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Solar power tariff has hit an all-time low of Rs. 3.47 per unit in Tamil Nadu, TANGEDCO receives bid for 1500 MW

Solar power tariff has hit an all-time low of Rs. 3.47 per unit in Tamil Nadu. The tariff has gone below Rs. 3 per unit in many states, but this is the first time that a prospective investor has bid so … Continue reading

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No legal sanctity to Tangedco’s transparent bidding process for power purchase from 52 companies, says TNERC

The State’s solar mission has come to a nought. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has passed an order stating that there is no legal sanctity to the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation’s (Tangedco) transparent bidding process for … Continue reading

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Biomass power plants cut output in Tamil Nadu

Demand comes down due to State’s power restrictions on HT consumers The relaxation of power cut restrictions on high tension (HT) consumers can also lead to problems for some. Since the middle of August when the State government lifted the … Continue reading

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TN’s power utility rated worst among 4 southern states – And thats saying something. Raising debt for the 690 MW allocated will be a tough job for developers.

Tamil Nadu has the worst performing power utility among the four southern states. The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) has been rated below average in both operations and financial performance among various power utilities in the country as … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Society takes Tangedco to court

The Solar Energy Society of India has filed a case against the Tamil Nadu’s State-owned electricity generation and distribution company, Tangedco, over the recently closed tender for the purchase of solar power. Tangedco recently floated a tender which called for … Continue reading

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Why Tamil Nadu’s solar tender failed to attract more bidders

Concerns regarding payment security and availability of grid seem to have deterred developers from bidding in large numbers for Tamil Nadu’s power purchase tender for 1,000 MW of solar capacity. That the Tamil Nadu solar tender attracted bids for about … Continue reading

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TN solar bidders adopt take-it-or-leave-it stance; investors lack faith in TANGEDCO

Natgrp: We have consistently questioned the ability of TN to sustain solar tariffs when wind payments are long overdue, it seems the same doubt lingers in most minds. The poor response to Tamil Nadu’s solar power purchase tender is having … Continue reading

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