India Extends ISTS Charges Waive Off Period

Solar & Wind Power Plants Awarded Through Competitive Bidding Process & Commissioned Till December 31, 2022 Exempt From Paying ISTS Charges & Losses, Says Indian Power Ministry

Soon after India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued a clarification regarding the official date to achieve its renewable energy target of 175 GW, which was extended to December 31, 2022, the Power Ministry has also extended the ISTS waiver period till the same date for all solar and wind power projects commissioned till then.

SECI Awards 960 MW Out Of 1.2 GW ISTS-VI Solar Tender

SECI Dishes Out 960 MW Solar Capacity Under ISTS Phase-VI To ReNew Power, Avaada Energy, Masaya Solar & Tata Power, Says Mercom; MNRE Wants 5 GW Solar VGF Program Evaluated By Independent Consultant

The Indian government has issued a tender to assess the effectiveness of its 5 GW VGF scheme for solar PV deployment with the help of an independent consultant. Meanwhile SECI has declared winners for its 1.2 GW ISTS-VI solar tender.

India To Develop 12 GW Solar PV With Local Modules

Indian Cabinet Approves INR 85.8 Billion ($1.2 Billion) VGF For 12 GW Grid Connected Solar Power Projects For Government Consumption Under CPSU Phase II Using Domestically Manufactured PV Cells & Modules

MNRE had proposed using locally manufactured solar products to set up 12 GW of solar power capacity through CPSUs as part of its plan to encourage the domestic manufacturing industry in December 2017. Now the cabinet has approved the proposal.

India Issues Instructions For Pass Through Option

Power Ministry of India Directs Central Electricity Regulatory Commission To Speed Up Implementation Of ‘Pass Through’ Option For Power Companies To Ensure Electricity Market Sustainability

Minister for Power in India, RK Singh, also heading the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has addressed the issues being faced by solar power generators in getting a ‘pass through option’ cleared through a letter to the regulator.

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