MERC approves MSEDCL’s proposals for Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana

MERC has approved the proposal made by MSEDCL to use competitive bidding for the procurement of solar power under the Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana. MERC has approved MSEDCL’s decision to set Rs 3.10 per kW as the upper tariff ceiling rate and to increase the maximum capacity limit from 50 MW to 100 MW for each district. The ruling also stated that the power purchased will be counted under the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) of MSEDCL.