MERC Rejects Petition for Selecting Solar Project Contractor Through EPC Route

MERC Rejects Petition for Selecting Solar Project Contractor Through EPC Route

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited’s (MSPGCL) petition seeking approval for divergence in Ministry of New & Renewable Energy  (MNRE) guidelines for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Details Mechanism for Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses from Renewable Projects

CERC Details Mechanism for Sharing ISTS Charges and Losses from Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a draft regulation for sharing inter-state transmission charges and losses. The commission has stated that the regulations will apply to all the ...
/ / Grid, T&D
South Africa Eyeing Old Solar, Wind Projects to Reduce Tariffs

South Africa Eyeing Old Solar, Wind Projects to Reduce Tariffs

The government of South Africa recently held discussions with power producers to procure cheaper electricity from older renewable energy projects. Although the government has not made any formal proposal to ...
/ / Markets & Policy
Intent Is Not to Terminate Solar and Wind PPAs but to Arrive at Mutually Agreed Tariff_ Andhra

Intent Is Not to Terminate Solar & Wind PPAs but to Arrive at Mutually Agreed Tariff: Andhra

On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Andhra Pradesh High Court heard arguments from legal representatives of the state government and developers in the matter of the state government’s attempt to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NSEFI Urges RK Singh to Intervene in Andhra Pradesh’s Ongoing Renewable Feud

NSEFI Urges RK Singh to Intervene in Andhra Pradesh’s Ongoing Renewable Feud

The National Solar Energy Foundation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to the Minister of Power R.K. Singh, requesting for his immediate intervention in the curtailment of renewable energy ...
Gujarat Asks Wind Developers to Match Lowest Tariff, Only Two Agree

Gujarat Asks Wind Developers to Match Lowest Tariff, Only Two Agree

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) had requested the winning bidders in its recently concluded wind power auction to match the lowest bid of ₹2.8 (~$ 0.04). Only two ...
/ / Other, Wind
Andhra Pradesh to Issue Recovery Notices to Solar, Wind Projects for Loss Caused to DISCOM

Andhra Pradesh to Issue Recovery Notices to Solar, Wind Projects for Loss Caused to DISCOM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy held a review meeting with the state’s energy department to deliberate on the recent decision to revisit the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) of the ...
Despite MNRE’s Advice, Andhra Pradesh Forms Committee to Revisit Solar & Wind PPAs

Despite MNRE’s Advice, Andhra Pradesh Forms Committee to Revisit Solar & Wind PPAs

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has constituted a high-level negotiation committee (HLNC) to deliberate and bring down the costs in all the high-priced Power Purchase Agreements for wind and solar ...