Tag Archives: Power purchase agreements

Major relief for solar power developers: Projects deadline extended

The government has granted major relief to solar power developers, allowing deadlines for project development to be extended in cases where there were delays caused by circumstances beyond their control. Developers had raised an alarm over a letter from the … Continue reading

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Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants a project Developer’s Guide

India is now a hot bed for Solar globally but is quality a casualty in this race for power, use this document by IFC to ensure that quality is paramount or disaster can strike anytime. IFC Solar PV Design Guide 2015 … Continue reading

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Karnataka’s rooftop solar scam: 9 executive engineers suspended

 BENGALURU: Jolted by a rooftop solar power project scam, the Karnataka government on Wednesday ordered the suspension of nine executive engineers from three electricity supply companies for having executed fake power purchase agreements (PPAs).  Briefing reporters here, power minister D … Continue reading

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Central Government notifies the Tariff policy in continuation of the National Electricity Policy (NEP)

Key highlights related to Renewables 1. No Inter-state transmission charges 2. Generating company proposing to establish a coal/lignite based thermal generating station after a specified date shall be required to establish a renewable energy generating station of at least 10% … Continue reading

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Nearly half of capacities recently bid under JNNSM to face the heat

Following delays in signing power purchase agreements (PPAs) under various state solar policies, developers have shifted focus to solar projects initiated under the Central Government’s National Solar Mission which received bids nearly three times the capacity on offer. However, Crisil … Continue reading

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