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    Sarita C Singh

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    India reserves 110 power plant equipment, services for local companiesGovernment moots supplying power to charging stations at no profit basisDraft regulations to make solar costlier for open access consumers in RajasthanPower consumers may get direct subsidies in a year, proposed policy reform claims
    Electrical equipment industry is cancelling contracts in biggest anti-China driveMass cancellation of Chinese orders by electronics, electrical parts companiesPan-India electricity demand to contract by 5-6.0% in FY21 due to local lockdowns: ICRAIndian power regulator proposes uniform price discovery through pooling of bids
    Curbs on imported gear for renewable power projects not to deter SBI from lendingGovt gives go ahead to electricity derivatives, forward contractsUttar Pradesh seeks Rs 20,940 crore loan to clear power billsAs discom losses continue downward spiral, power secretary bats for better governance
    EESL, Shell in talks for Rs 40,000 crore JVEESL signs agreement with NOIDA authority to install EV charging unitsPower equipment makers working at 20-50% capacityPower ministry orders testing of all imported power system equipment; Chinese gears need permission
    SBI sanctions Rs 300 crore term loan to PFSGovt keeps close watch on Rs 55,000 cr power sector orders to Chinese companiesIEX RTM trades 515.46 MU in first monthParminder Chopra takes over as Power Finance Corporation Director (Finance)
    Response to commercial auctions good; No CIL privatisation or hiving off of units: Pralhad JoshiEESL freezes deal with China-backed companyDiscoms keen on Rs 93,000 crore Atmanirbhar Bharat package loansDelhi peak power demand touches season's high at 5,925-mw
    Indian economy ready for bounce back: PM ModiPGCIL to hive off power transmission planning businessCentral funding cut for states owing discoms?Commercial coal auctions to start on Jun 18
    Plans afoot for India’s first Coal ExchangeContours of green markets for short-term trade being worked uponState discoms end Force Majeure period, restart power purchasesPower demand inching closer to pre-Covid levels
    Rebate to discoms only for 40 day complete lockdown: Power MinistryCabinet approves commercial coal mining policy; auctions soon: SourcesGovt plans mega sops to attract local, global cos to coal miningPower PSUs to take revenue hit with rebate to discoms
    Moody's outlook negative for Indian power sectorDiscoms with no headroom need to approach Centre for exemption for soft loansGovt to advise CPSEs to defer fixed charges not waive themGovt finalising Rs 3.5 lakh cr discoms package on the lines of UDAY: R K Singh
    Rs 90,000 crore discom booster a power push for economic revival: RK Singh, Minister for PowerPFC, REC to approach discoms; offer 7-10 year loans with moratoriumREC, PFC all set to disburse loans; CPSEs RoE to help them absorb Rs 3,000 crore hit, says RK SinghLocal electric gear makers seek ban on Chinese firms
    ReNew’s Rs 2.9/unit bid death knell for thermal power projects: ExpertsTEPC wants PowerGrid to cancel deal with FiberhomeSpot power trade on IEX dips 6.6% in AprilCovid lockdown: Blackout threat looms as discom collections peter out
    Coal India shifts focus to top soil removal as demand dips; OB removal grows 10% in AprRs 90,000 crore scheme in offing for power companiesCERC to fix provisional tariff hike
    CERC to fix provisional tariff hike
    26 Apr 2020 10:50 PM IST
    MoP proposes act amendment; focus on contacts enforcement
    Tariff cut likely for regulated power companiesCoal India giving coal against bank guarantees; power cos demand advance payment waiverNo free lunches, pay for power consumed as per PPAs: Power Minister to discomsOnly lights to go off, not all other appliances: Power Ministry on PM's 9-minutes call
    Power companies explore legal options in payment clausePower officials assure grid stability post nine minutes of darkness on SundaySpot power prices down 21%: IEX
    Spot power prices down 21%: IEX
    03 Apr 2020 05:52 PM IST
    Countrywide 9-minute lights switch off manageable: Grid authorities
    NTPC appoints Dilip Kumar Patel as director HRPower Ministry proposes waiver to power plants from advance freight, coal paymentsPower ministry orders regulator to provide three months moratorium to discoms to pay duesNTPC’s installed capacity touches 58,816 MW
    A Covid blow to power producers as discoms stop paymentsTata Power reaches agreement with states, won’t shut Mundra UMPPCovid-19: Antique laws return to fight a modern diseasePFC to block fund flow of mismanaged state utilities
    Central Pollution Control Board issues notices to 14 power plantsWill not stop coal-based power plants immediately without a plan: RK Singh at ET GBS 2020No coal-power plant in India by 2050? Possible, only if it can put its renewables plan in place.NTPC invites EoIs from fly ash users
    NTPC invites EoIs from fly ash users
    27 Feb 2020 01:37 PM IST
    Are states derailing the renewable energy drive in India?Power demand up 7.5 per cent in FebruaryPGCIL not to move TDSAT; other PSUs may follow suitCentre to set up renewable energy board to cut developers’ risks
    India to stop thermal coal imports from FY24: Prahlad JoshiClarification on dues order: OIL to move TDSAT, PSUs recall pleasElectric Vehicles may get 2,600 charging stations in a year
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