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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Waaree Energies Secures 220MW Solar PV Module Order from Sprng Energy

Waaree Energies Limited announced signing a contract with Sprng Energy Private Limited, a Shell group company, to supply 220MW of solar PV modules. The association entails Waaree Energies Limited supplying 220MW of AHNAY Series, Bi-55 545Wp modules, to be utilized for Sprng’s project in Gujarat. Sprng Energy Private Limited, is a renewable energy platform in […]

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Suzlon Secures 30 MW Wind Turbine Order From EDF Renewables For Its 3 MW Series

Indian wind energy company Suzlon Group today announced a new order win for the development of a 30 MW wind power project for EDF Renewables. Suzlon will install 10 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 3 MW each. The project is located in Gujarat. This […]

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Rooftop Solar: Rajasthan Regulator Increases Net-Metering Limit To 1MW

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo-motu order, increased the net metering limit for rooftop solar consumers from 500 Kw to 1 Megawatt (MW). The order cited the slow growth of rooftop solar in the state and the thrust of the Union government toward the segment. Per the Rights of Consumer (ROC) Amendment […]

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CERC Awards Compensation To Avaada For Increased GST Rates

In its latest judgment, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) allowed compensation to Avaada Sustainable RJProject Pvt Ltd. (ASRPL) due to increased GST rates on solar equipment. The order was passed after the subsidiary of Avaada moved the Central Commission, citing an increase in its project cost due to an increase in the GST rates […]

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CERC Declines To Consider Power Exchange RTM Abortions As ‘Force Majeure’

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement, declined to consider the plea of BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd, a power distribution licensee from Delhi. The discom had approached the Central Commission asking it to consider the events related to abortion and the cancellation of bids placed on the Real Time Market (RTM) of […]

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CERC Awards Compensation To Indigrid Solar Over Change In GST Rates

In its latest judgment, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) granted compensation to Indigrid Solar-I (AP) Pvt Ltd. over escalated GST rates. The firm approached the Central Commission seeking compensation, citing increased project costs due to introducing GST on solar products. The solar power generator, in its petition, told the CERC that after the firm submitted […]

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NHPC Awards 250MW Rajasthan Solar Project To Apraava Energy

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) awarded a 250 MW Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar energy project in Rajasthan to Apraava Energy. Apraava Energy, an integrated energy solutions provider, announced receiving the order today. The project order through the e-reverse auction mechanism at a walk-out tariff of INR 2.53 per kWh is scheduled to be completed within […]

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MERC Imposes 45L Penalty On MSEDCL Over Non-Compliance

In its latest judgment, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) imposed penalties on the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL) over non-compliance issues. The Maharashtra power regulator passed the Order after Harshwardhan Jadhav, an ex-MLA, moved MERC, seeking action against the state discom.  In his petition before the MERC, the petitioner blamed the MSEDCL for non-compliance with the […]

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