PM Surya Ghar: MNRE Proposes Rating Of Rooftop Solar Vendors

The Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE) today published the draft guidelines under the newly announced PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana. The new draft norms proposed the concept of rating the vendors installing rooftop solar systems for the residential consumers. The ministry said that the vendors would be rated based on the feedback of […]

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Ministry of Power Releases Guidelines For Uniform Renewable Tariff

The Ministry of Power has now approved the procedure for implementing a Uniform Renewable Energy Tariff for the end power procurers, including discoms and open-access consumers. It will be applicable to renewable energy projects connected with the Inter-State Transmission Systems (ISTS).  It comes after the Electricity (Amendment) Rules 2022 discussed the uniform renewable tariff (URET). […]

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Mini-grids Best Suited To Electrify Unelectrified Population: ISA Report

The latest report by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on universal energy access emphasized the role of solar energy in ensuring energy access in unelectrified regions in the world. ISA released the report during the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in Goa today with representatives from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).  The latest report […]

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CEA Issues O&M Norms For New Transmission Service Providers

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now come up with fresh guidelines for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of electricity transmission networks. The authority crafted these norms to clarify the role of the new transmission service provider (TSP) towards the O&M works of its assets. The order said that the Request for Proposal (RfP) documents for projects […]

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Scatec Solar Introduces Solar Plant Leasing Service ‘Release’

Scatec Solar is launching a new service that will offer industrial players in emerging markets access to flexible, reliable and low-cost power through solar plant leasing. The new service, called Release- by Scatec Solar, offers companies flexible leasing agreements of pre-assembled solar and battery equipment, from 1 to 20 MW capacity. The solution is particularly […]

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NTPC Ordered to Release Bank Guarantees of 3 IPPs in Rajasthan

The commission ruled that the retention of the performance bank guarantees by NTPC was illegal and arbitrary. NTPC Ltd. has been ordered by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to release the performance bank guarantees (PBG) of three independent power producers (IPP) operating in the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan. The commission responded in response […]

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