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Uttarakhand comes up with innovative rooftop solar policy – Rs. 9.2 per KWhr injected into the grid is quite attractive

With power demand growing 10-15 percent annually, and the hydropower sector taking a beating in Uttarakhand, the government has come out with a new policy to harness solar energy using unutilised space on rooftops and wasteland around buildings. “Uttarakhand has … Continue reading

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GERC rejects GUVNL’s petition seeking solar tariff cut – Brings respite to installed 670MW Solar Power Plant Developers

Citing delay and non-jurisdiction, the state power regulator Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on Monday rejected state discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s petition seeking reduction in solar tariff. GUVNL had filed the petition with the state regulator last … Continue reading

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APTEL sets aside TNERC order on increase in wheeling, transmission charges for Wind Developers

  Wind power generators are allowed to supply any surplus electricity they have during windy months and take back power during non-windy months. In a move that would bring cheer to wind power generators in Tamil Nadu, the Appellate Tribunal … Continue reading

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REC July 2013 Amendment brings only minor changes, a major disappointment for Renewable Energy Developers

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for Renewable Energy Generation) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2013. Click here for the notification Click here for the Statement of Reason Below the Gist of the … Continue reading

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TN’s power utility rated worst among 4 southern states – And thats saying something. Raising debt for the 690 MW allocated will be a tough job for developers.

Tamil Nadu has the worst performing power utility among the four southern states. The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) has been rated below average in both operations and financial performance among various power utilities in the country as … Continue reading

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Gujarat wants cut in solar power tariff for existing Solar Plants

GUVNL says developers are making unjustified and windfall profits. The state government has approached the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) seeking a reduction in the solar power tariff, citing unwanted and windfall gains to the solar project developers. The Gujarat … Continue reading

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Wind gets respite from increased T&W charges as Tribunal sets aside TNERC order on wheeling, transmission charges

Wind power generators are allowed to supply any surplus electricity they have during windy months and take back power during non-windy months. In a move that would bring cheer to wind power generators in Tamil Nadu, the Appellate Tribunal for … Continue reading

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