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Indexed renewable energy tariffs could save discoms up to Rs 21,880 crore over five years: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2020

India’s discoms could save up to Rs 21,880 crore over the next five-year period under a partially indexed renewable energy tariff structure, even if solar tariffs continue to fall, according to...

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LED bulb penetration 88pc in India, says study

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 8, 2020

Energy efficiency in Indian households has touched 88 per cent with LED bulbs lighting up homes due to affordable government schemes, while more than 75 per cent of air-conditioner users and 60...

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Subsidies for Renewables in India Dropped 35% From FY17 to FY19: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020

The renewables subsidies in India fell 35 percent from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65 percent according to a new study entitled ‘Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020’, released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)...

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Busting the myth: Increased penetration of rooftop solar power benefits discoms

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

If power distribution companies think increased penetration of rooftop solar power in their area will hurt them due to loss of revenue and the expenditure involved in creating supporting infrastructure for such plants, they need to think again. A power discom in Delhi rather...

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BSES commissions solar micro grids with battery storage

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) on Tuesday said it has launched a pilot to establish solar micro grids, becoming one of the first discoms in the country to do so in an urban setting. ...

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Solar power generation 5.8 per cent costlier with GST: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has led to an increase in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation by almost 6 per cent, an independent study by the Council on...

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