MSEDCL

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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EESL, MSEDCL Commission 8 MW Solar Agro Project at Devdaithan

EESL and MSEDCL have commissioned an 8 MW solar-agro project at Devdaithan. The work on the project was completed in six months. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) have commissioned a 7987 kWp (8 MW) solar-agro project at Devdaithan. The work on the project was completed in six […]

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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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Avaada Gets Relief at APTEL Against CERC Order for Maharashtra Project

Back in January this year, we had carried this story on how a CERC order had ruled against Avaada in a petition to stay cancellation of its PSA with SECI. Many of the other key issues in the project, like the  fate of the 28MW already built, or the power generated there, or even the […]

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MSEDCL Continues To Write the Rulebook On Killing Solar Rooftop

The Maharashtra State Energy Distribution Company Limited continues to find new ways to rile up solar stakeholders. Their latest effort, or ‘non effort’ relates to the piffling demand for central solar subsidy worth Rs 3 crores, for just 25 MW, when the potential in the state according to most experts is easily over 1000 MW. […]

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Despite MERC Relief in Wind Energy Case, Project Execution A Challenge for Hero Wind

In a case it brought against MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited) at the state power regulator MERC, Hero Wind Energy, through its subsidiary (Clean Wind Power (Bhavnagar) Private Limited) handling the project in question managed to get some relief. But that hardly indicates an end to the problems facing the project. The issue […]

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SECI Fails To Wriggle Out of MERC Jurisdiction. Faces MSEDCL Claims for Damages

In an order with possibly far reaching consequences for SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India), the Maharashtra Electricity Regulator (MERC) has opted to place the central government undertaking on the dock, for a claim brought in by MSEDCL (Maharastra state Electricity Distribution Company Limited). MSEDCL’s main complaint against SECI, which it opted to bring before […]

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Is Maharashtra Ready For ‘Renewable Only’ Capacity Creation?

The Coronavirus pandemic might have achieved what no amount of push from well meaning people did. Force one of India’s top Industrialised states, Maharashtra, to consider a full stop on fresh thermal energy capacity creation in the state. A report in the Economic Times quotes Maharashtra Energy minister Nitin Raut saying that no more thermal […]

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