Daily Archive: January 16, 2014

Do not have liberty to freely raise tariffs: NTPC

The draft CERC guidelines aimed at fixing tariffs for the power sector for the next five years is likely to affect the country’s largest power generator, NTPC. The stricter norms under CERC regulations have the...

RoE cannot be adjusted against power subsidy: PSERC

In a significant decision, state power regulator PSERC has disapproved Punjab government’s proposed move of “adjusting Return on Equity” against power subsidy, saying it is not in accordance with the law laid down in the Electricity Act, 2003....

Green shoots emerge in power sector: India Ratings

The Indian government’s policy measures are helping the power sector as green shoots have started to emerge, believes India Ratings. These policies are directed to solve the fuel risk and poor financial health of state power utilities...

PSERC directs Punjab not to adjust RoE against subsidy

PSERC directs Punjab not to adjust RoE against subsidy Thursday January 16 2014 Chandigarh Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) directed the Punjab Government l not to make any adjustment of return on equity...

Govt looking at ways to reduce smart grid tech costs

Various options are being studied to reduce the cost of smart grid technologies, which will help in bringing down overall transmission and distribution losses in the power sector, a Planning Commission member said today....

Kejriwal cuts power tariff but at what cost

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s decision to cut tariffs by half (through a subsidy) may have made Delhi power the cheapest in the country, but it threatens to undo all recent reforms in tariff rationalisation across the country....

Green shoots emerge in power sector: India Ratings

The government’s policy measures aimed at improving fuel availability and the financial health of state utilities seem to have helped revive the power sector, according to India Ratings & Research. “Green shoots are emerging...