Open Access

GERC Imposes Additional Surcharge Of Rs 1/Kwh For Open Access Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in its latest notification proposed imposing an additional surcharge for open access consumers in the state. The state electricity regulatory body proposed imposing an additional surcharge at the rate of Re 1 per Kwh. The GERC order said that the additional surcharge for these consumers would be applicable between […]

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SunSource Commissions 75 MW Open Access Solar project iIn Karnataka.

Noida-based solar & storage solution provider company SunSource Energy recently announced the commissioning of the first phase of their 75 MW Open Access Solar project in Karnataka. They shared the news on their social media platform. In the post they mentioned, ‘SunSource Energy team is pleased to share that we have successfully commissioned and inaugurated […]

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Govt Extends Benefits To Open Access Consumers, Notifies New Rule

The Ministry of Power has amended its Electricity (Second Amendment) Rules 2023 and inserted new provisions to regulate the sector. These new provisions are related to the rules related to the General Network Access (GNA) and Open Access Consumers in the country.  In its newly amended rules, the ministry talked about the additional surcharge for open access […]

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Chandigarh Open Access Consumers May Get Green Power @Rs 6.75/unit

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has now come up with a draft discussion paper to compute the green energy open access tariff in Chandigarh. This comes after the Union government issued a notification last year allowing green energy through open access to consumers even with less […]

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Open Access: MERC Disallows Discoms To Levy Cross Subsidy Surcharge

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest judgment disallowed the local discoms of Thane in Maharashtra to levy Cross-Subsidy Surcharges (CSS) for open access consumers. The verdict from the state regulatory body came to the fore after Mindspace Business Parks Pvt Ltd (MBPPL) and Gigaplex Estate Pvt Ltd (GEPL) moved the MERC. Both […]

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3,595 Power Consumers In India Get Approval For Green Energy Open Access

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh, in his latest response before the Lok Sabha, said that as per government records, the Indian government approved the applications of 3,595 power consumers, allowing them to avail of green energy open access. The Ministry of Power in 2022 approved the Green Energy Open Access Rules, […]

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Uttarakhand Notifies Green Energy Open Access 2023 Regulations

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has notified Green Energy Open Access Regulations 2023.  As per the notification by the UERC, the consumer who has contracted demand or sanctioned load of 100 kW or more, either through a single connection or through multiple connections in the name of same consumer aggregating 100 kW or more located […]

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Radiance Renewables Secures Green Loan Facility for 150 MW Solar Project

EverSource Capital-backed Radiance Renewables Pvt. Ltd. has become the first commercial & industrial (C&I) renewable energy player in India to secure a green loan project finance facility for its 150 MW (AC) greenfield C&I solar power project located in Maharashtra. The facility will provide the necessary financing for the 150 MW (AC) solar project located […]

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Discoms In Gujarat To Levy Rs 0.87/Kwh As Surcharge For Open Access

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in its suo motto order, has specified the additional surcharge rate for the open access consumers in the state. As per the latest order of the state, it has specified Rs 0.87 per KwH applicable for open access services between October 1, 2023, and March 31, 2024. It comes after […]

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