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
Commission Upholds Force Majeure Plea, Grants Extension to a 10 MW Solar Project

Commission Upholds Force Majeure Plea, Grants Extension to a 10 MW Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) allowed the scheduled commissioning date of a 10 MW solar project in Maharashtra to be extended to the actual commissioning date due to the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra DISCOM Asked to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Asked to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay the principal amount to four wind project developers. By December 2021, MSEDCL ...
/ / Other, Wind
Deviation Settlement Mechanism Implementation Begins in Maharashtra

Deviation Settlement Mechanism Implementation Begins in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order to resolve multiple issues relating to the commercial implementation of the Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) Regulations. The Commission notified that ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Maharashtra Regulator Denies Tariff of ₹3.27kWh for a 100 MW Wind Project

Maharashtra Regulator Denies Tariff of ₹3.27/kWh for a 100 MW Wind Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, rejected Tata Power-Distribution’s petition to adopt a tariff of ₹3.27 (~$0.043)/kWh for a 100 MW wind project. The Commission said ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra Commission Directs DISCOM to Clear Dues of a Wind Energy Generator

Maharashtra Commission Directs DISCOM to Clear Dues of a Wind Energy Generator

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to clear the dues of a wind energy generator up to December 2020 by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to fulfill its payment obligations for energy injected into the grid from four wind ...
/ / Wind
Captive Power Producers in Maharashtra Allowed Time to Clear RPO Backlog

Captive Power Producers in Maharashtra Allowed Time to Clear RPO Backlog

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in its recent order, allowed captive power producers to fulfill their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) backlog for the financial years (FY) starting 2015 to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that JSW Steel be exempted from the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance regarding its Dolvi unit in Maharashtra for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Regulator Rejects Wind Developers' Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

Regulator Rejects Wind Developers’ Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the petition seeking directions against Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for failing to comply with the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45/kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set a revised tariff of ₹7.45(~$0.10)/kWh to procure power from the waste-to-energy project based on a municipal solid waste processing unit (750 ...
DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to provide the credit adjustment for wrongful levy of electric duty to open access power ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy