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Govt to file review petition to resume CERC operations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 15, 2020

New Delhi: The government is likely to file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking review of an order which led to suspension of operations of power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), delaying resolution of a number of cases and new regulations. The...

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Subject Tags: CERC , India

Power generators allowed to recover FGD cost over plants' life

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2020

New Delhi: Old thermal power plants who have to conform to new emission standards by retrofitting their plants with Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) units have got a lifeline from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) as it has allowed generators to recover...

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Subject Tags: CERC , India

Discoms will have to pay Rs 2,000 cr to solar companies as GST claims

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2018

State power distribution companies (discoms) will have to shell out nearly Rs 2,000 crore as one-time compensation towards GST impact to solar power developers, according to rating agency Icra....

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Solar tariffs set to rise on rupee depreciation, rising interest rates, safeguard duty

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2018

Solar power tariffs are facing upward pressure thanks to the latest Depreciation of the Rupee against the Dollar, imposition of safeguard duty and rising interest rate scenario....

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Power ministry directs regulator to pass on changes in duties to consumer tariffs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The committee would look into various issues with a view to resolve them and maximise the efficiency of investment including changes required to be made in the fuel allocation policy and...

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CERC readying paper on power tariff norms for 2019-24

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2018

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) will kick-start in the next 10 days the process of setting tariff regulations for the next five years of tariff control period, starting 2019...

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Tariff for wind energy at record low of Rs 2.83/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

Wind energy tariffs dipped to a new low of less than Rs 3 per unit, dropping sharply from the previous record of Rs 3.42, in an auction for 1,000 megawatts of projects that continued late into...

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Banks Push For Fixed Feed-in Tariffs For Indian Solar Power Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2014

Lenders are calling for regulatory reforms in the Indian solar power sector, hoping that financial sense may soon prevail among the project developers who have been pushing tariffs to unsustainable levels in the competitive auctions.
The Indian government must...

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