When the sun shines brightly, it’s manna from heaven for a solar producer. But for an electricity distributor, the surge in the power lines can be a nightmare.
Tenants across Delhi will be the biggest beneficiaries when the new supply code and performance standards regulations issued by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission come into effect from September 1.
Tenants across Delhi will be the biggest beneficiaries when the new supply code and performance standards regulations issued by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission come into effect from September 1. In a major reform, the commission has done away with the requirement of tenants having to provide an NOC and proof of ownership from the landlord to get a direct connection from a discom.
Allianz has released its Climate and Energy Monitor 2017 ranking South Africa 10th among G20 countries for renewable energy investment conditions.
India’s powergrid needs to be upgraded if the plan to sharply step up power from renewable energy is to be successful, an energy expert has said.
Indian electricity distribution companies (discoms) struggling with huge debts can together expect to save up to Rs 20,000 crore per annum with better scheduling of power, thanks to an app developed by the government that provides information on sourcing cheaper electricity, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
Electricity production from conventional energy sources increased by 7.2 per cent in May from the same month last year. Latest data from the Central Electricity Authority show that 107 billion units (BU) of electricity was produced from conventional sources in May this year. Electricity generation in Sikkim went up by 126 per cent to 820 million units.
Solar heaters, rain water harvesting plant and other renewable energy devices have become costlier because of GST.
Earlier, there was no tax on these items but under the new regime they are put under the 5% slab.
The recently set up state load dispatch centre of the electricity department at Margao is expected to help the department schedule its power consumption more accurately, thereby helping the government save crores of rupees that it would otherwise pay as penalties.
European spot electricity prices for delivery early next week rose on Friday on the back of a forecast fall in power generation from wind and solar sources.