CERC Approves Trading Margin of Rs.0.07/kWh in SECI’s PSAs with Distribution Firms

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), in its petition, had asked the CERC for the approval of the trading margin of Rs.0.07/kWh agreed to by the distribution companies (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport; Tripura State Electricity Corporation) in the Power Supply Agreements signed for capacities of 334 MW and 100 MW respectively. The CERC […]

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GERC Allows Compensation To Juniper Energy For ‘Change Of Law’

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in its latest judgement, allowed Juniper Green Sigma Pvt Ltd compensation for ‘change of law’ events. Juniper Green Sigma is a subsidiary of Juniper Green Energy. It has developed a 120-megawatt (MW) grid-connected solar plant in Gujarat to supply Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). Juniper, in its petition before the […]

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Two Solar Firms To Get Compensations Due to Increased GST Rates

In its order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) granted compensation to two renewable energy companies. The central authority granted these compensations on account of ‘Change of Law’ events. Such events included the rise of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) costs of their projects due to the escalation of GST rates and the imposition of increased safeguard duty […]

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CERC Orders Compensation for Adani Subsidiary Over ‘Change of Law’ Events

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and other related entities concerned to compensate Adani Solar Energy Jodhpur Four Private Limited, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Adani Green Energy.  The order came to the fore after the SPV moved a petition before the CERC […]

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CERC Relents, Allows GST Compensation On O&M Expenses To Azure Power, Others

In a key development, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has finally relented, and ruled in favour of GST compensation for a clutch of developers in seven cases (5 of which involve Azure Power owned entities). The issue has been contested around the treatment of GST on O&M (Operations and maintainence) contracts of solar projects […]

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APTEL Accepts TPREL Claim For GST Compensation, After MERC Rejection

In an interesting judgement uploaded yesterday, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has upheld an appeal filed by Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL) against an order of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), on compensation for GST law changes. MSEDCL was the other party to the case, as the discom buying the power from […]

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CERC Judgement on SB Energy’s 300 MW Bhadla Project Compensation

A plea  by SB Energy at the CERC, with SECI and Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam as respondents, was disposed off by the commission with a now predictable template on most of the contentions. In doing so, the CERC has served to iterate what seems to be well established rules for such situations. The final order […]

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Change-in-law Payments Worth an Additional Rs 4000 Cr for Solar Sector: CRISIL

Change in Law payments by Discoms and SECI for GST to SPDs, together with SGD reimbursements will lead to Rs 4,000 crore cash inflow for the solar sector, as per CRISIL. Recent commencement of Change in Law payments by state power distribution companies (Discoms) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for Goods and […]

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MERC Directs MSEDCL to Compensate Solar PV Project Developers

Solar PV Projects totaling 100 MW will be benefited The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has provided partial relief to Juniper Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. (JGEPL), and Nisagra Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd. (NREPL), developers of solar PV projects in Maharashtra. JGEPL and NREPL had petitioned the MERC to intervene and finalize a compensation mechanism and […]

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