Tag Archives: Discoms

TELANGANA SOLAR POWER POLICY 2015

APPLICABILITY OF THE POLICY This solar policy shall be applicable for the following solar projects set up within the state- 1) Solar Power Projects (SPPs) a) Grid connected solar power projects based on both Photo Voltaic (PV) as well as … Continue reading

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Cabinet approves Electricity Bill Amendment including Mega Solar

The Cabinet has cleared amendments to the Electricity Act to bring in more reforms and increase competition. It also approved an ambitious 20,000 megawatts (MW) solar power proposal, which the government says will help India become a global leader in … Continue reading

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MNRE invites proposals for 52MWp rooftop installations on Public Sector Utilities across India through MGAs

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy invites offers/proposals for installation of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in various States across the Country under National Clean Energy Funds from the Multi Government Agencies (MGAs) i.e. Govt. Deptts. Govt. Institutions, PSUs & their subsidiaries, DISCOMs, DMRC, National Housing Bank, Commercial Banks, Railways, Army, Financial Institutions/Financial Integrators, etc. in the country. These projects can be installed in the Government / Commercial/ Institutional/ residential buildings located in various States in the country. Continue reading

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Power tariffs to move in line with rising input cost: Power Ministry, Ball now in DISCOMs Court

However, the Power Ministry is of the opinion that hikes in power tariffs could be “moderated” if the efficiency of distribution companies — many of which are loss-making — are improved.   Indicating that power tariffs could go up further, Power Ministry … Continue reading

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Top 5 predictions for Solar PV in India for the year 2012 – Ritesh Pothan

There is a good amount of confusion reigning in the Solar PV arena and this post is to help clear up the air. I cannot guarantee the veracity of this post as the predictions are based on past inputs and … Continue reading

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Brief update on Key Presenters at the WRETC 2012 – New Delhi

Tarun Kapoor – Joint Secretary MNRE had this to say MNRE is working on monitoring RPO by pushing DISCOMs and States but there is confusion on the purchase of RPOs. The purchasers are focusing on the statement that purchases can … Continue reading

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India’s transmission and distribution utilities – It’s time to transform

Ritesh Pothan welcomes in 2012 with a look at how India needs to invest in transforming its energy transmission and distribution systems if it is to successfully bring power to all and develop a sustainable economy. The need for power has seen tremendous … Continue reading

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