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Reduction in Power Cost due to Prepayment by Customers: Power Ministry

The Ministry of Power has asked the state and UT governments to consider reducing the cost of power due to prepayment by the end consumers. The Ministry of Power (MoP) has in its latest notification asked the state and UT (Union Territory) governments to request the state electricity regulatory commissions (SERC) to consider reducing the […]

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Power Ministry Proposes Tariff Rebates on Advance Payments by Discoms

The Ministry of Power has advised SERCs to establish reduction of generation/ transmission tariffs in cases of full or advance payments by state Discoms The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an order, advising state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) to establish the reduction of generation or transmission tariffs in cases of full or advance payments […]

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Power Ministry’s 5-Year Action Plan Bodes Well for Renewables but with Conditions

The Ministry of Power and MNRE have presented their 5-year plan charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. The Power Ministry and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently presented the 5-year action plan (vision document) for the two ministries, charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. Aiming at […]

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Power Ministry to Install Smart Prepaid Meters

Smart Prepaid Meters are to bring revolution in power sector by way of reduction in aggregate technical & commercial losses, better health of DISCOMs. Bringing a revolution in power sector, Ministry of Power has taken a decision to make all meter smart and prepaid in the next three years. The installation of smart meters will […]

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Power Ministry Issues Guidelines for EV Charging Stations

The guidelines published by the Power Ministry are slated to rake up the cost of installing these charging stations with both of these technologies being mandated. Power Ministry has issued guidelines for electric vehicles public charging stations and has mandated the installation of both Japanese and Chinese charging technologies. The guidelines published by the Power […]

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Power Ministry, Skill India Join Hands to Support ‘Saubhagya’ Scheme

The scheme aims to achieve universal household electrification in all parts of the country in a time bound manner. Giving a further fillip to the Government’s mission of bringing electricity to every household and to empower the rural youth, Power Ministry has partnered with the Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Ministry to train the manpower in six […]

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Exicom Installs AC & DC EV Charging Station at Power Ministry Premises

After the successful tender of 10000 electric cars last year, the demand for e-vehicle constantly rising across various departments of the Union and state governments, says R K Singh. In a move to develop EV charging points across the country, Gurgaon-headquartered Exicom has installed AC & DC electric vehicle (EV) charging station at Ministry of […]

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Power Ministry Proposes Compensation for Grid Curtailment, to Benefit Renewable Energy Sector

“If the proposal is adopted it will protect the cash flows to an extent from grid curtailments and also ensure a favourable operational environment for renewable energy projects. It will also be positive for wind and solar energy developers,” The government has proposed a compensation mechanism for existing renewable energy projects, which will protect the […]

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