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Govt to auction 2,500 Mw of medium-term power purchase pacts soon

Power News | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New Delhi, Sarita Singh: The government will soon kick off pilot auction of medium-term power purchase agreements for 2,500 mw of electricity, ending a six-year long spell of state governments restricting electricity procurement from power plants.

The power ministry has already finali

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SECI in talks with Odisha govt to develop 100 Mw floating Solar PV panels

Power News | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Bhubaneswar, Nirmalya Behera: The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is in talks with the Odisha government to develop 100 Mw floating Solar PV (photo voltaic) panels, harnessing the state's unconventional source of energy.

“SECI has come up with a request to set up 100 Mw float

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‘Demand for power likely to cross 185 million units’

Power News | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Vijayawada, Staff Repoter: Energy Minister K. Kala Venkata Rao said the demand for electricity this summer was expected to cross 185 million units and called upon the officials of the public power utilities to gear up for the task with emphasis on supplying quality power to the farm sector.
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Power ministry unveils scheme to help 2,500 MW stranded thermal plants

Power News | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New Delhi, FE Bureau: In an attempt to bring some relief to the stressed thermal power sector, the government has introduced a pilot scheme to procure electricity from power plants without PPAs. A combined capacity of 2,500 megawatt (MW) will be procured through this scheme.

Though no

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Meeting contractual obligations: Thermal power gencos allowed to use renewables

Power News | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New Delhi, FE Bureau: The power ministry has allowed thermal power generation companies (gencos) the flexibility of using renewable energy sources to meet their contractual generation obligations. The move is aimed at easing complexities faced by electricity distribution companies (discoms) to compl

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