The discussion, on ‘Bankers’ perspective on renewables’, moderator by former Chairman of State Bank of India, Arundhati Bhattacharyya, and part of RE Invest 2018.
The Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme started by the Ministry of Power in 2015 could be a model for the rest of the world, global bankers participating in a panel discussion on renewable energy felt.
By last week, more people had begun to realise that the emperor actually had no clothes on. Maharashtra Energy Minister, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, informed the state legislative assembly that at least three (state-owned) power companies
The key to the success of a smart meter implementation programme is its ability to provide reliable electricity consumption data, to be used for plugging operational inefficiencies in the system.
The government should implement Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) in letter and spirit for the good of power sector, said Anil Swarup, former secretary, Ministry of Coal.
The Saubhagya scheme to electrify every home has become the Achilles Heel of the Narendra Modi government in the two-and-a-half month long Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (EGSA) that concluded on Independence Day.
Distribution serves the most vital function in India’s power supply chain, yet it is also possibly the weakest link. State discoms continue to make losses despite multiple bailouts. While the government’s Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme seeks to reduce discom losses, there is hardly any impact on their financial status.
Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project,
The Ministry of Power (MoP) recently released its sixth annual integrated ratings for the state distribution utilities. Out of the 41 utilities that were covered in the report, five utilities received the highest grade ‘A+’. Four of these utilities are from Gujarat, namely
The UDAY scheme has helped the state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to halve their losses to Rs 17,352 crore in F
Six Uttar Pradesh cities alone can generate 11.4 GW of solar energy using 11 per cent of their built-up area, a report by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) said on Friday.