CERC Orders Renewable Energy Certificates to be Issued to a Captive Solar Project

CERC Orders Renewable Energy Certificates to be Issued to a Captive Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) issued an order favoring a captive solar power producer. It directed the National Load Dispatch Center (NLDC) to grant renewable energy certificates (RECs) to ...
/ / 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
NTPC Asked to File a Fresh Petition to Bundle Thermal with Renewable Power

NTPC Asked to File a Fresh Petition to Bundle Thermal with Renewable Power

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently asked NTPC Limited to file a fresh petition to bundle thermal power with renewable power. It was hearing a petition in which NTPC ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Transmission Line to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery Approved

Transmission Line to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery Approved

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has directed the Central Transmission Utility of India Limited (CTU) to grant a transmission line to supply 500 MW of renewable energy-based power to Reliance ...
/ / Grid, Markets & Policy
No Compensation for Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power Under Draft DSM Rules

No Compensation for Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power Under Draft DSM Rules

Renewable project developers are wading through multiple challenges in integrating power to the grid efficiently on time. With India setting a target to install a non-fossil energy capacity of 500 ...
CERC Asks Solar Power Generator and Procurers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

CERC Asks Solar Power Generator and Procurers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that power generators and procurers should mutually settle claims under the ‘Change in Law’ provisions. The central regulator said that the affected ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs SECI and Solar Developers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

CERC Directs SECI and Solar Developers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that the affected parties should settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims mutually as per the terms of the power purchase agreement (PPA) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for 'Change in Law' Claims

CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for ‘Change in Law’ Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed a solar project developer and the subsidiaries to approach Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 'Change in Law' claims due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Open Access Renewable Energy Generators to Have Easy Access to ISTS Network

Open Access Renewable Energy Generators to Have Easy Access to ISTS Network

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a draft regulation - ‘Connectivity and General Network Access to the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) Regulations, 2021.’ The proposed regulations provide the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Allows Issue of Renewable Energy Certificates for Wind Energy Injected in FY 2015-16

CERC Allows Issue of Renewable Energy Certificates for Wind Energy Injected in FY 2015-16

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, relaxed the timeframe to apply for the issuance of the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to a wind generator beyond six ...
/ / Other, Wind
Commission Rejects Solar Developer's Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

Commission Rejects Solar Developer’s Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a solar energy developer's compensation petition for the additional tax burden on operation and maintenance (O&M) expenses and carrying costs due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ReNew Energy Receives License for Inter-State Electricity Trading Across India

ReNew Energy Receives License for Inter-State Electricity Trading Across India

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has granted an inter-state trading license to ReNew Energy Markets to trade power across India. Background ReNew Energy Markets, a ReNew Power group company, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
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
Solar Developer Allowed GST Compensation on Change in Law Grounds

Solar Developer Allowed GST Compensation on ‘Change in Law’ Grounds

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost ...
/ / 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
Solar Project Stuck in a Limbo Amidst Delay in Tariff Adoption

Solar Project Stuck in a Limbo Amidst Delay in Tariff Adoption

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently heard a solar developer's plea for extending the time for commissioning the project considering the delay in the adoption of tariff by the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Approves Introduction of Green Day Ahead Contracts on Energy Exchanges

CERC Approves Introduction of Green Day Ahead Contracts on Energy Exchanges

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, approved the introduction of the Green Day Ahead Contract (GDAC) at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and the Power Exchange ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Transmission Line Proposed to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery

Transmission Line Proposed to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has asked for stakeholder consultation regarding a transmission line to supply an additional 500 MW of renewable energy-based power to Reliance Industries (RIL) Jamnagar ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
SECI Paid ₹6.52 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in August

SECI Paid ₹6.52 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in August

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid ₹6.52 billion ($86.7 million) to solar and wind developers for the power purchased in August 2021. The disbursed amount accounted for 97% ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
First Phase of Market-Based Economic Dispatch of Power to Start from April 2022

First Phase of Market-Based Economic Dispatch of Power to Start from April 2022

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has released the framework for implementing the Market-Based Economic Dispatch (MBED) - Phase 1 program to reduce consumers’ power purchase costs by 5%. MBED will ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Resolution of SEBI-CERC Dispute Will Pave the Way for Reforms – Power Ministry

Resolution of SEBI-CERC Dispute Will Pave the Way for Reforms – Power Ministry

The Supreme Court has disposed of the long-pending dispute between the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) regarding regulatory jurisdiction of electricity ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
New Electricity Rules to Enable Power Utilities to Easily Access Transmission Network

New Electricity Rules to Enable Power Utilities to Easily Access Transmission Network

The Ministry of Power has notified the Electricity (Transmission System Planning, Development, and Recovery of Inter-State Transmission Charges) Rules 2021 to enable power utilities to access the transmission network across ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
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
CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) and Related Matters Regulations, 2021. The regulations seek to ensure, through a commercial mechanism, adherence to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar