Tag Archives: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

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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CERC’s draft norms to cut tariffs, hurt power companies

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) recommendations in the draft regulations for 2014-19, if accepted, may bring down tariffs marginally across the country but will hurt central power companies and spell more financial trouble for state utilities. Tariff regulations are … Continue reading

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