CERC

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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Green Energy Association Mulls to Move SC Against APTEL Order on RECs

Last week, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) had rejected the petition of Green Energy Association and other similar pleas against the CERC’s order. Industry body Green Energy Association is planning to move the Supreme Court against the tribunal APTEL’s order which upheld power regulator CERC’s ruling reducing forbearance and floor price of renewable energy certificates (RECs) of solar and non-solar energy. The Green […]

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CERC Proposes Levelized Generic Tariff for Select Renewables

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has proposed a new levelized generic tariff for selected renewable and project specific for solar PV. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed a new levelized generic tariff for the purchase of electricity from small hydro projects, biomass with Rankine cycle, non-fossil fuel based co-generation, biomass gasifier and biogas based […]

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Poor implementation of net-metering policies poses a major challenge for rooftop solar

India’s rooftop solar market has been growing rapidly with the country adding more capacity in the past 12 months than all previous years put together. However, grid interconnection regulations and processes remain challenging in most parts of the country despite almost all states announcing net- and/or gross-metering policies for rooftop solar. According to survey of […]

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