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AP govt makes key changes to its energy policies

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday made several key changes to its policies on solar, wind and hybrid power, primarily withdrawing the facility for energy banking and drawal that was purportedly causing a huge financial drain on the power distribution companies (Discoms...

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Hero Future files petition against Andhra discoms

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

In the continuing face-off between the Andhra Pradesh government and renewable energy developers, Hero Future Energies has filed a contempt petition with the Andhra Pradesh electricity power regulator for recovery of dues from the state’s discoms, which have not been paid...

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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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Renewable energy producers struggle to stay afloat

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Independent power producers (IPPs) in renewable energy sector in the state are struggling to stay afloat as the government has delayed clearing their dues for months, even as they wait for a direction from the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) on...

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Andhra Pradesh regulator approves solar power tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has waded into the row over attempts to renegotiate signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) by ordering state power distribution companies to honor the contracts. Regulatory approval of the solar power price set in...

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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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APERC move to reduce PPA duration worries green companies

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (APERC) move seeking truncation of the average length of power purchase agreements (PPA) to a fifth has seen renewable energy companies...

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