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PUNJAB STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (PSERC) Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for Renewable Energy Power Projects for FY 2015-16

Levellised Fixed Cost (₹/kWh) Variable Cost (FY 2015-16) (₹/kWh) Applicable Tariff Rate (₹/kWh) Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation, if availed (₹/kWh) Net Applicable Tariff Rate upon adjusting for Accelerated Depreciation benefit (3-4) (₹/kWh) 1 2 3 4 5 Biomass Power Projects(other … Continue reading

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Cabinet approves Electricity Bill Amendment including Mega Solar

The Cabinet has cleared amendments to the Electricity Act to bring in more reforms and increase competition. It also approved an ambitious 20,000 megawatts (MW) solar power proposal, which the government says will help India become a global leader in … Continue reading

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The German Coal Conundrum, busting the myth – The status of coal power in Germany’s energy transition

Is Germany building new coal plants to replace nuclear despite the country’s green ambitions? Many observers conclude so. But an in-depth look reveals that the growth of renewables has more than replaced nuclear power over the past decade. Coal is … Continue reading

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Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) revises power purchase rates for Biomass Power and Bagasse based co-generation projects

by Jai Rathod The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has recently revised the power purchase rates for Biomass based power projects and Bagasse based co-generation projects through its order dated the 8th of August, 2013. This comes as a huge … Continue reading

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CERC issues tariff guidelines for Biomass as well as other renewable energy forms

The Hindu Business Line CHENNAI, FEB. 13: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the norms for determining tariffs of electricity generated from various renewable energy sources. These norms apply for the five-year-period beginning 2012-13. SOLAR ENERGY An interesting … Continue reading

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Will REC’s be the solution for grid based renewable projects in India

The REC (Renewable Energy Certificate) mechanism was introduced last year with the intent to subsidize the market for renewable energy power though these certificates have only started trading in the month of March 2011. There have been numerous conferences on … Continue reading

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