Category Archives: MERC

Maharashtra Exempts Agencies from Scheduling and Forecasting Charges for Solar and Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has exempted renewable energy qualified coordinating agencies (QCAs) for meter reading, data collection, and communication from paying scheduling and forecasting charges. However, the initial corpus that QCAs must deposit remains unchanged. According to the … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Imposes Electricity Duty on Consumption by parties other than DISCOMS in a Body Blow

INDUSTRIES, ENERGY AND LABOUR DEPARTMENT Madam Cama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 21st October 2016. MAHARASHTRA ELECTRICITY DUTY ACT, 2016. NOTIFICATION No. ELD. 2016/CR. 252/Energy-1.-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section … Continue reading

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RETAIL ELECTRICITY TARIFF OF MAHARASHTRA STATE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION CO. LTD. (‘MAHAVITARAN’) APPLICABLE FROM 1 NOVEMBER, 2016

RETAIL ELECTRICITY TARIFF OF MAHARASHTRA STATE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION CO. LTD. (‘MAHAVITARAN’) press-release-msedcl-tariff-order-english-03112016 APPLICABLE FROM 1 NOVEMBER, 2016 Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) is a Distribution Licensee in most of Maharashtra, including some areas in Mumbai. MSEDCL’s Petition for … Continue reading

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Case No. 121 of 2014 In the matter of Petition of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. for approval of Multi Year Tariff for Second Control Period FY 2013-14 to FY 2015-16

order-121of2014-26062015 Case No. 121 of 2014 In the matter of Petition of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. for approval of Multi Year Tariff for Second Control Period FY 2013-14 to FY 2015-16 lettter-to-merc-dated-16-05-2016-2  

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Statements Of Reasons for Distribution Open Access Regulations, 2016 and Transmission Open Access Regulations, 2016

Statement of Reasons_DOA & TOA Regulations, 2016 Proposed in Draft DOA Regulations 3.1. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, a Consumer having Contract Demand of 500 kW and above with a particular Distribution Licensee shall be eligible for Open … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Transmission Open Access) Regulations, 2016

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Transmission Open Access) Regulations, 2016 MERC (Net Metering for Roof-top Solar PV Systems) Regulations, 2015 MERC Distribution Open Access Regulations 2016 MERC Transmission Open Access Regulations,2016 Gazette Notification Dated 30 March, 2016 Statement of Reasons

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Maharashtra finally has a net metering policy

Maharashtra’s long awaited net metering policy intended to boost energy independence for consumers is now here. Click below for the full document MERC (Net Metering for Roof-top Solar PV Systems) Regulations, 2015   These norms shall apply only to Roof-top Solar … Continue reading

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Draft MERC (Terms and conditions for determination of Renewable Energy Tariff) Regulations, 2015

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has prepared draft MERC (Terms and conditions for determination of Renewable Energy Tariff) Regulations, 2015. The proposed Regulations would supersede the earlier Regulations of 2010. The draft Regulations have been placed on the Commission’s websites … Continue reading

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MERC reduces MSEDCL Power Tariff from 1st June 2015

Distribution Tariff for Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) – applicable with effect from 1 June, 2015 MSEDCL’s Multi-Year Tariff Petition for the Control Period from FY 2013-14 to FY 2015-16 and determination of Tariff for FY 2015-16 was … Continue reading

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MERC finally allows for Solar Open Access in Maharashtra – On Petition filed by M/s Green Energy Association praying for directions against MSEDCL to comply and issue Open Access permissions to the members of the Petitioner

Before the MAHARASHTRA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION World Trade Centre, Centre No.1, 13th Floor, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400 005 Tel. No. 022 22163964/65/69 Fax. 022 221639761 E-mail: mercindia@merc.gov.in / mercindia@mercindia.org.in Website: http://www.merc.gov.in / http://www.mercindia.org.in Case No. 44 of 2014 In the … Continue reading

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