Open Access

CII Pitches for Free Access For Green EV Charging

Key Industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has  pitched to make Open Access almost free where EV charging stations are powered by green energy, namely solar or wind energy. The idea is already being tried out in many places worldwide. “The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for an early policy notification for […]

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Delayed Captive Status of Solar Plant No Cause to Deny REC, finds CERC

In a case involving refusal to issue of Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) due to late recognition of a solar plant’s captive status, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) ruled in favour of petitioner Suryakant Gupta, the owner of Rajaram Maize Products, who installed a 4.8 MW solar power plant on his own land in Chhattisgarh for captive […]

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UP Regulator Eases Power Procurement From Exchanges For Industry

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, in its recent tariff order dated 29th July 21 for the financial year 2022 has made some key changes that could have a positive impact on the industry as well as renewable energy projects in the state. The regulator announced a reduction of up to 64 paise per unit […]

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IEX Launches GTAM

CERC has Accorded Approval The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) launched the Green Term-Ahead Market (GTAM) on its power trading platform after receiving approval from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). CERC accorded its approval through an order dated August 17, 2020. The IEX had filed a petition with the CERC regarding the same in 2018; […]

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RERC Orders Firm to Pay Transmission, LPS and SLDC Charges

Kishangarh Hi-Tech Textiles Park Ltd. has wind projects of 8.4 MW in Jaisalmer The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has ordered Kishangarh Hi-Tech Textiles Park Ltd. to pay transmission, state load dispatch center (SLDC) charges and late payment surcharge (LPS) to Rajasthan Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (RVPN). RVPN had petitioned the RERC requesting to provide relief […]

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GERC to Amend RPO Regulations

Changes to (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) (Third Amendment) Regulations Have Been Proposed The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed changes to regulations regarding procurement of energy from renewable energy generating sources; these will be the “Third Amendments in the GERC (Procurement of Energy from Renewable Sources) Regulations, 2010”. In the GERC proposal, […]

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HERC Issues Discussion Paper on License Terms and Conditions

HERC to set new regulations defining terms and conditions of license for a deemed licensee in Haryana. A discussion paper has been prepared. The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has prepared a discussion paper on HERC (Terms & Conditions of License for Deemed Licensee) Regulations, 2020. A public hearing will be held by the state […]

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