discoms

June 8, 2022
India has relaxed its rules surrounding the purchase of renewable power, with commercial and industrial consumers allowed to purchase clean power on voluntarily basis, while state distribution company (Discom) customers can demand to be supplied with renewable electricity.
PV Tech Premium
March 18, 2022
A high court in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has ruled that state distribution companies (Discoms) must honour the power purchase agreements (PPA) they signed with electricity producers and settle any debts within six weeks in a move with potentially huge significance for the country’s solar sector.
PV Tech Premium
April 8, 2021
After a challenging year, India’s solar sector stands primed for something of a rebound. But a host of familiar issues, from the perilous state of DISCOMs to regulatory uncertainty, run the risk of stymying future growth. Vinay Rustagi, managing director at consultancy Bridge to India, talks to PV Tech about the future prospects for Indian solar.
April 2, 2020
Discom finance woes could raise C&I grid tariffs boosting business case for installing solar but contract reneging a concern for wider PV industry, SunSource exec tells PV Tech.
April 1, 2020
Power demand plunge under India's lockdown raises PV curtailment threats while under-construction projects face ominous delays, ACME exec tells PV Tech.
February 3, 2020
Union Budget revealed in recent days earmarks US$3 billion for the power and renewables sector and outlines plan to give tax breaks to foreign sovereign wealth funds and domestic IPPs.
December 10, 2019
MNRE secretary commits to managing curtailment of renewables, while analyst says problem 'too important to ignore'.
December 4, 2019
India’s Discoms are the biggest hurdle to the proliferation of clean energy micro-grids, the head of the premier Indian government think tank and senior adviser to prime minister Narendra Modi has said.
February 26, 2019
A grateful rooftop PV industry enjoys last week's US$1.6 billion support boost, but longs for a different subsidy model with fewer processes.
July 9, 2018
juwi Shizen bags EPC order for 42MW Japan solar plant, Financiers plan renewables for 9,300 Solomon Islanders, World Bank to provide US$250 million loan for electricity distribution sector reforms in Rajasthan, India.

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