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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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Discom restructure kicked off with 8 States in April 2013, Rs 1.60 lakh cr in bad debt

Under the Centre’s package, half of the losses would be taken up by the States, which would issue long-term bonds in phases. For the remaining losses, the distribution companies would get a three-year moratorium on principal payment. The financial re-structuring programme … Continue reading

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Determination of Tariff for Generation and Distribution – TAMIL NADU ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION

TAMIL NADU ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (Constituted under section 82 (1) of Electricity Act 2003) (Central Act 36 of 2003) PRESENT : Thiru. K.Venugopal – Member  and Thiru. S.Nagalsamy – Member T.P. No. 1 of 2013 Date of Order: 20-06-2013 In the matter … Continue reading

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Gujarat re-negotiating fixed tariffs for already commissioned 670 MW Solar plants under its Solar Policy

In a not so surprising move, the Gujarat Government after paying out a huge amount in fixed tariff for its 670MW commissioned plants is looking to change tariffs to be in line with the existing norms. It has offered approx. … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar power bids heading for re-tendering? States now expecting developers to quote below Rs. 7

The government’s bid to finalise tenders for solar power and encourage generation of non-conventional energy to meet the gap in the demand and supply from conventional sources may not be a smooth affair. It may even lead to cancellation of … Continue reading

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Indian government launches RTI Portal Online

Natgrp: This is a service that every Indian should use, especially to understand and ferret out malfeasance in the system. Its currently restricted to a single department but is expected to cover all departments by the end of the month. Click Here for … Continue reading

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