Karnataka Proposes New Tariffs For Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) in its latest order has proposed revised tariffs for the state for FY25 for grid-connected solar plants. This comes after the state power regulator came out with a discussion paper on the issue recently.  To arrive at the final tariffs for different segments of power generators and consumers, the […]

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Chandigarh Open Access Consumers May Get Green Power @Rs 6.75/unit

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has now come up with a draft discussion paper to compute the green energy open access tariff in Chandigarh. This comes after the Union government issued a notification last year allowing green energy through open access to consumers even with less […]

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Gujarat Wind Developers Blame OEMs, Others For Higher Wind Tariff

Wind developers in Gujarat now have justified higher wind project tariffs, attributing this to the monopolistic attitude of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other price hikes in the market. The information was recently featured during the hearing of a case in the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC). The case was related to the adoption of […]

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HPERC Approves Generic Levelized Tariff Of Solar Power At Rs 3.65/unit

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) in its order has fixed the generic levelized tariff of solar energy projects at Rs 3.65 per unit for projects upto 100 MW. It also decided to fix the the tariff for projects between 100 MW to 500 MW at Rs 3.62 per unit. The rates were finalized […]

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CERC Denies Granting ‘Change Of Law’ Benefits To Adani Green

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgment, declined to give relief to Adani Green on ‘Change of Law’ events on procedural issues. It came after Adani Green, who was a respondent in a petition filed by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The Petition was related to the adoption of tariffs.  The Petition […]

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NLCIL’s Andaman Solar Plant With BESS To Offer Power At Rs 6.99/unit

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgment, approved the levelized tariff of Rs 6.99 per unit for NLCIL’s 20 MW solar power plant with a battery energy storage system (BESS) at Andaman. It contrasts the demand of Rs 7,434 per unit by NLC India Limited (NLCIL), which commissioned the project.  The company had set […]

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Gujarat Tops The List In India With Lowest Power Tariff For EV Charging

Gujarat seems to be India’s frontrunner regarding affordable tariffs for Electric Vehicle (EV) users. An analysis of the state-wise tariffs for the sector revealed that Gujarat offers the lowest tariff, ranging from Rs 4 to Rs 4.1 per unit, depending on the usage. On the other hand, Meghalaya seems to be charging a maximum of […]

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SECI’s Hybrid Projects Set To Offer Green Power At Rs 2.53/Unit

India is all set to get renewable power from upcoming 1,170 MW solar-hybrid projects at Rs 2.53 per unit. These Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) projects are situated in states like Rajasthan, Karnataka and Gujarat. These projects are set to be commissioned by next year. These projects were part of the Solar Energy Corporation of India […]

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Solar Feeders Promise To Fulfil Solar Targets in Agriculture

Radheshyam Singh is a marginal farmer from Noorsarai in the Nalanda district of Bihar. While a few farmers from the district have availed the benefits of off-grid solar pumps for irrigation in the past, Radheshyam and most of the farmers in the neighbourhood still depend on the grid. However, dependency on the grid for irrigation […]

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