Kerala Regulator Allows Net Metering for a 100 kW Solar System at a Housing Society

Kerala Regulator Allows Net Metering for a 100 kW Solar System at a Housing Society

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC), in a recent ruling, has ruled that distribution licensees should allow group housing societies to avail supply at low tension (LT) voltage levels ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tender Issued to Empanel Contractors for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Tender Issued to Empanel Contractors for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has invited bids to empanel contractors for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of 200 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems in Kerala ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Kerala Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹6.81/kWh for a Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Project

Kerala Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹6.81/kWh for a Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Project

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) set a tariff of ₹6.81 (~$0.093)/kWh without considering accelerated depreciation and ₹6.31 (~$0.086)/kWh with accelerated depreciation for procurement of power from a 6 ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Regulator Adopts Tariff of ₹2.97_kWh for 200 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

Regulator Adopts Tariff of ₹2.97/kWh for 200 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Commission (KSERC) has passed an order adopting a tariff of ₹2.97 (~$0.041) for 200 MW of solar projects awarded in the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited’s ...
Kerala DISCOM Seeks Regulatory Approval to Purchase Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.66/kWh

Kerala DISCOM Seeks Regulatory Approval to Purchase Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.66/kWh

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has directed the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to proceed with the procurement of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC, Tata Power Win Kerala’s 200 MW Solar Auction at 2.97_kWh

NTPC, Tata Power Win Kerala’s 200 MW Solar Auction at 2.97/kWh

NTPC Limited has won 90 MW of solar projects in the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited’s (KSEB) reverse e-auction for 200 MW. It won the capacity for the lowest (L1) discovered ...
Kerala DISCOM Keen on Purchasing Power from NHPC’s 200 MW Solar Project

Kerala DISCOM Keen on Purchasing Power from NHPC’s 200 MW Solar Project

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has decided to seek in-principle approval from the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) to procure 200 MW of solar power from NHPC ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Kerala to Resume Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar Projects

Kerala to Resume Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulation Commission has once again issued an order extending the applicability of the Generation-Based Incentive (GBI) program for off-grid captive solar power projects in the state ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Modifies and Floats a Fresh Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power

Kerala Modifies and Floats a Fresh Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has invited bids to procure 200 MW power from solar projects on a long-term basis for 25 years. A bidder can propose any ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tender Released for a 1.5 MW Solar Power Project in Kerala’s Palakkad District

Tender Released for a 1.5 MW Solar Power Project in Kerala’s Palakkad District

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) has invited bids from domestic bidders for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for a 1.5 MW grid-connected solar project in the state ...
Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has ordered the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) to file a petition incorporating all the recommended changes for the approval of the ...
/ / Wind
Kerala Commission Directs INOX to Enter Tripartite PPA for a 16 MW Wind Project

Kerala Commission Directs INOX to Enter Tripartite PPA for a 16 MW Wind Project

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has directed INOX Renewables Limited, the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB), and Damodar Jagannath Malpani to enter into a tripartite power purchase ...
/ / Wind
Kerala Defers Execution of Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar

Kerala Defers Execution of Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has directed Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) to submit a detailed proposal on providing a generation-based incentive (GBI) for off-grid captive solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the proposal by Kerala State Electricity Board’s (KSEB) for implementing 50 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop PV projects under the Phase ...
/ / 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 ...
Kerala Orders DISCOMs to Give Net Metering to Prosumers on a First Come, First Serve Basis

Kerala Orders DISCOMs to Give Net Metering to Prosumers on a First Come, First Serve Basis

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has issued new regulations called the ‘Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Energy and Net Metering) Regulations, 2020’ in which the state has ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Commission Approves Tariff of ₹4.23_kWh for a 1 MW Wind Project

Kerala Commission Approves Tariff of ₹4.23/kWh for a 1 MW Wind Project

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved a levelized tariff of ₹4.23 (~$0.059)/kWh without the benefit of accelerated depreciation benefits for the electricity generated from a 1 MW ...
/ / Wind
KSERC, KSEB, GBI, SOURA Scheme, Solar RPO, Solar Power

Kerala Extends Validity of Consumer Incentives for Off-Grid Solar Systems by 2 Years

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has extended the validity of its incentives for off-grid solar projects by extending the program by another two years. KSERC, in its order ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Commission asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 200 MW of Wind Projects Signed with SECI

Kerala Commission asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 200 MW of Wind Projects Signed with SECI

In response to a petition filed by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) for the approval of a power sale agreement (PSA) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), ...
/ / Wind
Kerala to Install 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Soura Program by 2022

Kerala to Install 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Soura Program by 2022

The Kerala Government has launched a program called “Soura” to add 1,000 MW of solar projects to the existing capacity of Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) by 2022. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Kerala Electricity Board Cancels 200 MW Solar Tender

Kerala Electricity Board Cancels 200 MW Solar Tender

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) has passed an order for the cancellation of a tender for 200 MW of ground-mounted solar power projects in Kerala. It has also ...
Kerala Commission Asks KSEB to Clarify Tariff Period, PPA Date for a Wind Project

Kerala Commission Asks KSEB to Clarify Tariff Period, PPA Date for a Wind Project

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has asked the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and Kosamattam Finance Ltd. to arrive at a consensus regarding the date of commercial operation, tariff ...
/ / Other, Wind
Salem Smart City Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala Floats EPC Tender for 121 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL)  has invited interested domestic bidders for the appointment of an EPC contractor for the design, erection, testing, and commissioning of grid-connected rooftop solar ...
Kochi Municipal Body’s Petition for 10 MW Waste to Energy Project PPA Approval Rejected

Kochi Municipal Body’s Petition for 10 MW Waste to Energy Project PPA Approval Rejected

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has rejected the petition filed by Kochi Municipal Corporation (KMC) for the approval of a draft power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between Kerala State ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Centre Advises Andhra Pradesh Government Against Revisiting Solar, Wind PPAs

Kerala Commission Approves Modifications in Bid Documents for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved modifications in the standard bid document relating to the capacity utilization factor (CUF), metering point, and project location for 200 MW ...