Extension of Power Purchase Agreement for a Wind Project Denied in Rajasthan

Extension of Power Purchase Agreement for a Wind Project Denied in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) dismissed Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited's (RRECL) request to extend the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (RUVNL). The ...
/ / Wind
Solar Federation Seeks Exemption from Charges Levied on Renewable Energy Developers

Solar Federation Seeks Exemption from Charges Levied on Renewable Energy Developers

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Electricity Department of Rajasthan with comments and suggestions on the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (RERC) renewable energy tariff ...
Solar Park Developer Asked Not to Stop Generators from Feeding Excess Energy to the Grid

Solar Park Developer Asked Not to Stop Generators from Feeding Excess Energy to the Grid

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) directed a solar park developer in the state to not obstruct solar power generators from evacuating the generated solar power up to 110% of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Solar and Wind Generators

Rajasthan Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Solar and Wind Generators

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued an order directing the Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JdVVNL) to verify and pay its overdue late payment surcharges (LPS) to a ...
Rajasthan_ No Transmission Charges for Solar Projects Powering EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan: No Transmission Charges for Solar Projects Powering EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued regulations for determining tariffs for renewable energy-based power sources for 2020. An important regulation included a 100% exemption of intra-state transmission and wheeling ...
Rajasthan Regulator Says DISCOMs Not to be Blamed for Failure to Meet RPO Targets

Rajasthan Regulator Says DISCOMs Not to be Blamed for Failure to Meet RPO Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) ruled in favor of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) in a petition demanding action against them for not achieving their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Commission Asks Wind Generator to Pay ₹14 Million in Transmission Charges

Rajasthan Commission Asks Wind Generator to Pay ₹14 Million in Transmission Charges

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has asked a textile company to pay the transmission charges, and the state load despatch center (SLDC) charges amounting to ~₹14 million (~$187,357) to ...
/ / Wind
Rajasthan Approves Levelized Tariff of ₹3.14_kWh for 725 MW of Solar Under KUSUM Program

Rajasthan Approves Levelized Tariff of ₹3.14/kWh for 725 MW of Solar Under KUSUM Program

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) approved ₹3.14 (~$0.04)/kWh as the pre-fixed levelized tariff for the Component A of the KUSUM program for capacities of up to 725 MW. The ...
Rajasthan Commission Proposes New Business Models for EV Charging Infrastructure

Rajasthan Commission Proposes New Business Models for EV Charging Infrastructure

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft order inviting feedback on its proposal for new business models for setting up public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The ...
Rajasthan Issues Measures to Help DISCOMs, Consumers Through COVID-19 Crisis

Rajasthan Issues Measures to Help DISCOMs, Consumers Through COVID-19 Crisis

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued an order directing stakeholders to adopt measures to ease the burden on power consumers, generators, transmission licensees, and distribution companies (DISCOMs) in ...
/ / Grid, Other
Rajasthan Captive Solar Projects to Pay 50% of Standard Transmission & Wheeling Charges

Rajasthan Captive Solar Projects to Pay 50% of Standard Transmission & Wheeling Charges

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has come out with a suo-motu order regarding the directives issued by the state government for the banking of power, transmission and wheeling charges, ...
Solar and Other Renewable Policy Highlights from April 2019

Policy Highlights for Solar and Other Renewables From February 2020

The month of February witnessed a slew of announcements, both at the center and the state level. The two most critical policy announcements were related to Coronavirus and the basic ...
Rajasthan Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.50_kWh for 680 MW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.50/kWh for 680 MW of Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) issued an order approving the tariff rate for 680 MW of solar projects issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). In July ...
Rajasthan Seeks Bidders to Construct Transmission Lines for Nokh Solar Park

Rajasthan Seeks Bidders to Construct Transmission Lines for Nokh Solar Park

The Rajasthan Solar Park Development Company Limited (RSDCL) has invited bids for the construction of 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines at Nokh Solar Park in Jaisalmer on a ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Rajasthan Targets 30 GW of Solar Capacity by 2025 in its New Policy

Rajasthan Targets 30 GW of Solar Capacity by 2025 in its New Policy

Rajasthan has released its Solar Energy Policy, 2019, which aims to achieve a target of 30 GW of solar power by financial year (FY) 2024-25. Of this, utility or grid-scale ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Waive Open Access Surrender Charges Against Rajasthan Patrika

Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Waive Open Access Surrender Charges Against Rajasthan Patrika

In response to a petition filed by Rajasthan Patrika Private Limited (RPPL) against Rajasthan Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RVPNL) to waive surrender charges for the reallocation of for captive consumption, ...
Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued its amended regulations for Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation Settlement of Solar and Wind Generation Sources Regulations, 2017. The commission was responding to a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Proposes Purchase of Excess Power Generated by Solar Pumps at ₹3.44_kWh

Rajasthan Proposes Purchase of Excess Power Generated by Solar Pumps at ₹3.44/kWh

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft order inviting suggestions and comments for to determine pre-fixed levelized tariff and the rate of purchase of excess electricity by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan to Levy Additional Charges for Sustained Deviation in Scheduling of Power

Rajasthan to Levy Additional Charges for Sustained Deviation in Scheduling of Power

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a methodology for sign change and additional charges for its violation under the Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM). According to the commission, if there ...
Wind Generators in Rajasthan Face Payment Delays and Non-Renewal of PPAs

Wind Generators in Rajasthan Face Payment Delays and Non-Renewal of PPAs

The Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RVUNL) has not renewed the Power Purchase Agreements it had signed with wind generators, despite the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) passing an order ...
/ / Other, Wind
Court Upholds Deviation Settlement Mechanism Order Passed by Rajasthan Commission

Court Upholds Deviation Settlement Mechanism Order Passed by Rajasthan Commission

Recently, a petition filed by the Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) had challenged the validity of the deviation settlement mechanism (DSM) regulations passed by the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) ...
Prism Johnson Acquires 30% Stake in Cleantech SPV to Build 22 MW of Captive Solar Projects

Rajasthan Clarifies How Wheeling Charges on Solar Projects are to be Applied

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has dismissed petitions filed by captive solar project developers seeking relief from applicable wheeling and banking charges. In this case, the petitioners were: Goyal ...
Grid Infrastructure in India Needs to Scale Rapidly to Keep up with Solar and Wind Tenders

Relaxing Day-Ahead Scheduling for Co-Located Captive Power Projects Untenable: BERC

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has upheld the provisions of its regulations on the banking of power from fossil fuel and renewable energy-based captive generating projects. The BERC heard ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Draft Amendments to Qualify for Captive Generation Project Released

Rajasthan Commission Clarifies Who is a Captive Power Producer

In its latest order, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has clarified the definition of a captive power producer (CPP). The commission was hearing a petition filed by Tesco Energy ...
Wheeling Charges in Karnataka Increase Five-Fold

Rajasthan Rules Against Wheeling Charges for Solar and Wind at 100% CUF for Captive Users

A group of six independent power producers (IPPs) had filed separate petitions before the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) for the settlement of disputes regarding the methodology adopted by DISCOMS ...