CERC Finally Restarts, Will APTEL Pick Pace Now?

With the Supreme Court yesterday  allowing the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to resume administrative operations, the stage is finally set for a semblance of normality to return to some of the highest dispute resolution bodies in the Indian power sector. While the CERC was effectively shut down by the SC since August last year, […]

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APTEL Reinstates Tariff of ₹4.50/kWh for Five Karnataka Wind Generators

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) granted relief to five wind generators after in Karnataka after the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) had issued an order which had reduced the generic tariff to ₹3.74 per kWh for wind projects commissioned before September 2017. It was declared that the tariff of Rs. 4.50 per kwh determined […]

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RECs Trading to Resume on Nov 25, After 4 Month Break

APTEL has concluded all its hearings on the REC pricing issue, and the trading of RECs is likely to resume after a gap of four months on November 25. Now that the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has concluded all its hearings on the REC pricing issue, and is probably on the verge of issuing […]

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Avaada Gets Relief at APTEL Against CERC Order for Maharashtra Project

Back in January this year, we had carried this story on how a CERC order had ruled against Avaada in a petition to stay cancellation of its PSA with SECI. Many of the other key issues in the project, like the  fate of the 28MW already built, or the power generated there, or even the […]

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Curtailment Or Grid Stability. APTEL Plays Safe in Tata Renewables Plea

In an order pronounced on September 11, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled in favour of an APERC order that allowed the Andhra Pradesh State Load Despatch Centre to curtail power from wind energy developers. The curtailment had been done citing grid stability issues, as the transmission line evacuating the power produced was […]

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Indian Railways to Pay Rs.27.35 Crores Plus Surcharge to TPC-D

TPC-D had filed a petition against Indian Railways on non-compliance of the Mid-Term Review Order of MSEDCL The Indian Railways will have to pay more than Rs.27.35 crores to Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D). The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order directing the Indian Railways to pay the outstanding stand-by charges […]

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GERC to Amend RPO Regulations

Changes to (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) (Third Amendment) Regulations Have Been Proposed The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed changes to regulations regarding procurement of energy from renewable energy generating sources; these will be the “Third Amendments in the GERC (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) Regulations, 2010”. In the GERC proposal, […]

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APTEL Defers REC Trading by Four Weeks

No REC trading sessions held in July The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has deferred the renewable energy certificate (REC) trading by a time period of four weeks. July 2020, REC trading session on both the Indian power exchanges, the PXIL and IEX, has been postponed by four weeks due to an APTEL order on […]

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APTEL Dismisses Gujarat Discoms Plea Against Renew Power

In a ruling that was interesting both for the issues it addressed as well as the long history of litigation it hopefully closes, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has dismissed a review appeal in a case filed by multiple Gujarat discoms against Renew Power, GERC (Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission)  and the Wind Independent Power […]

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