Solar power projects will be exempted from interstate transmission charges till the end of December 2019, making it feasible to compete with thermal power.
The decision was taken by the ministry of power in consultation with the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) and other stakeholders since imposition of charges would have raised cost of using solar power from another state by Rs 1-2.50 per kwH, depending on the distance it is transmitted and voltage at which it is supplied. Read more
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