The latest landmark order by power sector regulator CERC on pass through of the higher cost of imported coal to consumers would enable resolution for affected domestic coal-based projects aggregating to 14,000-15,000 Mw with long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
In April 2019, many important policies were announced to streamline India’s renewable energy sector. Some of the policies highlighted include generic tariff, net-metering, deviation settlement, testing guidelines among others.
On the face of it, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana has accomplished a lot. More than 7 crore households have received subsidised cooking gas connections under the scheme. More than 82% of have bought refills in the last year.
Lauded by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as one of the greatest successes in the history of electrification, the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya scheme) has raised the bar on implementation of government programmes,
Unravelling rolls of brightly coloured paper to adorn the ceiling of her two-room home, Bharti Patil* was busy preparing for her 22-year-old son’s wedding celebrations one recent March morning in Tamsai, a village in Thane district, 98 km north of Mumbai.
A victory of opposition UPA alliance in the general elections could bring “considerable uncertainty” to India’s policymaking environment and disappointment on oil and gas reforms, Fitch Solutions said Thursday.
Government schemes aimed at curbing household pollution could alone help prevent as many as 2.7 lakh premature deaths every year, without additional measures such as traffic restrictions, a study led by IIT-Delhi researchers has found.
Various schemes in the power sector and the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) have resulted in nearly every Indian household having an electricity and LPG connection.
The government has published the guidelines for the implementation of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power plants by farmers.
Power industry experts have hailed the new tariff regulations announced by the central electricity regulator for the period between 2019 and 2024, welcoming several new guidelines.