Amidst the Yogi Adityanath government’s preparations to provide round the clock power in the state by November next year, Uttar Pradesh has again emerged as the country’s most electricity-deficit state after Jammu & Kashmir though there is an improvement over previous year.
The Supreme Court (SC) recently ruled against any compensatory rates for suppliers of electricity (using imported coal) due to any change in international regulations. What the order also did is to uphold the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)'s power.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned two units of 270 MW at RattanIndia Nasik Power Limited's 5x270 MW thermal power project, located at Sinnar in Nasik district of Maharashtra.Significantly, with the commissioning of these units, BHEL has commissioned eight sets
The state-owned NTPC has managed to bring down its cost of electricity generation by an average 39.5 paise while for the Mauda project, it was a decline of Rs 1.65 per unit, mainly because of improvement in coal quality and supply.
NLC India Ltd has no plans to acquire coal mines overseas as the three blocks alloted to it by the government were sufficient to meet fuel requirement of its power plants, a top company official said.
In a major boost for clean energy, the Madhya Pradesh government has signed an agreement for its 750 MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) project, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said on Monday.
Cost competitiveness of solar power is on the rise with the lowest competitive bid tariff discovered at Rs 3.15 per kilowatt hour over a previous lowest bid tariff of Rs 3.33 kilowatt/ hour. The lowest bid tariff was discovered on April 12 at NTPC’s 250 mw solar park project in Andhra Pradesh.