Rajasthan DISCOMs Allowed Time Until FY 2024 to Clear RPO Backlog of 11,454 MU

Rajasthan DISCOMs Allowed Time Until FY 2024 to Clear RPO Backlog of 11,454 MU

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently allowed the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to carry forward the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall from the financial year (FY) 2011-12 to FY ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tariff of ₹2.51kWh Approved for 250 MW of Solar Projects at Dondaicha Solar Park

Tariff of ₹2.51/kWh Approved for 250 MW of Solar Projects at Dondaicha Solar Park

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has authorized the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) and the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to procure 250 MW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Adds Hydropower to its Renewable Purchase Obligation Targets

Rajasthan Adds Hydropower to its Renewable Purchase Obligation Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has included hydropower purchase obligations in the seventh amendment to its renewable power purchase obligations (RPO). The Commission revised the RPO target for financial ...
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IEX’s Green Market Trades 457 MU of Renewable Energy in November 2021

IEX’s Green Market Trades 457 MU of Renewable Energy in November 2021

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) traded 457 million units (MU) of renewable energy in November 2021, a 23% month-over-month (MoM) increase compared to 372.4 MU in October. The exchange saw ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Consumer of Captive Cogeneration Project Exempted from RPO Compliance

Consumer of Captive Cogeneration Project Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has exempted a captive power producer from renewable purchase obligations (RPO) when its consumption from its cogeneration sources is higher than its RPO for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has allowed a chemicals company to fulfill its renewable energy purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall by purchasing renewable energy certificates (REC) by March 31, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Strikes Down CERC's Order Removing Floor Prices of Solar and Non-Solar RECs

APTEL Strikes Down CERC’s Order Removing Floor Prices of Solar and Non-Solar RECs

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has set aside the order passed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) revising the floor and forbearance prices of solar and non-solar renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
IEX’s Green Market Trades 372 MU of Renewable Energy in October

IEX’s Green Market Trades 372 MU of Renewable Energy in October

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) traded 372.4 million units (MU) of renewable energy in October 2021, a 31% month-over-month (MoM) decline compared to 543 MU in September. The exchange saw ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Energy Procured from a Captive Solar Project in West Bengal Allowed to Offset RPO in Odisha

Energy Procured from a Captive Solar Project in West Bengal Allowed to Offset RPO in Odisha

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC), in a recent order, ruled that the power generated from a 5 MW captive solar power project in West Bengal should be accounted and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Odisha Regulator Approves Supplementary PSA Executed between SECI and GRIDCO

Odisha Regulator Approves Supplementary PSA Executed Between SECI and GRIDCO

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the standard, and supplementary power sale agreement (PSA) executed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Carry Forward of Surplus Non-Solar, Solar RPO to the Next Financial Year Allowed in Punjab

Carry Forward of Surplus Non-Solar, Solar RPO to the Next Financial Year Allowed in Punjab

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) accepted Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)’s petition to carry forward the cumulative surplus non-solar and solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) from the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Regulator Denies Tariff of ₹3.27kWh for a 100 MW Wind Project

Maharashtra Regulator Denies Tariff of ₹3.27/kWh for a 100 MW Wind Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, rejected Tata Power-Distribution’s petition to adopt a tariff of ₹3.27 (~$0.043)/kWh for a 100 MW wind project. The Commission said ...
/ / Other, Wind
Three Cogeneration Projects in Odisha Exempted from Renewable Purchase Obligation

Three Cogeneration Projects in Odisha Exempted from Renewable Purchase Obligation

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has ruled in favor of three captive power generating projects and exempted them from renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance if the consumption from the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Punjab Commission Exempts Two Cogeneration Projects From RPO Compliance

Punjab Commission Exempts Two Cogeneration Projects from RPO Compliance

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), in a recent order, upheld the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity’s (APTEL) ruling regarding cogeneration facilities. The Commission said that Cogeneration facilities could not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Odisha Clarifies its Stand on the Use of Biomass in Captive and Cogeneration Projects

Odisha Clarifies its Stand on the Use of Biomass in Captive and Cogeneration Projects

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has ruled that the guidelines prescribed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) must be followed to estimate electricity generated from biomass in coal-based ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Project in Andhra Pradesh Exempted From RPO Compliance

Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Project in Andhra Pradesh Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in a recent order, ruled that energy generated from the circulating fluidized bed combustion (CBFC) boiler system formed a part of cogeneration and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
GRIDCO Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure Solar Power at ₹2.75kWh from a 40 MW Project

GRIDCO Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure Solar Power at ₹2.75/kWh from a 40 MW Project

The Odisha Energy Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) and NHPC Limited for procuring 40 MW of solar power at ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu to Purchase 1,000 MW of Solar from SECI at ₹2.61/kWh

Tamil Nadu to Purchase 1,000 MW of Solar from SECI at ₹2.61/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹2.61 (~$0,036)/kWh, including the trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh, for procuring 1,000 MW of solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
JERC Denies Exemptions Under Open Access Regulations for Solar Projects

JERC Denies Exemptions Under Open Access Regulations for Solar Projects

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories, in a recent order, dismissed the petition filed by solar project developers seeking directions to resolve ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Delhi Regulatory Commission Releases Renewable Purchase Obligation Guidelines

Delhi Regulatory Commission Releases Renewable Purchase Obligation Guidelines

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has announced the ‘Renewable Purchase Obligation and Renewable Energy Certificate Framework Implementation Regulations, 2021.’ The regulations are effective from April 13, 2021. The rules govern ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Ministry Proposes Rules to Promote Renewable Energy Open Access

Ministry Proposes Rules to Promote Renewable Energy Open Access

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued the Draft Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021. The last date for submission of feedback is September 15, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Chhattisgarh Commission Penalizes Captive Power Producer for RPO Non-Compliance (1)

Chhattisgarh Commission Penalizes Captive Power Producer for RPO Non-Compliance

The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC), in a recent order, imposed a penalty of ₹100,000 (~$1,343) on a captive power producer for non-compliance of renewable purchase obligation (RPO). Background Chhattisgarh ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Captive Power Producers in Maharashtra Allowed Time to Clear RPO Backlog

Captive Power Producers in Maharashtra Allowed Time to Clear RPO Backlog

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in its recent order, allowed captive power producers to fulfill their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) backlog for the financial years (FY) starting 2015 to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

JSW Steel’s Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled that JSW Steel be exempted from the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) compliance regarding its Dolvi unit in Maharashtra for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Adani Electricity Allowed to Tender 500 MW of Renewables Bundled with Conventional Power

Adani Electricity Allowed to Tender 500 MW of Renewables Bundled with Conventional Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of Adani Electricity Mumbai and allowed it to initiate the process to procure power up to 500 ...