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Tamil Nadu ends wind season evacuating 1,477 million units more in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Wind power season has come to an end this year. In the last few days the wind power generation has gone down below 500MW while the total power demand has crossed 13,000MW. Compared to the last wind power season, Tangedco has evacuated not less than 20% more and in terms of...

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Wind power developers upset over Karnataka tariff revision

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Wind power developers in Karnataka are up in arms over a September 4 tariff order of the state power regulator, which they claim is unfair to projects of 599 MW, for which power purchase agreements (PPAs) have already been signed. 

The order reduces the feed-in tariff...

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As demand grows, open market electricity tariff at 5-year high

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

At the India Energy Exchange (IEX), the average electricity tariff for August was ₹3.12 a unit (kilowatt hour) with peak tariff touching ₹7.91. In the first seven days of September, the average was ₹3.34 a unit and maximum at ₹8.7 a unit.

The electricity sector did not...

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NDMC areas to get 65,000 systems to tap sun’s power

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Central Delhi could soon be generating up to 20 MW of power on the rooftops. The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, a union ministry of power venture, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New Delhi Municipal Council to install 65,000 solar modules on major buildings...

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Solar PPA disputes in Madhya Pradesh but SkyPower claims first operational Indian plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Renewable energy developers SkyPower and Renew Power are involved in legal disputes with the distribution company (Discom) of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh over solar project deadlines and PPAs, while SkyPower has also claimed to have successfully brought into operation...

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Madhya Pradesh cracks whip, cancels solar PPAs signed with Canadian firm’s India unit Sky Power Solar

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 7, 2017

Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company (MPPMC), the holding company of all the electricity distribution companies of the state, has cancelled two 50-MW power purchase agreements (PPAs) it had signed with the Indian unit of Canada-based Sky Power Solar in 2015. The PPAs were...

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China's mono-crystalline solar cells and modules firm to begin construction of Indian plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

China's mono-crystalline solar cells and modules Longi Green Energy Technology will start building its Rs 1,500 crore Indian plant by the end of this year, said a senior official of its Indian subsidiary Lerri Solar Technology India. 

"We are planning to begin...

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Acme, Inox explore exit from renewable energy projects won at record low tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Acme Group and Inox Group that bid the country’s lowest solar and wind tariffs respectively this year now plan to exit the projects, said several people aware of the development.

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd bid Rs3.46 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to win a 250...

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MNRE to states: Uncertainty on PPAs may hit new wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

India’s wind energy programme will be choked for two years and the momentum of the country’s ambitious programme for renewables severely hit because distribution companies have “practically stopped” signing fresh power purchase agreements, the Central government said in a...

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Subject Tags: power sector , Wind Energy

Engie in talks with AST to provide off-grid power to telcos, banks

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

French energy company Engie SA is in talks with Delhi-based Applied Solar Technologies (AST) for a partnership to provide off-grid power to the telecom and banking sectors. 

AST’s solar hybrid solution model uses a combination of solar photovoltaic cells, battery back-...

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