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
Rajasthan High Court Upholds Government's Land Allotment for a Solar Project

Rajasthan High Court Upholds Government’s Land Allotment for a Solar Project

The Rajasthan High Court has dismissed petitions filed by the Jal Grahan Vikas Sanstha and villagers of Riwadi in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, challenging the state government's decision to ...
Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Developer Asks BESCOM to Pay Per Agreement

Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Asks BESCOM to Pay Per Agreement

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) to pay Umiya Holdings energy charges at the average power purchase cost (APPC) for the solar energy injected into ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

CERC Awards Transmission License to Evacuate 1 GW of Renewable Power in Tamil Nadu

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently granted a transmission license to Karur Transmission to evacuate 1,000 MW of renewable power from the Karur/Tiruppur wind energy zone in Tamil Nadu ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Apex Court Issues Specifications for Bird Diverters in the Great Indian Bustard Habitat

Specifications Notified for Installing Bird Diverters in the Great Indian Bustard Habitat

The special committee constituted by the Supreme Court, after consultations with the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), has specified the technical standards for bird flight diverters to be installed in the ...
CERC Approves Transmission License to Evacuate 3 GW of Renewable Energy in Gujarat

CERC Approves Transmission License to Evacuate 3 GW of Renewable Energy in Gujarat

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently granted a transmission license to Khavda-Bhuj Transmission to establish the 3 GW of renewable energy injection network at the Khavda pooling station under ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Anti-Dumping Duty Imposed on Fluoro Backsheets Used in Solar Modules Imported from China

Anti-Dumping Duty Imposed on Fluoro Backsheets Used in Solar Modules Imported from China

The Ministry of Finance has imposed anti-dumping duty on the import of fluoro backsheets (excluding transparent backsheets) from China to remove the harm being caused to the domestic market. Fluoro ...
CERC Approves Introduction of Month-Ahead Contracts on Power Exchange India

CERC Approves Introduction of Month-Ahead Contracts on Power Exchange India

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently approved Power Exchange India’s (PXIL) proposal to introduce delivery-based monthly contracts, which can be traded on one month, two-month, and three-month ahead basis ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
West Bengal to Procure 100 MW of Round-the-Clock Wind-Solar Hybrid Power at ₹2.90/kWh

West Bengal to Procure 100 MW of Round-the-Clock Wind-Solar Hybrid Power at ₹2.90/kWh

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) recently approved the power sale agreement (PSA) executed between the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of ...
Haryana Regulator Approves Power Sale Agreement for 800 MW of Wind Solar Hybrid Power

Haryana Regulator Approves Power Sale Agreement for 800 MW of Wind Solar Hybrid Power

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) recently approved the power sale agreement (PSA) submitted by the Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC) to procure 800 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected ...
CERC Proposes Amendments to Regulations on Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses

CERC Proposes Amendments to Regulations on Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed amendments to the 'Sharing of Interstate Transmission Charges and Losses) Regulations, 2020.' Some of the important amendments are listed here. Raising bills ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
DISCOMs to be Allowed to Clear Dues to Power Generators in 48 Monthly Installments

DISCOMs to be Allowed to Clear Dues to Power Generators in 48 Monthly Installments

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified the ‘Late Payment Surcharge and Related Matters Rules, 2022.’ According to the rules, a late payment surcharge will be payable on the outstanding ...