UJALA: LEDing To The Realm Of Energy Efficiency
The UK is readying to import its lock, stock and barrel. A few countries are closely studying it with the intent of imbibing it.
LED Distribution Programme, EESL, ESCO, DELP, UJALA, Bachat Lamp Yojana, CFL Lamps, NTPC, Power Finance Corporation, Bureau Of Energy Efficiency, Vivek Yadav, Havells India Ltd., ELCOMA, Halonix Technologies, Rakesh Zutshi
Loss-making discoms to be denied loans
We have already liberalised the Electricity Act and it provides for franchisees. However, the charging station is not selling electricity, but giving you a service. It is actually buying the electricity from a discom.
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.
UDAY, SERC, Electricity, Constitution Of India, Aggregate Technical & Commercial, Discoms, Raj Kumar Singh, ACS, Power Finance Corporation, CAGR, Government Of Karnataka, Smart Metering, Distribution Transformer, Mou, CRISIL
Tantra N. Thakur, former CMD of PTC India Ltd. and PTC India Financial Services Ltd. and David B. Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University´s Center on Global Energy Policy, joined ReNew Power Board of Directors.
Loans in jeopardy!
As much as Rs 75,000 crore of loans - or nearly 15 per cent of the aggregated debt to power generation companies - are at risk of becoming delinquent in the medium-term.
Fuel, FRP, CRISIL, RLNG, Coal, Rural Electrification Corporation, Discoms, Public Sector Banks, AT&C, Power Finance Corporation, Power Generation Projects
RE Commitments: Sunny or Windy days ahead?
With a total of 2.70 lakh MW of renewable commitments from public and private developers, 62,100 MW of manufacturing commitment from public and private manufacturers, and 6,000 MW of EPC commitments from players.
Rahul Kamat, PSU, EPC, Investment, Pawan Munjal-Led Hero Future Energies, JNNSM, Essel Group, First Solar, Sunedison, Power Finance Corporation, Rahul Tongia, Brookings India, PLF, Infrastructure, Smart Grid Task Force
POWER TODAY, through this story, tried to highlight the status check of these two reforms and importantly, the issues that the officials of State Electricity Boards (SEBs) and the implementing agencies have shared with us.
R-APDRP, RGGVY, IT Infrastructure, SEB, BN Sharma, AT&C, IPDS, P Uma Shankar, Ministry Of Power, Wipro, HCL Technologies, IBM India, GIS Projects, TCS, Anil Kumar Sharma