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Expert panel bats for flexible energy bourses, real-time trade

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2016

An expert panel today pitched for real-time trading of power and making energy exchanges more flexible and robust in the country in view of integration of 175 GW electricity from clean sources...

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No hike in power tariff due to doubling of coal cess: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2016

The budgetary proposal to double the cess on coal to Rs 400 per tonne will not lead to hike in power tariffs as discoms will benefit a lot from UDAY scheme, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said....

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Subject Tags: Power Markets , tariff

Cess on coal from Rs 200 to Rs 400 per tonne welcomed by solar power developers

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget announcement of an increase in the cess on coal from Rs 200 to Rs 400 per tonne has been welcomed by solar power developers as it is likely to drive up the...

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Delta retains No.1 position in grid tied inverters in the Indian market

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2016

 Delta has announced that according to a recent report, it has been listed as the top grid tied solar inverter supplier in India in the rooftop segment for the period from January 1 to October 1...

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Solar power tariff touches a new low of ₹4.34/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2016

Solar tariffs have fallen to an unprecedented low of ₹4.34 a kWhr. Finnish company Fortum Finnsurya Energy has quoted that tariff to bag mandate to set up a 70-MW solar plant under NTPC’s Bhadla...

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Discoms propose increase in power tariff

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2016

 The two distribution companies -- AP Southern Power Distribution Company and the AP Eastern Power Distribution company -- have proposed tariff hikes to different categories of consumers. The...

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IEX spot prices to be uniform at ₹2.57/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 14, 2016

For the second time in about a fortnight, spot electricity prices in the day-ahead auction on the Indian Energy Exchange will be uniform at ₹2.57 a kWh across the country, on January 14. On...

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Government of India & JBVNL signs 1st MoU under UDAY scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 7, 2016

The Government of India, the State of Jharkhand and the JBVNL (Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited) has announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme UDAY...

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Will a quarter of discom debt need to be classified as bad loans?

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2016

The process of implementing the government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), announced on 5 November, is now underway. On Tuesday, power minister Piyush Goyal said states accounting for...

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Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar & Orissa joins “UDAY”

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2016

Four major States namely Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha and Maharashtra have agreed to join “UDAY” Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana. This was announced by Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State ( IC)...

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