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AP discoms seek steep cut in solar, wind tariffs across all existing PPAs

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Opening a new phase of sorts in the ongoing tussle with renewable energy players, Andhra Pradesh power utilities on Friday filed three separate petitions before the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) seeking reduction in tariff across all the existing...

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Govt to ease land acquisition, finance for renewables to meet 450 GW target

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has started drafting plans to set up mega capacities and ease investment in renewables to meet the new target set by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi. At the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday, Modi vowed to...

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Rajasthan issues tender for 113.5MW of small-scale solar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RRECL) has issued a competitive tender for 113.5MW of small grid-connected solar projects in the desert state. The group, a ‘nodal agency’ of the Indian government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, is seeking developers to...

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Andhra govt softens stand on power purchase agreements signed TDP: R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

The YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has softened its stand on the controversial plan to reopen the power purchase agreements (PPAs) inked under the previous TDP government. In...

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Ensure "must-run" status for green energy companies: centre

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

The central government has asked states to ensure that the “must-run” status of renewable energy plants is honoured and that if supply from these units is curtailed, the reason must be given in...

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Andhra Pradesh to renegotiate renewable pacts citing high rates

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

Andhra Pradesh will renegotiate some power purchase agreements for renewable projects to improve the finances of its electricity retailers. The state’s distribution companies, or discoms, owe...

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Top power companies bid for three-year PPA with states

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 8, 2019

Power plants of JSW Energy, Jaiprakash Associates, Jindal Power, Sembcorp Gayatri and Essar Power...

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Generating companies may get to invite bids from discoms to sell power

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

India for the first time may allow electricity generation companies to call bids from state distribution companies to sell power. ...

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Gujarat announces policy for small-scale solar power generation

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

Aspiring to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambition for raising the renewable power generation in the country, the Gujarat government on Wednesday announced a 'small scale distribution...

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Govt approves projects, revival scheme worth Rs 31,000-cr for power sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The central government has cleared projects and schemes totalling Rs 31,000 crore to boost investment in the languishing power sector. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved...

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