Solar Policy

MERC Approves Tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh Discovered in 500 MW Solar Tender

MERC has approved the tariff discovered by the MSEDCL for the procurement of 500 MW power from solar projects for meeting its Solar RPO. The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has approved the tariff discovered by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for the long term procurement of 500 MW […]

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RERC Tenders Seeking Consultants for RE Tariff Determination

RERC has issued a tender for the engagement of consultants to provide assistance in framing the tariff regulations for renewable sources The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the engagement of consultants to provide assistance in framing the ‘RERC (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff […]

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UPERC Decides To Wait For Project Commencement on Amplus Plea

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, in an order on January 7, has dismissed a petition by Amplus Green to consider its 50 Mw Mirzapur solar project installation as a captive project, asking the firm to file its plea after project completion instead. The order came even as Amplus Greens Private Limited has reached an […]

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India has an Offshore Wind Energy Potential of 70 GW, 0 GW Fulfilled

MNRE has revealed that India has an offshore wind energy potential of around 70 GW, mainly distributed along parts of the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has revealed that based on studies, India has an offshore wind energy potential of around 70 GW, mainly distributed along […]

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Cabinet Approves MoU With UK for Energy Self Sufficiency in Railways

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to MoU signed with the DfID of UK for enabling energy self-sufficiency in Indian Railways The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Department for International Development, Government of UK for enabling energy self-sufficiency in Indian Railways. An official release […]

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Discoms Dues to Power Generators Rises to Rs 81k Cr in November

Power producers’ total outstanding dues owed by Discoms increased around 45 percent to Rs 81,085 crore in November 2019. Power producers’ total outstanding dues owed by Discoms increased around 45 percent to Rs 81,085 crore in November 2019 over the same month previous year, reflecting stress in the sector. Discoms owed a total of Rs 54,834 […]

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MNRE Drafts Scheme for Round-the-Clock Supply of Renewable Power

MNRE has issued a new draft policy for the supply of round-the-clock power from renewable energy projects, complemented with thermal power projects to Discoms The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a new draft policy for the supply of round-the-clock (RTC) power from renewable energy (solar, wind or small hydro) power projects. […]

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CERC Extends Validity of Expiring RECs Until March 31

CERC has in its latest order extended the validity of RECs that were set to expire on December 31, 2019, until March 31, 2020. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has in its latest order extended the validity of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that were set to expire on December 31, 2019, until March 31, […]

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Maharashtra Issues Rooftop Solar Net Metering Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued new regulations for the net metering for rooftop solar systems in the state. The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued new regulations for the net metering for rooftop solar systems in the state. The regulations will be implemented once it is published in the official gazette. The […]

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