CERC Rejects ReNew Power Plea On Force Majeure for 250 MW Wind Project

In an order dated July 29, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected multiple contentions by ReNew Power regarding a 250 MW ISTS connected wind energy project for 250 MW that it had won in 2018. ReNew had made SECI, as well as multiple state discoms that are buying power from the project respondents […]

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APTEL Provides Relief To CSP Developers On Force Majeure Grounds

In an important judgement that will hopefully close the chapter on a festering dispute, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has allowed multiple developers stuck with Concentrated Solar Thermal (CSP) projects to get relief from liabilities, caused due to lower DNI (Direct Natural Irradiance) than they had assumed when bidding. The developers impacted include Godavari […]

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APTEL Relief For Avaada From Transmission Charges Till Final decision From CERC

In an interesting order, the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) has chosen to provide Avaada Energy relief from charges being claimed from transmission utilities for a project where it has been using Medium Term Open Access, instead of Long Term Open Access as mandated. The Issue Avaada had made both CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) […]

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CERC Allows ACME Petition To Qualify Entry Tax As Change In Law

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission allowed on June 29 the petition moved by ACME praying for declaring the Entry Tax as Change In Law defined in the statutes. The three judges panel of I. S. Jha, Arun Goyal and P. K. Singh, also ordered the stay of collection of entry tax pursuant from the petitioner […]

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Regulator Extends Rs 12 Cap On Traded Electricity To Sep 30 On Power Exchanges

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), which had in an order on May 6 directed the Power Exchanges to cap power trading prices at Rs 12 till June 30, has extended the order to September 30 now. The order applies to trading in the Day Ahead market (DAM including Green DAM), RTM, Intra-day, Day Ahead […]

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CERC Declines to Stop SECI From Encashing Bank Guarantees of Inox Green Energy

In an order dated June 29th that was published yesterday, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) declined to prevent the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) from encashing bank guarantees submitted by Inox Green Energy and its various subsidiaries. The Case Details The case involved Inox Green Energy Services setting up 250 MW Wind Power […]

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CERC Orders Grant Of Transmission Licence To Adani Transmission

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) ordered on June 16 the grant of transmission licence to Khavda-Bhuj Transmission Limited  subject to fulfillment of 14 conditions under the monitoring eyes of Central Electricity Authority which will bring to the notice of the Commission any lapse on the part of the licensee. Owned by Adani Transmission, Khavda-Bhuj Transmission […]

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Mytrah Energy Proposes Review Of Old Order, CERC Disposes

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission ordered as dismissed the petition of Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd. (MEIPL) praying for review of the order dated 6.8.2019. The Commission had ordered on 6.8.2019 that the review petitioner, as the generating station of the review petitioner was not ready on the date of commercial operation […]

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SECI Extends Commissioning Date For UPC backed Masaya Solar Project

The  Central Electrical Regulatory Commission ordered petitioner Masaya Solar Energy Private Limited on May 30 to withdraw its petition when Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) submitted before the CERC the rescheduled commissioning of a project as prayed by the petitioner. A bench of three judges under chairmanship of IS Jha heard the matter. […]

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