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India approves US$1.6bn of rooftop solar support

By : editor_2, Feb 20, 2019

India has approved the second phase of its programme to hit 40GW of grid-connected rooftop solar by 2022 and announced INR118 billion (~US$1.656 billion) in central government subsidies to...

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Funding blues for green companies, discoms over REC-PFC deal

By : editor_2, Jan 31, 2019

Renewable energy firms and state power distribution companies fear a funding crunch in the power sector due to the takeover of REC by Power Finance Corp (PFC), even as both state-run firms...

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Tangedco aims for 250MW solar floating projects

By : editor_2, Jan 25, 2019

Tangedco plans to float bids for setting up floating solar plants on three dam reservoirs in the State. Such projects are favoured by investors as they save on land cost.

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SECI and BSES Inks Agreement for 200 MW Wind Energy

By : editor_2, Jan 7, 2019

BSES and BRPL have announced that I has signed an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for sourcing 200 MW wind power at Rs 2.84 for 25 years.

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Subject Tags: BSES , DISCOMS , PPA , RPO , SECI , wind power

Niti's roadmap for power reform: Privatisation of discoms, more auctions

By : editor_2, Dec 20, 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog in its strategy document Wednesday suggested for the power sector a plethora of reforms like promoting smart grids, auctioning of energy, privatisation of...

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Govt committed to decrease AT&C loss of discoms

By : editor_2, Dec 19, 2018

The Government of India is committed to reducing the technical and commercial losses (AT & C) of the power distribution companies (Discom) of different States of the country. For this, close...

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to seek cabinet nod soon for rooftop solar scheme SRISTI

By : editor_2, Dec 6, 2018

The Ministry of New and RenewableEnergy (MNRE) will approach the Union cabinet in the next 30-45 days seeking approval for the solar rooftop scheme Sristi or Sustainable Rooftop Implementation...

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Panel suggests mechanism for facilitating payments to power cos

By : editor_2, Nov 22, 2018

The high-level committee for revival of stressed power assets has suggested setting up a mechanism to allow public financial institutions (PFI) like REC and PFC to discount receivables from...

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Panel suggests mechanism for facilitating payments to power cos

By : editor_2, Nov 22, 2018

The high-level committee for revival of stressed power assets has suggested setting up a mechanism to allow public financial institutions (PFI) like REC and PFC to discount receivables from...

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Discoms will have to pay Rs 2,000 cr to solar companies as GST claims

By : editor_2, Nov 20, 2018

State power distribution companies (discoms) will have to shell out nearly Rs 2,000 crore as one-time compensation towards GST impact to solar power developers, according to rating agency Icra....

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