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Petition for approval of tariff for adoption of tariff for the purchase of 20 MW of solar power from SECI

Petition for approval of tariff under Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003 along with Section 79(1)(k) of the Electricity Act, 2003 for adoption of tariff for the purchase of 20 MW of solar power from Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited which has been discovered through a transparent process by way of competitive bidding […]

Solar power can improve healthcare in rural India, say leaders

In a letter to the government of India, they called for action, making the case for solarising all unelectrified sub-centres in rural India New Delhi: Nearly 20 leaders from think tanks, research groups, renewable energy companies, sustainable development organisations and industry associations on Thursday said India’s weak healthcare infrastructure in rural areas are being exposed […]

Power min asks states to allow construction activities at thermal, hydro plants outside municipal limits

In an advisory to states, the Ministry of Power stated, “It is requested to allow the construction activities in thermal/hydro power generation projects outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities as per para 16(i) of the MHA order on April 15” New Delhi: The power ministry has asked states to allow construction activities at […]

Power: Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 – Worst of times bring out the best

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has released the much awaited Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which proposes many critical changes to the existing Electricity Act, 2003. These amendments were essential since the electricity sector in India has been evolving with increasing non-government investments and structural changes throughout the value chain. Some of the important proposals […]
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