Commission had ordered five state discoms to pay the company . 329.45 in February

Co to go slow on capacity addition due to poor health of discoms, fuel shortage and regulatory hurdles

Adani Power, which overtook Tata Power as the nation’s largest private-sector electricity producer, plans to go slow on capacity addition as uncertainties over fuel supply, weak financial health of state distributors and delays in environmental approvals prevent power companies from announcing new projects.

RIL, Nirma, Hindalco, Apollo Tyres, Sun Pharma, Petronet LNG and others may have to pay . 7 a unit from . 4.25 at present

Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government has banned state-based companies from sourcing electricity from other states, a move that will compel them to buy costlier power from government-run utilities.

Dues to equipment makers swell to . 1,000 crore on back of rising demand

The government is reviewing the subsidy scheme under its flagship programme aimed at promoting off-grid solar applications such as irrigation pumps, home lights and solar lanterns after its dues to solar equipment makers swelled to . 1,000 crore because of unanticipated rise in demand.

Like Tata and Adani, seek higher rates for coal, wind & solar electricity

Narendra Modi’s Gujarat government and other states may challenge the landmark regulatory order asking them to pay for higher cost of imported coal used by Tata Power and Adani Power, but industry

Delays and denials for forest clearances may prove to be roadblocks for 26 developers including GMR, Monnet Ispat, MB Power, SKS Power, Visa Power, Essar Power, Adhunik Power, for transmitting elec

Power producers have sought more representation of the industry in the committee set up by the government to assess the impact of Uttarakhand’s two dozen hydropower projects on the ecology of the h

After rolling out red carpet for investments, the state govt plans to back out of high tariffs contracted for nearly 1,000 MW of solar plants

21 lakh renewable energy certificates lie unsold with project developers

Renewable energy projects — once lucrative enough to attract even alcohol makers and farm traders — are feeling the heat as a key attraction, the market for green certificates issued to developers, has collapsed alarmingly, casting a shadow on India’s ambitious plan for solar, wind and small hydro projects.
Until a year ago, it seemed a seller’s market in state-promoted Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) as power distribution companies in states were asked to buy 5%- 10% of their electricity from renewable sources or buy RECs instead. Project developers are granted one certificate for every 1,000 units of electricity generated from renewable sources.