Tag Archives: Fiscal year

Generation-based sops announced for struggling wind power sector

Breathing life back into the subsidy starved wind energy sector, the government has approved the implementation of ‘generation-based incentive (GBI)’ that was announced in the budget this year. After a hiatus of one and a half year without any subsidy or incentive … Continue reading

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MERC directs RPO compliance on CPP and Open Access Consumers in Maharashtra to be enforced no later than 31 March, 2014

Click here for the entire order no 49 Pursuant to the above Regulation and in view of difficulties faced owing to lack of appropriate mechanism in place for monitoring and compliance of RPO of Captive Users and Open Access Consumers, … Continue reading

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Rajasthan releases draft Rfp for 300MW Wind

Request for Proposal (RfP) (DRAFT) Document For Setting up of Grid Connected Wind Power Projects of Total Capacity 300 MW in Rajasthan during FY 2013-14 Under “Policy for Promoting Generation of Electricity from Wind, 2012” RfP/Wind/2013-14/RREC/01 ISSUED BY Rajasthan Renewable … Continue reading

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India achieves 1.44GW cumulative capacity for Solar PV

India has plans to install a further 800MW in this fiscal year. Image: Tata Power India has achieved a total a cumulative capacity of 1,447MW for grid-connected solar PV. According to statistics from the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable … Continue reading

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Govt plans subsidy to boost electric, hybrid vehicle sales

Government likely to provide subsidies of up to Rs.1.5 lakh on cars, Rs.50,000 on two-wheelers In yet another move to push sales of electric and hybrid vehicles in the country, the government is likely to provide subsidies of up to Rs.1.5 lakh on … Continue reading

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