Government Junks Reverse Auction for Wind Projects to Expedite Capacity Addition

Government Junks Reverse Auction for Wind Projects to Expedite Capacity Addition

In an expected but significant move for the wind sector, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that it has decided to scrap the e-reverse bidding mechanism to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Punjab Regulator Allows DISCOM to Carry Forward RPO Shortfall to FY 2023-24

Punjab Regulator Allows DISCOM to Carry Forward RPO Shortfall to FY 2023-24

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has allowed the state distribution company (DISCOM) to carry forward its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall for the financial year (FY) 2021-22 and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Meghalaya Regulator Exempts Captive Cogeneration Consumer from RPO Compliance

Meghalaya Regulator Exempts Captive Cogeneration Consumer from RPO Compliance

The Meghalaya State Electricity Regulatory Commission (MSERC) has allowed Dalmia Cement to offset its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) with the power generated from its waste heat recovery boiler (WHRB). Additionally, ...
Haryana Notifies Wind, Hydro & Energy Storage Obligation Until FY30

Haryana Notifies Wind, Hydro & Energy Storage Obligation Until FY30

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has amended its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) policy to include wind energy in the RPO and move solar energy into the ‘other RPO’ category ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Andhra Pradesh Regulator Approves Procurement of RECs by the DISCOM

Andhra Regulator Approves Renewable Energy Certificates Purchase by DISCOM

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) recently ruled that the state distribution company (DISCOM) was entitled to procure renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 and ...
Himachal Regulator Allows DISCOM to Bridge HPO Shortfall with Non-Solar Power

Himachal Regulator Allows DISCOM to Bridge HPO Shortfall with Non-Solar Power

Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has allowed Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board (HPSEBL) to make up for its hydropower purchase obligation (HPO) deficit with surplus non-solar power it purchased ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Adani DISCOM to Procure 1 GW Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

Adani DISCOM to Procure 1 GW Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Electricity Mumbai (AEML) to procure 1,000 MW of renewable power bundled with thermal (500 MW plus an additional 500 MW under the ...
Punjab Proposes Wind, Hydro, Energy Storage Obligation Trajectory Up to FY 2030

Punjab Proposes Wind, Hydro, Energy Storage Obligation Trajectory Up to FY 2030

Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has issued the Draft Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Purchase Obligation and its compliance) Regulations, 2022, outlining the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) trajectory ...
Renewables Purchase Targets Set By State Regulator Binding on Captive Generators - KERC

Renewables Purchase Targets Set By State Regulator Binding on Captive Generators – KERC

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently directed a captive power generator to comply with the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets per the provisions of the ‘Procurement of Energy from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Haryana Regulator Allows State DISCOMs to Carry Forward RPO Backlogs

Haryana Regulator Allows State DISCOMs to Carry Forward RPO Backlogs

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) recently allowed distribution companies (DISCOMs) time up to March 31, 2023, to fulfill their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets, including backlogs from previous years ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power sale agreement (PSA) to be executed between the Grid Corporation of Orissa (GRIDCO) and NTPC for 200 MW of inter-state ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Jharkhand Regulator Allows DISCOM to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

Jharkhand Regulator Allows DISCOM to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has allowed Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL) to procure 700 MW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar power from Solar Energy Corporation of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Invites Bids for Short-Term Procurement of 340 MW of Solar, Wind and Hydropower

Kerala Invites Bids for Short-Term Procurement of 340 MW of Solar, Wind and Hydropower

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited bids to procure solar, wind, and hydropower on a short-term basis to meet its Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) target from November 01, 2022, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited for 255 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects With Greenshoe Option Across India

Bids Invited for 255 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects With Greenshoe Option Across India

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) has invited bids to set up 255 MW of wind-solar hybrid power projects with a greenshoe option of an additional 255 MW across India. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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
Daily News Wrap-Up: KP Energy to Build Wind Projects for Aditya Birla

Why India’s Wind Potential Still Remains Largely Untapped

The National Institute of Wind Energy, NIWE's recent resource assessment indicates a gross wind power potential of 302 GW in the country at 100-meter hub height and 695.50 GW at ...
Captive Power Generator Directed to Purchase RECs to Meet RPO Targets

Captive Power Generator Directed to Purchase RECs to Meet RPO Targets

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) recently directed a captive power generator to provide details of the energy that had been procured through open access for the financial year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up Tata Power-DDL Meets Renewable Purchase Obligation for FY22

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power-DDL Meets Renewable Purchase Obligation for FY22

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited became a 100% RPO (renewable purchase obligation) compliant DISCOM for the second ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Power Ministry Notifies Wind, Hydro and Energy Storage Purchase Obligation Up to 2030

Power Ministry Notifies Wind, Hydro and Energy Storage Purchase Obligation Up to 2030

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) and Energy Storage Obligation (ESO) until the financial year 2029-2030. A committee under the co-chairmanship of secretaries of ...
Regulator Approves Purchase of 1,692 MW of Solar Power by Telangana DISCOMs

Regulator Approves Purchase of 1,692 MW of Solar Power by Telangana DISCOMs

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has approved power usage agreements (PUAs) between Telangana distribution companies (DISCOMs), and NTPC for the purchase of 1,692 MW of solar power from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
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 ...
Gujarat Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems of 1 kW to 1 MW

Gujarat Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems of 1 kW to 1 MW

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has amended Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) Regulations, 2016. The new regulation— Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala DISCOM Tenders to Procure 150 MW of Solar Power for Short-Term

Kerala DISCOM Tenders to Procure 150 MW of Solar Power for Short-Term

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEBL) has invited bids to procure 150 MW of solar power on a short-term basis to meet its Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) target for June 15, ...
Telangana Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets for FY23 to FY27

Telangana Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets for FY23 to FY27

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has issued the 'Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Regulations, 2022.' The regulations came into force on April 1, 2022. The state regulatory body had ...