Perspectives and Insights

4 More States join UDAY Scheme – Total Number of States in UDAY increases to 27

The Ministry of Power has announced on April 2, 2017 that Mizoram became the 27th State to join UDAY(Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana). Mizoram follows  3 states  – Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura that joined UDAY at the end of March 2017. UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) was launched in November 2015 with the objective of  financial turnaround of Power Distribution Companies. States…read more →

Renewable Energy Certificates – Final price band released by CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission(CERC) has released the final order on the REC forbearance and floor prices for Solar and non-Solar RECs. This follows the draft order released earlier in March 2017(more here) and the subsequent feedback from the industry stakeholders. The new price range, effective from 1st April 2017 till further notice, is as follows. Unfortunately for existing REC…read more →

MNRE’s Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Plants Programme”

MNRE has released the benchmark cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18. The revised costs are as follows. Upto 10 kWp – Rs. 70/Wp >10 kWp – 100 kWp – Rs. 65/Wp >100 kWp – 500 kWp – Rs. 60/Wp The details can be accessed here. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Subscribe to RESolve Energy Consultants :…read more →