No Transmission Charges For Use of ISTS Network For Solar and Wind Projects : CERC

CERC amends regulations for sharing of Inter-state Transmission Charges & Losses to levy no charges for use of the ISTS-Network for Solar and Wind projects. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an amendment for the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Sharing of Inter-State Transmission Charges & Losses) Regulations, 2010. According to the latest amendment, […]

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CERC Issues New Regulation For Cross Border Trade of Electricity

India looks set to improve its position as an electricity exporting nation with new guidelines issued by CERC for seamless cross border trade of electricity. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in accordance with the guidelines on import and export of electricity issued by the Ministry of Power earlier this year, has issued new guidelines […]

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CERC Issues Order to Optimise ISGS Schedules in India, Reducing Generation Costs

The CERC in its order has stated that the pilot for the SCED will be implemented by POSOCO with effect from April 1, 2019. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), after reviewing proposals made by the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) on “Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) of Inter-State Generating Stations pan India,” has issued […]

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PGCIL’s Indu Shekhar Jha Takes Oath as Member CERC

Prior to this, Jha was holding the post of Chief Managing Director, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) since 2015. The government has appointed Indu Shekhar Jha, former PGCIL CMD, as the Member of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Prior to this, Jha was holding the post of Chief Managing Director, Power Grid Corporation […]

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CERC Maintains GST Constitutes Change in Law

The matter was of additional tax burden on which was put on transmission licensees because of the introduction of GST compensation cess. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission recently issued an order on a suo-moto proceeding regarding GST. The order says that the introduction of GST will constitute a change in law kind of event for the […]

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SECI Named Nodal Agency to Implement 2,500 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

The eligible capacity for bidding will be a minimum 200 MW and maximum 500 MW by a bidder with project capacity of at least 50 MW at one project site. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has appointed Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) as the nodal agency for setting up of 2,500 […]

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MNRE Announces RPO Compliance Unit

The RPO Compliance Cell will coordinate with states, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and SERCs on all things related to the RPO. It will oversee monthly reports on RPO compliance, coordinate periodic reporting, and act on non-compliance with the appropriate authorities. To improve enforcement of key policies for clean energy deployment in the country, Ministry […]

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NTPC Defers 2,000 MW Solar Projects Auction

The decision came on the backdrop of letter written to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) by the Solar Power Developers Association. The association had sought extension of solar auctions till the issue related to grant of connectivity through inter-state transmission system is not resolved. As developers have raised their concerns and have sought […]

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Power Regulator CERC Boosts Merchant Renewable Energy Plants

The detailed procedure that commission has issued would grant long and medium-term transmission access to the renewable project that has achieved financial closure and has already acquired land for the project. While proposing stringent rules against line underutilization, Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued guidelines that would pave way for serious merchant renewable […]

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