Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

CERC Grants No Relief To ACME Over GNA Transition Payment

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order has refrained from giving ACME Solar Holdings Private Limited (ASHPL) any relief from the payment of bank guarantee. The payment was mandated due to its transition to General Network Access (GNA) as per the newly introduced CERC (Connectivity and General Network Access to the Inter-State Transmission System) […]

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CERC Grants Extra Time For Power Exchanges For Settlements

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, extended the time period to one year for the power exchanges to carry out the Clearing and Settlement as per the Payment and Settlement Systems Act (PSSA), 2007. As per CERC (Power Market) Regulations 2021, these power exchanges that were granted registration by the Commission before […]

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CERC Allows HPX To Introduce HP-DAM, HP-TAM & HP Contingency

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, allowed a petition by the Hindustan Power Exchange (HPX) to introduce High Price (HP) Day-Ahead Market (DAM), HP-TAM (Term-Ahead Market) and HP Contingency. HPX is one of India’s three operational power exchanges besides IEX and PXIL. Earlier, the CERC had approved the pleas of IEX and […]

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Transmission Firm Gets No Relief From CERC For Projects In Himalayan Region

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, denied any relief to a transmission network service provider over a plea to revise its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) norms. The petitioner-Teestavalley Power Transmission Limited (TPTL), in its plea before the CERC, asked the Commission to relax the norms under its “power to relax” powers.  TPTL […]

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CERC Declines To Give Relief To Adani Subsidiary SBSR Power Over Delay In Solar Project 

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, has refrained from granting any relief to solar power producer SBSR Power Cleantech Eleven for the delay in the commissioning of its proposed solar power project. SBSR is a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL).  The firm received a contract from the Solar Energy Corporation […]

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CERC Orders MPPMCL & DMRC to Compensate ACME Solar

Following the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) decision pronouncing that solar developers are entitled for compensation in lieu of greater expenses incurred ever since the GST was introduced, solar developer ACME Jaipur Solar Power has asked the Commission to give MPPMCL and DMRC instructions on how to pay the late payment and rate.  The Central […]

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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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CERC allows PXIL to introduce hydropower contracts in GTAM

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved Power Exchange India Ltd.’s (PXIL) proposal to introduce Hydropower Contracts in existing Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) on its platform for exclusive trading of hydro energy. CERC dealt with different aspects of the proposed contract keeping in view the submissions made by PXIL […]

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CERC Adopts Tariff for SECI’s Manufacturing Linked Solar Tenders

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has accepted Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited’s (SECI) request for the adoption of tariff for 8800 MW of solar power plants connected to inter-state transmission system (ISTS) linked with setting-up of solar manufacturing plant, selected through competitive bidding process as per the official guidelines issued by Ministry of […]

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