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Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar’s Share in Renewable Capacity Rises to 40%

Solar power accounted for 16.9% of the total installed power capacity and 40.1% of the total installed renewable capacity at the end of December 2023. Solar power’s...

February 12, 2024

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Maharashtra Regulator Directs DISCOM to Refund Wheeling Charges to Developers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to refund the energy wheeling charges...

February 9, 2024

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Maharashtra Proposes ₹3.30/kWh as Generic Tariff for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has proposed a generic tariff for rooftop solar projects and variable charges for existing biomass and...

February 8, 2024

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Daily News Wrap-Up: No Penalties for Renewable Power Supply Commencement Delays

The Ministry of Power has amended the guidelines to the tariff-based competitive bidding process for the procurement of firm and dispatchable renewable power from...

February 7, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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MERC Orders DISCOM to Refund Excess Penalty Charges to Theme Park Owner

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to reimburse Imagicaa World...

February 6, 2024

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Daily News Wrap-Up: Railways’ Tender to Procure 695 MW RTC Renewable Power

REMC Limited has invited bids to procure 695 MW of round-the-clock power from grid-connected renewable energy projects with or without storage to operate in tandem with...

January 12, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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MERC Directs Bank Guarantees of Two Solar Developers to be Released

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to release the performance bank...

January 11, 2024

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Maharashtra Commission Says No to 50% RPO Procurement Within State

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a plea for a 50% renewable energy obligation (RPO) procurement mandate from projects within Maharashtra....

December 20, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Solar
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MERC Approves ₹491.2 Million Compensation for Tata Power for GST Hike

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Tata Power Company Limited – Distribution (TPC-D), a  distribution company (DISCOM), to...

December 1, 2023

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Maharashtra Raises Net Metering Cap for Rooftop Solar Projects to 5 MW

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has increased the net metering cap for rooftop solar power projects to either 5 MW or the consumer’s contract...

November 20, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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MERC Allows Maharashtra DISCOM to Procure 7 GW of Solar Power for Farm Sector

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company’s (MSEDCL) petition seeking approval to...

August 16, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Solar
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Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Tender for 1.3 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for selecting project developers to set up 1.3 GW inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind...

August 16, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Maharashtra Proposes Green Energy Open Access for Consumers with 100 kW Load

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has proposed amendments to the Distributed Open Access Regulations, 2016, in line with the Ministry of Power’s...

August 11, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Tender for 1.5 GW ISTS-Connected Renewable Projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India invited bids for the selection of renewable energy developers for the supply of 1.5 GW firm and dispatchable power from inter-state...

August 1, 2023

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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MERC Allows Green Open Access for Waste-to-Energy Producers with No Surcharges

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) to procure power through open access from a...

July 31, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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