Kerala State Commission Turns Down KSEB Petition For Gross Metering, Net Billing

In an important order last week, the Kerala Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has turned down the plea of the state discom, Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEB) for modification of the net metering rules as applicable in the state to  gross metering and a net billing regime. KSEB had also made a plea for the […]

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Kerala Regulator Gives Nod To Reduced Tariff On Procurement Of Solar Power

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has received the nod of the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) towards the procurement of 90 MW of solar power for 25 years at a reduced tariff of Rs 2.77 kWh from NTPC. The Commission gave its approval to KSEB to finalise the PPA at the lower tariff. […]

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KSEB Moves Kerala Regulator To Shift From Net To Gross Metering For Solar Prosumers

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has moved the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission to approve of amendment to the rules of metering and billing against the consumers not only generating solar and wind power more than 500 kilowatts a month but also receiving the supply of power from KSEB. In doing so, KSEB would […]

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KSEB Tender For 11 MW Solar Across 21 Kerala Locations

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited EPC contractors to bid and develop solar projects totaling 11 MW of ground-mounted, grid-connected solar plants across the state. The projects are  part of the Component A of the the  PM-KUSUM scheme, which envisages ground mounted solar projects upto 2 MW in size. KSEB has already identified […]

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Kerala Plans 200 MW Renewable Projects Over 10 Dams

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is seeking bids to develop 100 megawatt (MW) each of wind projects and floating solar projects. All of these projects will be constructed in ten dams of the state. The government has said that the bids for the wind energy projects shall open on February 24. It has also […]

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KERC Rejects BCCL Plea, But Penalises KSEB For Tardy Billing

In an order that should set a useful precedent for the law of limitation, as far as claims go, the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order favouring Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB Ltd), which had charged Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd, or the Times of India Group (BCCL) with HT […]

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Tata Power Empaneled for 84MW Rooftop Solar Project By KSEB

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has been empaneled and won a contract worth Rs 400cr from the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) on July 2, 2021 to develop 84MW solar rooftop project for domestic consumers across all districts of Kerala. As a part of this agreement, the company will implement projects through […]

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