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Solar Power Price drops to ₹3.15 per KWh in latest round of bidding

French company Solairedirect, which won the rights to put up 250 MW of solar plants and sell power to NTPC Ltd at a record-low tariff of Rs 3.15 a kWhr in the auction process that concluded on Tuesday, has created … Continue reading

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NTPC UP 100 MW Solar Bidders

1 PRAYATNA DEVELOPERS PRIVATE LIMITED 4.78 2 AZURE POWER INDIA PVT LTD 4.78   3   ACME SOLAR HOLDINGS PRIVATE LIMITED   4.79   4   OPG POWER GENERATION PRIVATE LIMITED   4.81   5   Orange Renewable Power Private … Continue reading

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Tender Results of NTPC 420 MW Rajasthan Solar Park Bid

Tender Results : NTPC 420 MW Rajasthan Solar Park Bid Results Sr. No. Bidder’s Name Quoted Value Loaded Value Allotted Capacity (MW) 1 Fortum Finnsurya Energy Pvt Ltd 4.34 4.34 70 2 Rising Sun Energy Pvt Ltd 4.35 4.35 140 3 … Continue reading

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PPA with NTPC raises questions of tariff overload

This is a questionable deal that will burden the discoms and consumers and benefit NTPC, says M. Venugopala Rao, convenor of Centre for Power Studies. Energy consumers in Andhra Pradesh may have to bear a burden of Rs. 4505 crore … Continue reading

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SunEdison To Supply Cheapest Solar Power In India

U.S.-based SunEdison has won a bid to sell solar power in India at a record low tariff, which could boost the appeal of the renewable source at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for clean energy to … Continue reading

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NTPC to sign fresh PPAs with buyers, bundle thermal, solar in 85:15 ratio

NTPC, India’s largest power producer, has decided to sign fresh power purchase agreements (PPAs) with existing customers and bundle thermal power with solar power in 85:15 ratio. According to a directive issued by the power ministry, utilities will have to … Continue reading

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Air Pollution now a Modi Government Priority

Barely 16 miles from central Delhi, a 40-year-old coal-fired power plant run by NTPC Ltd. stands testament to the bargain struck by India’s capital city: The world’s dirtiest air for electricity. The state-owned utility is now seeking to cut emissions across its … Continue reading

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Implementation of Project for setting up of 15,000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power plants through NTPC Ltd. / NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) under National Solar Mission

The scheme will be implemented through the NTPC / NVVN (the power trading arm of NTPC Limited) under Ministry of Power. The scheme envisages setting up of Grid-connected solar PV power plants of 15,000 MW aggregate capacity in three tranches: … Continue reading

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Budget 2014: Power sector gets electrified with Budget measures. Section 80IA extended to March 2017

Experts, industry and investors welcomed measures announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the power sector, especially renewable energy. In his maiden budget, Jaitley laid stress on solar and wind energy, besides extending tax benefits for thermal power project developers. … Continue reading

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CERC’s draft norms to cut tariffs, hurt power companies

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) recommendations in the draft regulations for 2014-19, if accepted, may bring down tariffs marginally across the country but will hurt central power companies and spell more financial trouble for state utilities. Tariff regulations are … Continue reading

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