renewable purchase obligations

West Bengal Discoms Operate Without Any Clear Mandate On RPO

Electricity distribution companies in West Bengal have been struggling on a different front when it comes to their handling of renewable energy portfolios. The state, which has merely 636 MW of total installed renewable power capacity (excluding hydro) till recently, was clueless about its Renewable Purchase Targets (RPOs).  Legal complexities and litigations have kept the issue pending, […]

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Tata Power-DDL Achieves RPO Compliance Third Time in a Row

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), a power utility that supplies electricity to a populace of 7 million in North Delhi and Northwest Delhi, has announced that it has fulfilled Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) for the third consecutive year. The company sourced 2600 million units of green power in FY 2022-23 from various sources […]

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GRIDCO to Purchase 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) – a public sector undertaking of Odisha State Government – has said that it will be procuring 400 MW low cost wind power from Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) connected wind energy projects in Karnataka and Gujarat. The green power purchase by GRIDCO will be through Solar Energy Corporation of […]

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Nagaland Will Develop its First Solar Power Project in Dimapur

The state government of Nagaland has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hyderabad based Halo Energie Pvt Ltd to develop Nagaland’s first greenfield solar power project in Dimapur. Halo Energie is an independent power producing company. As per the details, the solar power project will be of 20MW and constructed over more than 120 […]

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Karnataka Regulator Formalises a Further 3 Month Extension for RPO Obligations

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in an order yesterday (August 24), has given a further three months extension to all relevant parties in the state to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) for Fy 2020, by November 30, 2020. Effectively adding a full nine months to the original date of March 31. In effect, […]

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