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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 […]

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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 […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

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 […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

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 […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

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 […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

CEA draws up plans to boost power distribution infra

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has anticipated a 40 per cent increase in power distribution infrastructure till 2022. The projection of a 38 per cent increase in distribution substation capacity, 32 per cent increase of distribution transformation capacity and an increase in different type of feeder lengths by 27-38 per cent till 2022 have been […]

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Open guarantees for power purchase or face power cuts: Power Ministry’s new order to discoms

The order, applicable from August 1, will ensure curbing adding further to the outstanding bills of Rs 41,747 crore by distribution companies. The Centre issued a first of its kind order on Friday to tame defaulting power distribution companies by asking them to maintain assured payment guarantees with banks for electricity purchases. Experts said the […]

Tata Power – DDL Among the First Utilities in the Country to Meet 100% Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance

Power ministry, RBI meet on NPA norms postponed, says RK Singh

The ministry had earlier approached the central bank seeking relaxation from stringent RBI norms for the power sector, a source said. The minister further said the government was also planning to bid out about 40,000-50,000 MW of renewable power this year. Power ministry’s meeting with Reserve Bank of India on the revised RBI norms for […]

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