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
Solar and Other Renewable Policy Highlights from April 2019

Policy Highlights for Solar and Other Renewables From February 2020

The month of February witnessed a slew of announcements, both at the center and the state level. The two most critical policy announcements were related to Coronavirus and the basic ...
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
Gujarat_ Bidding Deadline for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Extended

Gujarat: Bidding Deadline for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Extended

The Energy and Petrochemical Department, under the Gujarat government, has extended the deadline for receiving applications from empaneled agencies for setting up 600 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
GERC Allows Changes to Force Majeure Clause for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

GERC Allows Changes to Force Majeure Clause for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the changes to the Ministry of Power’s guidelines relating to force majeure (unforeseen) events, as sought by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
A Round Up of Key Policy Updates for Solar and Other Renewables for December

A Round Up of Key Policy Updates for Solar and Other Renewables for December

December witnessed some key policy announcements, both at the central and the state level, aimed at removing the bottlenecks and facilitating the growth of the renewable sector, especially solar. Here ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has directed Torrent Power Limited to pay the revised tariffs for rooftop solar projects to the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). The new tariffs are ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Gujarat Proposes Amendments to its Net Metering Rules for Rooftop Solar

Gujarat Proposes Amendments to its Net Metering Rules for Rooftop Solar

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued a draft notification regarding the second set of amendments for its net metering regulations for grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The new amendment ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
GERC to Revise Tariff for Surplus Energy Purchased from Captive Wind Projects

GERC to Revise Tariff for Surplus Energy Purchased from Captive Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has partly approved a petition filed by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to establish tariffs to procure surplus power by the distribution licensees ...
/ / Other, Wind
Gujarat Set to Amend its Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar Systems

Gujarat Set to Amend its Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar Systems

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) says it will start working on a draft amendment for net metering regulations, incorporating changes and suggestions presented in a petition by the Gujarat ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
GERC to Revisit Net Metering Rules, Surplus Energy Purchase for Open Access Solar Projects

GERC to Revisit Net Metering Rules, Surplus Energy Purchase for Open Access Solar Projects

In its latest order, the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has dismissed a petition requesting it to purchase surplus energy from open access solar projects set up for captive use ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tata Signs PPA for a 250 MW Solar Project at Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park

Tata Signs PPA for a 250 MW Solar Project at Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park

The renewable arm of Tata Power, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. (GUVNL) for a 250 MW ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gujarat Approves Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh for a 100 MW Solar Project in Raghanesda Solar Park

Gujarat Approves Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh for a 100 MW Solar Project in Raghanesda Solar Park

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.65 (~$0.038)/kWh for a 100 MW solar project under phase VI of the state’s Raghanesda Solar Park. The tariff ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian Army’s 1 MW Solar Project That Exceeded 50% of its Contract Demand Gets Approved

Indian Army’s 1 MW Solar Project That Exceeded 50% of its Contract Demand Gets Approved

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed Garrison Engineer (Army) Makarpura Road, Vadodara to commission a 1 MW solar project which exceeded 50% of its contract demand. The respondent, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Commission Allows DISCOMs to Procure Power from Small Solar Projects to Meet RPO

Gujarat Commission Allows DISCOMs to Procure Power from Small Solar Projects to Meet RPO

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has passed an order allowing Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) and the other distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state to procure power from ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
LONGi Solar Records 41% YoY Revenue Growth In the First Half of 2019

Gujarat Approves Proposal to Tweak Change in Law Clause for Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the proposed deviations to the competitive bidding guidelines for procuring power from grid-connected solar projects by Torrent Power Limited. Torrent Power Limited ...
Gujarat Approves PPAs for 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Approves PPAs for 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat Urja ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
CERC Agrees to Extend Retrofitting Timeframe for Suzlon’s 7.4 GW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Commission Provides Relief to Developer for Wheeling Charges on its Wind Project

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has provided relief to Aarvee Denims and Exports Limited in the matter of wheeling of power from its wind project. The petition was filed against ...
/ / Other, Wind
Uttar Pradesh Releases Blueprint for Open Access Regulations

GERC Not to Impose Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has passed an order stating that no additional surcharge will apply to consumers of four of Gujarat’s DISCOMs for utilizing power through open access ...
Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

Gujarat Simplifies Tariff Structure for Electricity Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has provided relief to electricity consumers in the state by not increasing the charges paid by them. This welcome decision comes after the commission ...
Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) accredited electric meter testing laboratories for empanelment ...
Gujarat Has a New Policy for Small-Scale Distributed Solar PV Projects

Gujarat Has a New Policy for Small-Scale Distributed Solar PV Projects

The government of Gujarat has approved a policy that aims to develop the state’s small-scale distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) sector. According to a Gujarat government official, “The policy aims to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar