Madhya Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹5.07/kWh for Biomass-based Power

Madhya Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹5.07/kWh for Biomass-based Power

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has approved a tariff of ₹5.07 (0.063)/kWh for distribution companies (DISCOMs) to procure power generated from biomass-based projects in Madhya Pradesh. The Commission ...
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APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently ruled that the state regulatory commission should revisit the subject of cross-subsidy surcharge on open access projects in Rajasthan as and when it ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Solar photovoltaic panels and substations in the evening

Tamil Nadu Issues Multi-Year Electricity Tariff Order, Introduces a Green Tariff of 10%

Retail electricity tariffs for high tension (HT) consumers have gone up by 6% to 18% in the recently announced order by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) for the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Rajasthan Commission Approves Safeguard Duty, GST, and BCD as 'Change in Law' Events

Rajasthan Commission Approves Safeguard Duty, GST, and BCD as ‘Change in Law’ Events

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently ruled that the change in rates of safeguard duty, basic customs duty (BCD) on inverters, levy of BCD on the import of solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bids Invited for Procurement of 250 MW of Renewable Power with Energy Storage

MSEDCL Invites Bids to Procure of 250 MW of Renewable Power with Energy Storage

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 250 MW of flexible and schedulable power from grid-connected renewable energy projects with an energy storage facility on a ...
Tariff Regulations Issued for Renewable Projects Selling Power to Chhattisgarh DISCOMs

Tariff Regulations Issued for Renewable Projects Selling Power to Chhattisgarh DISCOMs

Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued regulations specifying the terms and conditions of tariffs for renewable energy projects to sell power to distribution licensees (DISCOMs) in the state ...
Uttar Pradesh Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.98/kWh to Procure 125 MW of Solar Power

Uttar Pradesh Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.98/kWh to Procure 125 MW of Solar Power

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) recently adopted the tariff of ₹2.98 (~$0.037)/kWh to procure 125 MW of solar power from grid-connected projects to be installed under the 'Solar ...
Project Finance Brief: Opdenergy Secures Financing for 605 MW of Solar Projects in Spain

Bids Invited to Develop 100 MW of Open Access Solar Projects For Karnataka Milk Unions

Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (KMF) has invited bids for installing and commissioning 100 MW of solar power projects under the group captive model for KMF and its other member ...
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 ...
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 ...
Uttarakhand Approves Generic Tariff & Benchmark Cost for Solar Projects

Uttarakhand Approves Generic Tariff & Benchmark Cost for Solar Projects

Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has announced the generic tariff for solar, solar thermal, and grid-interactive rooftop and small solar projects to be commissioned in FY 2022-23. The Commission approved ...
Project Finance Brief: Cero Generation Secures Financing for a 70 MW Solar Project in Italy

MSEDCL Tenders 1,250 MW of Solar Projects, Receives Bids for 385 MW

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 385.3 MW of solar power under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana' and allowed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developer, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by KERC

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled that Walwhan Renewable Energy (formerly Welspun Renewable Energy) is entitled to the effective tariff of ₹7.09/kWh and ₹7.01/kWh for two projects of 50 ...
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Andhra Issues Tariff Order for FY 2023, Introduces A Separate Grid Support Charge

Andhra Issues Tariff Order for FY 2023, Introduces A Separate Grid Support Charge

Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has announced tariffs for commercial and industrial consumers for the financial year (FY) 2022-23. The state regulatory body for individual states issues a yearly ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra High Court Asks DISCOMs to Pay Renewable Generators Tariffs Per PPAs Within 6 Weeks

Andhra High Court Asks DISCOMs to Pay Renewable Generators Tariffs Per PPAs Within Six Weeks

In a landmark judgment, the High Court of Andhra Pradesh set aside the earlier order passed on September 24, 2019, for paying interim tariff and reaffirmed renewable projects' 'must-run' status ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra Regulator Approves Tariff Adoption for MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Maharashtra Regulator Approves Tariff Adoption for MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from 500 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.37kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.37/kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, adopted the tariff of ₹2.37 (~$0.031)/kWh for a 300 MW solar project for which the Solar Energy Corporation of India ...
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Request to Reconsider Cap on CUF and Banking Restrictions for Renewable Projects Denied

Request to Reconsider Cap on CUF and Banking Restrictions for Renewable Projects Denied

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, rejected the request of renewable generators seeking amendments to the Renewable Energy Tariff Regulations, 2020. Indian Wind Energy Association, IB ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: PGCIL Wins Transmission Project to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: PGCIL Wins Transmission Project to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) was declared the winner under the tariff-based competitive bidding to establish a transmission system for evacuation of power from solar energy zones in ...
ReNew Power and Adani Winners in Punjab’s 250 MW of Solar Auction

ReNew Power and Adani Winners in Punjab’s 250 MW of Solar Auction

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) recently adopted tariffs to procure 250 MW of solar power. The Commission approved the procurement of 100 MW of solar power from ReNew ...
Tariff for 110 MW of Solar Projects Reduced to ₹2.44kWh from ₹2.97kWh in Kerala

Tariff for 110 MW of Solar Projects Reduced to ₹2.44/kWh from ₹2.97/kWh in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved a reduced tariff of ₹2.44 (~$0.033)/kWh proposed by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to procure 110 MW of solar power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs Is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in a recent order, has rebuked the Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) attempting to terminate the power purchase agreement (PPA) unilaterally after the project developer ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
US Extends Solar Tariffs, Exempts Bifacial Modules and Doubles Import Quota

US Extends Solar Tariffs, Exempts Bifacial Modules and Doubles Import Quota

The Biden administration has extended the Section 201 solar tariffs imposed on the import of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) modules for four more years, with several modifications. The decision includes ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developers, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by DISCOMs

APTEL Rules in Favor of Solar Developers, Dismisses Tariff Reduction by DISCOMs

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, ruled in favor of three solar developers and said that the developers were entitled to the tariff as per the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar