Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Low green energy tariffs raise PPA renegotiation possibilities: Survey

India’s quest for low clean energy tariffs “possibly contributed” to the demands for renegotiation of the already signed power purchase agreements (PPAs), says the Economic Survey New Delhi: India’s quest for low clean energy tariffs “possibly contributed” to the demands for a renegotiation of the already signed power purchase agreements (PPAs), the Economic Survey said on [...]

2018-01-30T02:51:55+00:00January 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Low green energy tariffs raise PPA renegotiation possibilities: Survey

Punjab government yet to pay Rs 7,700 crore subsidy bill to PSPCL

Even as the Punjab government is planning to introduce a direct-bank transfer (DBT) scheme for power subsidies on agricultural connections, the pending power subsidy bill continues to accumulate, as the state government has not paid monthly instalments to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL). As per the revised tariff order approved by the Punjab State Electricity Regulation Commission [...]

2018-01-30T02:37:01+00:00January 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Punjab government yet to pay Rs 7,700 crore subsidy bill to PSPCL

UP to set up 10,700MW solar plants in five years: Minister

Lucknow, Jan 29 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government will set up around 6,000 solar power plants to meet its clean energy target of 10,700 MW in the next five years, Additional Energy Sources Minister Brijesh Pathak said. "We have decided to install some 6,000 solar power plants in the state (for this purpose), and also [...]

2018-01-29T17:25:52+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on UP to set up 10,700MW solar plants in five years: Minister

Tata Power CEO and MD Anil Sardana resigns

Anil Sardana has submitted his resignation as CEO and managing director of Tata power and as a director of the company, for personal reasons New Delhi: Tata Power said on Monday that its chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director Anil Sardana has resigned due to personal reasons, effective 30 April. “Anil Sardana has submitted his [...]

2018-01-29T16:16:56+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Tata Power CEO and MD Anil Sardana resigns

U.S. hits Russian deputy minister and energy firms with sanctions

Washington could release reports as early as Monday laying out the possibilities for expanded sanctions against Russia over its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, an accusation the Kremlin has repeatedly denied. By Jack Stubbs and Patricia Zengerle MOSCOW/WASHINGTON: The United States added Russian officials and energy firms to a sanctions blacklist on [...]

2018-01-29T09:29:11+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on U.S. hits Russian deputy minister and energy firms with sanctions

Conversion Efficiency at 20.41%, LONGi Solar Creates World Record of Monocrystalline PERC Module

BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 18, 2018, LONGi Solar announced that, according to a test conducted by TUV-SUD, the independent third-party certification test organization, the company's 60-cell PERC module achieved a photoelectric conversion efficiency of 20.41%, a new world record for a monocrystalline PERC module.  The product tested was a P-type monocrystalline PERC module. Based [...]

2018-01-29T06:38:40+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Conversion Efficiency at 20.41%, LONGi Solar Creates World Record of Monocrystalline PERC Module

Small players may exit green energy: ReNew CEO Sumant Sinha

Sinha said in the last few years, the expectation of returns has gone down due to a steep fall in renewable energy tariffs, but they must rise to make the business more sustainable. New Delhi: The renewable energy sector in India is on the road to consolidation and players with smaller portfolios are looking at exiting [...]

2018-01-29T05:49:00+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Small players may exit green energy: ReNew CEO Sumant Sinha

Solar industry seeks clarity, relief in safeguard duty in Budget 2018

According to Crisil, the projects auctioned in the year 2017 were bedded at low tariffs, so any rise in equipment cost after the safeguard duty would crimp the cushion that developers have to service debt. 5 per unit from around Rs 3 estimated earlier New Delhi: Concerned over future of the sunrise industry which is [...]

2018-01-28T16:41:19+00:00January 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Solar industry seeks clarity, relief in safeguard duty in Budget 2018

Renewable energy space to see consolidation, some players may log out: Nidhi Tanti

"There are land approvals, project execution approvals and all these delays make it difficult to meet the targets which we commit at the time of bidding and for that there are penalties which could be pretty high," Tanti said. By Barun Jha  Davos: As the renewable energy sector continues to see a big influx of new [...]

2018-01-28T14:54:26+00:00January 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Renewable energy space to see consolidation, some players may log out: Nidhi Tanti

Delhi: Vendors to soon sell wares from solar-powered ‘smart shops’

Standing committee chairman Tilak Raj Kataria said that they have taken their cue from Gurgaon and Faridabad, where vendors are selling their products from smart shops, which have charging point, refrigerator and solar panel. NEW DELHI: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation is planning to provide smart shops to vendors in its jurisdiction and create vending zones to decongest [...]

2018-01-28T09:28:18+00:00January 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Delhi: Vendors to soon sell wares from solar-powered ‘smart shops’
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