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JERC Rejects Plea of Puducherry Firm For Enhancing Net Metering Limit For Captive Solar

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State of Goa & Union Territories has rejected the petition filed by Puducherry-based Rane Brake Lining, seeking relaxation of provision 4.4 of JERC for State of Goa and UTs (solar PV grid interactive system based on net metering) Regulations 2019. The provision imposes a cap on maximum solar […]

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Proposed Amendment by Power Ministry To Power Corporate and Industrial RE Development

With 4 stakeholder consultations already held, the proposal by the power ministry to amend the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 is moving ahead. The amendments will have the twin objectives of enhancing demand for renewable energy at the end- use sectors such as Industry, buildings, transport etc, and also support the climate goals commitments of the […]

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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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Odisha Regulator Notifies Open Access Charges for 2020-21

Odisha, which has had a relatively better record on the electricity distribution front in recent years, has just had the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission notify charges for the year 2020-21. These new charges will be effective from Oct 1, 2020. While usually the charges would have run to Mar 31, 2021, due to the exceptional […]

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Dark Clouds Gathering Over C&I Segment, Says ICRA

In a report carried by wire agencies, ICRA’s (Formerly Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India) sector head and VP Girishkumar Kadam has been quoted as saying that renewable energy developers, based on third party or group captive off-take remain exposed to regulatory risk. The segment, called the C&I or commercial and industrial segment […]

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