Tag Archives: DISCOM

GUVNL, Gujarat Discoms want to avail RECs For Solar Power Purchased by them from the Gujarat Solar Park Developers…

The Gujarat Discoms have filed an petition with CERC to grant Renewable Energy Certificates for the amount of solar power purchased by them from the Gujarat Solar Park Developers in excess of the Renewable Purchase Obligations; however the CERC has … Continue reading

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APTRANSCO makes open offer to Solar Developers for Rs. 6.49 per unit for 20 years valid upto 30th Sept 2013

Click Below for the documents APTRANSCO guidelines APTRANSCO format for processing security APTRANSCO list-of-substations APTRANSCO power-purchase-agreement APTRANSCO format-for-performance-guarantee Guidelines for Solar Power developers to apply Under Open Offer i.        The  Prospective  Solar  developers  are  requested  to  submit  their Application to Chief Engineer/IPC/APPCC/Vidyut Soudha/Hyderabad along with the … Continue reading

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Discom restructure kicked off with 8 States in April 2013, Rs 1.60 lakh cr in bad debt

Under the Centre’s package, half of the losses would be taken up by the States, which would issue long-term bonds in phases. For the remaining losses, the distribution companies would get a three-year moratorium on principal payment. The financial re-structuring programme … Continue reading

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Accumulated losses of state power utilities

HANDLING POWER Accumulated losses of state power utilities States SEB /Discom losses (Rs cr) States SEB /Discom losses (Rs cr) Accumulated 2010-11 Accumulated 2010-11 J&K NA 1,892 Kerala 6,865 1,934 Mizoram NA 115 Bihar 5,821 NA Manipur NA 56 West … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh net metering policy released on 25th March 2013

Solar power policy pressnote. The Government announced its policy for encouraging solar power production in the State. A GO MS NO 22 to this effect has been issued on Monday. Keeping in view the good potential for harnessing solar power, … Continue reading

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Loss-making discoms a drag on states’ finances, says RBI: Power Ministry has to act now

    The RBI on 10th Jan 2013 said loss-making power distribution companies continue to impact financials of states and cautioned against their restructured debt liabilities turning into non-performing assets for the state governments. Pitching for periodic tariff revisions, the central bank … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh releases its RFS for Grid connected Solar Plants

After TN failing miserably due to various issues on its 1000 MW ambitious solar plan, AP has taken up the baton. We anticipate that the credit ratings of the DISCOM may play a key role in getting in more players … Continue reading

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TANGEDCO to verify captive wind power units’ compliance with norms – Has Wind caused the downfall of the TN DISCOM

Tangedco calculates that on the 6,000-odd million units of electricity generated by captive wind producers, it sustains a loss of close to Rs 500 crore. The Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) has asked its Chief Engineers to verify whether … Continue reading

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