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Azure Power secures 2,000 MW solar power project

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

Solar power producer Azure Power has announced that it has received a letter of award (LOA) for a 2 Gigawatt (GW) interstate transmission (ISTS) solar power project with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to supply power for 25 years at a tariff of Rs 2.92 per kWh. The...

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Goa to buy solar power from NTPC for next three years

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

The cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for extending the power purchase agreement executed with M/s NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Ltd (NVVNL) for purchase of solar power by three years. Power minister Nilesh Cabral said that a lower rate of Rs 5.5 per unit has been negotiated...

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Andhra Pradesh contests HC order prohibiting revision of PPAs

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh government has challenged an order passed by a single-judge bench of the state high court restraining the government from renegotiating or revising power purchase agreements (PPA) signed with renewable energy companies, saying the court order is “bad in law...

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NTPC's Karsada plant in Varanasi achieves full generation capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

State-owned power producer NTPC Tuesday said its 200 kilo watt (kW) waste-to-energy plant in Karsada has achieved full generation capacity. ...

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Solar power policy to be notified in 15 days

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2019

The joint electricity regulatory commission (JERC) has instructed the Goa electricity department to provide required assistance to consumers interested in generating solar power in the state....

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12 cos show interest in 1,000MW floating solar plant in Solapur

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2019

MSEDCL’s 1,000MW solar floating plant at Ujani dam in Solapur district has evoked tremendous response with 12 top companies participating in the pre-bid meeting held in Mumbai. Interestingly,...

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Solar power industry demands uniform GST rate of 5 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2018

The Solar Power Developer Association (SPDA) has demanded the goods and services tax rate be kept uniform at 5 per cent on solar power generating system (SPGS) saying recent recommendations of...

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Karnataka overrules order to reduce discom tariff

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

In an unprecedented step, the Karnataka government has overruled a regulatory order that had reduced the tariff the state discom would pay for wind energy projects for which power purchase...

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