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Bains booked for restoring power connections in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2020 09:33 PM IST
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ZERO HOURCong MLA Pargat Singh questions govt over PPAs, police firing cases

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Pargat, who was the first to raise the issue during the zero hour, suggested a House Committee to find out how the contentious agreements were signed.
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Opinion divided on renegotiating power pacts with private players

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:16 PM IST
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Cheema: AAP to cut power to CM’s Moti Mahal if PPAs not scrapped

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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Consumers must brace for power tariff hike to make up for PSPCL’s 1,420 cr coal washing charges

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 07:59 AM IST
Following the Supreme Court orders, PSPCL has paid 421 crore to Larsen & Toubro-run Nabha Power Limited, and 1,002 crore to Vedantta Group that runs the Talwandi Sabo Power Plant. These are coal washing charges from year 2012-13 up to October 2019.
In a petition in the high court, Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government said that it is not possible to issue Letters of Credits to solar and wind power producers because of financial crisis in the Discoms.(ANI)
In a petition in the high court, Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government said that it is not possible to issue Letters of Credits to solar and wind power producers because of financial crisis in the Discoms.(ANI)

Jagan moves HC against Centre over Letters of Credit to power producers

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:34 AM IST
Chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has already incurred the wrath of the Centre for its decision to review the power purchase agreements (PPAs) with the solar and wind power producers.
Nearly 40 private solar and wind power producers had approached the Andhra Pradesh High Court to stop the state government from going ahead with renegotiating power purchase agreements (PPAs).(HT PHOTO)
Nearly 40 private solar and wind power producers had approached the Andhra Pradesh High Court to stop the state government from going ahead with renegotiating power purchase agreements (PPAs).(HT PHOTO)

‘Approach regulator’: Andhra HC to energy producers on govt reviewing deals

Hindustan times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2019 04:10 PM IST
The power producers had argued that the state government had no say in the contracts which were signed between the distribution companies and the developers and since the power purchase agreements (PPAs) were approved by the regulatory commission, they could not be renegotiated.
A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)
A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)

To solve power woes in NE states, Centre signs deal with NHPC, Arunachal govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 10:10 AM IST
A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday. The review meeting was attended by chief secretaries and principal secretaries of power of North-Eastern States in Guwahati.
TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu(Photo: Mint)
TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu(Photo: Mint)

No ‘hanky panky’ in projects initiated with previous govt: Chandrababu Naidu

Livemint, Andhra Pradesh | By Yunus Y. Lasania
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 09:26 AM IST
The TDP supremo added that he decided to go for self-financing for Amaravati so that the capital can eventually generate wealth on its own after being set up.
Union power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh.(Ramesh Pathania/HT Photo)
Union power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh.(Ramesh Pathania/HT Photo)

Andhra govt softens stand on power purchase agreements signed TDP: R K Singh

New Delhi | By Utpal Bhaskar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 04:43 PM IST
The controversial move by the solar resource endowed state has seen concerns expressed by various investors including Japan’s Amabassador to India as it could bring 5.2 giga watts (GW) of solar and wind energy projects with an estimated debt exposure of over 21,000 crore under stress.
In a major jolt to the already cash-strapped Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the Supreme Court has directed it to pay Rs 2,800 crore to Larsen & Toubro (L&T).(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
In a major jolt to the already cash-strapped Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the Supreme Court has directed it to pay Rs 2,800 crore to Larsen & Toubro (L&T).(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Cash-strapped power corporation gets Rs 2,800 crore shocker from SC

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 02:44 AM IST
The judgement was passed on August 7 by the bench of justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and justice Surya Kant while taking up a contempt petition filed by the L&T against the Punjab government and PSPCL chairman-cum-managing director (CMD).
On assuming power in the state on May 30, Jagan had announced his decision to review the PPAs signed with solar and wind power producers on the pretext that the agreements smacked of huge corruption.(Style Photo Service.)
On assuming power in the state on May 30, Jagan had announced his decision to review the PPAs signed with solar and wind power producers on the pretext that the agreements smacked of huge corruption.(Style Photo Service.)

