power distribution companies

Discoms in Bihar Enjoying Perks of Installing EESL’s Prepaid Smart Meters amid Lockdown

Amidst nationwide lockdown where most of the Discoms are dealing with outstanding dues mainly on account of long-pending bill payments from their customers, some of the power distribution companies (Discoms) in Bihar are earning Rs 5 lakh per day prepaid revenue through EESL-led smart metering programme. Bihar became the first state in India which has […]

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MNRE Clarifies on Implementation of PM-KUSUM Scheme

After clarification sought by the implementing agencies on certain issues, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. As per the MNRE notification, the distribution companies (Discoms) can, if they desire so, pass on the Procurement Based […]

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Tata Power to Acquire 51% Stake in Odisha’s Discom; Doubles Consumer Base

Marking its successful entry into the state of Odisha, utility giant Tata Power Company Ltd has won the bid to acquire a major shareholding of 51 percent in the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) of Odisha. Mumbai-headquartered Tata Power said in a statement that “the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has awarded the Letter of […]

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MNRE Clarifies on Payment Security Mechanism Directive for Gencos

The energy generated during the non-dispatch period shall be calculated on the basis of Capacity Utilization Factor as declared by the generators in Power Purchase Agreements. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the power ministry’s latest directive, which is applicable from today, for power distribution companies (dZiscoms) to […]

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UP Discoms May Buy Solar Power from Rajasthan

There is an expectation of about 1500 MW power generation in coming months from Bhadla solar park. The power distribution companies of Uttar Pradesh likely to purchase solar power from Rajasthan, as the government in Rajasthan is adding to its capacity of solar power and will sell surplus power to the neighbouring state. There is […]

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