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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 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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Maharashtra Solar Policy finally catches up with the rest of India on Solar Rooftops – MERC issues draft guidelines for Rooftop Net Metering

PART A – GENERAL General Conditions of Net Metering arrangement 3.1.  Net Metering arrangement shall be permitted by the Distribution Licensee on a non- discriminatory and ‘first come, first serve’ basis to the Eligible Consumer who intends to install a … 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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Industries seek audits of Maharashtra power companies MSEDCL and MSPGCL

NASHIK: A state-level coordination committee of industrial associations and power consumers on Monday urged the state government for performance and energy audits of its power companies — Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MSPGCL) and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company … Continue reading

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