Aptel Nod For CERC Jurisdiction In Case Between AP Discoms, SECI and Others

In an interesting order, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), has ruled on a dispute between the Andhra Pradesh discoms (Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh) and the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). The case involved a claim by SECI for GST compensation from the discoms, […]

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APTEL Gives SCOD Extension To Kranthi Ediffice For Telangana Solar Project

In a case about seeking an extension in the Scheduled Commercial Operation Date (SCOD) for a solar photovoltaic power project in Telangana, the petition filed by Kranthi Ediffice Private Limited was upheld, and the firm got an extension of 90 days by the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL). The company was a successful bidder through […]

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Two Solar Firms To Get Compensations Due to Increased GST Rates

In its order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) granted compensation to two renewable energy companies. The central authority granted these compensations on account of ‘Change of Law’ events. Such events included the rise of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) costs of their projects due to the escalation of GST rates and the imposition of increased safeguard duty […]

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State Commissions Can’t Decide On Trade Margins In ISTS Projects: APTEL

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL), in its latest judgment, ruled that State Commissions do not have the jurisdiction to take a call on the trade margins for Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) power projects. The apex tribunal passed the order while hearing a case between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) against an impugned […]

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APTEL Determines Interim CUF at INR 5.71 Per Unit for ODisha Hydro Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has accepted the plea of Baitarani Power Project Private Limited contending the previous order of the State Commission, which had reduced its project tariff for a 24 MW small Hydro Electric Project to INR 5.03 per unit. The order had been passed by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission in […]

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APTEL Refuses To Prevent SECI Encashing Bank Guarantee for Inox Green Power Projects

APTEL (The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity) has rejected the petition filed by Inox Green Energy Services Ltd, Haroda Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd., Khatiyu Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd.,,Ravapar Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd., , Vigodi Wind Energy Pvt. Ltd., seeking a restrain on Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) from encashing the bank guarantee that had […]

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APTEL Asks Andhra Pradesh DISCOM to Pay Dues to Vibrant at Lower Rate Than in PPA

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity at New Delhi (APTEL) has directed APSPDCL (the southern power DISCOM of Andhra Pradesh- Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited) to compensate Vibrant Greentech India Pvt Ltd for the electricity supplied to it by the firm. Further, the APTEL has asked APSPDCL to compensate the firm at Rs.2.93 per […]

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