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Cash sops for states to secure land for green power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The Centre has introduced a financial incentive for states and tweaked its policy to address two major issues plaguing solar park developers — shortage of land and lack of transmission facility...

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Indian Railways to set up additional 8,500 km of transmission lines to end dependence on state discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

Indian Railways, which is working towards saving its energy bill and ending dependence on state discoms, is planning to expand its own power transmission lines by an additional 8,500 km....

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State discoms lower losses in FY16, improve cost coverage

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

Operational performance of state power distribution companies has improved with a decline in commercial losses of electricity and marginally better coverage of costs in fiscal 2016, a report by...

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China-Led AIIB Approves $160M Loan To Finance Indian Power Project

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution...

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Niti Aayog unveils ‘Three Year Action Agenda’ for power and energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

Identifying energy as one of the most complex sectors of the economy, the draft Three Year Action Agenda for FY18-FY20 released by the Niti Aayog, recommended a number of targets and policy...

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ADB, India ink $500 million loan pact to expand power connectivity

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 24, 2017

India and the ADB today signed a $500 million loan pact to expand inter-regional power connectivity in the country, and strengthen transmission system to accommodate renewable energy-generation...

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India, Nepal to build new cross-border power lines

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2017

India and Nepal have agreed to build new cross-border power transmission lines to help in the distribution of electricity from power projects being developed in Nepal.

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Subject Tags: Export , Nepal , transmission

Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd To Get Geo Investigation Studies Done Soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 27, 2017

The Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) will get  geo investigation studies done for its proposed 2X800 MW Super Critical Thermal Power Station near Godhna village in the district,...

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Telangana, Assam to join UDAY scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 4, 2017

Telangana and Assam are slated to join the UDAY scheme meant for revival of loss making discoms Wednesday, which will result in overall net benefits of Rs 6116 crore and Rs 1,663 crore to them...

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The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission access rate hike plan clouds power market

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2017

he Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to increase the short—and medium-term transmission corridor charges (STOAs and MTOAs) for open access by 35% and 25%,...

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