As per the design of the scheme, loss-making discoms will have access to the Centre's funds only after preparing a convincing programme for loss reduction, which has to be approved by the respective state governments.
Solar power tariffs reached a record low of Rs 1.99/unit in December 2020 under auctions held by Solar Energy Corporation of India (Seci) in Gujarat. In November 2020, a tariff of Rs 2/unit was discovered in Seci’s solar au
The discoms will have to pay the power exchange upfront for the bidding, and this will have a carrying cost. The net saving may be around 2% only. Whether it would be worthwhile to completely change the mode of governance of
Each state and discom has its own preference and way of working. Some state discoms have accessed the loan package announced by the central government and made payments to various generators, while others are still deciding.
Overdue of independent power producers amounted to 53.04 per cent of the total overdue of Rs 68,732 crore of discoms in April 2021. The proportion of central PSU gencos in the overdue was 30.52 per cent.
Union Budget 2021 India: Budget 2021 will be of considerable importance to the power sector even if it is viewed only from the perspective of the setback received by this sector due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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