OPGCL commissions 1,320 MW IB TPS at Jharsuguda

September 2019

Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited has commissioned the 1,320 MW IB thermal power station (TPS) at Jharsuguda in Odisha. A substantial portion of the power generated from the project will be supplied to the Grid Corporation of […]

BHEL commissions 720 MW Mangdechhu HEP in Bhutan

September 2019

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned the 720 MW Mangdechhu hydroelectric project (HEP) for Druk Green Power Corporation Limited at Thimphu, Bhutan. BHEL has executed the electro-mechanical package for the project which includes design, […]

CERC issues PSDF Regulations, 2019

September 2019

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued the Power System Development Fund [PSDF] Regulations, 2019. The regulations provide guidelines on the constitution of the fund, constitution of the appraisal committee, congestion relief, the deviation settlement […]

PFC Consulting issues LoAs under Pilot Scheme II

September 2019

PFC Consulting Limited has issued letters of award (LoAs) to developers for supply of power from 1,000 MW of capacity under the Ministry of Power’s Pilot Scheme II. The developers are Jindal Power Limited (315 […]

Powergrid secures an interstate transmission project

September 2019

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Powergrid) has secured an interstate transmission project under the tariff-based competitive bidding route. The project entails setting up of the transmission system associated with long-term access applications from the […]

DERC notifies electricity tariffs for 2019-20

August 2019

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has notified the new electricity tariffs for 2019-20, significantly reducing the fixed charges while increasing the energy charges. Further, in order to promote electric vehicles (EVs), the tariff for charging […]

EESL completes installation of 500,000 smart meters

August 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has successfully completed the installation of over 500,000 smart meters in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh, under the Smart Meter National Programme (SMNP). The […]

Powergrid secures two projects under TBCB

August 2019

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Powergrid) has secured two projects under tariff-based competitive bidding (TBCB) to set up transmission infrastructure. The company will set up the transmission system for providing connectivity to renewable energy […]

CCEA approves Dibang HEP

August 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved NHPC Limited’s 2,880 MW Dibang multi-purpose project in Arunachal Pradesh. The CCEA approved the expenditure of Rs 16 billion on pre-investment activities and granted various clearances […]

MoP introduces TRA for stressed power plants

August 2019

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has introduced the “Trust Retention Account” (TRA) for certain stressed power plants to utilise their surplus after meeting operating expenses for servicing debt. As per the MoP’s order, in case […]

CERC allows compensation in GMR Warora’s case

June 2019

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has allowed compensation to GMR Warora Energy Limited for running its power plant on imported coal in the event of a shortage of linkage coal. The order allows compensation for […]

NITI Aayog recommends switch to EVs in a phased manner

June 2019

NITI Aayog’s steering committee on transformative mobility has recommended a complete switch to electric three-wheelers and two-wheelers in a phased manner, starting from March 31, 2023. The committee has also proposed banning all internal combustion engine (ICE) three-wheelers by […]

1 2 3 16

GET ACCESS TO OUR ARTICLES

Enter your email address