APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled that Walwhan Renewable Energy (formerly Welspun Renewable Energy) is entitled to the effective tariff of ₹7.09/kWh and ₹7.01/kWh for two projects of 50 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Regulator Upholds APTEL Ruling, Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developers

Regulator Upholds APTEL Ruling, Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to compensate two solar developers for the additional cost incurred due ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Allows IREDA to Approach Kerala Commission to Review the Tariff of a Solar Project

APTEL Allows IREDA to Approach Kerala Commission to Review the Tariff of a Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent ruling, allowed the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to approach the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) to review the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs Is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in a recent order, has rebuked the Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) attempting to terminate the power purchase agreement (PPA) unilaterally after the project developer ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developers, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by DISCOMs

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developers, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by DISCOMs

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled in favor of three solar developers and said that the developers were entitled to the tariff as per the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Directs the State Commission to Hear Solar Developer's 'Change in Law' Claims

APTEL Directs the State Commission to Hear Solar Developer’s ‘Change in Law’ Claims

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) to declare whether the Goods and Services Tax (GST) notification is a 'Change ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Asks Power Grid to Refund Encashed Bank Guarantees to Three Wind Energy Generators

APTEL Asks Power Grid to Refund Encashed Bank Guarantees to Three Wind Energy Generators

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, set aside the order passed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and directed Power Grid Corporation of India Limited ...
/ / Other, Wind
APTEL Orders Bihar Electricity Regulator to Revisit Solar Developer’s GST Claims

APTEL Orders Bihar Electricity Regulator to Revisit Solar Developer’s GST Claims

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, set aside the order passed by the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) disallowing the benefits of an increase in tariff ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay of 132 days in the commissioning of a 50 MW wind project and said that the scheduled ...
/ / Other, Wind
APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay in the commissioning of a 2 MW project by Vatsala Ballary Solar Projects and asked the Bangalore ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to develop a timebound and transparent mechanism to ensure payments to power generators. It ...
/ / Wind
Solar Park Developer Can Stop Generators from Injecting Excess Energy to the Grid: APTEL

Solar Park Developer Can Stop Generators from Injecting Excess Energy into the Grid: APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has set aside an order of the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) allowing solar power generators to feed excess energy to the grid. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has allowed a chemicals company to fulfill its renewable energy purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall by purchasing renewable energy certificates (REC) by March 31, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Consider Carrying Cost With Solar Safeguard Duty Refund

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Consider Carrying Cost With Solar Safeguard Duty Refund

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently set aside an order of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) restricting compensation to two solar developers under the 'Change in Law' clause ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Strikes Down CERC's Order Removing Floor Prices of Solar and Non-Solar RECs

APTEL Strikes Down CERC’s Order Removing Floor Prices of Solar and Non-Solar RECs

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has set aside the order passed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) revising the floor and forbearance prices of solar and non-solar renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Punjab Commission Exempts Two Cogeneration Projects From RPO Compliance

Punjab Commission Exempts Two Cogeneration Projects from RPO Compliance

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), in a recent order, upheld the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity’s (APTEL) ruling regarding cogeneration facilities. The Commission said that Cogeneration facilities could not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Renewable Energy Certificates To Be Valid Until Sold - Power Ministry

Renewable Energy Certificates to be Valid Until Sold – Power Ministry

The Union Minister of Power R K Singh has approved amendments to the renewable energy certificate (REC) mechanism. According to the new amendments, the REC will remain valid until it ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Haryana Commission Rules in Favor of DISCOM in a Dispute Regarding Tariff Determination

Haryana Commission Rules in Favor of DISCOM in a Dispute Regarding Tariff Determination

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC), in a recent order, ruled that a tariff of ₹5.68 (~$0.077)/kWh (without appreciated depreciation) and ₹5.08 (~$0.068)/kWh (with accelerated depreciation) would be applicable for ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Rules in Favor of Haryana Regulator In the Case of an Open Access Solar Project

APTEL Rules in Favor of Haryana Regulator in the Case of an Open Access Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) has ruled that the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) is not to blame for the delay in signing the grid connectivity agreement with an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has submitted a report on renewable energy curtailment in Tamil Nadu following the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity's (APTEL) orders. The tribunal had ordered POSOCO ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) to submit a report within four weeks and indicate whether there was an intentional curtailment of ...
/ / Wind
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Restore Tariff and Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Solar Developers

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Restore Tariff and Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Solar Developers

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has set aside the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission's (KERC) earlier order reducing the tariff for five solar projects. APTEL ruled that the solar developers ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Denies Tariff Cut for a Delayed Solar Project, Allows Recovery of Liquidated Damages

APTEL Denies Tariff Cut for a Delayed Solar Project, Allows Recovery of Liquidated Damages

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed a solar developer to pay liquidated damages to the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) for the delay of 31 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
DISCOM and Load Despatch Center Must Compensate for Curtailment of Solar Power APTEL

DISCOM and Load Despatch Center Must Compensate for Curtailment of Solar Power: APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) and the Tamil Nadu State Load Despatch Center (TNSLDC) should ...
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