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Open access power consumers move TNERC against utility

Open access power consumers have approached the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission seeking relief from the high cross-subsidy surcharge levied by the utility. The latest National Tariff Policy notified in January 2016 allows public...

Discoms begin to knock down UDAY and Make in India

State electricity distribution companies, or Discoms, have been the weakest link in India’s electricity chain. Discoms link electricity generation companies to the final consumer. Therefore, from the standpoint of a consumer, Discom policies are...

Kerala government gets tough with KSERC, invokes Power Act

The LDF government has instructed the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) to simplify the procedure for releasing electricity connections. In a rare move, the government has employed Section 108 of the Electricity Act...

NIPEF demands discussion on Electricity Bill 2014

The Northern India Power Engineers Federation (NIPEF) has demanded that electricity amendment bill 2014 should not be passed in Parliament before making changes in the draft bill as committed by Piyush Goyal. It has...

Indian Solar Developer Azure Power Launches IPO

Nine months after filing papers for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), India-based Azure Power has finally made the offer public. According to media reports, Azure Power, and...

Goldman’s ReNew Seeks $300 Million for Green Energy

ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. wants to raise a part of the $300 million required for expansion of its green-energy projects before top shareholder, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., helps bring the company public next financial year....

Discoms begin to knock down UDAY and Make in India

State electricity distribution companies, or Discoms, have been the weakest link in India’s electricity chain. Discoms link electricity generation companies to the final consumer. Therefore, from the standpoint of a consumer, Discom policies are...

Adani Power, Tata Power refuse to share info

Adani Power and Tata Power have refused to share information relating to the compensatory tariff matter with other parties to the case, prompting the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to request for more time...

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