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Electricity demand in October spikes on diesel price hike

Electricity demand in October spikes on diesel price hike

Electricity demand has gone up in the past two months owing to increase in diesel prices. October recorded a spike of 12.5 per cent compared to

Kerala learns from floods, mulls using WTE plants

Kerala learns from floods, mulls using WTE plants

The Kerala state government is looking into options for setting up waste to energy (WTE) plants in all cities and municipalities. The state was d

Tata Power aims four times rooftop solar capacity in four years

Tata Power aims four times rooftop solar capacity in four years

Tata Power Renewable Energy plans to grow its rooftop solar business four-fold in the next three to four years. Its current portfolio i

More rooftop solar by Railways in South

More rooftop solar on Railway premises in South

Railways in India have been increasingly adopting rooftop solar to meet their electricity demand. Southern Railways  (SR) in Chennai is adopting

Nagaland targets 50 MW rooftop solar plant

Nagaland targets 50 MW rooftop solar plant

India's installed rooftop solar capacity is nearly 2 GW and by 2022 it aims to reach 40 GW. Each state has been allocated its share of the targe

Rooftop solar to save electricity cost of railway in Chennai

Rooftop solar to save electricity cost of railway in Chennai

The southern railway will be installing rooftop solar at Chennai Central and Basin Bridge yard. At central the capacity of the solar power plant

Solar energy tariffs remains high in Uttar Pradesh tender

Solar energy tariffs remains high in Uttar Pradesh tender

Solar energy tariffs in Uttar Pradesh continue to remain on the higher side- beyond INR 3. The state agency UPNEDA has just concluded the 500 MW

Coal India aiming to become a zero emission energy company

Coal India aiming to become a zero emission energy company

Coal India and NLC India (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation, will jointly set up 5000 MW of power generation capacity. Of this, 3000 M

Are Odisha solar tariffs really competitive in the face of safeguard?

Gridco may re-tender capacities of high solar tariffs

In order to keep the solar tariffs under the limit of INR 3 per unit, GRIDCO may retender capacities with higher tariffs. The tender size was 200

Feasibility of rooftop solar tariff for Delhi group housing society

Feasibility of rooftop solar tariff for Delhi group housing society

Delhi government has launched two solar energy schemes: Mukhayamantri Kisan Aay Badhotri Solar Yojna & Mukhayamantri Solar Power Scheme. As

Rooftop solar scheme for housing societies in New Delhi without initial investment

Rooftop solar scheme for housing societies in New Delhi without initial investment

In yet another scheme called Mukhayamantri Solar Power Scheme, the state government of New Delhi is promoting rooftop solar power plants on coope

Karnataka to revise tariff of small rooftop solar units

Karnataka to revise tariff of small rooftop solar units

In order to promote the rooftop solar among residential consumers, KERC plans to revise the feed-in tariff of capacities between 1-10 kW. The sta

How will rooftop solar market react to telescopic tariff regime?

How will rooftop solar market react to telescopic tariff regime?

The Ministry of Power seeks to simplify the tariff category and rationalize the retail tariff. India has five major categories of tariff categor

SoftBank energy accused of cartelization to drive up solar tariffs

Lowest solar tariffs will bolster government’s capping plans

MNRE plans to cap the solar energy tariffs at INR 2.50 and INR 2.68 with and without safeguard duty respectively. Sources in the industry have al

Solar power tariff touches just the lowest in Gujarat

Solar power tariff touches just the lowest in Gujarat

INR 2.44 has become a synonym of lowest solar power tariff in India. For the fourth time in any tender, the solar tariff has touched the lowest.

SoftBank energy accused of cartelization to drive up solar tariffs

SB Energy denies allegation on cartelising solar tariffs

In a response to the alleged attempts of cartelising solar tariffs, SB energy has said that it has stuck to bidding norms set by the Indian gove