Gujarat Tops The List In India With Lowest Power Tariff For EV Charging

Gujarat seems to be India’s frontrunner regarding affordable tariffs for Electric Vehicle (EV) users. An analysis of the state-wise tariffs for the sector revealed that Gujarat offers the lowest tariff, ranging from Rs 4 to Rs 4.1 per unit, depending on the usage. On the other hand, Meghalaya seems to be charging a maximum of […]

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SJVNL To Offer Solar Power At Rs 3.26/unit From Himachal Floating Plant

Shimla-based SJVN Green Energy Limited is now all set to provide solar power at the rate of Rs 3.26 per unit from its 15 MW floating solar power project situated at Nagal Pond, near Neila village in the Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.  The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, has also approved […]

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NTPC Issues Tender For 1500 MW Of Wind Projects For ISTS

NTPC Limited has issued an international bidding tender seeking developers to set up 1500 Megawatt (MW) of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) wind projects anywhere in India. The central public sector enterprise has asked the bidders to submit their bids by the end of October 19.  The bids will be undertaken on a single stage two, envelope mode […]

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Govt Notifies Electricity (Third Amendment) Rules, 2023

The Ministry of Power notified the third amendment to Electricity Rules 2005. The new amendments were aimed at dealing with the issues of the captive power generation plants in India.   As per the new notification, the criteria for the captive electricity generation plants changed. The earlier provisions of the rules had said that no power plant should qualify as […]

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CERC Proposes SNA Charge of Rs 1 paise/kWh For Cross Border Power

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has now proposed amending its older regulations for cross-border power trade. It has now proposed two new amendments to make these new changes. The new change proposes leaving an additional charge for the Settlement Nodal Agency (SNA) for the process. The CERC claimed this was due to costs like manpower, legal […]

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Maharashtra Plans To Use Solar For 50% of Its Agri Power Demand

The Maharashtra government is now planning to use solar energy to cater to 50 percent of the power demand of its agricultural sector in the state. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL), in its latest petition before the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), disclosed this plan.  MSEDCL has planned to procure 7,000 MW of solar […]

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France Becomes Top Net Power Exporter of Europe

A recent report by EnAppSys, an energy data consultancy provider, indicates that France became the largest net power exporter of Europe, surpassing Sweden. On the other hand, Germany became a net importer from a net exporter of power during the first half of this year.  The report showcases the recent progress in France’s position in […]

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India’s Installed Power Capacity Twice Its Peak Demand: Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh said today that India’s total installed electricity generation capacity is now almost double its peak demand. He also boasted that due to the transformation of the Indian power sector, the export of power to neighboring countries became a reality.  The minister said, “Today, India has an installed capacity of 421,000 […]

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CEA Amends Norms To Offer RTM For Cross-Border Power Trading

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA), in its recent order, has amended the procedures for approval and facilitation of the import and export of electricity with neighbouring countries. The order said that the move was taken to accommodate the participation of the Real-Time Market (RTM) segment in addition to the existing Day-Ahead Market (DAM) for electricity […]

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