Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

CERC Allows Uttarakhand RE Generator To Avail RECs Despite Delays

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement used its ‘Power To Relax’ provision to provide relief to Uttarakhand-based renewable energy generators in the matter of the issuance of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC). The order was passed when the petitioner, Dhanashree Agro Products, a Haridwar-based sugar mill, moved the CERC. The sugar mill uses bagasse […]

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CERC Asks Karnataka SLDC To Compensate RE Generator For Curtailment

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement asked the Karnataka State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC) and other respondents in the case to compensate two solar power generators for curtailment. The order came to the fore when the generators moved to the central commission seeking compensation against the curtailment of renewable power due to orders […]

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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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