The apex court had clarified that its April 2017 order, denying compensatory tariffs to these plants, wouldn’t come in the way of implementing the fuel cost pass-through and other measures recommended by a high-level commit
The development comes with dismal levels of production by captive coal mines amid growing demand. These mines produced only 25.1 million tonne (MT) in FY19, much lower than the peak output of 43.2 MT in FY15 when the Supreme
Andhra Pradesh, which sourced 18% of its electricity from renewable energy in FY19, plays an important role in the country’s green growth narrative, as it houses about 12% of India’s wind and solar capacity.
The YS Jaganmohan Reddy government’s decision is the latest among the series of steps it has taken since assuming power late May to undo the decisions of the previous government led by N Chandrababu Naidu.
Budget 2019: The MSME ministry, led by Nitin Gadkari, plans to spend Rs 7,011.3 crore in FY20, about 7% higher than the expenditure in FY19. Out of this, Rs 6,957.8 will be spent on various central sector schemes.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra and Telangana — which have 56% of the country's installed renewable capacity — could not fulfil the RPOs in FY19, though they all met the target in FY18.
Reliance Power reported a loss of Rs 3,558.5 crore in the three months ending March 31, on a standalone basis, mainly on impairments worth more than Rs 4,000 crore recognised by the company on account of its stalled projects.
Though the latest tariff is higher than the all-time low solar rate of Rs 2.44 per unit, it is still lower than the weighted average solar tariff of Rs 2.73/unit discovered in calendar year 2018 (vs `3.01/unit in 2017 and `5.
“The excess usage of water, sometimes, leads to wastage of the precious resource and it can be avoided through judicious usage,” the letter from the MNRE, reviewed by FE, addressed to all state principal secretaries and s
Under the PoC mechanism, monthly transmission charges are allocated in advance, based on quarterly projection provided by discoms. These charges, which are paid by multiple beneficiaries (power generators, discoms), have been
A high-level empowered committee on stressed power assets, formed under the chairmanship of Cabinet secretary in July 2018, had proposed a payment security mechanism through which REC and PFC (now merged) can make upfront pay
Financially weak discoms have an adverse impact in the overall power sector, where a number of private electricity generators are already under stress due to several reasons, including rising outstanding receivables from disc