Daily News Wrap-Up: NHPC to Set Up a Gigawatt-Scale Solar Manufacturing Unit

Daily News Wrap-Up: NHPC to Set Up a Gigawatt-Scale Solar Manufacturing Unit

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:  NHPC and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a gigawatt-scale ...
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Gujarat Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems of 1 kW to 1 MW

Gujarat Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems of 1 kW to 1 MW

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has amended Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) Regulations, 2016. The new regulation— Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering ...
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Gujarat Adopts Tariff of ₹2.29/kWh for Procuring 500 MW of Solar Power

Gujarat Adopts Tariff of ₹2.29/kWh for Procuring 500 MW of Solar Power

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) recently adopted the tariff of ₹2.29 (~$0.029)/kWh to procure 500 MW of solar power by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) under Phase-XIII ...
Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Target in Gujarat is 17% for FY 2023

Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Target in Gujarat Set at 17% for FY 2023

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued GERC (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) (Third Amendment), Regulations, 2022 to specify renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for the period from FY ...
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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 ...
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Surplus Energy from Rooftop Solar to be Compensated at a Ceiling Tariff of ₹4/kWh for FY21

Surplus Energy from Rooftop Solar to be Compensated at a Ceiling Tariff of ₹4/kWh for FY21

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has reiterated that distribution companies (DISCOMs) procuring surplus energy from rooftop solar projects must consider the average power purchase cost (APPC) of ₹4 (~$0.053)/kWh ...
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Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹1.75 (~$0.023)/kWh for the purchase of surplus power by distribution companies (DISCOMs) from wind power projects ...
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Tariff of ₹2.64/kWh Approved for 100 MW of Solar Projects at Raghanesda Solar Park

Tariff of ₹2.64/kWh Approved for 100 MW of Solar Projects at Raghanesda Solar Park

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹2.64 (~$0.035)/kWh to procure power from a 100 MW solar project (PhaseX-R) being developed by SJVN ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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