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Gujarat power regulator’s decision forces wind power firms, discoms to make an unhappy truce

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

The Gujarat power regulator's decision to make February auction's all-time low winning bid as the base price for wind power purchases has forced developers and power distribution companies in...

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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for Megawatt scale plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 13, 2017

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as the new tariff for new grid-connected megawatt (MW)-scale solar photovoltaic plants. This is the tariff solar...

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Flat solar power tariff drops to all time low of Rs. 3.15/unit in Andhra Pradesh auction

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 12, 2017


Solar power tariffs reached another record low of Rs. 3.15/ unit (flat rate) during auction in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh by NTPC. This is the levelised price at which NTPC will source...

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Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh refuse to pay higher tariff for wind power

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 23, 2017

Two of India’s high wind energy potential states have refused to buy wind power at a rate higher than the one arrived at the country’s first ever wind power auction, putting in jeopardy about...

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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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