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Sitharaman directs NABARD to help J&K, Ladakh increase farm produce, utilise solar energy

While stressing on the need to exploit solar energy in the high altitude deserts of Ladakh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: “I have requested Chairman of NABARD to visit Jammu and Kashmir so that NABARD can support the farmers there.” Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday directed the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development […]

Return to growth: Given the mismatch between tariffs and risks, few new renewable IPPs being created

Power tariffs had declined significantly in 2016-17, ensuring price competitiveness. However, since then, RE sector risks have increased. Chhatrasal in a remarked that ‘The renewables sector in India is near-death. Capacity addition has markedly slowed down in this financial year. Few projects are achieving financial closure, and so, few projects are getting complete.’ (bit.ly/34I1JQr, FE, […]

Hero Future files petition against Andhra discoms

Hero Future Energies has filed a contempt petition with the Andhra Pradesh electricity regulator for recovery of dues from the state’s discoms BENGALURU: 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 […]