The recent draft amendments by the Ministry of Power for group captive power has not gone well with the captive power players. The amendments are blessings in disguise for state distribution companies (DISCOMs), as it was on their complaints that the government has acted upon.
Ministry Of Power, DISCOM, CSS, Coal, Solar, Wind, Renewable Energy, Electricity Act 2003, ICPPA, Proportionality Rule, Sabyasachi Majumdar, CERC, CEA, GENCOM, GCP Projects
Enabling Tariffs & Policies Called for
Renewable energy contributes over 22 per cent to India's installed power generation capacity. Although conventional fuels still dominate this segment, the share of renewable energy sources has been steadily increasing from about 8 per cent in 2009.
Renewable Energy, Power Generation, Cogeneration Project, REC, Transportation, Distribution, Electricity Transmission, Generator, Wind, Biomass, Solar Power, Electricity Act 2003, CERC, SERC, NAPCC
Electricity is the backbone of economic growth and development in India
My long years of service and research in oil & gas and power and energy had made me to understand the probable reasons attributing to the swinging equilibrium of the sector ever since the nationalisation of electricity services began in India.
Energy Crisis In India, Raman Dubey, Power Sector, Electricity, Electricity Act 2003, Green India, Smart Cities, Generation, Transmission, Distribution, De-Nationalisation, Discoms, Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation
Reverse AuctioN for Short Term Power Procurement | Impact on Sector
Distribution networks have been one of the major bottlenecks in the entire value chain of the electricity sector reforms. It is estimated that distribution companies (discoms) have accumulated losses in the range of Rs.3.8 lakh crore and outstanding debt of around Rs.4.3 lakh crore.
Distribution, Discoms, Mop, UDAY, Short-Term Procurement Of Power, DEEP, MSTC Limited, Government Of India, E-Bidding Portal, PPA, Procurement, Electricity Act 2003
We aim to add 4,500 MW of SHPs in the subsequent three years
In an interaction with POWER TODAY, BK Bhatt, Director, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy talks about the status and development of SHPs in India.
BK Bhatt, Ministry Of New And Renewable Energy, Hydel Projects, Power Generation, SHP Projects, Alternate Hydro Energy Systems, AHEC, State Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Sercs, Electricity Act 2003, National Electricity Policy 2005
Open access is key to introducing competition
The Electricity Act 2003 opened the power sector to multiple players by providing for a power market replete with competition, Mrs Rupa Devi Singh, MD&CEO, PXIL, informs R Srinivasan.
Power Today, Electricity Act 2003, Power, Mrs Rupa Devi Singh, PXII, Regulatory Guidance, Power Exchange, Power-Deficit, Central Electricity Authority, Power Trading, Renewable Energy Certificates, BEE, CERC, Electricity Transmission, Sercs