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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In Key Judgement, CERC Lays To Rest GST Impact On O&M Costs For Developers

In a significant order last week, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has finally or seemingly put to rest all doubts on the applicability of the ‘Change in law’ provisions on O&M costs for developers. The Central regulatory authority did this even as it clubbed multiple petitions around the issue from various developers, and after […]

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APTEL Asks TANGEDCO to Reimburse Solar Developers for Excess Energy Demand

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (Aptel) has asked The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (Tangedco) to reimburse solar power developers for excess energy purchased from them exceeding the capacity utilization factor (CUF) of 19%. The said solar power developers include Crescent Power Limited, B.S. Apparel and Ranergy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Along with tariff […]

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APTEL Cites Unlawful Process in UP To Restore Bid Prices For Adani Green Energy

In a judgement that is as much an indictment of almost all the bodies involved in the Uttar Pradesh power sector. the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) has come down heavily on UP New Energy Development Authority (UPNEDA), UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), UP Transmission Company Limited (UPTCL) and the state regulator UPERC. In its […]

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APTEL Gives Nod for Time Extension to SPD VCarve Solar Among Others In Karnataka

In a conflict between Vcarve Solar LLP versus Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESS), APTEL has ruled in favour of the solar power developer. The apex regulator had bundled a number of similar petitions in the same judgement. The various solar power developers (SPDs) has challenged multiple orders passed by […]

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CERC Relents, Allows GST Compensation On O&M Expenses To Azure Power, Others

In a key development, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has finally relented, and ruled in favour of GST compensation for a clutch of developers in seven cases (5 of which involve Azure Power owned entities). The issue has been contested around the treatment of GST on O&M (Operations and maintainence) contracts of solar projects […]

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Adani Green Q2 Results- Profits Grow 49% As Strong Solar Growth Continues

Adani Green Energy Limited, the renewable development arm of the Adani group that has set a 45 GW capacity target for 2030, has announced its Q2 FY23 results. Operational capacity has grown to 6724 MW during the quarter. Revenues from power supply jumped 33% over the corresponding quarter in Fy22, going to Rs 1107 crores […]

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Major APTEL Relief For Maharashtra Wind Developers

In an order marked as much by the final order as adverse comments and notings on two key Maharashtra government undertakings, namely MSEDCL and MEDA, APTEL (Appellate Tribunal for Electricity) has provided relief to multiple wind developers in the state. In doing so, APTEL has also seen fit to note that even MERC (Maharashtra Electricity […]

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