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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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Telangana turns to solar power – Issues RFS for 500 MW

The Telangana government is placing its bets on the sun to help it tide over the energy crisis. With the state enjoying nearly 300 days of sunshine each year, the Telangana southern and northern power distribution companies have decided to … Continue reading

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India Dumping Duties Risk Choking Modi’s Solar Revolution

Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg A SolPac D160 solar field, comprising of parabolic solar concentrating reflector dishes developed by Thermax Ltd., stands at the Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. manufacturing plant in Chakan, Maharashtra, India. The Indian government may strangle Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s … Continue reading

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Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has invited suggestions and feedback from stakeholders on a proposal to introduce net metering for rooftop solar power generation

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has invited suggestions and feedback from stakeholders on a proposal to introduce net metering for rooftop solar power generation as per guidelines laid down by the ministry of new and renewable energy. The commission claims that, … Continue reading

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Metering Protocol for Captive Solar Plants in Andhra Pradesh for REC

  The Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy-2012 to encourage large scale solar power generation in the State vide G.O.Ms.No.39, dated 26.09.2012 & G.O.Ms. No. 44, dated 16.11.2012. As such, APTRANSCO / APDISCOMs have proposed to … Continue reading

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US complains over India solar trade

The US has launched a trade complaint against India over its national solar programme, highlighting renewable energy’s place as the new battleground in global trade. The case announced on Wednesday is the latest sign of rising trade tensions between the … Continue reading

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States tap the sun to meet growing demand for energy

Several States are rushing to install solar power to meet growing energy demand. For instance, in Karnataka, the State Government has decided to construct a 500-MW solar power complex in Chitradurga district, instead of the Bijapur district. Neighbouring Maharashtra too … Continue reading

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Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) compels state government to promote solar power generation

Gujarat accounts for close to 58 per cent of the country’s total solar power output of 1190 MW, followed by Rajasthan with nearly 17 per cent. Rest are way behind. But thanks to Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets specified by state electricity regulatory commissions, state governments … Continue reading

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‘TNEB will get draft power purchase pacts cleared’

The State electricity regulator is ‘broadly on board’ regarding the solar energy policy and Tamil Nadu Electricity Board’s plans to enter into long-term power purchase agreement with potential solar power generators, according to K. Gnanadesikan, Chairman and Managing Director, TNEB. … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy – 2012

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH – ABSTRACT Clean and Green Energy – Development of Solar Power in Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy – Order – Issued. —————————————————————————————- ENERGY (RES-A1) DEPARTMENT G.O. Ms. No. 39 Dt. 26-09-2012 ORDER:- In order … Continue reading

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