CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given tariff approval for 200 MW of wind projects floated by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). NTPC had issued a request for ...
/ / Wind
Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have proposed an amendment to the existing rooftop solar policy. The proposal states that the applicable tariff for solar rooftop projects for either net or ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Sri Lanka Seeks Developers for 150 MW of Solar Projects

Sri Lanka Seeks Developers for 150 MW of Solar Projects

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), the state power utility under the Ministry of Power, Energy, and Business Development, has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) from foreign and domestic ...
SECI Set to Sell 480 MW of Wind Power to Kerala and Uttar Pradesh

SECI Set to Sell 480 MW of Wind Power to Kerala and Uttar Pradesh

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved tariffs ranging between ₹2.79 (~$0.038)/kWh and ₹2.83 (~$0.039)/kWh for 480 MW of wind power projects (Tranche -VII) connected to the inter-state transmission ...
/ / Wind
APTEL Asks Andhra DISCOMs to Pay ₹2.72_kWh to Winners in the NTPC Solar Auction

APTEL Asks Andhra DISCOMs to Pay ₹2.72/kWh to Winners in the NTPC Solar Auction

In another interesting turn of events in Andhra Pradesh’s renewable energy space, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to pay a tariff of ...
Kerala Approves Tariff of ₹2.83_kWh to Procure 200 MW of Wind Power from SECI

Kerala Approves Tariff of ₹2.83/kWh to Procure 200 MW of Wind Power from SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.04)/kWh to procure 200 MW of wind power. While the tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.04)/kWh would be applicable ...
/ / Uncategorized
Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91_kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

Tamil Nadu Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.91/kWh for 441 MW of Wind Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) approved a tariff rate of ₹2.91 (~$0.04)/kWh for procuring about 441 MW of wind power through the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Wind
Assam Reissues Tenders for 100 MW of Solar Projects

Assam Reissues Tenders for 100 MW of Solar Projects

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has reissued a request for selection (RfS) to procure a cumulative capacity of 100 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects in four ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Cochin Port Tenders a 350 kW Rooftop Solar Project at its Premises

Impact of Basic Customs Duty on Solar Cells and Modules: Winners and Losers

Basic customs duty (BCD) on the import of solar cells and modules was announced at 20% in the Union Budget for 2020-21. While the exemption on this duty remains in ...
SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender_ Tariff Revision Allowed in Case of Duty Under Change in Law

SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender: Tariff Revision Allowed in Case of Duty Under Change in Law

The Solar Electricity Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the power purchase and sale agreement (PPA and PSA) for its 1,200 MW solar tender, adding another point to the existing ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Greenko, ReNew Win SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar, Wind Auction with Storage For Peak Power Supply

Greenko, ReNew Win SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar, Wind Auction with Storage for Peak Power Supply

Greenko Group and ReNew Power won the auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 1.2 GW of solar, wind, and energy storage projects with guaranteed peak ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka_ Delayed Rooftop Solar Project’s Tariff Reduced to ₹5.20_kWh from ₹9.56_kWh

Karnataka: Delayed Rooftop Solar Project’s Tariff Reduced to ₹5.20/kWh from ₹9.56/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issued an order in favor of the Bangalore Electricity Company (BESCOM) and directed Emmvee Solar to downward revise the tariff for a 1 MW ...
MERC Permits Adani to Renegotiate Tariff for 700 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power

MERC Permits Adani to Renegotiate Tariff for 700 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulator Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) to renegotiate a lower tariff for 700 MW of grid-connected solar-wind hybrid power. The Mumbai-based private power ...
Rajasthan Seeks Consultants to Help Frame Tariff Regulations for Renewable Sources

Rajasthan Seeks Consultants to Help Frame Tariff Regulations for Renewable Sources

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a tender to engage consultants to assist in framing the terms and conditions for the determination of tariff for renewable sources from ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Tenders 100 MW of Bagasse-Based Power with a Tariff Cap of ₹3.56_kW

Maharashtra Tenders 100 MW of Bagasse-Based Power with a Tariff Cap of ₹3.56/kW

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for the procurement of 100 MW of power generated from bagasse-based co-generation projects. Interested bidders are expected to ...
Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has directed Torrent Power Limited to pay the revised tariffs for rooftop solar projects to the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). The new tariffs are ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Maharashtra Approves Tariff of ₹2.99_kWh for 50 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Approves Tariff of ₹2.99/kWh for 50 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MSPGCL) and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to procure solar power at rates ...
GERC to Revise Tariff for Surplus Energy Purchased from Captive Wind Projects

GERC to Revise Tariff for Surplus Energy Purchased from Captive Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has partly approved a petition filed by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to establish tariffs to procure surplus power by the distribution licensees ...
/ / Other, Wind
Andhra Pradesh Approves Amended PPA for 6.5 MW of Wind Projects

Andhra Pradesh Approves Amended PPA for 6.5 MW of Wind Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved the execution of an amended power purchase agreement (PPA) between Ramagiri Renewable Energy Limited (RREL) and Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh ...
/ / Wind
Defense Ordnance Factory in Maharashtra Issues EoI for 5 MW of Solar Projects

Defense Ordnance Factory in Maharashtra Issues EoI for 5 MW of Solar Projects

The Ordnance Factory Varangaon (OFV), has invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) for solar power projects of 5 MW capacity at its site located in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Ordnance ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Bihar Reissues its 250 MW First Large-Scale Solar Tender at a Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.15_kWh

Bihar Reissues its 250 MW First Large-Scale Solar Tender at a Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.15/kWh

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has reissued its first large-scale solar tender with a revised ceiling tariff. In June 2019, Bihar had invited bids for setting up 250 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Project Developers Still Waiting for Safeguard Duty Reimbursement

Solar Project Developers Still Waiting for Safeguard Duty Reimbursement

To protect domestic cell and module manufacturers, a 25% safeguard duty was announced on solar cell and module imports from China and Malaysia for the period between July 30, 2018, ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
MSEDCL Asked to Invite Fresh Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs in 2020

MSEDCL Asked to Invite Fresh Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs in 2020

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) issued an order directing the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to purchase power from a 50 MW of bagasse-based co-generation projects at ...
Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

In a recent development, the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has once again dismissed the petition without granting further time for the tariff negotiation for a 250 MW solar project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APTEL Asks Tamil Nadu Commission to Review its Tariff Order for Renewables

APTEL Asks Tamil Nadu Commission to Review its Tariff Order for Renewables

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has asked the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (TNERC) to pass a new tariff order for power procured from renewable sources. This judgment comes ...