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How PPA renegotiation or cancellation may adversely impact renewable energy sector!

September 2017

The recent attempts by Discoms in states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh to renegotiate or cancel signed power purchase agreements (...

Discoms, PPA, IPP, ICRA Ratings, Sabyasachi Majumdar, MNRE, Wind and solar power developers, Renewable energy

SHAKTI policy positive for the power sector; lack of new PPAs and low demand growth prove a challenge

August 2017

The implementation of the new coal allocation policy, namely SHAKTI, is expected to positively benefit the coal-based power generation capacity by ab...

SHAKTI, FSA, IPP segment, Girishkumar Kadam, Coal India, ICRA, Discoms, UDAY MoU

Payment delays increase risk and project costs for solar and wind projects in many states

April 2017

Payment delays by distribution companies (DISCOMS) continue to pose a challenge for the growing renewable energy sector in India as it tries to achie...

DISCOMS, Renewable energy sector, SECI, REWA, Investment, MSEDCL, Power generation, Jharkhand Urja Vitran Nigam, Damodar Valley Corporation, Coal India, TANGEDCO, PPA, MAHAGENCO, Raj Prabhu, Mercom Capital Group

Power demand to rise, says NTPC CMD

November 2016

Exuding confidence that the Centre’s UDAY scheme will help revive debt stressed discoms, NTPC Ltd Chairman and Managing Director Gurdeep Singh has sa...

Centre UDAY scheme, Gurdeep Singh, NTPC Ltd, Discoms, NETRA

India has a well-developed PPP ecosystem

November 2016

Sanjeev Kaushik, Deputy Managing Director, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd, speaks on the challenges facing infra financing and the likely c...

Sanjeev Kaushik, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd, Infrastructure projects, Hybrid Annuity, National Highway, Coal Mines, Power Discoms, Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana, UDAY, IIFCL, National Infrastructure Investment Fund, NIIF, Infra Projects

In FY16, the wholesale division lent Rs.15,320 crore

October 2016

In just nine years of being in business, L&T Infrastructure Finance (L&T Infra Finance) is one of the select few to be classified as an infrastructur...

L And T Infrastructure Finance, Infrastructure finance company, PFI, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Virender Pankaj, L And T Financial Services, DISCOMs profiling, grid evacuation infrastructure, PDC, Wind, Water, Solar irradiation, Transport, EPC sector, PSU

Coal price increase may push up power tariffs

October 2016

With a hike in coal prices and levy of coal terminal charge, electricity consumers may end up paying more as discoms increase tariffs to counter the ...

Coal prices, Discoms, Coal terminal charge, Electricity, Coal India Ltd, Ministry of Railways, Coal terminal charge

DERC wants more non-tariff revenue for discoms

September 2016

New Delhi´s power regulatory body has proposed changes in its regulations to allow discoms, which claim to be under financial stress, to retain a lar...

New Delhi Power, DERC, AAP government, Discoms
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