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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Directs Karnataka Commission to Issue New Tariff Order for Bagasse-Based Projects

APTEL Directs Karnataka Commission to Issue New Tariff Order for Bagasse-Based Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) should have considered the capital cost of ₹49.25 million (~$664,114)/MW as determined ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
APTEL Comes Down on State Electricity Regulator on Tariff Cut for a Solar Project

APTEL Comes Down on State Electricity Regulator on Tariff Cut for a Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in its recent order, has ruled in favor of a solar developer, allowing the approval for the extension of the scheduled commercial operation date ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that JSW Steel be exempted from the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance regarding its Dolvi unit in Maharashtra for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26/kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that the generic tariff for wind power projects will continue to be ₹3.26 (~$0.044)/kWh as determined in the earlier ...
/ / Wind
Regulator Rejects Wind Developers' Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

Regulator Rejects Wind Developers’ Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the petition seeking directions against Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for failing to comply with the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Karnataka  Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) to review its earlier order regarding the tariff reduction for the delayed rooftop ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, has ruled in favor of a solar developer, allowing a 15-month extension for a delayed solar project. Of the total ...
APTEL Upholds SECI’s Trading Margin of ₹0.07kWh for Solar and Hybrid Projects

APTEL Upholds SECI’s Trading Margin of ₹0.07/kWh for Solar and Hybrid Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has upheld the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) plea regarding the trading margin of power. The Tribunal refused to reduce the margin from ...
Regulator Sets Incremental Tariffs for Solar Safeguard Duty Compensation

Regulator Sets Incremental Tariffs for Solar Safeguard Duty Compensation

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that Fortum Solar India is entitled to compensation for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of safeguard ...
DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to provide the credit adjustment for wrongful levy of electric duty to open access power ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

In a new development, the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has canceled its 500 MW solar auction. An official statement from UPNEDA stated that the auction ...
Regulators Must Decide Incremental Tariff for Solar Safeguard Duty Compensation: APTEL

Regulators Must Decide Incremental Tariff for Solar Safeguard Duty Compensation: APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) to decide the incremental tariff payable as compensation to the solar project developer ...
APTEL Allows Transfer of RECs To New Owners of a Bagasse-Based Power Project

APTEL Allows Transfer of RECs to New Owners of a Bagasse-Based Power Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) passed an order directing the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) and the Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency to allow the registration and accreditation of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
IEX

Indian Energy Exchange’s Revenues Up by 20% YoY in FY 2021

The Indian Energy Exchange's (IEX) revenue in financial year (FY) 2021 was up by nearly 20% and stood at ₹3.56 billion (~$48.48 million) compared to ₹2.97 billion (~$40.45 million) in ...
Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

In an important development, the Supreme Court of India upheld the judgment of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in which it had set aside the orders passed by the ...