Govt Amends Bidding Norms To Ease Early Starting Of Wind Projects

The Ministry of Power recently notified a new resolution to amend the norms for tariff-based bidding process for procurement of wind power from the wind energy generators in the country. The new resolution paved the way for early clean energy production and distribution commencement.  Earlier in 2023, the ministry had issued guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding processes […]

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MERC Allows Tata Power Extension On SCOD For Its Hybrid Plants

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in its latest judgment, allowed the Tata Power Green Energy (TPGEL) extension on its Scheduled Commercial Operation Date (SCOD) for two solar-wind hybrid projects. It included the 225 Megawatt (MW) hybrid project at Bikaner district in Rajasthan and a 98.05 MW hybrid plant in Maharashtra.  The hybrid renewable energy generator […]

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Vivid Solaire’s Plea to Align LTA with Revised SCOD of Project Shot Down by CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected the petition of Vivid Solaire Energy Private Limited to reconsider Long-Term Access (LTA) to coincide with the revised SCOD of project and waive the transmission charges. In its petition, the Pune-based firm had filed a petition seeking a waiver for the levy of transmission charges by CTUIL […]

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CERC Rejects ReNew Power Plea On Force Majeure for 250 MW Wind Project

In an order dated July 29, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected multiple contentions by ReNew Power regarding a 250 MW ISTS connected wind energy project for 250 MW that it had won in 2018. ReNew had made SECI, as well as multiple state discoms that are buying power from the project respondents […]

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