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UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as CRE Regulations, 2019).

These Regulations shall apply to: All the Generating Stations based on Captive generation, renewable sources of generation and co-generation, existing prior to 01.04.2019 in the State of Uttar Pradesh as on the date of notification of these Regulations. Generation based … Continue reading

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Sell 6 MW to MSEDCL for sugar tax relief – A step to promote renewable energy

Maharashtra State energy ministry has announced the norms to be followed by sugar factories for getting exemption from sugar purchase tax. These are applicable to the sugar factories that have cogeneration power plants and have been framed with an aim … Continue reading

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TN biomass producers want electricity duty abolished, as high fuel prices are eating into revenues

  The Tamil Nadu Biomass Power Producers’ Association has been promised help by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board(TNEB). In a meeting called by the TNEB last week members of the Association made a strong plea, among others, for the abolition … Continue reading

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MNRE plans to set up company for generating power using biomass

In a bid to encourage renewable energy sources of power generation in India, the union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is looking at setting up a company for biomass-based power generation and promotion on the lines of Solar … Continue reading

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The Indian Biomass Power Sector – Part 1

by Jai Rathod In the first of a two-part blog piece, Ritesh Pothan’s colleague, Jai Rathod, takes a look at the milestones reached by India’s biomass sector. Jai reports that India’s biomass industry faces a number of challenges, but concludes that “in … Continue reading

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