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Telangana cross subsidy surcharge under Sections 39, 40 and 42 of the Electricity Act, 2003 for FY 2015-16

The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSNPDCL) and Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) filed separatePetitions under Sections 64 of the Electricity Act, 2003, before the Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC or the Commission) on … Continue reading

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Privatise power distribution to tame losses: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Natgrp: Echoing the public sentiment as well as our continued focus on privatization of Discoms Pitching for privatisation in the power distribution sector, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today suggested it can help in reducing huge losses and half of this business should be … Continue reading

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Regulator asks Delhi Govt. to bail out discoms

Taking the first steps towards resolving the liquidity crisis of the city’s three discoms, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has sent a ‘statutory advice’ to the Delhi Government, asking it to pitch in with financial help and urge the … Continue reading

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‘Faulty’ power policies widening demand-supply gap, states former Union Energy Secretary E.A.S. Sarma

The growing gap between supply and demand in the power sector is due to the power policies of the government that are formulated to suit private players such as Reliance, former Union Energy Secretary E.A.S. Sarma has observed. Earlier, the … Continue reading

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Decentralised Storage: Impact on future distribution grids – An EUELECTRIC report, June 2012

Flush with RE sources of power, EU recognizes the risk it brings to the grid without the appropriate balance of storage.  Europe’s electricity system is undergoing profound changes. The EU is planning a decarbonisation path that will see the EU … Continue reading

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Govt clears bailout for state electricity distribution firms: Another hasty quickfix promoting inefficiency, not a long term solution

The Indian government on Monday approved an ambitious plan to bail out beleaguered state electricity distribution companies, or discoms, through a restructuring of their short-term loans. The electricity distribution firms owned by the state governments are finding it difficult to … Continue reading

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