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To curb power theft, Agra to switch to smart meters

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

In a bid to curb power theft in the city, state government-owned power distribution company, Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitral Nigam Limited (DVVNL), is planning to install smart meters in both...

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Solar rooftop makers yet to get Centre’s Rs 200 crore subsidy in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

Solar rooftop system manufacturers, who pass on subsidy benefits to customers and later recover the amount from governments in the state and Centre, have not been paid their subsidy dues by the...

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Green Energy Association to move to Supreme Court against APTEL's order on Renewable Energy Certificates

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

Industry body Green Energy Association today said it will move the Supreme Court against the tribunal APTEL’s order which upheld power regulator CERC’s ruling reducing forbearance and floor...

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CLP India eyes transmission assets

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2018

CLP India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector, is looking at acquisitions to enter the transmission business amid low green energy tariffs that threaten...

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Public hearing by Odisha regulator on power tariff hike from Feb 5

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018

 The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has issued notices to bulk power suppliers, power generating and distributing companies for hearing between February 5 and 13 on power tariff...

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India’s first grid-scale electricity storage system inaugurated

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2018

AES India, a subsidiary of US-based AES Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corp today started construction on India's first utility-scale energy storage system, a 10 Megawatt (MW) facility that will...

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IRENA-WRI analysis - urgent action significantly reduces water consumption in power sector.

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

A new policy brief co-authored by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) finds that increasing the share of renewables, in particular solar...

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ReNew, Greenko, Hero eye india assets of exiting SkyPower Global

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

At least three Indian developers are eyeing the assets of Canadian renewable energy company SkyPower Global, which plans to exit India after a troubled run in the country.

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Shell ventures back into solar, agrees to acquire stake in US firm

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell agreed on Monday to acquire a stake in a U.S. solar company, 12 years after exiting the sector, in the latest in a series of deals to grow beyond its core oil and gas business...

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Government may amend power act to levy hefty penalties on discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2018

The government is working on amendments to the Electricity Act to levy hefty penalties on power distribution companies for load shedding and make provisions for direct subsidy transfers by...

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