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No power generated at 1,050 MW TTPS for eight hours

All the five units of the thermal power station have a uniform capacity of 210 MW each. Two units (I and III) were on a standby mode due to a drop in demand due to the lockdown Tuticorin: There was zero production at the 1,050 MW Tuticorin Thermal Power Station (TTPS) for more than eight […]

PM to address ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Chhattisgarh’ on Feb 24, launch projects worth Rs 34,400 crore – EQ

COVID-19: Solar energy stakeholders ask MNRE for project timeline extension till 30 Nov, 2020

They said labour exodus, continuation of curfew in many cities, and transport restrictions halted land procurement and construction of projects New Delhi: Solar energy stakeholders have requested the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) for a blanket extension in the project timelines of under-construction renewable energy projects till 30 November 2020, considering force majeure […]

NTPC Group Installed Capacity touches 73958 MW – EQ

Now, Punjab wants to renegotiate clean power contracts

PSPCL has sought a discount from solar power developers for the electricity supplied NEW DELHI : The Punjab government led by chief minister Amarinder Singh of the Congress wants to renegotiate clean energy contracts. The Punjab State Power Corp. Ltd (PSPCL) has sought a discount from 1 July, from solar power developers for electricity supplied, […]

PM to address ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Chhattisgarh’ on Feb 24, launch projects worth Rs 34,400 crore – EQ

Solar gear imports from China face double taxation

DGTR’s oral hearing was previously scheduled be held on June 11, 2020, but was postponed due to certain administrative exigencies. Now, the hearing in first week of July will clear the way whether safeguard duty gets extended New Delhi: Solar equipment imports, largely from countries such as China, may soon come under double taxation with […]

NTPC Group Installed Capacity touches 73958 MW – EQ

EIB invests €43.5million to finance solar project in Andalusia, Spain

Despite the COVID-19-related lockdown in Spain, over 85% of the construction plan was successfully completed by May 2020. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is investing €43.5 million to finance the largest solar project in Andalusia and one of the most powerful in Spain. Despite the COVID-19-related lockdown in Spain, over 85% of the construction plan […]

NTPC Group Installed Capacity touches 73958 MW – EQ

WWF report says inadequate policy support for clean energy startups and SMEs in India

It maps the clean energy ecosystem, attempts at an analysis of the sector to identify individual constraints and offers policy recommendations to propel the growth of cleantech SMEs in the country. New Delhi: While India’s move towards clean energy transition has led to the emergence of various startups and Small and Medoum Enterprises (SMEs), there […]

NTPC Group Installed Capacity touches 73958 MW – EQ

Covid-19 shocker for discoms, losses mount

According to official estimates, the revenue of both southern and northern power distribution companies of Telangana (TSSPDCL and TSNPDCL) could be over Rs 10,000 crore in the current financial year 2020-2021 Hyderabad: The 77-day lockdown and closure of industrial units due to the coronavirus pandemic are likely to push power utilities in the state into further losses this year. […]

PM to address ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Chhattisgarh’ on Feb 24, launch projects worth Rs 34,400 crore – EQ