Category Archives: Biomass

India diverts Rs 56,700 crore from the fight against climate change to Goods and Service Tax regime

India’s biggest domestic source of public funds to push renewable energy and protect the environment has become a victim of the Goods and Services Tax. In April, the government included the tax collected on production and import of coal to … Continue reading

Posted in Bagasse, Biofuels, Biomass, Climate Change, Coal, Cogeneration, Geothermal, Government, Hydro, India, PV, Renewables, Solar, Waste To Energy, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GST (Goods and Service Tax) rates from July 1

Description of goods Rate 1 Bullions. 1% 2 Gold and silver ornaments. 1% 3 Precious stones. 1% 4 Canteen Sales Department (CSD) 1% SCHEDULE – IV [See section 12(4)(c)] Goods Taxable at 4 per centum Description of goods Rate 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Biofuels, Biomass, Cogeneration, Grid Interactive Distributed Solar Energy Systems, Grid Storage, Maharashtra, PV, Renewables, Solar, Solar PV, Waste To Energy, Wind | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

How will GST impact Solar Projects in India

Implications-of-GST-on-delivered-cost-of-Renewable-Energy Executive summary Multiple Indirect taxes are currently levied on transactions in India. Some of the taxes are levied and collected by the Central Government, while other taxes are collected by the State Governments. Accordingly, the current Indirect tax regime … Continue reading

Posted in Bagasse, Biofuels, Biomass, CERC, Cogeneration, Geothermal, Grid Connected, Grid Interactive Distributed Solar Energy Systems, Hydro, India, Maharashtra, MNRE, Power Generation, PV, Renewables, Solar, Solar Parks, Solar Policy, Solar Pumps, Waste, Waste To Energy, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Agenda Note for National Review Meeting of State Principal Secretaries and State Nodal Agencies of Renewable Energy on 23rd and 24th January 2017-New Delhi

background-note-meet 23 24 jan 2017 Comprehensive data on the current situation to date in Renewable Energy, a must read

Posted in Bagasse, Biofuels, Biomass, Cogeneration, Hydro, India, MNRE, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable charges of the Biomass power plants commissioned during the period 2009-2015 and during FY 2015-16.

RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable … Continue reading

Posted in Biomass, India, Rajasthan, Renewables, RERC | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Incredible Story of a Family That Made a Forest, an Eco-Village and Lives Medicine-Free

Drive down 45 kilometres southwest from the city of Pune and you will see a beautiful man-made forest in the Sahyadri range. But when Dr. Pravin Chordia bought this property in the year 2000, it was still barren land. The … Continue reading

Posted in Biomass, Energy Storage, Forestry, India, Renewables | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

LOAD GENERATION BALANCE REPORT 2016-17 – Central Electricity Authority

Click here for the full report

Posted in Biomass, DISCOM, Hydro, India, Power Generation, Renewables, Solar, Transmission and Distribution | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment