JERC Denies Exemptions Under Open Access Regulations for Solar Projects

JERC Denies Exemptions Under Open Access Regulations for Solar Projects

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories, in a recent order, dismissed the petition filed by solar project developers seeking directions to resolve ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Industrial Consumer’s Plea to Expand Existing Solar Project Capacity Rejected

Industrial Consumer’s Plea to Expand Existing Solar Project Capacity Rejected

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories, in a recent order, has dismissed a high-tension (HT) industrial consumer’s petition, to increase the solar project ...
/ / Market & Policy, Solar
Four Union Territories and Goa Fail to Comply With Renewable Purchase Obligations

Four Union Territories and Goa Fail to Comply with Renewable Purchase Obligations

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has reviewed renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for 2020-21 based on the submitted data from the regions of its jurisdiction. According to the Commission's ...
Power Tariff Hike for Consumers in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Sops for Solar Continue

Power Tariff Hike for Consumers in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Sops for Solar Continue

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced the energy and fixed charges for rooftop and ground-mounted solar in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the financial year 2021-22. This ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

The The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories (UTs) has announced the generic tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and small hydro projects ...
Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72/kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has determined the levelized tariff for ground-mounted and rooftop solar projects in the Union Territories of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Levelized Tariff of ₹7.12/kWh Allowed for a Rooftop Solar System in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Levelized Tariff of ₹7.12/kWh Allowed for a Rooftop Solar System in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has set a tariff of ₹7.12 (~$0.097)/KWh for 485 kW rooftop solar power projects and 900 kW ground-mounted projects at Kala in the Union ...
JERC to Allow Banking of Renewable Energy up to 20% of the Total Generation

JERC to Allow Banking of Renewable Energy up to 20% of the Total Generation

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued amendments to the intrastate open access transmission and distribution regulations 2017. In the amendments, ...
/ / Consumers, Solar
Another Electricity Distribution Company Seeks Bidders to Acquire Majority Stake

Another Electricity Distribution Company Seeks Bidders to Acquire Majority Stake

The union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has invited bids to acquire a 51% stake in its distribution company (DISCOM), responsible for the distribution and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Electricity Department of Puducherry has invited bids for contractors' empanelment to install 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW on residential buildings ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Disagreement on Trading Margin Puts Sale of 50 MW of Wind Energy in Limbo

Disagreement on Trading Margin Puts Sale of 50 MW of Wind Energy in Limbo

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has dismissed DNH Power Distribution Corporation Limited's (DNHPDCL) request seeking the approval of the power sale ...
/ / Wind
Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83_kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83/kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.039)/kWh and a trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh for the procurement of 40 MW of wind power between ...
/ / Wind
Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission‘s RPO Review for Goa & Union Territories

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission’s RPO Review for Goa & Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has reviewed renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for FY 2019-20 based on the submitted data from its jurisdiction region. The analysis shows that except ...
Energy Banking for Captive Renewable Projects Selling Open Access Power to Third-Party

Energy Banking for Captive Renewable Projects Selling Open Access Power to Third-Party

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has issued draft amendments to the intrastate open access transmission and distribution regulations 2017. Where will it apply? These regulations will apply to the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

In a piece of positive news from the country’s smallest state, more than 114 consumers have installed rooftop solar systems across Goa. Many of these connections are under the net ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Electricity Regulator Rules in Favor of Open Access Solar Project Developer

Electricity Regulator Rules in Favor of Open Access Solar Project Developer

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has ruled in favor of a solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company seeking connectivity for ...
Andaman and Nicobar Islands_ Energy Charges for Residential Rooftop Solar Cut by 59%

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Energy Charges for Residential Rooftop Solar Cut by 59%

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced the energy and fixed charges for rooftop and ground-mounted solar in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the financial year 2020-21. This ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
New Generic Tariffs Announced for Renewable Projects in Goa and Union Territories

New Generic Tariffs Announced for Renewable Projects in Goa and Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced generic tariffs for solar, wind, and small hydro projects. The JERC has jurisdiction over the state of Goa, and union territories of ...
JERC Issues Clarification on Late Payment Surcharge for C&I Consumers

JERC Issues Clarification on Late Payment Surcharge for C&I Consumers

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has issued a notification to the state of Goa and union territories (UTs) clarifying that there will be no late payment surcharges (LPS) on ...
Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission Pushes Daman & Diu to Meet RPO Targets

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission Pushes Daman & Diu to Meet RPO Targets

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) in its order has directed Dadra and Nagar Haveli Power Distribution Corporation Limited (DNHPDCL) and the electricity department of Daman & Diu to bid ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
JERC Issues Draft Generic Tariff Order for Solar, Wind and Small Hydro Projects in Goa

JERC Issues Draft Generic Tariff Order for Solar, Wind and Small Hydro Projects in Goa

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued draft regulations for determining tariffs from renewable sources including solar, wind and small hydro ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Goa Issues Net Metering Regulations for Solar Projects

Goa Issues Net Metering Regulations for Solar Projects

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has finalized the net metering regulations. The new rules have been in effect since July 24, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar and Wind Energy Policy Roundup from May 2019

Solar and Wind Energy Policy Roundup from May 2019

Some of the notable policy highlights in May were regarding provisions related to the generic tariff, net-metering, deviation settlement, and clarification on wheeling charges. This update highlights the key policy ...
Month in a Minute: Major News Highlights from India’s Solar Industry in May 2019

Month in a Minute: Major News Highlights from India’s Solar Industry in May 2019

There was a lag in the rapid pace of activities in the renewable energy sector during the month of May. The ongoing Lok Sabha elections had slowed down the tenders ...
Brookfield Negotiates with ReneSola for its Distributed Solar Assets in China

Draft Model Regulation Issued for Grid-Interactive Distributed Renewable Sources

The Forum of Regulators (FoR) has issued draft model regulation for grid-interactive distributed renewable energy sources to be followed by all states in India. These regulations will apply to:  Prosumer ...