As 2017 came to a close, power sector analysts were busy documenting what went wrong, what was correct and what could have been done better in the Indian electricity sector.
The power ministry has asked the coal ministry to issue directions to Coal India Ltd to start coal supply to the winners of coal contracts auctions without waiting for approval from the power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC).
The NHPC Board today approved amending the company’s MoA to enable it to apply to powerregulator CERC for trading licence.
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has indicated that it would come up with guidelines to deal with “squatters” on the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) and ensure that the infrastructure is utilised.
NTPC informed that the 50 MW capacity, Rojmal wind energy project of NTPC Limited in Gujarat has been fully commissioned.
India’s wind energy capacity addition in the current financial year remains adversely impacted due to migration from feed-in tariff to bid tariff route and with a very limited progress seen in tie-up of incremental wind energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) through bidding route so far
The government has decided to postpone second wind power auction for 1 GW capacities which was scheduled for 19 September, 2017 to 4 October, 2017 in view of some issues about transmission connectivity between states.
The government has decided to postpone second wind power auction for 1 GW capacities which was scheduled for September 19 to October 4 in view of some issues about transmission connectivity between states, an industry source said today.
The government has put on hold auctions for 1gigawatt of wind power projects, which were to be conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on September 19.
Power generation major NTPC Ltd will complete the takeover of the first phase of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant (1,000 MW) of Rajasthan government in ‘a month or two’ at an estimated cost of Rs 4,000 crore, a top company official said on Tuesday.