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DERC Turns Down Discoms’ Request To Relinquish 98 MW Power Allocation From NTPC’s Plants

The three discoms BRPL, BYPL and TPDDL had through Delhi government last year sought reallocation of 98 MW of power from NTPC power plants- Kahalgaon-I (51 MW), Farakka (23 MW) and Unchahar -I (24 MW).

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Greater Payment Security Net For Gencos On Anvil To Ensure 24x7 Power Supply

Mounting outstanding dues of distribution companies (discoms) to electricity generation companies (gencos) have been a perennial issue affecting the entire value chain in the power sector and are also a hindrance for the ambitious goal of 24x7 power supply across the country even when the payment for coal is made in advance.

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Discoms' Outstanding Dues To Gencos Jump 1.3% To Rs 1,13,227 Cr In Dec

Total dues in December 2021 also increased sequentially compared to Rs 1,13,081 crore in November this year.

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Convert 2,264 KM Of 11kV Bare Electrical Wires To Insulated: Delhi Govt To Discoms

Of the 2,264km of wire, TPDDL will convert 1,270 km, BYPL will convert 29 km and BRPL will convert 965 km bare conductor network into insulated network.

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Estimates Of Discoms' Losses Of Rs 90K Cr For FY21 Seem To Be Grossly Inflated: Power ministry

These speculations trace their origins to a report published by rating agency ICRA on the power distribution sector in March 2021

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Niti Aayog Pitches For Greater Operational, Financial Autonomy For State-Owned Discoms

Niti Aayog observed that public private partnership (PPP) models can be useful in loss-making areas, where commercial operation might not be feasible without support in the form of Viability Gap Funding (VGF) from the government.

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Quality 24X7 Power Supply Key For Accelerated Economic Growth: R K Singh

Transmission network has been expanded to connect the whole country into one integrated grid with inter-regional transfer capacity of over 1 lakh MW

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CERC Allows BSES Discoms To Exit Ppas With NTPC Dadri Power Plant

BSES Discoms had stopped scheduling power from Dadri -I plant of NTPC, in November 2020 i.e., upon completion of the plant 25 years from its commercial date of operation and had sought an exit from the Dadri-I plant.

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Gujarat Discoms Sign Pacts For 3,979 Solar Projects With 2,500 MW Capacity

These small-scale distributed solar projects, to be commissioned within the next 18 months, will bring in an investment of over Rs 10,000 crore in the state for the development of green energy and allied sectors

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Discoms' Outstanding Dues To Gencos Fall 3% To Rs 78,379 Cr In March

The PRAAPTI portal was launched in May 2018 to bring in transparency in power purchase transactions between generators and discoms.

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Domestic consumers should install rooftop solar plants from empanelled vendors of Discoms to get subsidy: MNRE

Domestic consumers should install rooftop solar plants from empanelled vendors of Discoms to get subsidy: MNRE

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BSES Discoms Pay Rs 400 Cr To APCPL

The BSES discoms are committed to supplying reliable and uninterrupted power to around 46 lakh consumers in Delhi

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DISCOMS: Why Do They Need A 90,000-crore Bailout?

To provide respite, the government undertook initiatives such as the 2015 UDAY (Ujjawal Discom Assurance Yojana). However, the DISCOMs were still running into loss. This is primarily due to three reasons:

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Model For Successful Private-Public Partnership In Discoms

A public-private partnership should be the preferred policy choice. Starting with the union territories will undoubtedly buttress the success already achieved through private collaboration and provide a fillip for other states to follow.

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