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.
Coal supplies: Losing ground
India has celebrated its moment under the sun when a few months back the then power minister announced that it has turned surplus in power supply. Though the statement has its share of ifs and buts, significant improvement in coal production was the reason for this.
Forecasting and scheduling regulations take hold in India| BTI
Andhra Pradesh recently became the latest state to notify forecasting, scheduling and deviation settlement regulations for solar and wind power generation. It joins Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand, who have already announced these regulations.
Guj regulator’s decision forces wind firms, discoms to make peace
The Gujarat power regulator’s decision to make February auction’s all-time low winning bid as the base price for wind power purchases has forced developers and power distribution companies in Gujarat make an unhappy truce, but it sets stage for further trouble in the fledgling sector.
UDAY has been successful in achieving its most important objective | BTI
It has been nearly eighteen months since the Ministry of Power announced the vital Ujwal discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme for financial and operational reform of power distribution companies (discoms) in India. Twenty six states and union territories, including four of the worst affected states – Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana – have signed up for the scheme.
Sterlite Power achieves financial closure for transmission project
Sterlite Power Transmission Limited has achieved financial closure for its transmission project that will increase electricity supply to residential, commercial and industrial establishments in parts of Haryana. The transmission project will increase power supply by 2,000-3,000 MW to the energy starved region and strengthen the transmission network.