CERC Grants Interstate Electricity Trading License to Vibrant Energy

CERC Grants Interstate Electricity Trading License to Vibrant Energy

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has granted a trading license to Vibrant Energy Holdings Global India (VEH Global India) for interstate electricity trading across India. The Commission noted that ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Maharashtra Commission Rejects Wind Generator's Plea for Termination of PPA

Maharashtra Commission Rejects Wind Generator’s Plea for Termination of PPA

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) rejected Inox Wind's request to nullify the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL), saying that there were ...
/ / Other, Wind
Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an order waiving the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) charges on evacuating electricity from new hydropower projects in the country. To bring parity among ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra Regulator Allows Procurement of 500 MW of Round-the-Clock Power

Maharashtra Regulator Allows Procurement of 500 MW of Round-the-Clock Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Electricity Mumbai-Distribution to buy 250 MW of renewable energy on a round-the-clock basis from grid-connected projects through competitive bidding. The approval ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
APTEL Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Solar Developers for Excess Power Consumed

APTEL Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Solar Developers for Excess Power Consumed

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ordered Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay solar developers compensation for the excess power consumed. The state-owned generation and distribution ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Announces Levelized Tariffs for Small Hydro, Biomass and Biogas Projects for FY23

CERC Announces Levelized Tariffs for Small Hydro, Biomass and Biogas Projects for FY23

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued levelized generic tariffs for renewables for the financial year (FY) 2022-23. The control period of the tariff will be from July 1, ...
Captive Solar Energy Generator’s Plea to Reconsider Banking Regulations Rejected

Captive Solar Energy Generator’s Plea to Reconsider Banking Regulations Rejected

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently ruled that a captive renewable energy project must fulfill all the terms and conditions of banking, including entering into wheeling and banking agreement ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka High Court Rejects Developer's Plea to Build Solar Project on Disputed Land

Karnataka High Court Rejects Developer’s Plea to Build Solar Project on Disputed Land

The Karnataka High Court has rejected a solar project developer's plea to complete the construction of a solar project in Karnataka's Raichur district since the land on which it is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tariff for an 8 MW Wind Project in Kerala Reduced to ₹4.70kWh, Due to Higher CUF

Tariff for an 8 MW Wind Project in Kerala Reduced to ₹4.70/kWh, Due to Higher CUF

Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has allowed Kerala State Electricity Board's (KSEB) petition to revise the generic tariff of an 8.4 MW wind project in Palakkad to ₹4.70 (~$0.057)/kWh ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has clarified that open access and net metering renewable energy projects that have applied for approval before October 1, 2022, will not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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
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
Captive Generator's Plea to Carry Forward Banked Solar Energy Rejected

Captive Generator’s Plea to Carry Forward Banked Solar Energy Rejected

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) recently asked the Haryana distribution companies (DISCOMs) to calculate the percentage of self-consumption of a captive power generator after excluding generation and consumption figures ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Claims

CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that a solar developer was entitled to compensation for the additional expense incurred due to the imposition of safeguard duty. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bihar Proposes Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Trajectory Until 2030

Bihar Proposes Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Trajectory Until 2030

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has issued the draft 'RPO, its compliance and REC Framework Implementation) (4th Amendment) Regulation 2022.' In line with the directions of the Ministry of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

CERC Directs SECI to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Haryana to Procure 150 MW of Renewable Power with Assured Peak Power Supply

Haryana to Procure 150 MW of Renewable Power with Assured Peak Power Supply

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) recently allowed  Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC) to procure 150 MW of renewable power with a guaranteed peak power supply from the Solar Energy ...
Kerala DISCOM’s Plea to Introduce Gross Metering & Net Billing for Solar Systems Rejected

Kerala DISCOM’s Plea to Introduce Gross Metering & Net Billing for Solar Systems Rejected

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC), in a recent order, rejected the Kerala State Electricity Board's (KSEB) request to introduce the gross metering and net-billing or net-feed-in program for ...
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 ...
Damodar Valley Corporation to Procure 100 MW Solar Power at ₹2.45/kWh

Damodar Valley Corporation to Procure 100 MW Solar Power at ₹2.45/kWh

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) recently approved the power usage agreement (PUA) signed between the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and NTPC Renewable Energy for the procurement of 100 MW ...
Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets Set for Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets Set for Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

The Joint Electricity and Regulatory Commission (JERC) has notified the ‘Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO), its Compliance and REC framework Implementation Regulations, 2022’ for the union territories of Jammu & Kashmir ...
Kerala Approves Reduced Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh to Procure 90 MW of Solar Power

Kerala Approves Reduced Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh to Procure 90 MW of Solar Power

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) recently allowed the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to procure 90 MW of solar power for 25 years from NTPC at a reduced ...
CERC Approves Methodology for Price Discovery on Hindustan Power Exchange

CERC Approves Methodology for Price Discovery on Hindustan Power Exchange

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed the Hindustan Power Exchange to use the ‘Uniform Price Step Auction’ as a matching methodology for price discovery in daily and weekly ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy