SECI Fails To Wriggle Out of MERC Jurisdiction. Faces MSEDCL Claims for Damages

In an order with possibly far reaching consequences for SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India), the Maharashtra Electricity Regulator (MERC) has opted to place the central government undertaking on the dock, for a claim brought in by MSEDCL (Maharastra state Electricity Distribution Company Limited). MSEDCL’s main complaint against SECI, which it opted to bring before […]

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UP Discoms Fined Rs 100 Per Connection For Smart Meter Fiasco of August 12

On August 12 last month, there was a widespread power outage across 1,58,000 houses with ‘smart’ meters in Uttar Pradesh, As it turned out, this was no ordinary outage, being a remotely activated ‘disconnection’ actually, caused by mismanagement at the distributor end. The cut placed the smart meters installed in all the houses firmly in […]

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UPERC Decides To Wait For Project Commencement on Amplus Plea

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, in an order on January 7, has dismissed a petition by Amplus Green to consider its 50 Mw Mirzapur solar project installation as a captive project, asking the firm to file its plea after project completion instead. The order came even as Amplus Greens Private Limited has reached an […]

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UPERC Approves RFP and PPA For Procurement of 500MW Solar Power

UPERC approves a petition filed by UPNEDA and UPPCL seeking approval of RFP and PPA of 500 MW power from solar power projects. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) and Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) seeking approval […]

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UP Discoms Submit Plans For Meeting Backlog and Future RPO Commitments

The total shortfall in RPO fulfilment (up to November 2018-19) for non-solar power stood at 4295.52 MU and that for solar stood at 3993.69 MU. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) recently reviewed in a suo moto proceeding, the fulfilment of RPO targets by obligated state distribution companies (discoms), as per the commissions RPO […]

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Adani Green Energy Commissions 50 MW Solar Power Project in UP

The Company has filed an appeal before the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) challenging reduction in PPA tariff from Rs 8.44/kWh to Rs 5.07/kWh by Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC). Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited (AGEUPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has commissioned 50 MW solar power project in the […]

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Uttar Pradesh Approves Bids For Development of 100 MW Floating Solar Projects

The commission stated that their approval must not be considered as approval for tariff adoption. For the adoption of the tariff, a separate petition needs to be filed. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved the opening and finalisation of bids submitted by ReNew Power for the development of 100 MW of floating solar […]

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UPERC Approves Charging Tariffs For Various Segments of EV Consumers

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved the tariffs for electric vehicle charging in the state. The decision was made after the commission held a public meeting with stakeholders on the matter in the first week of March. Representatives from Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), Mahindra and UP Rajya Vidyut Upbhokta Parishad, were part of the […]

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Uttar Pradesh to Soon Start Installing Smart Meters

To be installed later in a phased manner, UPPCL had filed a petition seeking the approval of the regulatory commission for the installation of smart meters. Soon four million residents of Uttar Pradesh will get high tech smart meter, as the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has cleared Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd’s petition regarding […]

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