Regulator Approves Tariff For 133 MW Of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

Regulator Approves Tariff for 133 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently allowed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to procure 132.75 MW of solar power on a long-term basis at ₹3.10 (~$0.038)/kWh tariff. The ...
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DISCOM to Procure from Bagasse-Based Plant for Short-Term to Meet Peak Power Demand

DISCOM to Procure from Bagasse-Based Plant for Short-Term to Meet Peak Power Demand

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) approved the short-term power procurement by KRC distribution companies (DISCOMs) with 8 MW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from November 1, 2022, to October 31, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra Regulator Orders Wind Developer to Pay Deviation Charges

Maharashtra Regulator Orders Wind Developer to Pay Deviation Charges

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) directed Sterling Agro Industries to pay deviation charges of ₹1,634,494 (~$19,747) for the period between January 6, 2020, to June 28, 2020, for deviation at ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Power Generator

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Power Generator

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to pay a late payment surcharge to a wind developer from March 15, 2017, to ...
/ / Other, Wind
Wind Energy Generator's Compensation Plea Rejected by Maharashtra Regulator

Wind Energy Generator’s Compensation Plea Rejected by Maharashtra Regulator

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a wind power generator’s petition seeking compensation from the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for the power it injected from March 25, ...
/ / Wind
Regulator Allows DISCOMs to Buy Green Power from Exchange-Linked Contracts

Regulator Allows DISCOMs to Buy Green Power from Exchange-Linked Contracts

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed three distribution companies (DISCOMs) to tie up the medium-term and short-term power for their base load at the earliest. It also allowed ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled in favor of a wind power developer and said that it was eligible for a late payment surcharge for January 2017 and ...
/ / Other, Wind
Bids Invited for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Bids Invited for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has invited bids to set up six solar power projects of 100 MW capacity each in six regions of Maharashtra under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Regulator Grants Extension to a 350 MW Solar Project

Maharashtra Regulator Grants Extension to a 350 MW Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has extended the scheduled commercial operation date of Avaada Sunce Energy's (Avaada) 350 MW solar project by 59 days. The extension was granted because ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Commissioning Date Extended for a 300 MW Solar Project on the Grounds of 'Force Majeure'

Commissioning Date Extended for a 300 MW Solar Project on the Grounds of ‘Force Majeure’

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently extended the commissioning date of ACME Heergarh Powertech's 300 MW solar project in Rajasthan to April 19, 2022, on the ground of 'force ...
Solar Generator's Plea to Compensate for Loss Due to Grid Unavailability Rejected

Solar Generator’s Plea to Compensate for Loss Due to Grid Unavailability Rejected

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a solar power generator's plea seeking ₹6.722 million (~$84,693) as compensation for generation loss due to grid unavailability. The Commission said it ...
Reduced Tariff of ₹2.56/kWh Approved for 300 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Reduced Tariff of ₹2.56/kWh Approved for 300 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the voluntarily offered tariff of ₹2.56 (~$0.032)/kWh for the supply of 300 MW of wind-solar hybrid power by TP Saurya, a subsidiary ...
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 ...
Project Finance Brief: Cero Generation Secures Financing for a 70 MW Solar Project in Italy

MSEDCL Tenders 1,250 MW of Solar Projects, Receives Bids for 385 MW

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 385.3 MW of solar power under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana' and allowed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Updated ALMM has 58 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Daily News Wrap-Up: Updated ALMM has 58 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an updated list of models and module ...
DISCOM Asked to Pay for Surplus Energy Injected From an Open Access Wind Project

DISCOM Asked to Pay for Surplus Energy Injected From an Open Access Wind Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) directed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to purchase and pay Ghodawat Energy, an open access wind project developer, for the surplus energy injected ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Maharashtra Regulator Approves Tariff Adoption for MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Maharashtra Regulator Approves Tariff Adoption for MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from 500 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Regulator Upholds APTEL Ruling, Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developers

Regulator Upholds APTEL Ruling, Directs DISCOM to Compensate Solar Developers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to compensate two solar developers for the additional cost incurred due ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
MERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.65kWh for 157.9 MW of Wind Projects

MERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh for 157.9 MW of Wind Projects

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has granted its approval to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL) to procure 157.9 MW on a long-term basis from wind generators at tariff ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Maharashtra Approves Procurement of 12.5 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

Maharashtra Approves Procurement of 12.5 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 12.5 MW of solar power by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) under Component A of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
State Load Despatch Center Asked to Recalculate Deviation Charges for a Solar Project

State Load Despatch Center Asked to Recalculate Deviation Charges for a Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, directed the Maharashtra State Load Despatch Center (MSLDC) to consider the methodology proposed by the solar developer to calculate deviation ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled that sugar factories having bagasse-based cogeneration projects can install rooftop solar projects in their premises. There is no restriction on the solar ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to develop a timebound and transparent mechanism to ensure payments to power generators. It ...
/ / Wind
Maharashtra DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure 111 MW of Solar Power

Maharashtra DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure 111 MW of Solar Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 111 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana.' The Commission allowed the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Consider Carrying Cost With Solar Safeguard Duty Refund

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Consider Carrying Cost With Solar Safeguard Duty Refund

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently set aside an order of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) restricting compensation to two solar developers under the 'Change in Law' clause ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar