Category Archives: CERC

RERC Sets Benchmark Tariff of ₹3.93/kWh for Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan for FY 2017-18

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed ₹3.93 (~$0.06)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar PV projects without accelerated depreciation (AD) in Rajasthan. The tariff is levelized for 25 years. The AD component of the tariff has been fixed … Continue reading

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Solar and Wind Generators to Pay Deviation Charges for Under Production in Andhra Pradesh

To facilitate large-scale grid integration of solar and wind power while maintaining grid stability, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has released new regulations for forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind generation with immediate effect. All … Continue reading

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In a first, Madhya Pradesh takes away must-run status of renewable projects

The state would now have the freedom to back down from renewable projects whenever it wishes to….. The flag bearer of headline renewable energy growth, Madhya Pradesh, in a latest amendment has suggested taking away the “must-run” status of renewable … Continue reading

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How will GST impact Solar Projects in India

Implications-of-GST-on-delivered-cost-of-Renewable-Energy Executive summary Multiple Indirect taxes are currently levied on transactions in India. Some of the taxes are levied and collected by the Central Government, while other taxes are collected by the State Governments. Accordingly, the current Indirect tax regime … Continue reading

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RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable charges of the Biomass power plants commissioned during the period 2009-2015 and during FY 2015-16.

RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable … Continue reading

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Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier by Ritesh Pothan

Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier Post 2009, Solar has been buzzing with medium as well as large projects and has recently crossed 6500MW at the end of March 2016, though installed capacity with rooftops currently at less than 0.25% … 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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