MoC allots Deocha Pachami block to WBPDCL

October 2019

The Ministry of Coal has entered into an allotment agreement with West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited for the Deocha Pachami Dewanganj-Harinsingha coal block located in Birbhum district of West Bengal. The block has been […]

MNRE cautions states to pay dues to RE gencos

October 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has cautioned seven states that renewable energy producers could approach the NCLT against distribution companies owing to non-payment of dues. As per a recent report by the […]

PFC Consulting issues LoA under Pilot Scheme II

October 2019

PFC Consulting Limited has issued letters of award to Jindal Power Limited, JSW Energy Limited, Korba West Power Company Limited and Essar Power MP Limited to supply power aggregating 1,000 MW to three southern states […]

CERC extends SCED till March 2020

October 2019

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has extended the security constrained economic despatch (SCED) pilot for interstate generating stations (ISGSs) pan-India up to March 31, 2020. The Power System Operation Corporation has been directed to […]

APTEL directs SERCs to explain delayed tariff hikes

October 2019

APTEL has directed all the SERCs to explain the delay in tariff revisions, inadequate compensation to distribution companies and deferred revenue over the past three financial years. It has directed SERCs to furnish the compliance […]

Central government launches PRAKASH portal

October 2019

The central government has launched a web portal – PRAKASH (Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony) – to track the movement of coal from mines to power plants. The portal is designed to help […]

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 […]

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