APTEL Sets Aside TNERC Order, Says Solar Developers Entitled for Preferential Tariff

APTEL Sets Aside TNERC Order, Says Solar Developer Entitled for Preferential Tariff

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favor of a solar developer and said that the developer is entitled to a tariff of ₹7.01 (~$0.085)/kWh as it commissioned ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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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
Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an amendment to the 'Grid-Connectivity and Intrastate open Access Regulations, 2014.' The amendment seeks to prioritize energy adjustment from different sources ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions a 120 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions a 120 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Renewable Energy, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power, commissioned a 120 MW solar project in ...
Tamil Nadu Regulator Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Interest Due to a Wind Developer

Tamil Nadu Regulator Orders TANGEDCO to Pay Interest Due to a Wind Developer

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay a wind developer the interest on the delayed payments for ...
/ / Wind
Regulator Approves Tamil Nadu DISCOM’s Petition to Procure Round-The-Clock Power

Regulator Approves Tamil Nadu DISCOM’s Petition to Procure Round-The-Clock Power

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation’s (TANGEDCO) petition to procure round-the-clock (RTC) power. TANGEDCO had sought to procure 500 MW for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Net Feed-In Methodology Approved for Solar Projects of 1 MW and Above in Tamil Nadu

Net Feed-in Methodology Approved for Solar Projects of 1 MW and Above in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) recently ruled that a solar developer was entitled to grid connectivity for loads of 1 MW and above up to the contracted demand ...
TANGEDCO Directed to Levy Additional Surcharges for Actual Open Access Energy Drawn

TANGEDCO Directed to Levy Additional Surcharges for Actual Open Access Energy Drawn

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has ruled that the additional surcharge should be levied only on the quantity of the actual drawn open access power in line with ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Tamil Nadu Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Amount Due to a Wind Developer With Interest

Tamil Nadu Regulator Asks DISCOM to Pay Amount Due to a Wind Developer With Interest

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay the deficit amount of ₹170.41 million (~$2.26 million) for the financial year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power Under KUSUM Program

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation’s (TANGEDCO) proposal to procure 500 MW of solar power from projects with capacity in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Proposes Priority of Buying Power from Various Sources Under Open Access

Tamil Nadu Proposes Priority of Buying Power from Various Sources Under Open Access

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued draft amendments to the Tamil Nadu Electricity (Grid Connectivity and Intrastate Open Access) Regulations 2014. The amendments will come into effect ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tamil Nadu Issues Revised Guidelines for Verifying Captive Power Projects

Tamil Nadu Issues Revised Guidelines for Verifying Captive Power Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, revised the rules for the verification of captive open access projects. The data verification procedure for providing captive status ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Commission Directs Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Clear Dues of Wind Energy Generator in a Month

Commission Directs Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Clear Dues of Wind Energy Generator in a Month

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the state distribution company (DISCOM) to make payments to a wind energy generator with a 6% annual interest within a month ...
/ / Wind
Tamil Nadu Regulator Rejects Plea to Increase Tariff for Solar KUSUM Program

Tamil Nadu Regulator Rejects Plea to Increase Tariff for Solar KUSUM Program

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has rejected a petition filed by Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) to approve a revised benchmark tariff of ₹2.97 (~$0.040)/kWh for solar energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Sets Generic Tariff of ₹3.61/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

Tamil Nadu Sets Generic Tariff of ₹3.61/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has set a generic tariff of ₹3.61 (~$0.049)/kWh for grid-connected solar power projects for capacity ranging from 1kW to 10 kW, ₹3.37 (~$0.045)/kWh ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh Set for KUSUM Solar Pump Program in Tamil Nadu

Tariff of ₹2.28/kWh Set for KUSUM Solar Pump Program in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, adopted a tariff of ₹2.28 (~$0.030)/kWh for the solar energy generated from 20,000 agricultural pumps under Component-C of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Asked to Pay Interest Dues to Three Wind Energy Generators

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to pay 1% interest per month for delayed payment to ...
/ / Other, Wind
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
Tamil Nadu Proposes Generic Tariff of ₹3.99kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

Tamil Nadu Proposes Generic Tariff of ₹3.99/kWh for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued new guidelines and a consultative paper on ‘Generic Tariff order for Grid Interactive Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Generating Systems.’ TNERC has ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Commission Denies Tariff of ₹7.01kWh for 288 MW of Delayed Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu Commission Denies Tariff of ₹7.01/kWh for 288 MW of Delayed Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent ruling, said that there was no provision in the energy purchase agreement (EPA) to entitle two solar power generators to ...
APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

APTEL Asks DISCOM to Return Bank Guarantee of a Delayed Solar Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, has ruled in favor of a solar developer, allowing a 15-month extension for a delayed solar project. Of the total ...
APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent ruling, stated that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could only be entrusted with the exercise of collecting ...
Tamil Nadu DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹165 Million in Wind Dues With 12% Interest

Tamil Nadu DISCOM Directed to Pay ₹165 Million in Wind Dues with 12% Interest

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in a recent order, directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) to pay $164.95 million (~$2.18 million) in outstanding dues ...
/ / Other, Wind
Open Access Consumers in Tamil Nadu to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹0.70_kWh

Open Access Power Consumers in Tamil Nadu to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹0.70/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has heard a petition filed by the distribution company and approved an additional surcharge of ₹0.70 (~$0.0093)/kWh, payable by open access consumers. The ...
/ / Grid, Utility Scale
Tamil Nadu Issues New Tariff Order, Plans to Double Its Solar Capacity by 2022

Tamil Nadu Issues New Tariff Order, Plans to Double Its Solar Capacity by 2022

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has proposed to levy 50% of the charges applicable for conventional power for transmission, wheeling, scheduling, and system operation charges for solar power ...