GERC Proposes Fixing Timelines For Rooftop Solar Connections

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has now proposed amending its existing rooftop solar and net-metering rules of 2016 to pave the way for fixing timelines for rooftop solar installations.  The new draft rules proposed that the technical feasibility report (TFR) should be submitted by the discoms within 15 days. This new provision was made […]

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Delayed Solar Project: Gujarat Discom, GETCO Draw GERC’s Ire

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in its latest judgement ordered the Gujarat discom-Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited (UGVCL) and govt entity Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO) to refund the amount charged to solar generators on account of delays. The case was filed by Arka Energy, Aditya Energy and their clients jointly against UGVCL, […]

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GERC Imposes Additional Surcharge Of Rs 1/Kwh For Open Access Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in its latest notification proposed imposing an additional surcharge for open access consumers in the state. The state electricity regulatory body proposed imposing an additional surcharge at the rate of Re 1 per Kwh. The GERC order said that the additional surcharge for these consumers would be applicable between […]

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KPI Green Bags 50MW Of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project From GUVNL

Gujarat based KPI Green energy a renewable energy company recently announced that it emerged as a successful winner for Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) 50MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project. KPI received the letter of Intent, in which it was awarded 50MW (comprising of 16.80 MW Wind and 50MW Solar) Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project. The […]

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SGEL Gets LoI From GUVNL For 500 MW GIPCL Solar Park In Khavda

SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL) a renewable arm of SJVN received the Letter of Intent (LOI) from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for a 500 MW Solar Project. This project is part of GUVNL Phase-XXI. Geeta Kapur, Chairman/Managing Director, of SJVN, SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL) earlier bagged the 500 MW (100 MW + […]

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GERC Revises Tariff To Rs 2.57 For 700 MW Project Between SECI, GUVNL

Gujarat Electricity Regulation Commission (GERC) recently approved the power usage agreement signed by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) with Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECIL). The agreement was undertaken for procurement of 700 MW power from their solar PV power plant that is to be set up under Ministry of New and Renewable […]

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Gujarat Wind Developers Blame OEMs, Others For Higher Wind Tariff

Wind developers in Gujarat now have justified higher wind project tariffs, attributing this to the monopolistic attitude of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other price hikes in the market. The information was recently featured during the hearing of a case in the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC). The case was related to the adoption of […]

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GERC Seeks Consultants To Determine Banking Charges For RE Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has now planned to impose banking charges against the generation of renewable energy in the state. To undertake the mission, the state commission has floated a tender seeking bids from consultants who can help the state commission in imposing the charges. The GERC, in its document mandated the consultants […]

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GUVNL Looks to Procure 500 MW Solar Energy with 500 MW Greenshoe Option

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd., (GUVNL) has issued a tender and invited bids for the purchase of power through competitive bidding process (followed by reverse e-auction) from 500 MW grid connected solar PV power projects without energy storage to be set up/ under construction/ already commissioned projects anywhere in India. The GUVNL tender comes with […]

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