Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL)

No Relief For Greenyana At Aptel For Haryana Project

Recently, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has dismissed Greenyana Solar’s plea against Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (HERC) order, which denied the solar developer’s plant at Kurangawali connectivity to the state’s grid. Greenyana is a subsidiary of Cleantech Solar. In 2018, Greenyana applied for connectivity to Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN) for its solar plant […]

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MSEDCL, MERC Face Censure From APTEL Over Payment Delays To Wind Developer

In a highly critical new order, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled against the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL), quashing its appeal against “interest on interest,” as imposed on it by the Maharashtra Electricity Commission (MERC), which awarded 1.25% penalty interest on 1.25% delayed payment charges interest to Rajalakshmi Minerals, a […]

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APTEL Swayed By Solar Developer’s Appeal Of Financial Distress

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has issued a new order in favour of Sahasradhara Energy Private Limited, allowing the interim financial relief sought by the developer that the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNREDA), Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC), and Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) had aggressively opposed. In 2015, […]

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NSEFI Welcomes APTEL Judgement Outlawing PPA Curtailment

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has welcomed the judgement of Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) in the matter of “deemed generation” filed by the NSEFI on the behalf of its members against the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (TNERC) order passed in March 2019, denying the said deemed generation. NSEFI is a […]

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APTEL Orders Rs 8.40/unit Payment to Karnataka Developer, Reversing KERC Order

In a major win for developer Clearsky Solar Private Limited (CSPL), the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favour of the solar developer and directed Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) to pay it compensation on account of delays in the commercial operation of a solar project in Karnataka. The present ruling came […]

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Wind Developers in Maharashtra Find Limited Support at APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favour of a petition filed by the Wind Independent Power Producers Association (WIPPA), challenging the process by which e-public hearing was conducted by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) on July 16, 2021. The petitioner filed its petition under Section 121 of the Electricity Act, 2003, […]

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