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Tamil Nadu Plans 20,000 MW Solar Installations Across State

Tamil Nadu is girding up to stay in the top position among states in the run for renewable forms of energy. The state, blessed with a long coastline and ample sunshine, has been an early mover and a among the leaders for most of the 21st century. In a fresh development, the Tamil Nadu Generation […]

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TANGEDCO To Add 3 MW Solar Power Under PM-KUSUM Scheme

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission(TNERC) has allowed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) to procure solar power with a combined capacity of 3 MW generated by two farmers in the state. The solar power will be purchased at a tariff of Rs 2.99 per unit, under Component – A of the […]

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Tamil Nadu to Add 20,000MW Solar Power by 2030

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) plans to spend about Rs 70,000 crore across Tamil Nadu to install 20,000 megawatt (MW) capacity of solar power plants by 2030. The DISCOM has come out with a tender inviting consultants for the project. A solar plant with a capacity of 1,000MW will be built by […]

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Tamil Nadu Discom Gets Nod For 500 MW Projects Under Component A of PMKUSUM

In its order based on a hearing held on December 28, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation’s (TANGEDCO) proposal to procure upto 500 MW of solar power from projects with capacity in the range of 1 MW to 2 MW under Component A of the […]

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Tariff Markdown on Manufacturing Tender. Unfair For Developers?

Even as SECI continues to provide positive tidings in terms of finally finding buyers for the power from the manufacturing linked solar tender that has been pending since last year, the news of markdowns can’t be good for relevant stakeholders. Readers will recall that these tenders had a tough time finding takers for a long […]

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POSOCO Report Finds Clear Bias Against RE Developers in Tamil Nadu

Following APTEL’s order in August, the Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has submitted a report on renewable energy curtailment in Tamil Nadu. The order, widely welcomed by solar developer bodies like the NSEFI, had asked for verification of claims made by both sides on the issue of curtailment. As it turns out the POSOCO […]

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APTEL Overrides TNERC Judgement In Case of Solitaire BTN’s 100 MW Solar Plant

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL),has ruled strongly in favour of the solar developer Solitaire BTN (BTN) against the state regulator of Tamil Nadu, discom, transmission firm. In overriding the previous judgement of the state regulator, APTEL has probably shown up the risks of working directly with state discoms like nothing else. The judgement was […]

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Settle at 6% Or 12%? The Curious Case of 4 Cases Of Tangedco Delays

4 recent orders passed at the Tamil Nadu State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) drew our attention recently. All four involved wind energy operators with the  same complain against the state disco, TANGEDCO. In each case, the discom had delayed payments to the generators, following which, they had approached the state commission for redressal. In all […]

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