Category Archives: Renewable Purchase Obligation

Solar power tariff has hit an all-time low of Rs. 3.47 per unit in Tamil Nadu, TANGEDCO receives bid for 1500 MW

Solar power tariff has hit an all-time low of Rs. 3.47 per unit in Tamil Nadu. The tariff has gone below Rs. 3 per unit in many states, but this is the first time that a prospective investor has bid so … Continue reading

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(REC) Renewable energy certificates, battling declining demand, could be scrapped

Renewable energy certificates, battling declining demand, could be scrapped, officials said. The industry, however, sees a turnaround by 2017-18 and does not want the certificates to meet the fate of carbon credits The market for these certificates, launched in 2010, … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015

Maharashtra Government has finalized its final Renewable Energy Policy. The policy will be known as Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015. Regional committee will be established to monitor the overall progress of the policy and will be headed by the principal … Continue reading

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Telangana solar power: SkyPower offers lowest bid; ACME Group bags 446 MW

SkyPower South East Asia has come up with the lowest bid for supplying solar power to Telangana, with an offer of ₹5.17 per unit for one project of 50 MW and ₹5.26 for three projects of 50 MW each.The ACME … Continue reading

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Draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for Renewable Energy Generation) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2015

CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION NEW DELHI Dated: 26th June, 2015 DRAFT NOTIFICATION No. L-1/12/2010-CERC: In exercise of powers conferred under Section 178 of the Electricity Act, 2003 (36 of 2003) and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, and … Continue reading

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Sunrise sector steers ahead

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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Central Government notifies the Tariff policy in continuation of the National Electricity Policy (NEP)

Key highlights related to Renewables 1. No Inter-state transmission charges 2. Generating company proposing to establish a coal/lignite based thermal generating station after a specified date shall be required to establish a renewable energy generating station of at least 10% … Continue reading

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Final Draft Guidelines for Selection of 3000 MW Grid – Connected Solar PV Power Projects under Batch-II Tranche-I “State Specific Bundling Scheme”

Final-draft-3000-MW-Tranche-1-Draft-Guidelines-State-Specific-Bundling-Scheme-2015_29012015 Phase-II, Batch-II, Tranche-I : State Specific Bundling Scheme These guidelines are for 3000 MW. MNRE will indicate the total quantity for various States based on response received from the States. NVVN may then procure that quantity through one or … Continue reading

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In a good start for 2015, CERC sets the Solar REC floor price post Jan 1 2014, to a more acceptable Rs. 3500 / Certificate for sale to Discoms but doesn’t address the faulty trading mechanism

Various stakeholders had raised concern about the bankability of renewable energy project under REC mechanism because of high risk perceived by the bankers/ financial institutions. The key constraint identified by them was the lack of visibility of revenue under the … Continue reading

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Karnataka list of bidders with prices for 500MW of Solar Power Plants, lowest successful bid starts from Rs. 6.71 per KWh and highest at Rs. 7.12 / KWp

In another validation that Solar prices are now firmly at around Rs. 7 and below, just 8 Karnataka bidders below Rs. 7.12 have succeeded in picking up 500MW of Solar Projects. Click here for the PDF file Karnataka Financial Bid … Continue reading

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