Daily Archive: June 27, 2016

Auctioning of UDAY bonds by Raj wins RBI praise

Jaipur: Successful auctioning of UDAY bonds by the state government has received appreciation from Reserve Bank of India (RBI). After assessing the whole process, RBI is now planning to introduce it as a model...

Tariff: KSEB, regulatory panel to work together

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will ‘’work together’’ with the State Electricity Regulatory Commission on the electricity tariff issue, KSEB chairman Paul Antony said on Sunday. ‘’We will work together. There are...

Wind energy also contributes to electricity needs

Now, wind energy has also started contributing to electricity needs. Wind energy has increased during the current monsoon season. Tirunelveli region, comprising Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Kanniyakumari and Ramanathapuram, generated 1,585 MW of wind power on...

Discoms stuck in slow lane on revising power tariffs

NEW DELHI: Power distribution utilities and electricity regulatory commissions have stayed steadfast with their reputation for sloppiness and more have been late in filing tariff hike petitions and revising electricity prices even as the...

New hydropower policy aims to boost project viability

A comprehensive policy to promote hydropower generation is set to be announced by September—with viability gap funding for projects, compulsory hydropower purchase obligations for distribution companies and a set of good practices that states...