Karnataka Regulator Proposes to Reduce Permissible Deviation for Wind & Solar Projects

Karnataka Regulator Proposes to Reduce Permissible Deviation for Wind & Solar Projects

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued the draft for KERC (Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation settlement and related matters for Wind and Solar Generation sources) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2022. As per ...
Karnataka Issues Draft Green Energy Open Access Regulations

Karnataka Issues Draft Green Energy Open Access Regulations

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued the draft ‘Green Energy Open Access Regulations, 2022.’ The stakeholders can provide their suggestions within 30 days from the date of the ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Commissioning Delay of a 3 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Commissioning Delay of a 3 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently accepted the petition by Sanvi Power for the delay in ...
Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Developer Asks BESCOM to Pay Per Agreement

Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Asks BESCOM to Pay Per Agreement

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) to pay Umiya Holdings energy charges at the average power purchase cost (APPC) for the solar energy injected into ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up Regulator Allows ₹8.40kWh Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Regulator Allows ₹8.40/kWh Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently accepted the petition by Chowdeshwari Solar Energy for the delay ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Developer Allowed to Claim Refund on BCD for Solar Inverter

Daily News Wrap-Up: Developer Allowed to Claim Refund on BCD for Solar Inverter

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) to claim an additional cost ...
APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled that Walwhan Renewable Energy (formerly Welspun Renewable Energy) is entitled to the effective tariff of ₹7.09/kWh and ₹7.01/kWh for two projects of 50 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Delay in Commissioning 3 MW Solar Project in VijayaPura

Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Delay in Commissioning 3 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has condoned the delay in commissioning a 3 MW solar project by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Approves Carry Forward of Banked Renewable Energy Until August 2022

Karnataka Approves Carry Forward of Banked Renewable Energy Until August 2022

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled that the energy banked and unutilized as of March 31, 2021, including the carried forward banked energy for the financial year 2020 ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
DISCOMs Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

DISCOMs Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of a solar developer and directed four distribution companies (DISCOMs) of the state to compensate the developer ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Commission Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

Karnataka Commission Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) ruled in favor of Parampujya Solar Energy, a solar power developer declaring that it is eligible for compensation due to the enactment of Goods ...
/ / Markets & Policy, 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
Delayed Solar Project in Karnataka Exempted from Liquidated Damages, Tariff Reduction

Delayed Solar Project in Karnataka Exempted from Liquidated Damages, Tariff Reduction

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of ReNew Wind Energy (MP Three) and condoned the delay in the commissioning of a 20 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Commission Allows Tariff of ₹7.08kWh for a 10 kW Rooftop Solar Project

Karnataka Commission Allows Tariff of ₹7.08/kWh for a 10 kW Rooftop Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of a rooftop solar installer and said that the installer had commissioned the project well before the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
State DISCOM Directed to Pay Solar Developer Differential Tariff as per the PPA

State DISCOM Directed to Pay Solar Developer Differential Tariff as per the PPA

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled that a solar developer was entitled to a tariff of ₹8.40 (~$0.113)/kWh from the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) from the date ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled in favor of a solar developer and allowed compensation for four solar projects of 20 MW each on the grounds of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay in the commissioning of a 2 MW project by Vatsala Ballary Solar Projects and asked the Bangalore ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developer's Plea for Refund of Liquidated Damages Rejected

Solar Developer’s Plea for Refund of Liquidated Damages Rejected

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has rejected a petition filed by a solar developer seeking a refund of ₹56.1 million (~$756,784) deducted as liquidated damages for delay in commissioning a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka DISCOM Asked to Compensate Solar Project Developer for GST Claims

Karnataka DISCOM Asked to Compensate Solar Project Developer for GST Claims

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled in favor of Adani Green Energy (UP) and directed the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) to compensate the solar project developer for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Three Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

Three Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently granted commissioning deadline extension to three solar projects on the ground of ‘force majeure’ events. It also approved the tariffs for the three ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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
Two Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

Two Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently condoned the delay in commissioning two solar projects of 20 MW each. It extended the scheduled commercial operation dates for both the projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Reissues Draft Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 With Reduced Targets

Karnataka Reissues Draft Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 With Reduced Targets

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has reissued the 'Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026" to develop 10 GW of renewable energy projects with and without energy storage. According to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Electricity Regulator Denies Captive Status to a Wind Project

Karnataka Electricity Regulator Denies Captive Status to a Wind Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has rejected a petition submitted by a wind power company seeking captive power project status for the financial year (FY) 2017-18. The Commission directed ...
/ / Wind
Delayed Solar Projects Liable to Reduced Tariff and Payment of Liquidated Damages

Delayed Solar Projects Liable to Reduced Tariff and Payment of Liquidated Damages

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) to recover liquidated damages from three solar developers for the delay in commissioning the projects. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar