Rooftop Solar: Rajasthan Regulator Increases Net-Metering Limit To 1MW

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo-motu order, increased the net metering limit for rooftop solar consumers from 500 Kw to 1 Megawatt (MW). The order cited the slow growth of rooftop solar in the state and the thrust of the Union government toward the segment. Per the Rights of Consumer (ROC) Amendment […]

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No Decision On Rajasthan Discom’s Plea To Levy Green Energy Tariff

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) in its latest order declined to give an immediate relief to the discoms of Rajasthan in the matter of levying Green Energy tariffs. Earlier, the Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) moved a petition on behalf of other major discoms in the state. This included petitions from the Ajmer […]

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Can’t Impose Licensing of Power Generation Under The Garb Of Approval: RERC

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest judgment, reiterated that discoms should not make attempts to impose licensing of power generation under the garb of approvals. The State Commission said that such moves could dilute the reforms made under the Electricity Act of 20023.  “Delicensing of the generating plants and captive plants was one of […]

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RERC Approves Amended Norms On RE Tariff Determination

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo motu order, notified the first amendment to the tariff determination regulations for renewable energy. It came after the Commission received responses from the stakeholders over its draft regulation on the issue.  The new regulation has been named RERC (Terms and Conditions for Tariff Determination from Renewable […]

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RERC Approves Norms For Grid-Connected DRE Generating Systems 

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has now approved its grid-connected distributed renewable energy (DRE) generating systems regulations. In its latest suo motto order, the Commission modified some of its proposed provisions as mentioned in its draft norms. These regulations are named RERC (Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Generating Systems) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2023. The […]

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RERC Grants Compensation To Solar Firm Over Change Of Law

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest order, directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to pay compensation to Palimarwar Solar House Private Limited, a solar developer over ‘Change of Law’ events.  These change of law events were related to the increase in the Customs Duty of imported solar inverters and the levy […]

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Power Thefts: RERC Asks Discoms To Recover Fuel Charges Too

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest order, directed the state discoms to recover fuel surcharges in addition to the recovery of electricity charges from power consumers indulged in unauthorized connections. The order came to the fore after three discoms in Rajasthan–Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. (JVVNL), Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. (AVVNL) […]

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RERC Declines To Allow Lower Tariffs for Private Hospitals In Rajasthan

  In its latest order, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) declined to give any relief to the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The Rajasthan IMA branch had filed a review petition before the RERC to review its earlier order passed on March 31, 2023. The earlier order had also rejected the demand of a special tariff […]

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Rajasthan To Have Mandatory Energy Storage Obligation From Next Year

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo motu order, ordered the finalization of its new regulations related to Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO)s for the obligated entities in the state. It came after the Ministry of Power earlier made a trajectory of RPOs of different clean sources. The new regulations have batted for a […]

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