Change in Law

Azure Power to Get Compensation For Increase in Costs Due to Safeguard Duty

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently heard two petitions made by Azure Power in two cases in which it had requested the commission to consider the levy of safeguard duty as Change in Law and had asked it for approval and determination of compensation for the increase in project cost following the imposition. In […]

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CERC Passes Order, GST to be Covered Under “Change in Law”

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has in its latest order observed that the enactment of Goods and Services Tax (GST) that came into effect from July 1, 2017, will be covered under ‘Change in Law’. The commission issued the order in response to a petition filed by Parampujya Solar Energy Pvt. Limited (PSEPL), a […]

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Investors Fear Depreciation in Rupee May Affect Solar Tariffs: Study

“If the rupee depreciates to Rs 67 from Rs 65 between the time of tariff bidding and finalisation of terms of payment for module supply (which can easily extend to 6-8 months), the solar power developer will suffer an overall four paisa per unit reduction in margin, which is significant considering the modest margins for […]

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