2021 to FY2025 […]

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Okaya Bags EV Charger Deal From PGCIL in Meghalaya

Okaya has bagged a contract from PGCIL for over 55 Multi-Standard EV charger (100 kW) and 15 kW DC fast chargers in Shillong, Meghalaya. Okaya, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group has announced that it has bagged a major contract from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a Maharatna PSU of Government of […]

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Ajoy Choudhury Appointed as REC’s New Director Finance

State-owned power sector lender REC Ltd said that Ajoy Choudhury has been appointed as Director (Finance) on the company’s Board effective from today i.e. June 1, 2020. Prior to this, Choudhury was handling the post of Executive Director (Finance) REC Ltd. The state-owned lender notified through a regulatory filing that “Ajoy Choudhury… has been appointed as Director […]

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Shocker! ACME Bows Out From Rajasthan Project With Record Low Tariffs

After surprising the world, and setting the stage for a period of record low tariffs in India with its bid at Rs 2.44 kWh for a SECI project in Rajasthan, the winner, ACME Solar, has opted to cancel the project.  It had won the 600-Mw project in Rajasthan at a historic low rate of Rs […]

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