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Solar tariffs in Tamil Nadu: State discovers Rs 3.47 per unit rate in revenue auctions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

Tariffs for solar power in Tamil Nadu touched as low as Rs 3.47/unit in reverse-auctions held over the weekend. The biddings were done for 1,500 MW solar plants. The tariff is much lower than Rs...

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KERC expediting solar projects as demand surges in Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2017

Taking cue from Prime Minster Narendra Modi's ardent appeal in Paris Climate Conference in 2015 to make India a solar-powered nation, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has...

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Subject Tags: power sector , tariff

Yet another record low for solar power tariffs in India at Rs 2.44 per unit

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2017

Solar power tariffs in India have fallen to a new record low of Rs 2.44 per unit in the just concluded bidding for Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan, power, coal, renewable energy and...

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Solar tariff dips to new low at Solar Corporation of India’s latest auction

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2017

Solar tariffs have fallen to a new low of Rs2.71 per kwH at the Solar Corporation of India’s (SECI) latest auction of 250 MW at the Adani Renewable Energy Park in Bhadla, Jodhpur district,...

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Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission to fix feed-in tariff for solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

For the first time in the country , a feed-in tariff for rooftop solar power will be fixed by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) soon.


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India to benchmark power tariff at Rs 3/unit in medium term, Piyush Goyal says

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2017

The government is looking at Rs 3 per unit as the benchmark price for power from all energy sources like thermal, solar and wind in the medium term.


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Gujarat power regulator’s decision forces wind power firms, discoms to make an unhappy truce

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2017

The Gujarat power regulator's decision to make February auction's all-time low winning bid as the base price for wind power purchases has forced developers and power distribution companies in...

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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for Megawatt scale plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as the new tariff for new grid-connected megawatt (MW)-scale solar photovoltaic plants. This is the tariff solar...

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Flat solar power tariff drops to all time low of Rs. 3.15/unit in Andhra Pradesh auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2017


Solar power tariffs reached another record low of Rs. 3.15/ unit (flat rate) during auction in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh by NTPC. This is the levelised price at which NTPC will source...

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Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh refuse to pay higher tariff for wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2017

Two of India’s high wind energy potential states have refused to buy wind power at a rate higher than the one arrived at the country’s first ever wind power auction, putting in jeopardy about...

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Subject Tags: tariff , wind power