Renewable Purchase Obligation

RPO Target for 2022-23 to Continue in Absence of Clear Target for 2023-24: WBERC

While most States have specified Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets for 2023 to 2024, West Bengal has not mentioned its RPO goal for said time period. The absence of a clear RPO target for the year 2023-2024 has been challenged before the WBERC (West Bengal Electricity Regulation Commission). The WBERC had last specified the RPO […]

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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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Maharashtra Renewable Energy Grows By 9% Last Fiscal

The state economic survey of Maharashtra for the period of 2022-23, is out and it paints a bright picture as far as renewable energy is concerned in the state. The state economic survey held that there has been a reasonable jump in the renewable capacity of the state. In 2022-23 financial year, the installed renewable […]

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Bihar (BERC) Gives Green Signal to 600 MW Solar Purchases From SECI

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has given nod to procurement of 600 MW of solar power from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in Tranche-VIII by the distribution companies (DISCOMS). BERC has allowed the procurement at a tariff of Rs 2.50/kWh. The trading margin has been kept by the regulator at Rs 0.07 for […]

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Nagaland Unveils Unified Rooftop Solar Portal

The Nagaland Government has launched a unified rooftop solar web portal that is expected to give a fillip to greater generation and use of solar power in the residential sector by simplifying the approval process. KD Vizo, Principal Secretary for Power applauded the effort of the power department and said that the unified rooftop solar […]

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Tata Power-DDL Meets 100% RPO; Becomes 100% RPO Compliant Second Time In a Row

Power utility, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a JV between the Government of India and Tata Power Company, has achieved 100% RPO compliance for the second year in succession. To meet its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) for the financial years 2021–2022, the company purchased 2200 million units (MUs) of green power from renewable sources, such […]

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Tata Power Green Commissions 225 MW Project in Rajasthan

Tata Power Green Energy Limited (TPGEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 225MW Hybrid power project in Rajasthan. under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The hybrid solar project’s generating power will be supplied to Tata Power, Mumbai Power Distribution. This PPA will be valid for 25 years in order to fulfill its […]

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MoP Launches Fresh Version of Scheme For Bundling Thermal with Renewable Energy

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has repealed its scheme on bundling thermal/hydro power plants with standalone renewable energy projects, substituting it with a fresh scheme. In November, 2021, MoP issued the ‘Scheme for Flexibility in Generation and Scheduling of Thermal/Hydro Power Stations through bundling with Renewable Energy and Storage Power’ to comprehensively cover replacement of […]

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