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Himachal Pradesh cabinet approves Rs 224 crore irrigation scheme, to make use of solar pumps

The cabinet also approved the launch of Rs 174.50 crore flow irrigation scheme under which an area of 7152.30 hectare will be brought under assured irrigation benefiting over 9580 farmers of the state SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Thursday decided to implement Rs 224 crore Saur Sinchayee Yojana under which 90 per cent financial [...]

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Odisha Energy department seeks works support on solar project

  Installation of solar power panels on Government buildings in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has received a jolt after some field officials of Road and Building (R&B) division of Works department prevented the exercise apprehending water-logging on rooftops.   The R&B staff in charge of building maintenance of Forensic Laboratory and Capital Hospital in the City [...]

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Meet stress on solar power

  Experts at a conference on Energising North East, organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce here on Wednesday, stressed the local generation of power and micro-grids for distribution as ideal for the challenging terrain and sparse population in the hilly areas of the region. The conference was held with the theme Power for All [...]

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Maharashtra regulator allows Adani Power to recover GST expenses

  The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Power to recover additional expenses incurred by its subsidiary Adani Power Maharashtra (APML) due to the introduction of the goods and service tax (GST). The company put the total impact of the GST to be Rs 0.35 per unit, which amounts to about Rs 402.5 [...]

By | 2018-08-09T10:05:31+00:00 August 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Maharashtra regulator allows Adani Power to recover GST expenses

With 4 years to go, only 6 per cent of solar rooftop capacity target met

Against the target of 40,000 MW of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018. New Delhi: With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of [...]

By | 2018-08-09T03:37:53+00:00 August 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on With 4 years to go, only 6 per cent of solar rooftop capacity target met

SEZ solar units hit by blind spot in safeguard duty

Adani group, Vikram Solar, Websol Energy and Renewsys are among the major investors who have set up solar manufacturing facilities in SEZs New Delhi: Lack of clarity on whether the 25 per cent safeguard duty (SGD) on imported cells and modules will apply to solar manufacturing plants in special economic zones (SEZs), which account for [...]

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NTPC asks bidders for additional tariffs for tender floated earlier

Developers asked NTPC to clarify whether they would be allowed to pass on the incremental tariff because of the safeguard duty to discoms, failing which, they demanded the tender to be scrapped New Delhi: State-run NTPC has asked solar power developers pre-qualified for a 2,000 MW tender it floated earlier this year to submit additional tariffs reflecting the impact [...]

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Stressed assets will fetch more if fuel, regulatory issues are resolved: Power secy

  Stressed power assets will fetch better value if fuel, discom and regulatory issues are resolved and the extension of deadline mentioned in the Reserve Bank of India circular is available, power secretary Ajay Bhalla told ET’s Sarita C Singh in an interview. He said banks are expected to take decisions on about 10 stressed power projects [...]

By | 2018-08-08T16:03:30+00:00 August 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Stressed assets will fetch more if fuel, regulatory issues are resolved: Power secy

Maharashtra Takes a Tough Stance on Solar and Non-Solar RPO Enforcement

  Recently, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) reviewed compliance of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) for FY 2016-17. MERC noted that MSEDCL has fallen short of its stand-alone solar RPO target by 689.86 million units (MU) for FY 2016-17, bringing its cumulative shortfall to 2,049.614 MUs. [...]

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India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

The data regarding generation of power from various renewable energy projects is consolidated by the Central Electricity Authority New Delhi: India is all set to comfortably achieve 100 GW of solar energy capacity by 2022 and has already installed solar capacity of 23.12 GW till July this year, Parliament was informed today. The data regarding [...]

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