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KERC okays wind PPA at old tariff, to assess other projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Karnataka’s power regulator has finally started approving old power purchase agreements (PPAs) with wind energy developers, kindling hopes that discoms and regulators will stop resisting older...

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Government to float tender for adding 20GW of solar energy capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

The government plans to seek bids globally for 20 GW of solar generation capacity by companies ready to set up manufacturing facilities in India.

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Subject Tags: power sector , solar power

Indians face higher power bills as government mulls passing on green costs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

India is considering regulatory changes to let power companies pass on costs of installing emission-cutting equipment to consumers, a government official said, a politically sensitive proposal...

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Pre-paid electricity meters across Haryana in 2 years: power utility chief

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

Power meters in Haryana are set to enter the mobile phone pre-paid mode. The Haryana Power Utilities have firmed up plans to install pre-paid electricity meters at houses in the state. Consumers...

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Gujarat wind auction put off again

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Gujarat’s first wind auction scheduled for Wednesday has been put off once again, an official at Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), which is conducting the auction, said. 

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ReNew Power to buy wind power business of KC Thapar Group for Rs 1,000 crore

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Sumant Sinha-led ReNew Power is making a Rs 1,000-crore acquisition of wind power assets of the KC Thapar Group, helping India’s biggest renewable energy player strengthen its position in the...

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International solar alliance to support setting up 1000 GW of solar energy capacity

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

As US touts coal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sunshine club gets ambitious. Just weeks before it is recognized as a United Nations treaty organization, the International Solar Alliance...

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India says developed countries should earmark financial assistance for solar projects in developing nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

India has said the developed countries should earmark a part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan towards solar energy projects in developing countries.

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Power ministry launches online portal for power sector information

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

The power ministry today launched an online platform National Power Portal (NPP) for collation and dissemination of information on the country’s power sector.

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Solar companies protest Tamil Nadu’s move to not pay for excess power

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2017

Solar developers are up in arms over Tamil Nadu’s decision not to pay for power they produce by achieving higher efficiencies, which they claim has already cost them over Rs 100 crore....

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