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Solar power: Regulator rejects Kerala Irrigation Infrastructure Development Corporation (KIIDC) application

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

The Kerala state electricity regulatory commission (KSERC) has rejected an application submitted by Kerala irrigation infrastructure development corporation (KIIDC) to determine tariff for the...

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Wind power tariff likely to go below Rs 4 per unit

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 24, 2017

After a sharp drop in solar tariff to Rs 2.97 per unit, the wind power rates may also touch a new low and fall below the Rs 4 per unit mark in an ongoing auction for 1,000 MW capacity....

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Electricity bills of industrial units likely to witness steep jump

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 21, 2017

 Spot market power is set to become costlier as state-owned power distribution companies have proposed a hefty increase in levies imposed on openmarket consumers in their tariff petitions for...

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Solar power tariff lowered from Rs 7.1 to Rs 4.4 per unit by Tangedco in 1 year

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 20, 2017

Solar power generation tariff was fixed at Rs 4.40 per unit by Tangedco on Saturday .With this, the tariff came down from Rs 7.10 to Rs 4.40 within a year.

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Higher coal prices, clean energy cess wiped out UDAY gains

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 20, 2017

Power procurement costs have risen as higher coal prices and clean energy cess have wiped out gains from government moves to reduce costs under the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme,...

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Kerala electricity board seeks hike in power tariff after two years

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 19, 2017

According to the Power minister M.M. Mani government has not considered a tariff hike. His statement has come following the appeal of Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) Limited regarding the...

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Bids for 750 megawatt Rewa solar tender may break Rs 4 per unit barrier

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 17, 2017

Solar power tariffs are expected to fall substantially below Rs 4 per unit in the bids for 750 mw Rewa solar project anticipates Bridge to India. Tariff of Rs 4 per unit is the lowest till now...

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Indian government's new power plan: Heavy electricity users will now pay lower tariffs

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 16, 2017

Major reforms of power tariffs are on the horizon as an official committee has recommended lower tariffs for heavy users to encourage electricity consumption as the country moves from a deficit...

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India’s solar prices set to drop amid competition, lower costs

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 12, 2017

The price paid for solar power in India at auction is set to fall below last year’s record lows for the South Asia nation, driven by plummeting panel prices, falling interest rates and...

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Wind tariff may slip to Rs. 4-4.5 a unit in 1-gigawatt bids

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 9, 2017

Wind tariff is likely to come in between Rs. 4 and Rs. 4.5 per unit — below the average of around Rs. 5 — in the auction being conducted by SECI to set up 1,000 MW capacities for supply of power...

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