Andhra Pradesh Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets Until 2026-27

Andhra Pradesh Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets Until 2026-27

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has announced the renewable power purchase obligation (RPPO) targets until the financial year (FY) 2026-27. The RPPO targets are 18% for FY 2022-23, ...
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Uttar Pradesh Proposes to Install 16 GW of Solar Capacity in the Next Five Years

Uttar Pradesh Proposes to Install 16 GW of Solar Capacity in the Next Five Years

The government of Uttar Pradesh has issued the draft Solar Energy Policy 2022. The policy will be valid for five years or until the government notifies a new policy, whichever ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Issues New Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Certificates Trading

CERC Issues New Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Certificates Trading

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued ‘Terms and Conditions for Renewable Energy Certificates for Renewable Energy Generation Regulations, 2022.’ According to the new regulations, renewable energy generating stations, ...
Gujarat Reduces Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers to ₹0.25kWh

Gujarat Reduces Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers to ₹0.25/kWh

In a bid to promote open access in the state, the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has reduced the additional surcharge payable by open access consumers to the state distribution ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Net Feed-In Methodology Approved for Solar Projects of 1 MW and Above in Tamil Nadu

Net Feed-in Methodology Approved for Solar Projects of 1 MW and Above in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) recently ruled that a solar developer was entitled to grid connectivity for loads of 1 MW and above up to the contracted demand ...
Three Cogeneration Projects in Odisha Exempted from Renewable Purchase Obligation

Three Cogeneration Projects in Odisha Exempted from Renewable Purchase Obligation

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has ruled in favor of three captive power generating projects and exempted them from renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance if the consumption from the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent ruling, stated that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could only be entrusted with the exercise of collecting ...
TANGEDCO Seeks Consultants to Verify Captive Solar and Wind Projects

TANGEDCO Seeks Consultants to Verify Captive Solar and Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Transmission and Generation Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) has invited bids for consultancy services to verify captive projects for the financial years (FY) 2014-15 to 2019-20 in the Coimbatore ...
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Chhattisgarh Commission Issues Amendment to RPO Regulations for Captive Projects

Chhattisgarh Commission Issues Amendment to RPO Regulations for Captive Power Projects

The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued an amendment to its regulation for captive generating projects. These regulations deal with the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets to be ...
Oberoi and Trident Hotels in Gurgaon to Run on Solar Power

Oberoi and Trident Hotels in Gurgaon to Run on Solar Power

In a move reflective of the nation’s shift towards renewable energy sources, Oberoi and Trident hotels in Gurgaon have switched to solar power to fulfill their energy demands. This will ...
Maharashtra Commission Asks MSEDCL to Invite Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs

Maharashtra Commission Asks MSEDCL to Invite Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs

Recently, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited  (MSEDCL) had filed a petition before the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) for the approval of procurement of bagasse-based co-generation power for ...
Transmission, Wheeling, Cross-Subsidy Charges for Captive and Renewable Projects in UP

Cleantech Solar to Install Captive Solar Projects for Battery Maker Exide Industries

Indian lead-acid battery manufacturer, Exide Industries (Exide), has entered into three share subscription and shareholders agreements with renewable energy developer Cleantech Solar (Cleantech) to install captive solar projects at its ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Chhattisgarh Issues Draft Copy of Regulations for Distributed Solar

BLP Sells its Entire Stake in the Joint Venture SBSS to Statkraft

Statkraft, a European renewable energy generator, and Bharat Light and Power (BLP), an Indian renewable energy generation and technology firm, have announced the end of their partnership. As part of ...
CERC APPC Cost Solar Wind

CERC Sets ₹3.48/kWh as the National Average Power Purchase Cost for Open Access

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has set the national average power purchase cost (APPC) at ₹3.48 (~$0.0542)/kWh, barring a few states for open access. According to CERC the APPC ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar