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Karnataka Lowers Retail Electricity Tariff for C&I Consumers

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has reduced the retail electricity tariff for commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers of high tension (HT)...

March 6, 2024

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Arshreet Singh

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P2P Solar Energy Trading: An Innovative Approach Fraught with Challenges

Consumers of electricity in a few Indian states could soon become ‘prosumers’ by installing rooftop solar and selling excess power generated directly to...

February 14, 2024

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Arshreet Singh

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Karnataka to Enable Peer-to-Peer Solar Energy Trading Using Blockchain

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has released a draft proposal to allow peer-to-peer solar energy trading in the state using blockchain technology...

January 24, 2024

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Arshreet Singh

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s 2 GW Wind-Solar Auction

NTPC Renewable Energy, Juniper Green Energy, and Green Infra Wind Energy (Sembcorp) were declared winners in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s auction to develop 2,000...

January 10, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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KERC Greenlights ₹70.6 Million Compensation for Generation Loss to Developer

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) approved ₹70.6 million (~$849,791) compensation to Solitaire Powertech over the reported generation loss of 15,949...

January 9, 2024

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Karnataka Commission Orders HESCOM to Settle Outstanding Dues of a Solar Project

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) to pay any amounts found due within two months, from December...

January 9, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Solar
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KERC Approves Tariff of ₹3.57/ kWh for Two Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ruled in favor of two rooftop solar consumers and held that they are eligible for a tariff of ₹3.57 (~$0.043)/...

December 29, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Rooftop

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Solar
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Karnataka Regulator Condones Delay in Solar Project Commissioning

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has condoned the delay in the commissioning of solar power projects by a developer and allowed the extension of the...

December 29, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction Results

SJVN Green Energy, Hinduja Renewables Energy, Avaada Energy, and Solarcraft Power India 5 (Blupine Energy) won Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam’s auction to purchase power from...

December 28, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Daily Wrap-up
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Karnataka Regulator Upholds Group Captive Status of 38 MW Wind Project

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved the group captive status of a 38 MW wind power project for Four EF Renewables, a special purpose vehicle...

December 27, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Markets & Policy

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Wind
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Karnataka Halves Additional Surcharge for Green Energy Open Access Consumers

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved an additional surcharge of ₹1.40 /kWh (~$0.017) for consumers availing power through open access for the...

November 24, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Open Access

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Other
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Karnataka Issues Clarifications for Green Energy Open Access Rules

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has clarified various rules in the state’s Terms and Conditions for Green Energy Open Access Regulations...

June 13, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Open Access

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Daily News Wrap-Up: India Adds 518 MW of Solar Open Access in Q1

India added 518 MW of solar open access in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year 2023, marking a remarkable increase of more than 68% compared to the 308 MW...

June 9, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Karnataka Proposes Changes to the Procedures for Granting Open Access Power

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has released the draft of the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Open Access)...

June 8, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Open Access
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Karnataka Increases Average Retail Electricity Tariff by ₹0.70/kWh for FY24

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has increased the average retail electricity tariff for all low-tension (LT) and high-tension (HT) categories by...

May 31, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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