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Year-wise Solar Energy Generation in India
Year-wise Solar Energy Generation in India

May 10, 2021

The Capacity Utilisation Factor (CUF) of solar power projects is less than thermal, hydro, nuclear, wind and bio-mass power projects. The Government has set a target of installing 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022.

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Import of Solar Panels
Import of Solar Panels

May 07, 2021

As per the Report dated 16 July, 2018 from Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), the quantum of imported solar cells or modules is around 90%.

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Roof Top Solar Capacity in India
Roof Top Solar Capacity in India

May 04, 2021

The Government has set a target of installing 40 GW of grid connected rooftop solar capacity in the country by year 2022.

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National Solar Tariff through Bid Results
National Solar Tariff through Bid Results

May 01, 2021

Year-wise weighted average price of solar capacity prices for different schemes and states.

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World Petro Coal Congress and Expo (WPCC)

April 28, 2021

The 11th World PetroCoal Congress & Expo is a unique platform where business leaders, investors, technology innovators, federal, state, and local government officials and university educators from across the world to address today’s most pressing issues and opportunities facing Petroleum, Coal, Gas and Unconventional hydrocarbons like Shale Gas, CBM and Gas hydrates sectors of Energy Industry.

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World Renewable Energy Technology Conference (WRETC)

April 28, 2021

The 12th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress and Expo is the most important renewable energy industry conference with high profiled global speakers and industry leaders in Plenary sessions, interactive Keynote sessions, CEO's Forum, thought-provoking panel discussions and poster sessions to provide the focal points for translating knowledge into action.

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State-wise Solar Power Capacity in India
State-wise Solar Power Capacity in India

April 28, 2021

A total of 19.6 GW (19585 MW) grid connected solar power capacity has been installed in India up to 28 February, 2018. State-wise details are given below.

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Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP)
Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP)

April 26, 2021

Four UMPPs - Sasan in Madhya Pradesh, Mundra in Gujarat, Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Tilaiya in Jharkhand have been awarded to the successful bidders so far. Mundra and Sasan UMPP have been fully commissioned.

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History of Indian Power Sector
History of Indian Power Sector

April 23, 2021

Initially, most of the electrification was limited to large towns and cities. The emphasis was on supply to large urban concentrations. There was little or no coordination or cooperation between the different suppliers. primarily, the power sector was dominated by private plants.

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Power Sector Reforms in India
Power Sector Reforms in India

April 20, 2021

The Indian power sector had reached the absolute dead-end by the 1980s. The total losses of the SEBs without subsidy had crossed Rs. 3000 crore. There was little hope of any cure unless some drastic measures were taken. The sector was facing peaking shortages in various parts of the country and severe financial burden was imposed on the State Governments because of the performance of the SEBs.

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Formula for Power Sharing
Formula for Power Sharing

April 17, 2021

Power from Central Generating Stations to beneficiary States or Union Territories is allocated in accordance with formula for allocation of power as per extant guidelines from April, 2000. As per these guidelines, allocation of power is made to the States and UTs in two parts: firm allocation of 85% and 15% unallocated power for allocation by the Government for meeting the urgent or overall requirement.

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Saubhagya: Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana
Saubhagya: Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana

April 14, 2021

The Prime Minister has launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, or Saubhagya scheme. The aim of this scheme is to provide power to all homes. The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana aims to provide power connections to all the estimated four crore households which currently did not have a power connection. The outlay for this scheme would be over INR 16320 crore. These connections would be provided free of cost.

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Power Exchanges in India
Power Exchanges in India

April 11, 2021

As per the Sections 66 of Electricity Act, 2003, the Appropriate Commission shall endeavour to promote the development of a market (including trading) in power. The Power exchange is a Market Infrastructure Institution that provides a fair and competitive market place for trading in electricity.

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