Power reforms

In Blow To Power Reforms, Key Provisions In Draft Electricity Bill (amendment) 2021, Dropped

The Draft electricity amendment bill (2021), whose withdrawal was one of the demands of the agitating farmers, has gone through some major changes after ‘feedback’ from ‘stakeholders’. And it is clear who has been winning the arguments, if one goes through the (dropped) changes that have been shared by the sources in the Power Ministry. […]

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Power Minister Iterates Plan To Overhaul Regulation, Enforcement Soon

India’s power ministry is pushing for an overhaul of electricity regulation and enforcement of contracts in order to stem losses of the state-run distribution companies that have burdened the sector. On solar imports, plans afoot to draw up a list of approved manufacturers for allowing imports. The weak financial condition of distribution companies hurts their […]

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