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Wind energy companies move Madras High Court against auction of Tamil Nadu projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

Wind energy companies have moved the Madras High Court against the Tamil Nadu electricity distribution company’s move to auction wind energy projects with a new base price, and the sector...

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Power cost to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) rises by 14%, tariff bound to go up

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

In a strong indication that power tariff is likely to go up, the UP Power Corporation (UPPCL) has said average procurement cost of electricity has increased by around 14%. According to an...

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Power thefts worth Rs 134 crore detected in Haryana

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

Power utility companies in Haryana have detected electricity thefts worth nearly Rs 134 crore in the state in the past three months, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Government plans major change in power purchase norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2017

The government is planning a major change in the power purchase norms to help stressed plants get coal supplies and...

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Uttar Pradesh nudges solar companies to cut power tariff on older pacts

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates of electricity agreed upon in earlier contracts even though...

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Tata Power DDL to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) plans to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Energy and Environmental Policy...

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The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission to pay compensation for delay in restoration of electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Come September, Delhiites will be paid up to Rs 200 for delay in restoration of power with the city's power regulator finalising the supply code and performance standards.

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NLC biggest winner in 1,500 Megawatt Tamil Nadu solar auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

India’s latest solar auction, one of the biggest in the country, drew a surprisingly enthusiastic response with a big chunk of the 1,500 MW of projects on offer won by a state-owned mining...

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Solar power capacity to double this year: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said India’s solar power generation capacity will double to 22 Gw by the end of the current financial year and more wind power auctions would be conducted...

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Local solar manufacturers seek ‘Safeguard Duty’

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

Badly hit by a shrinking market and idle capacity, local manufacturers of solar cells and modules have decided to approach the government again seeking to impose a ‘safeguard duty’ on imported...

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