Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting proposals for setting up public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways in ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from September 2020: The government of Andhra Pradesh approved ₹9 billion (~$123 million) to meet the expenditure of the state distribution ...
No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Until June 30, 2023

No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Commissioned Before June 30, 2023

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has waived interstate transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses on all solar and wind projects commissioned before June 30, 2023. This would apply to solar, ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from the month: The Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance issued a notification imposing safeguard duty on ...
Maharashtra DISCOM Highlights Issues with Proposed Amendments to the Electricity Act

Maharashtra DISCOM Highlights Issues with Proposed Amendments to the Electricity Act

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has written a letter to the Ministry of Power (MoP), highlighting its comments and suggestions on the Ministry’s proposed amendments to the ...
FDI Cell Formed Under MNRE to Process Investment Proposals from Neighboring Countries

FDI Cell Formed Under MNRE to Process Investment Proposals from Neighboring Countries

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the formation of a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cell to process the FDI proposals. According to the FDI policy, a ...
DISCOMs’ Obligation to Pay for Power Within 45 Days of Raising Letter of Credit Remains

DISCOMs’ Obligation to Pay for Power Within 45 Days of Raising Letter of Credit Remains

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a clarification regarding letters of credit (LoC) to be given by distribution companies (DISCOMs). It stated that DISCOMs are expected to deposit LoCs for ...
Major Ports Asked Not to Impose Penalties and Continue Operations Amid COVID-19 Lockdown (1)

Major Ports Asked Not to Impose Penalties and Continue Operations Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

The Ministry of Shipping has issued a notice to major ports in the country with directions to deal with issues arising due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Ministry, in its ...
Ministry of Power Revises Local Content Requirements in Power Distribution Components

Ministry of Power Revises Local Content Requirements in Power Distribution Components

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a public procurement order with revised requirements for locally made components in electrical equipment used in the power distribution center. The Ministry issued ...