Andhra HC stalls govt move to review power purchase agreements, suspends order

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 06:05 PM IST
A division bench of the high court headed by Justice M Ganga Rao, which heard a batch of petitions filed by nearly 40 private solar and wind power producers, ordered that the government order (GO. No. 63) be suspended for a period of four weeks and posted the case to August 22 for further hearing.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has alleged that the previous government had purchased solar and wind power at exorbitant rates from select companies, compared to the cheaper rates quoted by others in competitive bidding.(PTI PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has alleged that the previous government had purchased solar and wind power at exorbitant rates from select companies, compared to the cheaper rates quoted by others in competitive bidding.(PTI PHOTO.)

Centre opposes Jagan’s move to review PPAs signed during Naidu’s regime

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 08:55 PM IST
In a two-page letter dated July 9 and addressed to the chief minister, Union minister of state (independent charge) for power and renewable energy R K Singh warned that revisiting the PPAs would halt the flow of foreign investments in the sector, which is very important for India to meet environmental and power needs.
The discoms will also be liable to pay compensation to the generation companies if the RLDC/SLDC is not able to schedule and dispatch power due to a discom not opening and maintaining the LC with adequate credit.(Representative image)
The discoms will also be liable to pay compensation to the generation companies if the RLDC/SLDC is not able to schedule and dispatch power due to a discom not opening and maintaining the LC with adequate credit.(Representative image)

UP: Discoms told to maintain letter of credit

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 04:38 PM IST
The Central government has made it compulsory for power distribution companies to open and maintain a Letter of Credit (LC) as a mechanism to ensure timely clearance of bills of power generating companies.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ignored the suggestion of Central renewable energy secretary Anand Kumar that reviewing power purchase agreements signed with solar and wind power producers would harm investors confidence in the state.(PTI)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ignored the suggestion of Central renewable energy secretary Anand Kumar that reviewing power purchase agreements signed with solar and wind power producers would harm investors confidence in the state.(PTI)

Jagan launches graft probe into 30 pacts signed under TDP govt

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Jagan Reddy said his government has identified 30 agreements signed with various companies by the previous government involving massive corruption.
MMRDA plans to implement the project under the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model, where the bidders enter into a PPA on mutually agreed terms and conditions.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
MMRDA plans to implement the project under the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model, where the bidders enter into a PPA on mutually agreed terms and conditions.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Two upcoming Mumbai Metro lines to tap into solar energy

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 08:42 AM IST
Solar panels on roof of stations in way of Dahisar-DN Nagar and Dahisar East-Andheri lines may meet 35% electricity requirement
The solar power plant will help the authority save nearly Rs 6 lakh a month on electricity bills, officials said.(HT Photo)
The solar power plant will help the authority save nearly Rs 6 lakh a month on electricity bills, officials said.(HT Photo)

3MW solar power plant planned to light up for Hindon elevated road in Ghaziabad

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 04:52 AM IST
The Ghaziabad Development Authority is in the final negotiations for setting up 3 megawatt (MW) solar power plant which will power nearly 700 LED lights installed on the 10.3km Hindon elevated road
Though the state has reached the power generation target through solar energy, it is way behind its generation target through biomass plants, including the stubble-based.(HT Photo)
Though the state has reached the power generation target through solar energy, it is way behind its generation target through biomass plants, including the stubble-based.(HT Photo)

World Environment Day: PSPCL not keen to buy costly power from biomass plants

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Seven stubble-based biomass plants in the state generate 63 MW, and two plants of 30 MW capacity are coming up.
The project is conceptualised as a part of the scheme launched by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to enable government agencies to embrace non-renewable energy in its campuses and offices.(HT PHOTO)
The project is conceptualised as a part of the scheme launched by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to enable government agencies to embrace non-renewable energy in its campuses and offices.(HT PHOTO)

Pune Smart City partners with Savitribai Phule Pune University to make it a ‘smart’ solar university

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:21 PM IST
SPPU has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Cleanmax Enviro Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd (Developer) and one of the firms with which Smart City corporation has signed a MoU to set up a solar rooftop plant on 14 of its buildings.
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