MNRE Mulling Over Public Portal To Disclose Payment Delays by Discoms


MNRE Mulling Over Public Portal To Disclose Payment Delays by Discoms

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is considering setting up a web portal to publicly disclose payment delays to renewable energy players from power distribution companies (Discoms). The move is expected to usher in more transparency in pending payments.

The renewable energy sector has been demanding a portal similar to Payment Ratification and Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency (PRAAPTI) portal be created for the RE sector to make the payment process transparent. The officials are mulling to create a separate RE section in the PRAAPTI portal, which was launched around the same time last year.

Media reports suggest that the State-wise, developer-wise debt can be in the public domain. Players in the country’s renewable energy sector had collectively red-flagged delays in land acquisition, ramping down of power and transmission constraints Read More

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