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New power tariff structure in works, large domestic consumers to be charged more

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 26, 2016

The burden of subsidising the power bills of agricultural and low-income families is set to move from industrial consumers to large domestic and commercial consumers of electricity. ...

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Third-Party rooftop solar units cost 40% cheaper than Discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2016

Rooftop solar units installed on industrial and corporate establishments by third parties are offering power 30-40% cheaper than the rates offered by the state's power distribution companies....

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Consumers to get 20W LED tube lights at Rs 230: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will distribute LED tube lights at Rs 230 per unit to consumers through discoms and other marketing channels, Parliament was informed today. ...

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Solar power tariff hits record low of Rs. 3 a unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

The solar tariff has fallen to an all—time low of Rs. 3 per unit, which was quoted by Amplus Energy Solutions in an auction for rooftop solar power conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India...

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Adani Group’s made in india solar equipment 10-15% costly than imports

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2016

Adani Group’s made in India solar modules and solar photo-voltaic cells prices will be around 10-12 per cent higher than the imported versions available in the market, Parimal...

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India solar power tariffs hit new low of Rs 4 per unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2016

It's not just oil that is on a slide. While globally crude has slid some 70% in the last year-and-a-half, solar power tariffs too have sank to a new low in India at Rs 4.34 per unit - a third of...

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Subject Tags: SECI , solar power , tariff

Indian Government plans to rationalise power tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The government plans to make electricity billing more efficient and transparent by reducing the number of categories of consumers, which should improve tariff collection and improve the health...

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Subject Tags: industry news , power , tariff

Indian State Of Jammu & Kashmir Plans Net-metering For Solar Rooftop Systems

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2016

With ambitious goals and a push from the central government several states in India are now expediting the implementation of net-metering regulations for rooftop solar power systems; the latest...

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Chandigarh, Himachal, Uttarakhand to get cheapest power, Gujarat to costliest

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2016

Residents of Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and Uttarakhand will be able to buy solar power at Rs 3 per unit – the lowest tariff in India – from panels installed on their rooftops...

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Subject Tags: power , Solar Rooftop , tariff

Jharkhand loses steam for Solar power purchase agreements

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

Developers who won an auction of Jharkhand are still waiting for the state’s government-run electricity distributor to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs), six months after they emerged the...

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