Rajasthan increases tariff for industries by 12%

#Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission has finally passed tariff order for FY2015-16 following long delays due to incomplete filings — IndiaPowerTrading (@ipt2015) September 23, 2016 #Rajasthan industrial consumers demand open access eligibility for 100 kW and above (current is 1000 kW and above). RERC declines request. — IndiaPowerTrading (@ipt2015) September 23,…

September 23, 2016

Punjab levies additional open access surcharge of Rs 1.13/kWh

PSPCL is already working to file a petition asking to levy additional surcharge on open access transactions between 1 October 2016 and 31 March 2017.

Karnataka issues renewable energy forecasting, scheduling regulations

Renewable energy forecast and scheduling regulations shall be applicable in Karnataka starting 1 December 2016.

For FY2016-17, CERC proposes 19.3% cut in solar PV tariff to Rs 5.68/kWh

The proposed tariff for solar PV projects, Rs 5.68/kWh, will still be at a huge premium to the lowest-ever bid of Rs 4.34/kWh quoted earlier this year.

Maharashtra sets 15% RPO target for FY2019-20

The latest solar RPO trajectory announced by Maharashtra falls short of the central government’s target of 8% solar RPO by FY2022.

Maharashtra allows full open access, clears way for day-ahead market participation

Maharashtra may see a surge in applications for day-ahead open access. Such a shift may increase the overall demand & clearing prices at power exchanges.

CERC may allocate 10% of congested corridors to PXIL

PXIL and IEX have agreed to a recommendation by NLDC/POSOCO to allocate up to 10% of constrained corridor to the former.

CERC restricts capital cost reduction for solar PV projects to 11.8% for FY2016-17

In an order dated 23 March 2016, the Commission determined the capital cost for solar PV projects as Rs 5.30 crore per MW compared to the proposed capital cost of Rs 5.01 crore per MW

MNRE issues draft guidelines to standardise solar power auctions

The MNRE has issued draft guidelines for solar power auctions in India to remove ambiguity on various issues such as penalties, connectivity, and tariff.

Gujarat levies additional open access surcharge of Rs 0.49/kWh

An additional surcharge of Rs 0.49/kWh shall be levied on open access consumers between 1 April and 30 September 2016.


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