Industry: Power


The Centre has pocketed over ₹2.73 lakh crore from Central PSUS in the energy sector through mechanisms such as dividends, strategic disinvestments, minority sales and buybacks, an analysis done.
May 13, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

India’s efforts to develop its own solar equipment industry will be challenged by both domestic policies and overseas competition.
May 8, 2019, 10:03 a.m.

Out of 100 GW solar capacity target, 40 GW is likely to be achieved by the installation of rooftop solar projects. India needs faster implementation of roof-top solar projects to meet the 175 gigawatts of renewable energy target by 2022, a report has said.
May 8, 2019, 9:39 a.m.

India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest, according to people with knowledge of the plan.
May 7, 2019, 11:16 a.m.


In July last year, India imposed a 25 per cent safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China and Malaysia for the first year.
May 2, 2019, 9:33 a.m.

Losses by India’s power retailers are set to rise, reversing two years of declines they enjoyed under PM Modi.
April 30, 2019, 10:33 a.m.

56 per cent of the solar capacity auctioned in CY 2018 has been accounted for by central agencies such as Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and NTPC Ltd.
April 25, 2019, 10:20 a.m.

NHPC Ltd. said the tariff discovered through the latest reverse auction to sell power from stressed units may be too high for distribution companies.
April 24, 2019, 11:39 a.m.

The weighted average solar bid tariff in 2018 reduced to Rs 2.73 per unit as against Rs 3.01 per unit in 2017 and Rs 5.01 per unit in 2016.
April 24, 2019, 9:28 a.m.

Earlier this month, the deadline for bid submission under this tender was extended from April 4 to April 22. State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India Monday extended the bids submission deadline for the third time for manufacturing-linked 3GW solar power tender till May 14.
April 23, 2019, 10:43 a.m.