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Latest Articles in discoms

India Is Looking At 60,000 MW Of Stressed Power Assets

Since the last few years, the power sector has been looming under crisis as the industrial demand remains subdued

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SC Sets Aside GERC Order To Extend Control Period For Discom

The bench allowed the appeal of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited challenging the order that had extended the "control period" to allow the private discom to charge a particular power tariff

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EESL To Procure 50 Lakh Smart Meters For Smart-Grid Projects

Pre-bid meeting was held by the EESL on August 22 for procurement of 50 lakh smart meters which elicited stellar response from manufacturers

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Debt-Ridden Power Discoms Save Rs 15,000 Crore Under UDAY Scheme

The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015 and has completed more than 18 months of operation

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UDAY Report Card: Positive Turnaround For Few States, Challenges Remain For Other

While a performance turnaround is witnessed due to UDAY, there is a diversified performance portfolio with varying degree of success by different discoms with reference to the targets

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Discoms’ Subsidy Dependence To Increase Rs 810 Billion In FY18

Punjab and Madhya Pradesh are likely to witness a sharp increase in the subsidy support of 29 per cent and 49 per cent respectively

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New Coal Linkage Policy ‘Shakti’ Will Benefit Domestic Power Generators

The new coal linkage policy 'Shakti' approved by the government last week, to bring in a transparent bidding-based mechanism for allocating fresh coal linkages, is seen as a positive development for domestic thermal power producers

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'Debt Problem Closely Linked To Mundra Under-recovery Issues'

In an interview with BW Businessworld’s Naina Sood, Tata Power Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Anil Sardana speaks about the need to pursue growth in renewable energy sector and the company’s growth and future plans

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Solar Rooftop With Storage Will Start Overtaking Conventional Utility Model By 2020

India presents a favorable market for research and development, collaborations and exports of technology for storage

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Solar Installation Crosses 8.6 GW In India: Mercom

India currently has 14 GW of solar projects in various stages of development and another 7 GW waiting to be auctioned, according to the findings

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Revision In Coal Prices To Raise Power Procurement Costs: ICRA

Coal price hike announced by Coal India (CIL) is likely to result in a 6 paise per unit increase in power procurement cost for distribution companies

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Column: Crisis Too Big To Ignore

The problems of the power sector have been created over the last several decades and can obviously not be resolved in a hurry. Renewable energy will have to be part of the solution. It would be good to see the government think creatively about this.

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Power Industry's Take On New Tariff Policy

The new Tariff Policy takes UDAY's message forward and takes a holistic view of the Indian power sector

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Cabinet Clears New Power Tariff Policy To Boost Clean Energy

The new power tariff policy will support Swachh Bharat programme, help in better regulations for discoms and encourage faster rollout of investments

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Will There Be Light?

Scheme Uday envisages reduced interest burden, less leakage of power and improved efficiency of discoms. But at what cost?

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