green energy open access

Uttarakhand Notifies Green Energy Open Access 2023 Regulations

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has notified Green Energy Open Access Regulations 2023.  As per the notification by the UERC, the consumer who has contracted demand or sanctioned load of 100 kW or more, either through a single connection or through multiple connections in the name of same consumer aggregating 100 kW or more located […]

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100KW Open Access Limit Not Applicable to Captive Consumers: MERC

It may be recalled that in May, the Ministry of Power has asked all the State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) to notify green tariffs under the Green Energy Open Access Regulations. Heeding the request, MERC has introduced the draft notification on Green Energy Open Access.  The MERC (Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission) DOA Regulations pave the way […]

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Green Energy Open Access: KERC Includes Centre’s Amended Norms

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in its latest order, included the amendment norms of the Union government on Green Energy Open Access in its state Green Energy Open Access rules to extend the benefits of the same in the southern Indian state.  Karnataka issued the Green Energy Open Access in 2022. The same year the […]

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KERC Proposes Extra Banking Charges Against Peak Time Power Withdrawal

In its latest discussion paper, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has offered more details relating to imposing an additional banking charge of two percent when the net power withdrawal is made during peak hours under the open access system. The proposal has been put forward for dealing with energy banking and its subsequent withdrawal, injection, […]

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Gujarat Issues Draft Green Energy Open Access Rules

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Authority (GERC) has come up with its latest draft regulations for Green Energy Open Access. It has put the draft regulations for public scrutiny and asked the power stakeholders and the general public to send their comments on these by the end of July 26. The new rules have been named Draft Gujarat Electricity Regulatory […]

Karnataka Proposes Short-Term Green Energy Open Access  

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in its newly-released draft rules on Green Energy Open Access, has proposed the concept of three different categories of green energy open access consumers. It also includes green energy consumers who can opt for short-term services for less than one year.  The new regulations have been named Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission […]

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HERC Approves Green Energy Open Access Rules, Ensures Not Levying Reliability Charges 

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC), in its latest order, approved changes to the draft Green Energy Open Access Rules. This comes after hearing pleas from the electricity generators, power distribution companies, and other stakeholders. The Ministry of Power, earlier on June 6, 2022, came up with its Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy […]

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MoP Issues Draft Electricity Rules 2021 for Green Energy

The Ministry of Power has released the “Draft Electricity (promoting renewable energy through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021,” seeking comments from stakeholders within 30 days. The draft rules can be accessed here. These rules are proposed for the purchase and consumption of green energy, including the energy from ‘Waste-to-Energy’ plants. The draft rules address […]

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