MERC

MERC Directs MSEDCL to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to Wind Generator

In an order that highlighted both the dire straights of MSEDCL and it’s impact on payments to generators, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the state discom MSEDCL to pay late payment charges on its outstandings to a wind power generator TCIL. The discom, in its response to the petitioner had tried to […]

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Major APTEL Relief For Maharashtra Wind Developers

In an order marked as much by the final order as adverse comments and notings on two key Maharashtra government undertakings, namely MSEDCL and MEDA, APTEL (Appellate Tribunal for Electricity) has provided relief to multiple wind developers in the state. In doing so, APTEL has also seen fit to note that even MERC (Maharashtra Electricity […]

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MSEDCL Issues RfS For Purchase Of Power For Solar Power Projects

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued an RfS for the purchase of power on long term basis through competitive bidding process for 500 MW inter/intra state grid connected solar photovoltaic power projects. The timeline for the online submission of response to RfS is August 30, 2022 at 15.00 hrs. All documents are […]

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MSEDCL Gets Approval For 14 MW of Solar Projects Under PM-KUSUM

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL) has received permission from the MERC for the adoption of tariff for long-term power procurement from 14 MW solar projects selected through a competitive bidding process that was launched for 500 MW of solar projects in the state.  These solar projects will be installed under Section 63 of […]

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93% of MSEDCL Tender For 535 MW Solar Power Goes To Railways Firm

In an interesting development, Braithwaite India and Co. Limited, a firm under the Ministry of Railways, has got an allotment of 500 MW out of a 535 MW of bids  accepted by MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited),  under the ‘Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana’ from 2 to 10 MW capacity projects. For the […]

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300 MW Hybrid Project: MERC Approves Reduced Tarrif Of Rs 2.56/KWh

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ordered that the voluntarily offered tariff of Rs. 2.56 per unit be applicable for supply of 300 MW RE wind-solar hybrid power by T.P. Saurya Limited (subsidiary of Tata Power) to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL). A three-judge bench comprising Sanjay Kumar, IM Bohari and Mahesh Khullar, […]

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MERC approves MSEDCL To Procure At Rs 3.05 For 111 MW Solar projects under MSKVY

In an order issued last week, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) gave its approval to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited for starting the procurement process of 111 MW of grid connected Solar power projects under the ‘Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana’ (MSKVY). The order covers a total of 33 respondent firms who had […]

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CERC Agrees With Tata Motors, Allows One time Relaxation For Issue of RECs

In an interesting order published yesterday, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has provided relief to Tata Motors (petitioner), on a plea the latter made against the respondent, National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) in  the matter of issuance of the Renewable Energy Certificates to the Petitioner for the specified period. The Issue: Tata Motors, which […]

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MSEDCL, MERC Face Censure From APTEL Over Payment Delays To Wind Developer

In a highly critical new order, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled against the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL), quashing its appeal against “interest on interest,” as imposed on it by the Maharashtra Electricity Commission (MERC), which awarded 1.25% penalty interest on 1.25% delayed payment charges interest to Rajalakshmi Minerals, a […]

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