REC Mechanism in India

REVISION OF REC PROCEDURES BY CERC

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has released Model Guidelines for Accreditation of a Renewable Energy Based project or Distribution Licensee, as the case may be under REC mechanism. These regulations shall be applicable to all renewable energy based projects of generating companies which are grid connected. All sources recognized and Read more…

By Team REConnect, ago
Availability Based Tariff and UI (ABT & UI)

Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Intra-state Availability Based Tariff and Deviation Settlement) Regulations, 2016

The Forum of Regulators (FoR) had come up with model regulations for forecasting and scheduling at the intra-state level last year. In line with that Chhattisgarh recently came up with its Intra-state deviation settlement Regulation. Executive Summary: The regulations will be applicable on all wind and solar generators with individual Read more…

By Team REConnect, ago
Open Access

MERC Distribution Open Access 2016

MERC (Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission) has come up with the new distribution open access regulation 2016 on 30th March 2016 in the state of Maharashtra. The key changes in the regulation are: Allowing sourcing of power from multiple sources. Allowing sourcing of power from power exchange. Day ahead open access- Read more…

By Team REConnect, ago
Average Power Purchase Cost (APPCC)

REConnect Newsletter Volume 37 – OPEN ACCESS

We are pleased to present the 37th Volume of “OPEN ACCESS” – our monthly newsletter on REC Mechanism.  The present volume covers analysis on following main topics:   Recent steps taken by Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & Delhi towards small scale solar projects.  MERC order on solar RPO for Tata Power Company – Distribution. ApTel’s judgment on fossil fuel Read more…

By Team REConnect, ago
REC Mechanism in India

DISCOMs not to be fastened with purchase obligation from conventional co-gen plants : APTEL

A full bench of the tribunal on 2nd Dec’13, pronounced a landmark judgment on the issue of fastening of purchase obligation on DISCOMs, for power procurement from fossil-fuel based co-generation (co-gen) units. The petitioner (Lloyds Metal & Energy Ltd) had filed a petition against MERC for not extending relief in terms Read more…

By Team REConnect, ago