Monthly Archive: February 2019

Cabinet nod for long-pending KUSUM, 40GW solar rooftop schemes

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved two schemes for promotion of solar power — one for the agriculture sector and the other for rooftops. The long-pending KUSUM scheme (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) was approved by the CCEA....

CERC pushes for 100% power sale in spot market

India proposes to move to the global practice of selling entire power generation through spot market to lower tariffs, promote efficient plants and withstand periodical aberrations that benefit a few plants. It is also...