UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

As on 30.09.2015 total debt of all State owned DISCOMs was Rs. 3.95 lakh Cr. The 26 states and 1 UT which have joined the UDAY scheme account for total outstanding debt of Rs. 3.82 lakh Cr. Hence, ~97% of the total outstanding debt of all State DISCOMs has been covered under UDAY.

Minister Piyush Goyal launches POSOCO-IMD Weather Portal for Power Sector & Web Portal ‘MERIT’ (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)

Minister Piyush Goyal launches  POSOCO-IMD Weather Portal for Power Sector & Web Portal ‘MERIT’ (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal launched Weather Portal for Power Sector in association with POSOCO and IMD at the meeting of the Forum of Regulators on Friday.

India Invests in Renewables, But Can It Keep Paris Accord Promises?

India Invests in Renewables, But Can It Keep Paris Accord Promises?

India saw nearly $10 billion invested, both in 2015 and in 2016, in renewable energy projects. Last year, $1.9 billion of green bonds were issued. India’s solar targets alone need $100 billion of debt. Posting in the Bloomberg View opinion section, columnist Mihir Sharma, however, struck a slightly skeptical note. “India is not like China, or […]

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