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Tamil Nadu: State’s green energy obligation fixed at 21%

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

Tangedco’s renewable power obligation (percentage of renewable power in total power purchase) has been fixed at 21% for the financial year (2021-22) and of this, nearly 50% will be solar power. The TNERC in its latest order has said solar power must be 10.50% of the total...

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Sale of Renewable Energy certificates up 31% to 64.88 lakh

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 24, 2017

The sale of renewable energy certificates (RECs) has jumped by 31 per cent to 64.88 lakh in 2016-17 as compared to 49.55 lakh in previous fiscal indicating improvement in compliance of renewable...

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Renewable energy certificate sales up 58% to 17.45 lakh in April-September

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2016


Sales of renewable energy certificates (RECs) jumped about 58 per cent to 17.45 lakh in the first half of this fiscal, indicating increasing compliance of renewable purchase obligations...

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Plea against discoms for not buying energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2016

The India Wind Power Corporation has petitioned the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), seeking action against discoms over their failure to commit to the renewable purchase...

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Subject Tags: RPOs

Union Government to revisit the the Renewable Purchase Obligation targets for state-owned power distribution companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

The Union government is likely to revisit the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for state-owned power distribution companies. This is following confusion among industry players about...

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Subject Tags: Renewable Energy , RPOs , solar

Power Ministry sets green energy target for state discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2016

State discoms will have to mandatorily draw at least 2.75% of their total power consumption from solar plants in the current fiscal, according to the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) norms...

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Subject Tags: RPOs , SERC , solar energy

Jayalalithaa seeks PM’s intervention for evacuating surplus wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2016

The Tamil Nadu government today said it was in a position to sell surplus wind power generated in the State and urged the Centre to allocate dedicated transmission capacity on a priority basis...

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Subject Tags: RPOs , Wind Energy

Wind power: Suzlon chief Tulsi Tanti says projects under Rs 5 per unit unviable

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

Tulsi Tanti, chairman of Suzlon Group, one of the country’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, has welcomed the government’s move to award wind power projects through competitive bidding, but...

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Subject Tags: RPOs , tariff , wind power

Wind energy companies slam Gujarat proposal on central subsidy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

Wind energy developers have objected to the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission's (GERC) proposal that they share an incentive they get from the Centre with the state discom which buys...

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Subject Tags: power , RPOs