The Haryana Power Purchase Company (HPCC) has invited Requests for Proposal (RfP) for the procurement of power from 300 MW of solar projects. The tender has been floated on behalf of the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN).
The plants—to be developed on ‘build-operate-transfer’ basis at lands available with Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL)—shall be awarded through international competitive bidding with fixed tariff ceiling of Rs 3.30/ kWh for 25 years.
Through two tenders, the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has called developers to build 73 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state. The bid-submission deadline for both the tenders is July 17, 2019.
In a good news for some 65 lakh power consumers in Haryana, the state’s power regulator has ruled out any increase in the electricity tariff for this year. In neighbouring Punjab, discom PSPCL had hiked electricity rates by over 2%
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday questioned the practice of providing free or subsidised electricity to rich farmers in Punjab and Haryana for agricultural pump sets.
Malaysia’s oil and gas major Petronas’ subsidiary Amplus Solar on Monday announced it has received government’s approval for setting up two solar projects totalling 150 MW in the state of Haryana at a cost of Rs 750 crore.
POWERGRID has commissioned 765 kV Double Circuit Bhuj-Banaskantha Transmission Line on 5th January, 2019 as part of country’s first Green Energy Corridor under Green Energy Corridors-I: Inter-State Transmission Scheme Part-C.
The Haryana government has announced that demand notices will be issued by March 31, 2019, for around 44,000 tubewell connections pending since January 1, 2014, and the connections would be issued in next six months.
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has refused to waive various transmission-related charges for solar projects above 500 MW, a move that has been met with resistance from solar developers.
The Haryana government has started a new scheme for defaulters who have not cleared their pending electricity dues since 2005. Under the scheme, which will end on December 31, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam