Category: Articles/Interview

RERC – Draft solar tariff order

RERC has issued draft soalr tariff order and invited comments and suggestions by 30 April 2015. Salients features of the draft solar tariff order are given below: Capital Cost: Commission has proposed the capital...

Power haves, power have-nots

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has promised 24×7 electricity supply to all Indians by March 2019. A decade ago, launching the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana, the UPA government had set a similar target...

Subir Gokarn: The great oil circle

Oil prices have played a huge part in global economic dynamics over the past several years. They rose sharply in the couple of years leading up to the financial crisis of 2008. They crashed...

Peak power demand sees 2.8% deficit in Feb

India registered a shortfall of 2.8% in peak power demand during February. Though it appears to be the continuation of the ‘power deficit’ trend, the shortfall is gradually coming down. Peak demand for power...

AP electricity regulator okays power tariff hike for 2015-16

HYDERABAD, MARCH 23:   The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved a five per cent overall increase in power tariff for 2015-16, including for high tension industrial consumers, sparing the domestic consumers consuming less...