Daily Archive: June 25, 2015

All that glitters is not solar

From the Softbanks of the world to local farmland owners, one investment that is attracting the money of the Bhartis and the Adanis of the country is solar power. From a miniscule 2 Mw...

DERC-discoms tiff likely over power purchase costs

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) and the power distribution utilities are heading for a face-off over power purchase costs. In its recent order on power purchase adjustment surcharge (PPAC), the regulator disallowed power...

Panel on UMPP bidding submits first part of report

The expert committee constituted to review the bidding norms for ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) has submitted the first part of the three-part report to the power ministry, with recommendation for changes to be...