Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, revised the additional surcharge to ₹0.69 (~$0.009)/kWh payable by open access consumers of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) from ₹0.51 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, ruled that seawater desalination programs could set up solar projects with a maximum capacity of 400% of their contract demand ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.22kWh Discovered in Torrent’s 300 MW Solar Auction

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.22/kWh Discovered in Torrent’s 300 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved Torrent Power to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in ...
Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kWGujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed amendments to the 'Net Metering Rooftop Solar Grid-Interactive Systems Regulations, 2016'. As per the proposed amendments, net metering will be permitted for ...
Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25kWh

Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) partly allowed a petition seeking amendments in the tariff framework to procure solar power by distribution licensees (DISCOMs) and others. It passed a series ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Surplus Energy By Captive Solar Projects to be Compensated at ₹1.99kWh in Gujarat

Surplus Energy by Captive Solar Projects to be Compensated at ₹1.99/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), in a recent notification, announced that the average of solar tariffs discovered and contracted through competitive bidding process conducted by GUVNL for non-park ...
Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Auction

Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
COVID-19 Impact: Deadline to Sign PPAs for Distributed Solar Projects Extended

COVID-19 Impact: Deadline to Sign PPAs for Distributed Solar Projects Extended

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has extended the time limit for the execution of power purchase agreements (PPAs) between the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) and small-scale distributed solar project ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
GUVNL Reissues Tenders for 800 MW of Solar Power Scrapped Earlier

GUVNL Reissues Tenders for 800 MW of Solar Projects Scrapped Earlier

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has reissued tenders to purchase 800 MW of solar power from grid-connected solar projects at the Dholera and Raghanesda Solar Parks in the state ...
Torrent Power's Plea for Changes to 'Force Majeure' and 'Change in Law' Clauses Approved

Torrent Power’s Plea for Changes to ‘Force Majeure’ and ‘Change in Law’ Clauses Approved

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the changes sought by Torrent Power to the 'force majeure' and the 'change in law' clauses in the draft power purchase agreement ...
Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

In Another Bad Precedent, Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to cancel the 700 MW solar auction in the state’s Dholera Solar Park and retender ...
Gujarat to Empanel Contractors for Biogas Projects

Gujarat to Empanel Contractors for Biogas Projects

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has floated an empanelment tender for large-sized biogas projects in the state. The contract will also include the running and maintenance of the project ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Telangana: No Additional Surcharge for Availing Open Access from Captive Power Projects

Telangana: No Additional Surcharge for Availing Open Access from Captive Power Projects

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) directed the distribution companies to submit their filings for the determination of additional surcharge levied on open access power consumers. The surcharge helps ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Gujarat’s Blueprint to Establish Tariffs for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Gujarat’s Blueprint to Establish Tariffs for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited comments from stakeholders on its discussion paper to start a regulatory process for determining tariffs for wind-solar hybrid projects. The GERC noted ...
Gujarat Commission Directs Distribution Licensee to Comply with Solar RPO Target

Gujarat Commission Directs Distribution Licensee to Comply with Solar RPO Target

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent ruling, directed MPSEZ Utilities Private Limited (MUPL) to make up for the shortfall of 1.441 MUs in solar RPO within the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat’s New Industrial Policy Incentivizes MSMEs Going Solar

Gujarat’s New Industrial Policy Incentivizes MSMEs Going Solar

The state government of Gujarat has come up with a new industrial policy after the earlier framework came to an end on December 31, 2019. The average annual outlay for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Set to Amend Regulations for Renewable Purchase Obligation

Gujarat Set to Amend Regulations for Renewable Purchase Obligation

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed amendments to its regulations to procure energy from renewable sources. Background As per the proposed amendments, biogas has been brought under the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers to ₹0.60_kWh

Gujarat Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers to ₹0.60/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has announced an additional surcharge of ₹0.60 (~$0.008)/kWh for consumers' sourcing power through open access for the period between October 01, 2020, and March ...
Gujarat Extends Validity of Solar Policy to December 31, 2020

Gujarat Extends Validity of Solar Policy to December 31, 2020

The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, has decided to extend the validity of ‘Gujarat Solar Policy-2015’ up to December 31, 2020. The policy was previously effective until March 31, ...
Gujarat MSMEs With Third-Party Solar Power Sale May Attract Normal Open Access Charges

Gujarat MSMEs With Third-Party Solar Power Sale May Attract Normal Open Access Charges

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued a draft order to implement changes to the tariff framework to procure power from distributed solar power projects in the state. The ...
Gujarat Commission Releases Details for Solar Power Procurement by Distribution Licensees

Gujarat Commission Releases Details for Solar Power Procurement by Distribution Licensees

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued the tariff framework for the procurement of solar power by distribution licensees in the state. The Commission had invited suggestions from all ...
Gujarat Removes Generic Tariff for Wind Projects, Only Competitive Bidding Allowed

Gujarat Removes Generic Tariff for Wind Projects, Only Competitive Bidding Allowed

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has announced the tariff framework for the procurement of wind power by distribution licensees. The Commission has decided that the tariff for all wind ...
/ / Wind
Gujarat_ Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Up to ₹0.37_kWh from ₹0.10_kWh

Gujarat: Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Up to ₹0.37/kWh from ₹0.10/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has worked out an additional surcharge of ₹0.37 (~$0.0049)/kWh for the period of April 01, 2020, to September 30, 2020, for consumers utilizing power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat May Reduce Annual Escalation Rate to 3% on Biomass and Bagasse-Based Projects

Gujarat May Reduce Annual Escalation Rate to 3% on Biomass and Bagasse-Based Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued a draft order to initiate the regulatory process for determining the tariff for procuring power from biomass and bagasse-based co-generation projects in ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has dismissed an appeal filed by the Indian Railways, which had requested relaxing the state’s net metering provisions. The petition was filed by the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar