Karnataka Commission Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Solar Project for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Solar Project for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) dismissed Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s (Adani Green) plea for relief on the grounds of the ‘force majeure’ clause for its 20 MW solar ...
CERC Set to Hear Adani Solar’s Petition Against Curtailment in Karnataka

CERC Set to Hear Adani Solar’s Petition Against Power Curtailment in Karnataka

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) accepted the petition filed by Wardha Solar and Parampujya Solar, asking to ensure the ‘must-run’ status of renewable projects in Karnataka. Background Earlier, Wardha ...
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project of Adani Green

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project of Adani Green

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order denying Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s requests for relief under the ‘Force Majeure’ clause of its power purchase agreement (PPA) with the ...
Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved a request to carry forward the banked energy from mini-hydropower generators as of May 31, 2020, to July 31, 2020. Any banked ...
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Adani Green to Receive Refund of ₹1.2 Million for a 20 MW Solar Project in Mysuru

Adani Green to Receive Refund of ₹1.2 Million for a 20 MW Solar Project in Mysuru

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered that Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) should get a refund of ₹1.2 million (~$15,754) from the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) ...
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Karnataka Commission Denies Commissioning Extension to Four Solar Projects

Karnataka Commission Denies Commissioning Extension to Four Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has passed orders for four solar power developers asking them to pay liquidated damages for delays in project commissioning. In its orders, the KERC ...
Karnataka Wind Installer and DISCOM Spar Over Wheeling of Energy to Open Access Consumers

Karnataka Wind Installer and DISCOM Spar Over Wheeling of Energy to Open Access Consumers

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered that Golden Hatcheries, a company that had installed a 3.2 MW wind power project, should be granted its due credits for the ...
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Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the existing tariff structure determined by the Commission in August 2019. The earlier regulation had expired in April 2020 ...
Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to BS Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, asking him to direct the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) ...
Karnataka Extends Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance for FY 2020 to August

Karnataka Extends Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance for FY 2020 to August

Amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and the nationwide lockdown, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has decided to extend the time for complying with the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) ...
Karnataka Power Corporation Floats O&M Tenders for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Karnataka Power Corporation Floats O&M Tenders for 6 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated tenders for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of 3 MW of grid-connected solar projects each at Itnal village in Belagavi district and ...
Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Marikal Solar Parks Private Limited’s request to approve the date on which the second supplemental power purchase agreement (SPPA) was signed as ...
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Adani Asked to Compensate for Delay in Land Possession for a 20 MW Solar Project

Adani Asked to Compensate for Delay in Land Possession for a 20 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Adani Green Energy Limited’s (AGEL) request to approve the date on which the supplemental power purchase agreement (PPA) was signed to be ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Sets Aside KERC Order Reducing COD Extension

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Sets Aside KERC Order Reducing COD Extension

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has allowed an appeal by Azure Sunrise Private Limited (ASPL) (subsidiary of Azure Power Global Limited) and has set aside an order passed by ...
Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Four leading solar developers in the state have petitioned the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) against the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (KERC) order, which was issued in December 2019. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Electricity Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 10 MW Solar Project

Karnataka Electricity Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 10 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed a petition by Shorapur Solar Power Limited that argued its 10 MW solar project was delayed due to force majeure (unforeseeable) events ...
Karnataka_ Delayed Rooftop Solar Project’s Tariff Reduced to ₹5.20_kWh from ₹9.56_kWh

Karnataka: Delayed Rooftop Solar Project’s Tariff Reduced to ₹5.20/kWh from ₹9.56/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issued an order in favor of the Bangalore Electricity Company (BESCOM) and directed Emmvee Solar to downward revise the tariff for a 1 MW ...
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 ...
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The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) to take into account the amount of energy generated and injected into the grid by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from June 2, 2016, to July 11, 2016, as banked energy.

Karnataka Commission Rules in Favor of HAL in a Dispute on Banked Wind Energy

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) to take into account the amount of energy generated and injected into the grid by ...
/ / Wind
Solar Installers Up in Arms Against Karnataka’s New Rooftop Solar Order

Solar Installers Up in Arms Against Karnataka’s New Rooftop Solar Order

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Systems Manufacturers Association (KRESMA) is up in arms against the order passed by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on rooftop solar. The association organized a ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Promotes Third-Party Investment for Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka Promotes Third-Party Investment for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has decided to encourage third-party investments in solar rooftop projects on consumers’ rooftops in a bid to accelerate capacity additions in the rooftop solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
October’s Solar REC Trading Sees Record High Price of ₹2,400

October’s Solar REC Trading Sees Record High Price of ₹2,400

In October’s renewable energy certificate (REC) trading session, there was an increase in the number of solar and non-solar RECs that were traded compared with the trading activity recorded in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

The Karnataka State Solar Policy 2014-21 has been amended for the third time and addresses three important points – the size limitation of private solar parks, the performance guarantee for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
KERC Denies Extension of Commissioning Dates for SunEdison’s 150 MW of Solar Projects

KERC Denies Extension of Commissioning Dates for SunEdison’s 150 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ruled against a petition filed by the special purpose vehicles (SPVs) of SunEdison Energy - SEI Aditi Power, SEI Bheem, SEI Suryashakthi, SEI ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Safeguard Duty to be Considered as Change in Law for ACME’s Solar Projects in Karnataka

Safeguard Duty to be Considered as Change in Law for ACME’s Solar Projects in Karnataka

In a recent order, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has stated that the imposition of safeguard duty will be treated as ‘Change in Law’ for ACME Solar’s projects in ...
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