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Discoms to pay full tariff during non-supply period to renewable gencos: MNRE

Power discoms pay fixed charges or infrastructure cost to electricity generation companies during the non-supply period under the power purchase agreements (PPA). NEW DELHI: Power distribution companies would have to pay the agreed full tariff to renewable energy producers during the period of non-supply of electricity, the government said on Wednesday. Power discoms pay fixed […]

Rooftop solar power could be a game-changer for India despite challenges: Here is why

The existing fragmented growth of solar rooftop is largely attributable to institutional and commercial consumers. Discoms’ and consumers’ reluctance to adopt rooftop solar may be attributable to the legal framework of the distribution business. India’s solar sector has seen a spectacular run in the last four years, largely attributable to its ambitious renewable energy targets […]

No power supply to discoms without bank guarantees

The move comes on the backdrop of the deep financial stress being faced by the power industry due to non-payment of dues The Union power ministry has directed electricity generators to snap supplies to state distribution companies which have failed to open or maintain bank guarantees. Following this directive, the states will have no option […]