Gujarat to sign MoU with Colorado
During the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit (VGS), the Gujarat Government and USA’s Colorado province will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) where the two parties will establish solar parks, electric vehicle manufacturing, power distribution and other renewable energy sectors.
EESL to supply smart electricity meters for 1.8 million consumers in Bihar
In order to deploy smart electricity metres in 130 towns and adjacent rural areas covering 1.8 million consumers in the state, Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North Bihar Power Distribution (NBPDCL) and South Bihar Power Distribution (SBPDCL).
Vikram Solar ties up with France’s CEA
Gyanesh Chaudhary, Vikram Solar’s managing director and CEO and Daniel Verwaerde, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), have signed a ollaboration Agreement at Vigyan Bhavan during French President, Emmanuel Macron’s India visit.
Waning hope for UDAY!
Although state discoms have managed to leverage UDAY by paring financial losses from Rs.51,589.51 crore in FY16 to Rs.34,826.87 in FY17, a marginal decrease in AT&C losses seems to be the bone of contention, as what has been envisaged has not been achieved yet, barring bailing-out non-performers.
Institutionalise generation-based incentives
In an exclusive interview to POWER TODAY, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Managing Director & CEO, Amplus Energy Solutions emphasises that generation-based incentive needs to be institutionalised to boost the solar rooftop segment. Amplus is also proposing a model to discover the value of rooftop solar power.
NTPC signs MoU for setting up EV charging infra
NTPC has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jabalpur Smart City Limited and Jabalpur City Transport Services Limited for setting up charging infrastructure for all segments of electric vehicles across the city.