Draft amendment for captive power projects released

May 2018

The Ministry of Power has amended the guidelines for captive generation projects. The new guidelines cover both thermal and renewable generation stations and will be known as the draft Electricity (Amendment) Rules, 2018 coming into […]

Bihar releases draft regulations for rooftop solar

January 2018

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission has updated its 2015 regulations on net and gross metering for rooftop solar power plants, which will apply to all discoms and their consumers. With this, the state government hopes […]

Goa cabinet approves state’s solar policy

December 2017

The Goa cabinet has approved the Solar Power Policy, under which the state plans to install 150 MW of solar generation capacity by 2021. The policy will become functional by March 2018. Under the policy, […]

Karnataka intends to modify RPO targets

October 2017

The Karnataka government has suggested to the central government to modify the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for the states as the minimum requirement. If implemented, the move would remove the cap on maximum renewable […]

TNERC sets an APPC of Rs 3.70 per unit for TANGEDCO

October 2017

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has set the average pooled purchase cost (APPC) for Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) at Rs 3.70 per kWh for 2017-18 for all purchases made […]

MNRE issues new solar power module specifications

September 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2017, which provides a new set of standard specifications for solar photovoltaic […]

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