renewable purchase obligation (RPO)

RPO Non-Compliance Penalty Should Be Higher: Prayas Energy Group

Pune-based energy think tank Prayas Energy Group has urged the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to consider keeping the penalty for non-compliance of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) higher.  The think tank expressed its views in connection with the MERC draft (RPO, Its Compliance and Implementation of Renewable Energy Certificate Framework (First Amendment) Regulations 2023. RPO […]

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MoP Issues Draft Electricity Rules 2021 for Green Energy

The Ministry of Power has released the “Draft Electricity (promoting renewable energy through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021,” seeking comments from stakeholders within 30 days. The draft rules can be accessed here. These rules are proposed for the purchase and consumption of green energy, including the energy from ‘Waste-to-Energy’ plants. The draft rules address […]

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MERC Signals Go Slow On AEML’s RE Procurement Plans for Mumbai

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued a new order, allowing Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) to initiate the bidding process for the procurement of power upto 500 MW on round the clock (RTC) basis from grid connected renewable energy power projects, complemented with other non-renewable energy source. The commission has partly accepted AEML‘s […]

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