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Power ministry for lower lending rates for projects with India-manufactured equipment: R K Singh

Singh said in a media interaction those who are using imported foreign power equipment may get financing at a higher rate of interest and that this is a proposal under the ministry’s consideration New Delhi: Power minister R K Singh said today that financing agencies Power Finance Corporation and Rural Electrification Corporation (PFC-REC) and Indian […]

With excess renewable energy, Karnataka plans to sell power to other states

MoP to ask CPSEs to give 25% rebate on power bills to discoms

The order, likely to dent the CPSUs revenues severely, is likely to be issued by the power ministry anytime after market closing hours on Friday New Delhi: In a major hit to central power companies including NTPC, NHPC and Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), the power ministry is likely to advise them to forego upto one-fourth […]

With excess renewable energy, Karnataka plans to sell power to other states

NTPC shares down 5 per cent post waiver announcement of fixed charges

In a bid to provide further relief to the discoms, the government has decided to waive fixed charges and inter-state transmission charges (by PowerGrid) against power not drawn from various public sector units during the lockdown, from March 24 to May 17 Mumbai: Shares of NTPC Ltd fell by around 5 per cent on Thursday, […]

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Partial easing of lockdown fails to perk up power demand, cool weather plays spoil sport

The experts said that the maximum temperature in second half of April can go as high as 40 degree celsius but it remained around 35 degree celsius on an average during last week New Delhi: Partial relaxation in lockdown for certain economic activities from April 20 onwards could not perk up power demand, which remained […]

With excess renewable energy, Karnataka plans to sell power to other states

Power industry gives thumbs up to proposed Electricity Act Amendments

According to Khurana, in order to avoid any jurisdictional issues between CERC and the new Electricity Contract Enforcement Authority, bifurcation of their functions should be spelt out clearly New Delhi: The Power ministry’s proposed amendments to the Electricity Act of 2003 have received a thumbs up from the industry with players welcoming the proposed push […]

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Over 42,000 MW thermal power plants have outlived their lives

CPCB issued show cause directions to 31 units of 14 thermal power plants worth 13,830 MW capacity in January and to another 11 units of 4 TPPs of total 1,495 MW capacity in February this year for non-compliance New Delhi: Thermal power plants of 42,877 megawatt (MW) capacity have outlived their lives and have been […]

Higher Efficiencies in Organic Photovoltaics – New Record for 1 cm² Solar Cell

Discoms obligated to pay for electricity within 45 days: Power ministry

In the letter on Monday, the ministry said late payment surcharge is applicable in case of nonpayment of dues within the stipulated period. This surcharge in most cases goes up to 18 per cent per year NEW DELHI: With its relief being construed as a moratorium on payments, the Union power ministry has clarified that […]

Higher Efficiencies in Organic Photovoltaics – New Record for 1 cm² Solar Cell

Power ministry brings mechanism for stressed projects for servicing debt in first place

According to the order, all the revenues generated shall be deposited to the TRA. Generally, the lead banker would act as a TRA agent. New Delhi: The power ministry on Monday introduced mechanism ‘Trust Retention Account’ for certain stressed power plants to utilise their surplus after meeting operating expense, for servicing debt in the first […]

Higher Efficiencies in Organic Photovoltaics – New Record for 1 cm² Solar Cell

Power Ministry approves proposal for early regulatory nod for 66 GW renewable energy projects

As of May 2019, about 80 GW of RE generation has already been commissioned and the balance 95 GW has to come up in the next three years. NEW DELHI: The power ministry Thursday said it has approved the proposal for early regulatory nod by CERC for transmission schemes for 66.5 GW renewable energy generation […]

Higher Efficiencies in Organic Photovoltaics – New Record for 1 cm² Solar Cell

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