Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL)

APTEL Permits Adani Green To Claim Carry Costs Based On Change In Law Interpretation

After facing rejections at the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and State Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (SERCs), Adani Green Energy had something to celebrate early this week when the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) permitted their plea for allowing carrying cost pass-through under the “Change in Law” definition of most PPAs. The Tribunal ordered CERC to […]

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APTEL Asks GERC To Reconsider Decision To Adjust Dues From Wind Project Against Unrelated Default

In a rather interesting judgement, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has set aside an order passed by the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in 2019 to reject a wind developer’s claims for the payment of dues. APTEL has ordered GERC to review the matter with an “open mind” and “not feeling bound by any view […]

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AP Biomass Energy Generators Hopes For Relief Rise After APTEL Order

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has recently given its verdict with regards to four appeals against the Tariff Orders passed by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) in May and July 2014. The appeals made by Biomass Energy Developers Association &Ors and South Indian Sugar Mills Association &Ors, which were all filed against […]

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APTEL Censures MP Regulator for Condoning Discom Payment Delays

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has reprimanded the Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) for showing reluctance in penalising the state discoms’ wilful non-compliance of its orders in cases of outstanding energy bills. In a recent judgement, APTEL ruled in favour of small wind energy generator CLP Wind Farms (India) Pvt. Limited (newly renamed as Apraava […]

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APTEL Favors Solar Developers On Tariff Denial by BERC

In a recent judgement, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favour of three solar developers who were aggrieved on account of being denied the benefit of a certain tariff determination by an order passed by Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC). The developers — Responce Renewable Energy Ltd, Glatt Solutions Pvt Ltd, […]

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APTEL To Decide On Delhi Discoms, Dadri Power Plant Dispute

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) will hear on Monday (Jan 24)  an NTPC’s plea challenging a Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s Order, allowing Delhi’s three power distribution companies to exit their power purchase agreements with its Dadri I power plant. Against the CERC Order, the NTPC had earlier approached the Supreme Court, but the apex […]

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APTEL Reinstates Inox Subsidiary’s 50MW Wind Project

Inox Wind on Wednesday said the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has reinstated a 50 MW wind energy project in Kutch being undertaken by its arm at a tariff of Rs 3.46 per unit. “Appeal No. 292 of 2021 filed by Wind Four Renergy Private Ltd (WFRPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inox Green Energy […]

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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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