Himachal Pradesh Reduces Levelized Tariffs for Solar Projects up to 5 MW

Himachal Pradesh Reduces Levelized Tariffs for Solar Projects Up to 5 MW

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued a generic levelized tariff for solar projects (up to 5 MW) for the financial year (FY) 2021-22. The Commission also sought ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Karnataka  Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) to review its earlier order regarding the tariff reduction for the delayed rooftop ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.22kWh Discovered in Torrent’s 300 MW Solar Auction

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹2.22/kWh Discovered in Torrent’s 300 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved Torrent Power to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in ...
RUMSL’s 550 MW Solar Auction Won by Avaada Energy and O2 Power

RUMSL’s 550 MW Solar Auction Won by Avaada Energy and O2 Power

Avaada Energy and O2 Power were declared winners in the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited’s (RUMSL) auction for 550 MW of solar projects at the Agar Solar Park in Madhya ...
Andhra Commission Allows PPAs of Two Wind Projects to be Canceled

Andhra Commission Allows PPAs of Two Wind Projects to be Canceled

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in a recent order, ruled that the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed between two wind developers and the Southern Power Distribution Company of ...
/ / Wind
Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects

Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects 

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, has ruled that the variable charges determined for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 will be applicable for biomass power projects ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45/kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set a revised tariff of ₹7.45(~$0.10)/kWh to procure power from the waste-to-energy project based on a municipal solid waste processing unit (750 ...
SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) tender for 1,785 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan (Tranche-IV) has received a huge response from the bidders, oversubscribed by 9.3 GW, according ...
Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that Adyah Solar Energy, a subsidiary of ReNew Solar, was entitled to compensation for the additional cost incurred due ...
Tariff Hike Claim for Solar Projects Developed in Hilly Terrain of Uttarakhand Rejected

Tariff Hike Claim for Solar Projects Developed in Hilly Terrain of Uttarakhand Rejected

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC), in a recent ruling, dismissed the request of two solar developers for tariff based on the date of allotment of the projects. The Commission ...
Uttar Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff for a Biomass Project (1)

Uttar Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff for a Biomass Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC), in a recent order, set a tariff of ₹5.56 (~$0.076)/kWh to procure power from a 12.5 MW biomass project from the date of ...
Generic Tariff of ₹7.08kWh for Waste-to-Energy Projects Until March 2022

Generic Tariff of ₹7.08/kWh for Waste-to-Energy Projects Until March 2022

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has retained the tariff for waste-to-energy projects at ₹7.08 (~$0.097)/kWh from April 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022. The Commission had determined the tariff ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
CERC Approves Tariff for 2 GW of ISTS Solar Projects

CERC Approves Tariff for 2 GW of ISTS Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, has adopted tariffs of ₹2.55 (~$0.034)/kWh and ₹2.56 (~$0.035)/kWh through competitive bidding by NHPC for 2 GW solar projects. The ...
Punjab Reduces Retail Residential Power Tariffs in the Wake of Covid-19

Punjab Reduces Retail Residential Power Tariffs in the Wake of Covid-19

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has issued the tariff order for the financial year (FY) 2021-22. The new tariffs will be applicable from June 1, 2021, and will ...
Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Auction

Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued regulations for establishing tariffs from renewables, renewable purchase obligation (RPO), and renewable energy certificate (REC) for the financial year (FY) 2021-22 to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

In an important development, the Supreme Court of India upheld the judgment of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in which it had set aside the orders passed by the ...
Ministry Directs Electricity Regulators to Ensure Timely Issue of Tariff Orders

Ministry Directs Electricity Regulators to Ensure Timely Issue of Tariff Orders

The Ministry of Power has issued a notification directing the state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) to issue tariff orders for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 at the earliest. The Ministry ...
Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72/kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has determined the levelized tariff for ground-mounted and rooftop solar projects in the Union Territories of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load (1)

DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load

India is an attractive solar market with tremendous, long-term potential. The installation targets are aggressive; however, the investments in the sector have stymied due to counterparty credit risks from distribution ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
APTEL Directs GUVNL to Maintain Status Quo in the 700 MW Scrapped Solar Auction

APTEL Directs GUVNL to Maintain Status Quo in the 700 MW Scrapped Solar Auction

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has asked the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to maintain the status quo in the scrapped 700 MW solar auction until further orders ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BESCOM's Plea To Cut Tariff for Solar Power Purchased Over Contracted Capacity Rejected

BESCOM’s Plea To Cut Tariff for Solar Power Purchased Over Contracted Capacity Rejected

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) dismissed the petition filed by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) for the redetermination of tariff for purchase of additional power or to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Proposes Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.91/kWh for Wind Tenders

Karnataka Proposes Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.91/kWh for Wind Tenders

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed a ceiling tariff of ₹2.91 (~$0.04)/kWh for the wind tenders issued by the distribution licensees in the state for the financial year ...
/ / Other, Wind
Power Ministry Favors Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding for Intrastate Transmission

Power Ministry Favors Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding for Intrastate Transmission

In a recent notification, the Ministry of Power (MoP) said that as the intrastate transmission systems have a major share in the country, the adoption of tariff-based competitive bidding to ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Tariff for a Delayed, Partially Synchronized Rooftop Solar System Slashed by 46%

Tariff for a Delayed, Partially Synchronized Rooftop Solar System Slashed by 46%

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued directions for a new power purchase agreement (PPA) to be signed for a 1 MW rooftop solar power system at a revised ...