Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Uttar Pradesh to Soon Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Partnership with EESL

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a petition filed by Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) regarding the rollout of smart meters in the state. The UPPCL ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Solar RPO In India

Noida Power Company’s Roadmap for Solar and Non-Solar RPO Fulfilment Gets its Go-Ahead

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the submissions made by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) pertaining to the fulfilment of past renewable purchase obligations (RPO). NPCL’s submissions ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Uttar Pradesh Releases New Draft Regulations for Net Metering of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued new regulations for net metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The regulations, called RSPV Regulations 2019, will come ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Uttar Pradesh Allows Net Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

In a landmark order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed net metering for a 3.34 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹3.17/kWh

Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹3.17/kWh

Solar tariffs quoted by project developers have remained firmly above the ₹3 (~$0.040)/kWh mark in Uttar Pradesh. The Lowest (L1) tariff of ₹3.17 (~$0.043)/kWh was quoted in the recent solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.25/kWh Set for 500 MW Solar Tender in Uttar Pradesh

Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.25/kWh Set for 500 MW Solar Tender in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request for the procurement (RfP) and a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Recent 1 GW Solar Tender Floated by Uttar Pradesh Stands Annulled

Recent 1 GW Solar Auction by Uttar Pradesh Stands Annulled

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has cancelled the recent auction for the development of 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the state ...
UPNEDA Issues Draft Guidelines for Private Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh

UPNEDA Issues Draft Guidelines for Private Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued draft guidelines for setting up private solar park in the state. The draft is open for comments up ...
UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 870 MW

UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 870 MW

The 1 GW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender issued by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has been oversubscribed by 870 MW. Initially, the 1 GW capacity ...
Solar Policy Roundup: Key Announcements by Government Agencies in April 2018

Solar Policy Roundup: Key Announcements by Government Agencies in April 2018

The month of April witnessed some important policy announcements and updates by government and state agencies for the development of Indian renewable energy sector, solar in particular. The following are ...
UPNEDA Issues Amended RfP to Develop 1 GW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

UPNEDA Issues Amended RfP to Develop 1 GW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued an amended request for procurement (RfP) to develop 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the ...
UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has rejected a petition filed by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) seeking to select an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor to develop an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
UPERC Adjourns Uttar Pradesh Solar Project Case Between SECI and Azure Power

UPERC Adjourns Uttar Pradesh Solar Project Case Between SECI and Azure Power

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has adjourned the case relating to the petition filed by domestic renewable energy project developer Azure Power for the extension of scheduled commissioning ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh to Charge Developers for Under and Over Generation of Solar and Wind Power

Uttar Pradesh Issues Draft Regulations for Solar and Wind Deviation Charges

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued draft regulations for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind power generation. The new regulation states that UPERC would ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Uttar Pradesh Cuts Cross Subsidy, Wheeling and Transmission Charges for Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh Cuts Cross Subsidy, Wheeling and Transmission Charges for Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has amended its Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects (CRE) Regulations 2014 with changes that are expected to reduce the cost of solar ...
UPERC Approves RfP and PPA for UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender

UPERC Approves RfP and PPA for UPNEDA’s 1 GW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request for procurement (RfP) and a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The ...
No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

No Agreement Reached on Renegotiated PPAs for Six Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The meeting between Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) and the project developers ended on January 31st, 2018, without an agreement on the negotiated tariff for six grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
HAL to Develop 4 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Project in Lucknow

HAL to Develop 4 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Project in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has given its go-ahead to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to begin the development of a 4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
UPNEDA Tenders 1 GW Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Breaking: UPNEDA Tenders 1 GW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects Across Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has tendered 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. The bid-submission deadline is ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
UPERC Adopts Renegotiated Tariff of ₹7.02 for Solar Projects Tendered in 2015-16

UPERC Adopts Renegotiated Tariff of ₹7.02 for Solar Projects Tendered in 2015-16

The Uttar Pradesh Renewable Energy Commission (UPERC) has adopted a renegotiated tariff of ₹7.02 (~$0.11)/kWh as the new tariff for solar projects tendered in financial year 2015-16. This is negatively ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Policy Roundup

India Renewable Energy Policy Roundup: July 2017

Mercom’s renewable energy policy roundup from central, state and government agencies in India for the month of July 2017: Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) released the GERC Net-Metering Rooftop Solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar rooftop

UPERC Proposes Allowing Aggregator Model to Develop Solar Rooftop with Net Metering

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed the use of aggregator model for installation of rooftop solar for a group of consumers under net-metering. The UPERC has proposed, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar