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RETAIL ELECTRICITY TARIFF OF MAHARASHTRA STATE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION CO. LTD. (‘MAHAVITARAN’) press-release-msedcl-tariff-order-english-03112016 APPLICABLE FROM 1 NOVEMBER, 2016 Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) is a Distribution Licensee in most of Maharashtra, including some areas in Mumbai. MSEDCL’s Petition for … Continue reading

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Delhi discoms draw elaborate plans to promote solar power

NEW DELHI: Realising the potential of solar energy, the three private power distribution companies in the city have drawn up elaborate plans to encourage domestic consumers to set up rooftop solar panels and earn money by selling the electricity to … 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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Anti-dumping duty on solar gear imports won’t hurt consumers: Indian Solar Manufacturers’ Association

Solar power gear makers have rejected the argument put forth by developers that imposition of antidumping duty on imported solar power equipment will double the cost of solar power in the country, saying the cost escalation will not be even … Continue reading

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Tata Power gets approval to postpone solar target until 2016

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission allows Tata Power to postpone solar targets till 2016 Tata Power has been unable since 2010 to source enough solar power to meet government renewable mandates because of a shortage of sun-based generation in the country. … Continue reading

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Successful Bidders for Allocation of Roof Top PV Projects in Selected Cities/States-Phase-III

Notification of Successful Bidders for Allocation of Roof Top PV Projects in Selected Cities/States-Phase-III The list of successful bidders (city-wise) for the allocation of Roof Top PV Projects is as follows:-Sl. No. Name of The City/Total Capacity Name of the … Continue reading

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Gujarat to appeal against solar-tariff cut rejection, citing excessive profits earned by plant owners

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd filed a petition in May seeking to lower the tariff by 28%, citing excessive profits earned by plant owners India’s biggest solar power-producing state, Gujarat, plans to file an appeal with regulators on their decision … Continue reading

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GERC rejects GUVNL’s petition seeking solar tariff cut – Brings respite to installed 670MW Solar Power Plant Developers

Citing delay and non-jurisdiction, the state power regulator Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Monday rejected state discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s petition seeking reduction in solar tariff. GUVNL had filed the petition with the state regulator last … Continue reading

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Why are we surprised that only 25% Solar RECs sold and that too at floor price!

Natgrp: If you are indeed surprised, then a must read would be my article of May 2011 which predicted the very same scenario we have seen unfolding over the past years. Click Here for the full article India Solar Credits … Continue reading

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India allows power firms to pass on imported coal costs – Your Electric Bill is on its way up coupled with harmful emissions too

Natgrp: If we improve our grid Infrastructure as well as generation capabilities we don’t need to add a single MW for the next few years but bottom line takes precedence. Our investment should be in Solar power with storage which … Continue reading

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