discoms

October 21, 2016
The losses of Indian distribution companies (Discoms) that have joined the government’s major rescue package Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) could more than halve from their current level by FY2019, according to new research from global analysis firm CRISIL.
October 21, 2016
Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has issued a request for submission (RfS) to procure 500MWac of solar power capacity in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
October 18, 2016
Delhi’s distribution companies (BSES) have claimed to be the first in India to complete more than 200 rooftop solar net metering connections.
August 16, 2016
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh plans to extend its guarantee to developers bidding for capacity in the 750MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park, so that payments will be met by the government in the case of any default from the off-takers.
July 27, 2016
India’s Ministry of Power has raised its Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) trajectory for solar power.
June 20, 2016
Wind power developers in India have been facing delayed payments from distribution companies of up to eight months at a time in various states, but solar developers have experienced only negligible delays in a couple of states, according to industry analysts.
March 8, 2016
Anand Nagarajan, founder of India-based solar firm Dexler Energy, discusses the entire Indian power ecosystem from transmission and grid stability to the UDAY scheme for alleviating distribution company debt and what it all means for solar.
February 24, 2016
Every distribution company (Discom) in India will be making a profit by 2019, Indian power minister Piyush Goyal has claimed.
November 19, 2015
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is about to send a revision of the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) to the country’s Union Cabinet for approval.
November 6, 2015
India’s Union Cabinet has approved a package proposed by the Ministry of Power aiming to revive the financial health of the country’s debt-laden distribution companies (Discoms) in a move that should support the development of solar in India.

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