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 Asks SECI to Compensate Developer For BCD On Solar Cells

The CERC has maintained that ReNew Solar Energy (Jharkhand Three) Private Limited is entitled to compensation on a PPA signed with the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) following the imposition of safeguard duty on solar cells/modules. The firm said that the imposition has resulted in an increase in the rate of Basic Customs […]

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CERC Asks Regional Gencos To Be Prepared For Ancillary Services During Peak Demand

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, has asked the regional power generating stations under the control of state governments and other power stations to be prepared to render their ancillary services to counter the peak electricity demand. The peak demands are likely to increase with the country’s temperature rise. The central authority […]

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CERC Orders Compensation To Hero Solar SPV Over Surge In GST Rates

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in its latest judgment, ordered giving financial compensation to Clean Solar Power (Jodhpur) Private Limited on account of the escalation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates from five percent to 12 percent in 2021. Clean Solar Power is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Hero Solar Energy. The solar […]

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CERC Allows Powergrid To Venture Into Telecom Biz But With Conditions  

In its latest judgment, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed power transmission company– Powergrid to venture into the telecom business. However, it has imposed some conditions too.  As per the CERC (Sharing of Revenue Derived from other businesses) Regulations, 2020, power transmission companies must inform the Commission and seek its approval if they want to […]

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CERC Declines To Give Relief To ReNew Wind Energy In Gujarat ISTS Project Case

In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) declined to give any relief to the ReNew Wind Energy (TN) Private Limited in a case related to its proposed 265 MW of wind project in the Bhuj district of Gujarat.  The wind energy developer had signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Solar Energy […]

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CERC Directs Delhi International Airport Ltd to Apply for Fresh Accreditation for RE Certificate

The Central Electrcity Regulatory Commission has approved the plea of Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) seeking relaxation of Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) norms owing to change in legal status. It has directed DIAL to apply afresh for accreditation and registration of REC. The petition by DIAL had been filed against the National Load Despatch Centre […]

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Amid Surge In Peak Demand, CERC Orders Extension Of RPAS Regulations To State Gencos 

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest suo-motu petition, ordered an extension of the provisions of the Reserve Regulation Ancillary Services (RPAS) to ‘willing’ state-level power generators. The CERC notified these Regulations on August 13, 2015, intending to ensure restoration of the grid frequency at desired levels.  Under these regulations, the participating generating companies either […]

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CERC Extends Deadline For Power Generators To Submit Details On Generation, Transmission 

In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has extended the deadline for the power generators to submit their details from April 15 to May 15 of this year. The Commission, earlier on March 29, sought information from these generators for making the terms and conditions for tariff for the period starting from April […]

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