No Need For Feasibility Reports For Rooftop Solar Below 10kw: Draft Rule

The Ministry of Power, in its latest draft notification, has proposed amending the electricity rules for rooftop solar. As per the latest draft rule, the authorities will remove the requirement to undertake technical feasibility studies for rooftop solar projects below 10 kilowatts (KW). The new draft rules, named Electricity (Rights of Consumers Second Amendment) Rules […]

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HPERC Approves Generic Levelized Tariff Of Solar Power At Rs 3.65/unit

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) in its order has fixed the generic levelized tariff of solar energy projects at Rs 3.65 per unit for projects upto 100 MW. It also decided to fix the the tariff for projects between 100 MW to 500 MW at Rs 3.62 per unit. The rates were finalized […]

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Haryana Releases Draft Solar Policy, Aims To Install 6GW RE Power

The Haryana New and Renewable Energy Department has published its latest draft Solar Policy 2023. It has asked the stakeholders concerned to submit their opinion on the same within the next one month. In the latest draft note, the state renewable department aimed to install a cumulative 6000 Megawatt (MW) by 2030 in Haryana.   The agency […]

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Chhattisgarh Offers Sops For Grid-Connected Solar DRE Units

The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has come out with a new draft regulation to boost the uptake of grid-connected distributed renewable energy (DRE) units in the state. The Commission has now proposed a second amendment to its Gid-Connected DRE Regulations. These rules will be applicable from September 1, 2023. The draft CSERC (Grid […]

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Gujarat Issues Draft Tariff Determination Norms For Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has now come up with a discussion paper to develop a tariff framework for the procurement of power from wind-solar hybrid projects. It is applicable for wind-solar hybrid projects and such projects with storage too. It has asked the stakeholders and public to comment on the draft proposals by the end […]

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Power Ministry Puts Phase-1 Of Emission Control Gear On Hold Basis IIT Report

The Indian Power Ministry has been effectively implementing pollution management methods (emission control) in selected energy crops to examine the benefits before rolling out the predicted 2 lakh crore of funding in all initiatives that would raise electrical energy rates. The government has indicated that the application of Flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) techniques increases carbon dioxide […]

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Power Minister Interaction With Stakeholders On Draft Policy For Energy Storage Systems

In an important discussion on January 25, the Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh interacted with Renewable Energy developers, industry and various government representatives to discuss the elements of the draft Policy on Energy Storage system. The policy aims at the creation of technology-agnostic large storage systems across the value […]

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