Transmission Charge Waiver Gives Hope To Solar, Wind Projects

Transmission Charge Waiver Gives Hope To Solar, Wind Projects

Power produced from wind and solar projects will become viable, and more attractive for discoms as the government last week waived off inter-state transmission charges for wind and solar projects commissioned till March 2022, in a bid to encourage the use of power generated through these sources.

Wind Energy Companies, Andhra Discoms Clash Over Discount

Wind Energy Companies, Andhra Discoms Clash Over Discount

Wind developers are up in arms against Andhra Pradesh discoms for insisting on an arbitrary discount, appropriating a specific benefit the Centre grants renewable energy developers, verbally harping on renegotiating power purchase agreements and threatening not to pay for any excess power provided above an agreed threshold. “They are compulsorily deducting 2% of the tariff, […]

Powering Down: Most Discoms Miss Key UDAY Targets For FY17

Powering Down: Most Discoms Miss Key UDAY Targets For FY17

In what seems a throwback to history, only six states and one Union Territory among the 31 that had signed up since November 2015 for the power discoms’ revival scheme Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) have reported meeting the respective FY17 targets to reduce aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses.

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