The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is planning to monitor payment of dues to renewable energy companies from distribution companies and has asked them to share details of the dues.
“It has been reported that some renewable energy generating companies are not getting payment for energy supplied to distribution companies on a regular basis. To monitor the position, CEA wants to maintain a database of all outstanding dues of renewable energy generators from distribution companies,” it said in a communication to the companies. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra are the key States where distribution companies have huge payment dues to energy producers.
According to data furnished by the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), on an approximate basis, Tamil Nadu owes ₹1,100 crore each to wind and solar energy generators, as on April 1, 2019. Read More
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