The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has approved the petition filed by Tata Power Company Limited – Distribution (TPC-D) to procure 150 MW of solar power at a tariff rate of Rs 2.83/kWh for a duration of 25-years.
The hard-found compromise reached last month to end the impasse over Andhra Pradesh’s decision to relook at renewable energy contracts has floundered, said several Union and state government officials.
To uplift the financial health of Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), the body has proposed a 7.7% hike in power tariffs (both residential and commercial) from next year.
The slowdown has hit installation of rooftop solar systems. Rooftop solar installations dropped 43.6% in the September quarter from the year-ago period, shows data from Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy communications firm. Installations are down 35.5% in the nine months to September.
After remaining unchanged for two consecutive days, the prices of petrol and diesel witnessed a marginal hike on Monday, December 9. As per the Indian Oil website, the petrol rates are Rs 75.00 per litre in Delhi, Rs 80.65 per litre in Mumbai, Rs 77.67 per litre in Kolkata, and Rs 77.97 per litre in Chennai, respectively.
Hours after 43 people lost their lives in a fire incident in RJhasi road, Bihar irrigation minister Sanjay Jha on Sunday lashed out at Delhi’s power department for not assessing fire safety norms in the national capital at regular intervals.
Oil prices fell on Monday after data showing China’s overall exports of goods and services shrank for a fourth straight month, sending shivers through a market already concerned about damage being down to global demand by the Sino-US trade war.
Non-subsidised LPG or cooking gas prices were increased with effect from December 1, 2019. That marked a fourth straight monthly hike in the prices. In Delhi and Mumbai, the hike was to the tune of Rs 13.5 and Rs 14 per cylinder respectively, according to Indian Oil Corporation
The air quality of the national capital remained very poor for the third consecutive day on Saturday. According to SAFAR, the rise in air pollution is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds and a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation.
Tripura has imported 108 MT LPG from Bangladesh, in the first phase, through Srimantapur border of West Tripura for Bishalgarh Bottling Plant, following an agreement in August last, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Manoj Kanti Deb said here today.