Monthly Archive: September 2016

SOLAR AIDED POWER TO 5 BASTAR VILLAGES FROM TODAY

On the second day of his two-day tour of Bastar district, Chief Minister Raman Singh will inaugurate the solar power plants established at the cost of Rs2.84 crore for electrification of five non-electrified villages...

JNPT to harness solar power

India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) will now harness solar energy and reduce its dependency on conventional electricity from the grid, the government today said. “JNPT is installing solar power plant...

GST Impact: Energy Sector

Though implementation of a unified GST regime is a huge step towards a much awaited tax reform, the implementation of GST could hike renewable energy costs and significantly increase the cost of energy projects...

Three stocks to ride the green energy wave

Starting October 1, the price of administered natural gaswill fall from $3.06 per mmBtu (million British thermal unit) to an estimated $2.5 to $2.7, benefitting companies such as Indraprastha Gas and Mahanagar Gas as...

Hindustan Power awarded ‘Best Solar Developer’

India’s leading integrated power major Hindustan Power was awarded the Best Solar Developer by the Indian Power Producers Association of India during its 17th Regulator and Policy makers Retreat at Goa. The award was...

A case for accepting the WTO ruling

The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Appellate Body has declared certain domestic content requirements (DCRs) in India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) illegal. Under JNNSM, whose goal is to make India “a global leader...

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...