Monthly Archives: December 2018

Home/2018/December

Single solar plant to serve many: Discoms working out plan

With the electricity watchdog paving the way for group net metering and virtual net metering wherein multiple electricity consumers can be beneficiaries to a single solar plant, discoms have been asked to submit their feedback on how to make the process more beneficial for consumers. New Delhi: With the electricity watchdog paving the way for group net metering and virtual net metering wherein multiple electricity consumers can be beneficiaries to [...]

2018-12-29T02:28:29+00:00 December 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Single solar plant to serve many: Discoms working out plan

UT to purchase power from Jammu and Kashmir

    Chandigarh The UT electricity department has already started its preparations to meet demand and supply gap in peak summers. The department has decided to purchase additional power from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and from short-term sources like power exchange. The department will buy power from J&K till August. The power will, however, be returned to J&K in [...]

2018-12-28T08:58:19+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on UT to purchase power from Jammu and Kashmir

IREDA scraps proposed green bond sale amid tepid response

India Renewable Energy Development Agency had planned to raise Rs 250 crore through 10-year bonds.  India Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) on Wednesday scrapped its proposed green bond sale amid a tepid response from market participants. IREDA had planned to raise Rs 250 crore through 10-year bonds. However, HDFC Bank’s Rs 6,000-crore infrastructure bond issue [...]

2018-12-28T08:26:50+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on IREDA scraps proposed green bond sale amid tepid response

From aid to trade

During PM Lotay Tshering’s India trip, Bhutan’s priority will be to negotiate a fair tariff for hydropower, expand trade ties with New Delhi.  The election of the relatively “unknown quantity”— Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) party and Prime Minister (Dr) Lotay Tshering — in Bhutan has triggered speculation in New Delhi’s foreign policy and strategic circles. [...]

2018-12-28T07:47:08+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on From aid to trade

India Post to spread light in rural areas

Solar lamps to be sold at post offices from January After providing several services such as postal insurance, Tirumala darshan and passport services, the India Post is now getting ready to sell solar lamps through its rural post offices. In the first phase, the India Post has decided to offer lamps at Kalakada, Karvetinagaram, Satyavedu, [...]

2018-12-28T05:27:05+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on India Post to spread light in rural areas

India’s first 24×7 solar-powered fuel outlet by IOCL opened in Kochi

India’s first 24x7 solar-powered fuel retail outlet, operated by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) was opened the other day in Kochi, giving a boost to sustainability initiatives of the state.  KOCHI: India’s first 24x7 solar-powered fuel retail outlet, operated by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) was opened the other day in Kochi, giving [...]

2018-12-28T04:36:54+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on India’s first 24×7 solar-powered fuel outlet by IOCL opened in Kochi

India finalizes bids for setting up over 8,000 MW wind power projects: RK Singh

Beside above projects, bids of 500 MW each have been finalized by the states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Maharashtra New Delhi: India has finalized bids for setting up wind power projects of over 8,000 Megawatt (MW) capacity through Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (NTPC), power minister R [...]

2018-12-28T03:50:40+00:00 December 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on India finalizes bids for setting up over 8,000 MW wind power projects: RK Singh

Government eases power exports to neighbouring nations

Industry representatives FE spoke to said the 2016 guidelines allowed cross border trade only through the 'term ahead' market and did not allow trading in the more attractive 'day-ahead' market. The government has removed restrictive riders which discouraged neighbouring countries to buy power from India’s spot power markets. Also, it barred plants with Coal India [...]

2018-12-27T03:34:30+00:00 December 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Government eases power exports to neighbouring nations

Big opportunities for Indian Companies in sectors including agriculture, rural development and renewable energy in Colombia

There are huge opportunities in agriculture, rural development, renewable energy, infra both physical and human resource for Indian companies in Colombia, after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels (Spanish name FARC) decided to lay down arms. There are huge opportunities in agriculture, rural development, renewable energy, infra both physical and human resource for Indian [...]

2018-12-27T03:28:58+00:00 December 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Big opportunities for Indian Companies in sectors including agriculture, rural development and renewable energy in Colombia

India renewable energy sector awaits a reboot

Tariff caps, duties on solar panels, infra constraints, etc., have worried investors about the viability of projects After a record addition of 9,780MW in FY18, solar capacity addition will slow to 8,000MW this year—reflecting policy challenges. Graphic: Mint Is the stage set for a rebound in the Indian renewable energy sector? Heading into 2019 that [...]

2018-12-27T03:23:47+00:00 December 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on India renewable energy sector awaits a reboot
Any Enquiry?
close slider