UPERC

UP Regulator Eases Power Procurement From Exchanges For Industry

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, in its recent tariff order dated 29th July 21 for the financial year 2022 has made some key changes that could have a positive impact on the industry as well as renewable energy projects in the state. The regulator announced a reduction of up to 64 paise per unit […]

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Rihand Floating Solar Project Hobbles Ahead, With UPERC Approval On Tariffs

Plans for a floating solar project, totaling 150 MW on the Rihand reservoir (linked to Rihand Dam) have finally crossed an important milestone, with the UPERC (Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission) finally approving the same, although not without some mild admonitions to SECI. The order was dated July 30, 2021, and uploaded later to the […]

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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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