Force Majeure

CERC Declines To Consider Power Exchange RTM Abortions As ‘Force Majeure’

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement, declined to consider the plea of BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd, a power distribution licensee from Delhi. The discom had approached the Central Commission asking it to consider the events related to abortion and the cancellation of bids placed on the Real Time Market (RTM) of […]

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CERC Sees Merit In SECI Plea Against Adani Green For 50 MW Wind Project Delay

The Petition  Adani Green has petitioned Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) seeking extension of Scheduled Date of Commissioning (SCoD) of a project from January 3, 2020 to March 5, 2020 without the levy of liquidated damages by the respondent. The second respondent to the petition is  Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the […]

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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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CERC Declines to Stop SECI From Encashing Bank Guarantees of Inox Green Energy

In an order dated June 29th that was published yesterday, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) declined to prevent the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) from encashing bank guarantees submitted by Inox Green Energy and its various subsidiaries. The Case Details The case involved Inox Green Energy Services setting up 250 MW Wind Power […]

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Renewable Energy Supply Chain Disruptions to be Treated as Force Majeure

MNRE has directed its implementing agencies to treat delay on account of disruption of the supply chains due to the spread of coronavirus as Force Majeure. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that all Renewable Energy implementing agencies of the MNRE have been directed to treat delay on account of disruption […]

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