West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has issued the draft ‘Open Access Regulations, 2022.’ Stakeholders can submit their suggestions and comments before June 2, 2022. The regulations will apply ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
DISCOM Asked to Refund Charges After Commission Declares a 36 MW Wind Project As Captive

DISCOM Asked to Refund Charges After Commission Declares a 36 MW Wind Project As Captive

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled that the 36 MW Harapanahahlli wind project was a captive power project, and 14 captive users procured power from the project for ...
/ / Wind
High Landed Cost Detrimental to the Growth of Open Access Solar in Some States

High Landed Cost Detrimental to the Growth of Open Access Solar in Some States

Long-term open access (LTOA) solar offers an attractive proposition for high-tension (HT) industrial consumers. In most states, the tariffs for LTOA range from ₹3.50 (~$0.047)/kWh to ₹5 (~$0.067)/kWh. India installed ...
Tamil Nadu Issues Revised Guidelines for Verifying Captive Power Projects

Tamil Nadu Issues Revised Guidelines for Verifying Captive Power Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, revised the rules for the verification of captive open access projects. The data verification procedure for providing captive status ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Bagasse-based Cogeneration Plants in Karnataka Asked to Pay Cross-Subsidy Surcharge

Bagasse-based Cogeneration Plants in Karnataka Asked to Pay Cross-Subsidy Surcharge

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently rejected bagasse-based cogeneration project owners' contention that the levying of the cross-subsidy surcharge was discriminatory in nature. It directed the generators to pay ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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 ...
Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Plant Exempted from Cross-Subsidy, Additional Surcharge

Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Plant Exempted from Cross-Subsidy, Additional Surcharge

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC), in a recent ruling, exempted a bagasse-based cogeneration project owner from paying cross-subsidy surcharge and additional surcharge and quashed the recovery notice issued by ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay for the Unutilized Banked Wind Energy

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay for the Unutilized Banked Wind Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has asked the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) to pay for the unutilized banked energy to Arulmozhi Spinning Mills Private Limited ...
/ / Wind
Odisha_ Consumers Sourcing Renewable Power Through Open Access Exempt From Surcharge

Odisha: Consumers Sourcing Renewable Power Through Open Access Exempt From Surcharge

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has announced the revised cross-subsidy surcharge, wheeling, and transmission charges applicable for consumers availing conventional power through open access. The charges are for the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million_MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million/MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited public opinion on a draft paper discussing issues in establishing tariff for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The last date for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Chennai Metro to Buy Solar, Wind & Hybrid Power from Group Captive Projects

Chennai Metro to Buy Solar, Wind & Hybrid Power from Group Captive Projects

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has issued a request for a proposal (RfP) to select contractors for supplying renewable power from group captive open access projects. The deadline for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Long-Term Open Access Customers Get Highest Priority in Uttar Pradesh

Long-Term Open Access Customers Get Highest Priority in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has come up with open access regulations, termed as the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (terms and conditions for open access) Regulations, 2019 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Imposes Wheeling Charges on Renewable Projects

Karnataka Imposes Wheeling Charges on Renewable Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order fixing the wheeling, transmission charges to be levied on renewable energy projects in the state. The order has been in ...