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Karnataka Electricity Regulator seeks cut in base tariff for solar auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

With solar energy prices progressively falling, Karnataka's power regulator has directed the state's renewable energy development agency to substantially lower the benchmark tariff for its...

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Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to finalize waste-to-energy plant’s tariff soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 8, 2018

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has completed the process to determinate tariff for electricity to be generated at the waste-to-energy project of the Nagpur Municipal...

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Delhi electricity regulator asks for feedback over power tariff revision

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 8, 2018

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) recently issued a notice asking stakeholders for their feedback on the power tariff petitions filed by the three power companies by January-end. ...

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India is said to consider 7.5 per cent tariff on imported solar panels

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, according to government officials with knowledge of the situation...

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Industrial, commercial power tariff likely to come down on states' resolve to cut cross-subsidies

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Power rates for commercial and industrial consumers are poised for a drop because states have resolved to prepare a roadmap to reduce cross-subsidies, in line with the Tariff Policy, by March...

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Government mulls longer fixed cost recovery period for hydro power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

The government is looking at extending fixed cost recovery period of hydro projects to 30- 35 years, from 12 years at present, to bring the tariff down to as low as Rs 2 per unit, Power Minister...

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UP targets un-metered power connections; hikes tariff by 63%

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2017

In a move to curb un-metered electricity connections, the Uttar Pradesh electricity regulator has raised tariffs for such households by 63% for the current year. 


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Hike in tariff likely to be less than projected: Uttarakhand Power Secretary

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

In a bid to allay fears among consumers about the proposed 13% hike in electricity tariff by the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), state power secretary Radhika Jhan, on Tuesday,...

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KERC okays wind PPA at old tariff, to assess other projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Karnataka’s power regulator has finally started approving old power purchase agreements (PPAs) with wind energy developers, kindling hopes that discoms and regulators will stop resisting older...

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Karnataka government, regulator spar over wind power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

In a new development, the Karnataka government and its power regulator exchanged letters sticking to their positions in a dispute over whether power from wind projects commissioned before March...

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