UPERC Mulls Introduction Of Green Tariff In Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) informed the State Advisory Committee (SAC) members during a meeting that a green tariff may soon be implemented for the industrial and the commercial users to receive up to 100% of their electricity from renewable sources despite higher price. In a news item published on June 29, the […]

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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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SolarArise Commissions 75 MW Solar Plant in Uttar Pradesh

ThomasLloyd, an investor in Gurugram based SolarArise announced that SolarArise India Projects has commissioned a 75 Megawatt (MW) solar PV plant in Khera village, Budaun District, Uttar Pradesh. Jakson Limited was given the mandate to build by SolarArise. The firm was founded in 2014 by  James Abraham, Anil Nayar and Tanya Singhal backed by GEEREF, […]

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First P2P Solar Power Trading In South Asia Launched By UPPCL

Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to launch blockchain-enabled solar power trading in India and South Asia in a project led by India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) with Australian technology company Power Ledger. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and the subsidiary Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL) will host a pilot project involving […]

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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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UPPCL Gets Recognition from CM for Achieving Good Results During Crisis

UPPCL has drawn recognition from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for achieving good results in ensuring electric supply amid the Coronavirus crisis. The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), the company responsible for electricity transmission and distribution within the state of Uttar Pradesh, has drawn recognition from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for achieving good results 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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UP Commission Approves 200 MW Solar PSA Between SECI and UPPCL

UPERC has approved the PSA signed between UPPCL and SECI for sourcing 200 MW of solar power at a tariff of Rs 2.89/kWh for 25 years. The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has in its latest notification informed that after careful deliberations it has approved the Power Sale Agreement (PSA) signed between the Uttar […]

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SECI Signs PSA For 460 MW Wind Power with UPPCL

UPPCL has signed a PSA for procuring 460 MW of wind power with SECI The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) has signed a Power Supply Agreement (PSA) for procuring 460 MW of wind power with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The signing of the agreement was announced on the official twitter handle […]

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