SECI Wins Crucial Case At APTEL On Trading Margins, For Now

The Ruling against orders by the Delhi and Punjab regulators will be a relief to the central agency. In a detailed 77 page judgement delivered on July 2nd, a two judge bench of the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity  (APTEL) had delivered welcome news to SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) on its precious trading margin […]

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Now Punjab Wants to Tear Up Solar Contracts

Even as the issues from Andhra Pradesh are still to be resolved, comes the news of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the key state discom, pushing for a 10 percent discom from solar power producers. PSCL’s logic? The hit to collections during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the amazing argument that while determining the rate, […]

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Punjab Commission Hikes Average Tariff by 2.14% Across Categories

Punjab has announced an average tariff hike of 2.14 percent across categories for 2019-20. The State Electricity Regulatory Commission of Punjab has announced the hike in average tariff by 2.14 percent across categories for 2019-20. Besides, the state power regulator also raised the fixed charge for the domestic category of consumers by Rs 10 per […]

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