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AP Govt releases Rs 2,984 cr to clear power dues

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday released a sum of Rs 2,984 crore to clear long- pending dues to solar and wind power generators, central generating stations and state generating stations. Of the total, Rs 2,199 crore will go to CGS and SGS while solar and wind...

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Andhra Pradesh govt proposes to set up solar plants to produce 10,000 MW

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government has proposed to set up its own generating units to produce 10,000 MW of solar power to meet the energy requirements of the agriculture sector. The government has already issued an order for setting up the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation...

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Top Andhra discom seeks more time to clear Rs 599 crore dues

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

Andhra Pradesh’s main power distribution company has sought more time to clear outstanding dues of Rs 599 crore it owes to renewable energy developers. In an affidavit filed with the state high court on Monday, the Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (...

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Govt plans to restrict coal supply to Andhra Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

The Centre is considering restriction of coal supplies and all sanctioned loans and funding to Andhra Pradesh from central public sector units (PSUs) such as Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC) and REC Ltd, if the state government refuses to reconsider its decision to revise...

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Green developers in AP lost Rs 1,400 cr since August

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2020

Renewable energy developers have lost revenue of Rs 1,400 crore due to curtailment of wind and solar power in Andhra Pradesh since August last year, said industry executives. “Out of the 7,307 mw of renewable energy installed in Andhra Pradesh, 20-25% of solar power and 50-60...

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Ray of hope as Andhra Pradesh starts clearing renewable dues this week

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

Ending months of impasse and uncertainty, the Andhra Pradesh government has started clearing arrears to renewable energy companies, providing partial succour to close to 5,000 MW of green energy projects. The projects have been battling amplified risks since chief minister Y...

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Andhra govt yet to reach a deal on green energy contracts

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

The hard-found compromise reached last month to end the impasse over Andhra Pradesh’s decision to relook at renewable energy contracts has floundered, said several Union and state government officials. The government led by chief minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has upped the...

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Centre, Andhra reach a compromise on green contracts

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

The Centre and Andhra Pradesh have reached a compromise to end the impasse over the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government’s controversial decision to reopen renewable energy contracts inked by the previous state government. The compromise was struck during a meeting attended...

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Andhra Pradesh has Developed Over 1 GW of Solar Projects in Naxal Areas

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

According to the information provided by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the state government of Andhra Pradesh has reported the development of over 1 GW of ultra-mega solar power projects in Naxal affected regions of the state. The total installed capacity...

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Andhra Pradesh conserving power worth Rs 1,000 cr annually by energy efficiency

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

The Andhra Pradesh government is conserving 2,000 million units (mu) of power and saving about Rs 1,000 crore annually by promoting energy efficiency initiatives for the last three years,...

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