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RERC Proposes Free Solar Power to Rajasthan DISCOMs

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), which issued the tariff decision for 2022–2023 last month, urged the state government to explore adopting legislation requiring solar power providers that are exporting electricity to provide 10% free power to the state’s DISCOMs. Over the past year, the subject has occasionally been discussed in meetings between government officials […]

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Direct Benefit Transfer: State Saves 33 MU of Power in Agriculture Sector

In Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, a trial programe for the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) program for agricultural energy connections was begun around a year ago. During the 2020–21 financial year, the 26,083 agricultural connections used around 101 million units of power. Since the program was introduced, the number of connections have climbed to 28,393 […]

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MIDHANI Sets up 4 MW Solar Power Plant

The solar power plant is spread over 20 acres of land and is expected to generate 7,000 MW hr/year of electricity with a projected saving of Rs 5 crore per year and reduction of 5,600 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. State-owned Mishra Dhatu Nigam (MIDHANI) has set up a 4 MW solar power plant with […]

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