Daily Archive: August 17, 2017

DISCOMs save Rs 15,000 crore under UDAY scheme

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance...

Green power trading faces regulatory red light

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) struck down the idea of a separate day-ahead trading market (DAM) for renewable energy. The plan peaked as share of unsold renewable energy has been increasing with states not honouring their power purchase agreements (PPAs)...

Falling bids may cast a shadow on solar projects

HYDERABAD: It’s not entirely good news that bids for solar projects are falling because they may leave developers with little financial buffer to face challenges such as cost overruns and counter-party delays. Grid curtailment...

DMRC’s Rewa solar power plan runs into trouble

Mumbai: A June order by the power ministry on inter-state electricity transmission charges could affect Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd’s (DMRC) plan to buy power from one of the world’s largest solar power project at...