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Implications of the TN RPO amendment

August 8, 2011 by


The renewable purchase obligation for the RE-rich state of Tamil Nadu was amended recently. TNERC published the amended version on 29th July 2011. The key points for consideration are as under 1. Obligated Entities The earlier version of the RPO mandated the quantum of RE purchase only to the distribution licensees, as the  RPO document refered […]

REC for CPP based on renewable energy in Maharashtra

March 30, 2011 by


Captive Power refers to generation from a unit set up by industry for its exclusive consumption. Industrial sector in the country is one of the largest consumers of electrical energy. Due to non-availability of adequate grid supply, a number of industries are now increasingly relying on their own generation (captive and cogeneration) rather than on […]

Accredited RE Generators under REC Mechanism

March 26, 2011 by


Since the launch of REC market and related mechanism in November 2010, a number of RE players (outside the solar) have shown interest in accessing this market. This is really a good sign and indicates the belief project developers have in the REC market and its relevance to the viability of the RE projects commissioned, […]

RECs for captive consumption

March 22, 2011 by


A common question in the minds of renewable energy developers is whether the existing RE generators who have opted for captive consumption of the energy generated would be eligible for REC? The answer to the question is as under A RE based Captive Power Producer (CPP) is eligible to earn RECs for the entire energy […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Issuance

March 21, 2011 by


Continuing with our earlier posts on RECs – “Renewable Energy Certificates – Accreditation” and “Renewable Energy Certificates – Registration”, we will elaborate the procedure for issuance of RECs to eligible projects. The process is executed in following steps, STEP 1 Eligible entity will make an application to the Central Agency for the issuance of Renewable […]

PPA under REC Mechanism – unit prices

March 16, 2011 by

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Essential concept of the REC mechanism is the split of the electricity revenue for a renewable energy producer into a “pure” electricity component and the environmental commodity, the REC. The RE producer will therefore have to sign a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the distribution or transmission utility at the “average pooled purchase cost” (APPC) […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Registration

March 16, 2011 by


Continuing from our previous post on Accreditation process of RECs, we will highlight here the basic procedure for registration of Renewable Energy projects. The process is described in a step by step manner below – STEP 1 The Renewable Energy generating company shall apply for availing registration to the Central Agency. This application will be […]