CERC Denies Start Date Extension of Medium-Term Open Access for a Solar Project

CERC Denies Start Date Extension of Medium-Term Open Access for a Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently rejected a solar generator's plea seeking an extension of the start date of medium-term open access (MTOA). It said that the transmission charges ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer’s GST Claims

SECI Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer’s GST Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Claims

CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that a solar developer was entitled to compensation for the additional expense incurred due to the imposition of safeguard duty. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Approves Methodology for Price Discovery on Hindustan Power Exchange

CERC Approves Methodology for Price Discovery on Hindustan Power Exchange

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed the Hindustan Power Exchange to use the ‘Uniform Price Step Auction’ as a matching methodology for price discovery in daily and weekly ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently granted a transmission license to Karur Transmission to evacuate 1,000 MW of renewable power from the Karur/Tiruppur wind energy zone in Tamil Nadu ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CERC Approves Transmission License to Evacuate 3 GW of Renewable Energy in Gujarat

CERC Approves Transmission License to Evacuate 3 GW of Renewable Energy in Gujarat

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently granted a transmission license to Khavda-Bhuj Transmission to establish the 3 GW of renewable energy injection network at the Khavda pooling station under ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Approves Introduction of Month-Ahead Contracts on Power Exchange India

CERC Approves Introduction of Month-Ahead Contracts on Power Exchange India

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently approved Power Exchange India’s (PXIL) proposal to introduce delivery-based monthly contracts, which can be traded on one month, two-month, and three-month ahead basis ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Proposes Amendments to Regulations on Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses

CERC Proposes Amendments to Regulations on Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed amendments to the 'Sharing of Interstate Transmission Charges and Losses) Regulations, 2020.' Some of the important amendments are listed here. Raising bills ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
SECI Disbursed ₹6.69 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in April

SECI Disbursed ₹6.69 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in April

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed ₹6.69 billion (~$86.03 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in April 2022. The disbursed amount accounted for ...
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, ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Announces a New Chief Executive Officer

Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Announces a New Chief Executive Officer

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Azure Power Global announced that Harsh Shah would be joining as the Chief Executive Officer, effective July ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: HeidelbergCement India Commissions a 5.5 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: HeidelbergCement India Commissions a 5.5 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: HeidelbergCement India announced the commissioning of a 5.5 MW solar project in its mining area located in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: CERC Adopts Tariffs for Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: CERC Adopts Tariffs for Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has adopted tariffs for 450 MW of grid-connected solar power projects selected ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Orders Power Exchanges to Cap Market Clearing Price at ₹12kWh

CERC Orders Power Exchanges to Cap Market Clearing Price at ₹12/kWh

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) directed the power exchanges to re-design their bidding software so that members can submit their buy bids at the maximum price of ₹12 (~$0.16)/kWh for ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Issues DSM Regulations, Discourages Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power

CERC Issues DSM Regulations, Discourages Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the new CERC (Deviation Settlement Mechanism and Related Matters) Regulations, 2022. These regulations will apply to all grid-connected regional entities and other ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.37kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.37/kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, adopted the tariff of ₹2.37 (~$0.031)/kWh for a 300 MW solar project for which the Solar Energy Corporation of India ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developer Asked to Approach SECI to Settle GST Claims Mutually

Solar Developer Asked to Approach SECI to Settle GST Claims Mutually

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, directed a solar developer to approach the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims ...
CERC Approves Hydropower Contracts to be Introduced in Green Term-Ahead Market

CERC Approves Hydropower Contracts to be Introduced in Green Term-Ahead Market

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved the introduction of hydropower in the Green Term-Ahead Market (GTAM) following a petition by the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), to facilitate the ...
CERC Proposes Changes to the Renewable Energy Certificates Mechanism

CERC Proposes Changes to the Renewable Energy Certificates Mechanism

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has recently published draft regulations for renewable energy certificates according to which renewable generators, captive power projects, distribution companies (DISCOMs), and open access consumers will ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Developer Asked for Refrain from Claims for Likely ‘Change in Law’ Impact

Solar Developer Asked to Refrain from Claims for Likely ‘Change in Law’ Impact

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a solar developer’s petition seeking approval for the land tax imposed by the Rajasthan Government to be considered as a ‘Change in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developers Directed to Mutually Settle Safeguard Duty Claims with SECI

Solar Developers Directed to Mutually Settle Safeguard Duty Claims with SECI

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent ruling, directed the solar developers to approach the procurers to mutually settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims on account of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developer Asked to Resolve ‘Change in Law’ Claims With the Power Procurers

Solar Developer Asked to Resolve ‘Change in Law’ Claims With the Power Procurers

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that the solar developers must settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims mutually with the power procurers and approach the Commission only for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs Solar Developer to Mutually Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims with SECI

CERC Directs Solar Developer to Mutually Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims with SECI

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) directed Tata Power Renewable Energy to approach the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to mutually settle ‘Change in Law’ claims due to the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developers’ Claims for ‘Change in Law’ Approval For Land Tax Yet to be Paid Rejected

Solar Developers’ Claims for ‘Change in Law’ Approval for Land Tax Yet to be Paid Rejected

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently rejected solar developers’ plea seeking approval for the tax to be imposed by the government of Rajasthan on land for the development of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar