Mercom’s Clean Energy Meet Expands Awareness on Cost Savings, Increasing Brand Value

Mercom’s Clean Energy Meet Expands Awareness on Cost Savings, Increasing Brand Value

Green energy adoption is indisputably good for businesses despite a less than conducive regulatory environment and the recent spike in the input cost for solar installation, industry experts said at ...
Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom India’s C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022 series provides a unique platform for the country’s commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers to interact with renewable energy experts and understand the viability ...
APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently ruled that the state regulatory commission should revisit the subject of cross-subsidy surcharge on open access projects in Rajasthan as and when it ...
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Karnataka Issues Draft Green Energy Open Access Regulations

Karnataka Issues Draft Green Energy Open Access Regulations

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued the draft ‘Green Energy Open Access Regulations, 2022.’ The stakeholders can provide their suggestions within 30 days from the date of the ...
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Additional Surcharge of ₹1.20/kWh Proposed for Open Access Projects in Uttarakhand

Additional Surcharge of ₹1.20/kWh Proposed for Open Access Projects in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has invited comments on Uttarakhand Power Corporation’s (UPCL) proposal to levy an additional surcharge of ₹1.20 (~$0.016)/kWh on consumers sourcing power through open access ...
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Syngene to Procure Power from Ampyr’s 50 MW Open Access Solar Project in Karnataka

Syngene to Procure Power from Ampyr’s 50 MW Open Access Solar Project in Karnataka

Syngene International, an integrated research, development, and manufacturing services company has signed an agreement to acquire a 26% stake in Ampyr Renewable Energy Resources Eleven to procure power from the ...
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Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Milma, the state government-run cooperative dairy plant in Ernakulam, Kerala, has installed a 2 MW captive solar project. The new installation has helped reduce the power bills from ₹4 million ...
Chhattisgarh Makes Rapid Strides Towards Expanding Solar Open Access Market

Chhattisgarh Makes Rapid Strides Towards Expanding Solar Open Access Market

Karnataka was the top state for solar open access installations in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, followed closely by Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, and Tamil Nadu ...
Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an amendment to the 'Grid-Connectivity and Intrastate open Access Regulations, 2014.' The amendment seeks to prioritize energy adjustment from different sources ...
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West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has issued the draft ‘Open Access Regulations, 2022.’ Stakeholders can submit their suggestions and comments before June 2, 2022. The regulations will apply ...
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Open Access Power Consumers to Pay Additional Surcharge Regardless of Voltage Level

Open Access Power Consumers to Pay Additional Surcharge Regardless of Voltage Level

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, ruled that open access consumers with drawal voltage over and above 66 kV cannot seek exclusion or exemption from ...
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Telangana Sets Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power at ₹1.15kWh

Telangana Sets Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power at ₹1.15/kWh

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has revised the additional surcharge to ₹1.15 (~$0.015)/kWh for consumers sourcing power through open access from April 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022 ...
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Additional Surcharge for Open Access Reduced by 45% in Uttarakhand

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Reduced by 45% in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has revised the additional surcharge to ₹1.07 (~$0.014)/kWh for consumers sourcing power through open access from April 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022. This is ...
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Delhi Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power Consumers

Delhi Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power Consumers

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has set the additional surcharge payable by open access power consumers under the jurisdiction of three distribution licensees. Based on the projections mentioned in ...
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