Tags: Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

REC trading likely to resume after four months from Nov 25

Renewable energy certificates (REC) trading is all set to resume after a gap of four months on November 25 as electricity tribunal APTEL has completed all hearings and may issue the final judgement soon on the REC pricing issue. Trading of RECs or green certificates is done on the last Wednesday of every month on […]

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Amplus becomes first solar generator to trade on IEX’s GTAM

Days after the launch of India’s first ever Green Term-Ahead Market (GTAM) introduced by Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Amplus Solar sold solar electricity in the open market on 20th August 2020, becoming the first solar generator to trade on GTAM under the new Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) norm. IEX launched the GTAM on its power […]

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SC declines to entertain GEA appeal on stopping REC price revision

The Supreme Court has declined to entertain Green Energy Association (GEA) appeal on stopping Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) price revision by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). The top court took cognizance of a matter seeking stay on REC price revision by CERC on June 16. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra refused to entertain […]

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AAI urges price correction in REC to avoid burden on industry

The Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has urged the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to immediately look into the skewed market of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) which, according to it, is resulting in artificial demand and price rise in the power exchange. AAI vice-chairman Rahul Sharma said the association feels that it is apparent that the […]

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CERC Brings Guidelines for IST Charges for Renewable Energy Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued new guidelines for inter-state transmission charges and losses. CERC notes that regulations shall apply to all Designated ISTS Customers (DICs), Inter-State Transmission Licensees, National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC), Regional Load Despatch Centres (RLDCs), State Load Despatch Centres (SLDCs) and Regional Power Committees (RPCs). The guidelines highlights the […]

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Safeguard duty reimbursement may restore returns for 5.4 GW solar projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) recent order entitling the developer of Bhadla solar park projecti to reimbursement of safeguard duty would set a beneficial precedent for as much as ~5.4 GW of solar projects. Potentially, this can add back 190-220 basis points (bps) to project equity returns. After the safeguard duty was imposed on the […]

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CERC looking for consultants for Regulatory Impact Assessment of REC Mechanism

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) floated terms of reference (tor) for assessment of regulatory impact of renewable energy certificate mechanism. Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Mechanism, a market based instrument, was introduced in 2010 by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) through notification of CERC (Terms and Conditions for Recognition and Issuance of Renewable Energy Certificates for […]

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Renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges: Ind-Ra

The renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges and obligated entities may prefer to buy clean energy directly, India Ratings and Research said today. “The obligated entities may prefer to continue to buy renewable power directly rather than using renewable energy certificates (RECs), to comply with their renewable power obligations,” an India Ratings […]

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