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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Accreditation

March 15, 2011 by


With the launch of REC mechanism in India, a number of project developers have started activity towards generating RECs from their Renewable Energy projects. It is essential to understand the renewable energy technologies that qualify for earning RECs. As of date, 48 projects have been accredited. The list is dominated by wind energy projects accounting […]

Renewable Projects in India: What to adopt-CDM or REC?

February 14, 2011 by


Renewable Energy is being betted on as the new sunrise sector of India. Within the broad renewable energy space – wind and Solar are the ones where the potential is high and relatively easier to monetize (as against say biomass or biogas). Only 7 % of electricity supplied in India is generated from the renewable […]