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India tastes its largest single-day power trade

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

India's largest power exchange IEX traded 141 million units (MUs) of electricity last Friday. Nothing unusual about it, except that the volume of power bought and sold that day represented the...

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Gurgaon hogs more power than Delhi, Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

Its population is significantly lower than the metros but Gurgaon consumes much more power per person than Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata, data compiled by the state discom shows...

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3D microbial fuel cells to create environment-friendly power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2016

Scientists have found that three-dimensional paper-based microbial fuel cells can create power in an environmentally-friendly way without the use of any outside power.

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Subject Tags: fuel cell , innovation , power

4,000 MW available in exchanges at around Rs 2 per unit: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

With the power demand in summer at a peak, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday that electricity is available at exchanges across India, and without network congestion, at rates around Rs...

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Maharashtra: Government all set to go solar for agricultural power supply feeder

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

The state government would try to bring the entire power supply feeder for agriculture on solar panels and would try to install energy efficient pumps for agriculture throughout the state. The...

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Wind energy developers face possible incentive cut

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 1, 2016

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission's (GERC) proposal to share generation based incentive with utilities or consumers is likely to result in 75bp lower rate of return for wind energy...

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UDAY Unlikely to Destabilise Aggregate State Finances but Select States Will Feel the Pinch: India Ratings

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

Aggregate impact of UDAY on the fiscal deficits of 13 states that have joined the scheme will be 0.47% of gross domestic product (GDP) in FY17 estimates India Ratings. However, state finances of...

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India Targets $8.9 Billion in Energy Efficiency Cost Savings

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

India’s plan to replace energy-intensive appliances with more efficient designs is expected to save as much as 600 billion rupees ($8.9 billion) a year, according to the head of the government...

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Wind energy companies slam Gujarat proposal on central subsidy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

Wind energy developers have objected to the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission's (GERC) proposal that they share an incentive they get from the Centre with the state discom which buys...

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Subject Tags: power , renewable energy , RPOs

Discoms stuck in slow lane on revising power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

Power distribution utilities and electricity regulatory commissions have stayed steadfast with their reputation for sloppiness and more have been late in filing tariff hike petitions and...

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Subject Tags: industry news , power , tariff