Tata Power takes over CESU’s operations

July 2020

Tata Power has taken over the management of the Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU). The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has issued an order vesting CESU with Tata Power with effect from June […]

Commercial coal mining auctions launched

July 2020

The prime minister has formally launched the auction for 41 coal mines for commercial mining as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The Ministry of Coal has notified the tender detailing the blocks to be […]

MoP issues order on testing of all imported equipment

July 2020

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified an order issuing directions to protect the security, integrity, and reliability of the strategically important critical power supply system and network in the country. According to the order, […]

MERC notifies tariff reduction for consumers across categories

April 2020

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has notified a reduction in retail supply tariffs across different consumer categories to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. For Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited, the commission has approved […]

CIL eases payment terms for power consumers

April 2020

Coal India Limited (CIL) has decided to ease payment terms for its customers, particularly those in the power sector, and be lenient in dealing with defaults. It will also accept usance letters of credit, also […]

CERC reduces late payment surcharge for discoms

April 2020

In line with the MoP’s directions, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reduced the rate for LPS payable by discoms to power generators from 1.5 per cent per month to 1 per cent per […]

Power minister dedicates 11 REMCs to nation

March 2020

The power minister has dedicated 11 renewable energy management centres (REMCs) to the country. Set up under the Green Energy Corridors programme, the REMCs equipped with artificial intelligence-based forecasting and scheduling tools will provide greater […]

MoP invites bids for setting RE evacuation infrastructure

January 2020

The MoP has invited bids from companies for setting up transmission infrastructure to evacuate power from renewable energy projects aggregating 2,500 MW in Tamil Nadu and 2,000 MW in Gujarat. In Tamil Nadu, the transmission system is to be set […]

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