Tata Power to Procure Short-Term Power at Rs 7.60/unit in Maharashtra 

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in its latest order, allowed the Tata Power Company Limited-Distribution (TPC-D), a power distribution company, to procure short-term power in Maharashtra at a weighted average of Rs 7.60 per unit. The price was discovered through competitive bidding, which the discom floated for short-term power procurement from April 2023 to June […]

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JSW Energy Reports 32% Surge In Renewable Generation in Q4

JSW Energy Limited yesterday announced its Q4 Financial Results. The Indian private power producer said that its net renewable generation increased 32 percent on Year-on-Year (YoY) basis. In addition, it said that the commissioning of 225 Megawatts (MW) of the Vijayanagar solar power plant helped increase its clean energy generation.  The firm said earnings before […]

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Gujarat Discoms To Get 500 MW Of Solar Power At Rs 2.51/unit 

Electricity distribution companies in Gujarat are all set to get green energy from its 500 Megawatt (MW) grid-connected solar projects in the state with a tariff of Rs 2.51 to Rs 2.52 per unit. The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) recently approved these tariffs.  It comes after the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) moved a petition […]

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Kerala Electricity Board Proposes Premium Green Energy Tariff At Rs 2.5/kwh 

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) recently proposed a premium green energy tariff for power consumers who want to purchase renewable power on demand. In its communication to the State Electricity Commission, the board has proposed a premium tariff of Rs 2.543 per Kilowatt-hour for the supply of clean energy to power consumers in Kerala.   In […]

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Clean Energy Share In India To Rise Upto 64% By 2030: CEA Estimates 

A latest estimation report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) predicts a strong positive growth of renewable energy in India in the next seven years. The authority recently released its revised second version of its “optimal generation mix 2030” report. The report estimates the power scenario by 2030 in the country.  The report estimates that the […]

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Amid Surge In Peak Demand, CERC Orders Extension Of RPAS Regulations To State Gencos 

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest suo-motu petition, ordered an extension of the provisions of the Reserve Regulation Ancillary Services (RPAS) to ‘willing’ state-level power generators. The CERC notified these Regulations on August 13, 2015, intending to ensure restoration of the grid frequency at desired levels.  Under these regulations, the participating generating companies either […]

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Power Ministry Issues New Draft Electricity (Amendment) Rules 2023, Seeks Comments From Stakeholders

The Ministry of Power on Friday released its latest Draft Electricity (Amendment) Rules 2023 and sought comments from stakeholders by the end of May 11, 2023. The new draft rules have proposed changes in Section 15 and Section 19 of the Electricity Rules 2005.  The new rules have been named ‘Electricity (Amendment) Rules 2023’. The notification […]

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CERC Extends Deadline For Power Generators To Submit Details On Generation, Transmission 

In its latest order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has extended the deadline for the power generators to submit their details from April 15 to May 15 of this year. The Commission, earlier on March 29, sought information from these generators for making the terms and conditions for tariff for the period starting from April […]

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Ministry Of Power Appoints CEA To Verify Captive Status of ISTS Power Projects 

The Ministry of Power, in its latest notification, has nominated the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) as the competent authority for verifying the status of captive power generating plants involved in inter-state power transmission. The notification said that the ministry earlier had received references on the issue from different stakeholders to decide on the authority to […]

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