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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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Developers reel under losses as Rajasthan companies shut off wind power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

Wind power developers in Rajasthan face losses once again as state distribution companies unplug their supply from the grid, a practice known as backdown.

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US President Donald Trump looks to increase energy exports to India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

US plans to export more natural gas, clean coal and renewable resources and technologies to India to fuel the country’s growing energy demand and strengthen ties between the two countries,...

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Solar power: US gives India time till year-end to scrap local sourcing rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

The United States has agreed to give India time till December 14 this year to remove the requirement for mandatory domestic sourcing of solar panels and modules under its national solar power...

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