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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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MERC Clarifies That Green Energy Tariff To Be Treated As Tariff Income In Mumbai

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission, has issued an ‘Errata’ order for its earlier order (case 134 of 2020 on March 22) allowing Tata Power company (TPC-D), one of the three Mumbai discoms, to provide ‘green tariff at a 66 paise premium to customers. The new order makes it clear that the premium being charged for […]

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Avaada Gets Decision From MERC for 250 MW Solar Project with MSEDCL

MERC had directed both parties i.e. Avaada and MSEDCL to complete the formalities under the RfS and execute the PPA by March 2, 2021. Avaada Energy (AEPL) had filed a case in January 2021 against Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL) with the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking issuance of appropriate order(s)/ directions(s) […]

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Maha Regulator Dismisses BEST Plea For ‘Limited Open Access’

In an order published just before the weekend started last week, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has  dismissed a petition by BEST, one of two Mumbai discoms, wherein BEST had requested for allowing limited Open Access in its area of supply and for determining and allowing Open Access charges and other fees and charges. […]

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MERC Orders SECI to Compensate MSEDCL for Delayed Solar Projects

MERC has directed SECI to compensate MSEDCL as per a Power Sale Agreement (PSA) signed between the two entities for delayed solar projects. The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) as per a Power […]

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MSEDCL Petition to Float Open Tenders Under MSKVY Partly Approved by MERC

MERC has allowed MSEDCL to proceed with the continuous bidding process for the selection of bidders under MSKVY. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has been at the doors of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to seek approval to float Open tenders and taking land on lease by paying rent under Mukhyamantri […]

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MSEDCL Petition to Float Open Tenders Under MSKVY Halted by MERC

MSEDCL has had its petition with MERC, seeking approval to float open tenders and taking land on lease by paying rent under MSKVY Scheme, halted for now. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has filed a petition with the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking approval to float Open tenders and taking land […]

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MERC Begins E-Hearing on Mumbai Power Outage Issue

MERC on October 21, 2020, began the hearing into last week’s power outage in Mumbai which lasted for up to 14 hours in some parts. The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) on October 21, 2020, began the hearing into last week’s power outage in Mumbai which lasted for up to 14 hours in some parts. […]

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State Commission to Conduct Hearing on Mumbai Power Outage on Oct 21

MERC will be making a suo motu hearing on the Mumbai power outage on October 21, 2020. The reasons for the rare citywide power outage will be discussed. The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has said that it will be making a suo motu hearing on the Mumbai power outage on October 21, 2020. The […]

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