UPNEDA Revises Norms in 150 MW Solar RFS Under PM KUSUM

UPNEDA (Uttar Pradesh New Energy Development Agency) had issued a tender for procurement of power through tariff based competitive bidding process from grid connected solar power plants connected to selected segregated agriculture feeder of distribution substation cumulative capacity of 150 MW for sale of power to UPPCL at various locations in Uttar Pradesh through RESCO […]

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APTEL Determines Interim CUF at INR 5.71 Per Unit for ODisha Hydro Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has accepted the plea of Baitarani Power Project Private Limited contending the previous order of the State Commission, which had reduced its project tariff for a 24 MW small Hydro Electric Project to INR 5.03 per unit. The order had been passed by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission in […]

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KSERC Allows Cochin Port Authority To Re-Tender For 1.5MWp Floating Solar

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has allowed Cochin Port Authority to re-tender for the development of 1.5 MWp Grid Connected Floating Solar PV plant at Willingdon Island of the Port Authority under RESCO Model (BOOT) for 25 years. The court also allowed PPA for the 1.5 MWp Floating Solar and grid-connection of the […]

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CERC Overrides SECI To Allow Wind Developer Extra 5% Capacity Addition

The CERC has given a nod to Green Infra Renewable Energy Limited (GIREL), which was looking to install an additional 5% capacity for its 249.90 MW wind power project located in Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu and Kutch in Gujarat. Green Infra Wind Energy Ltd (GIWEL) is the parent company of GIREL and had won the […]

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MERC Rejects Textile Firm’s Plea for CUF Waiver, PPA Amendment

MERC (Maharashtra State Regulatory Commission) has quashed a petition filed by Sarla Performance Fibers Ltd. (SPFL) looking for removal of a penalty of Rs.1,14,00,000 (for FY 2019-2020 and 2020-2021) on it on a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on a wind power project with the state electric power distribution company MSEDCL. The firm was also hoping […]

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APTEL Asks TANGEDCO to Reimburse Solar Developers for Excess Energy Demand

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (Aptel) has asked The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (Tangedco) to reimburse solar power developers for excess energy purchased from them exceeding the capacity utilization factor (CUF) of 19%. The said solar power developers include Crescent Power Limited, B.S. Apparel and Ranergy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Along with tariff […]

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Adani Green Earnings Call Q1 FY23: Operational Capacity Growth Up To 5800 MW

Kev revelations were made during the Q1 FY23 earnings call of the green arm of Adani Enterprises, Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL). Here is a look at them-  Capacity Growth On An Upward Trend The operational capacity growth on YoY basis has shot up by 65% to 5800 MW. This growth has been attributed to […]

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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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