The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved the revised electricity purchase contracts (AAEs) as well as AAEs and 500 MW solar electricity purchase rates. In August 2018, the BEschaffer UPPCL had agreed to purchase 500 MW of solar electricity at a maximum tariff of USD 3.25/kW. Final copies of the AAE and The Purchase Request (RfP) were submitted to the Commission in October 2018. Solar electricity themes | Solar | projects Uttar Pradesh Government On its behalf, the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved contracts to purchase tariffs and electricity for the purchase of 500 MW of solar electricity by UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and state-owned electricity distribution companies (Discoms). The capacity of approved solar projects is between 20 and 140 MW, while the authorized rates are between 3.17 Rs and 3.23 Rs per unit, which is the lowest power … In January 2019, UPNEDA launched a tender for 500 MW of grid-coupled solar projects, with a higher tariff ceiling of US$3.05 (US$0.043) /kWh. Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and its four subsidiaries Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) will not sign new ageneration contracts (PPAs) by December 2022. The unsoverability of AAEs took the top spot in the context of the Andhra Pradesh government`s controversial attempts to revise tariffs to 2.43%, 2.44%, respectively, for wind turbines and solar panels and retroactively with developers of about 140 power plants. The Supreme Court of Andhra Pradesh has granted interim measures and the case is 000 before the AP State ERC. SECI had auctioned 200 MW of grid-coupled solar projects to be developed in the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka`s Tumkur district.
In the auction, SBE Five Ltd was declared the winner after reporting a price of 2.82 ru. Of the 650 MW, about 440 MW are supplied by companies that recorded the lowest rate at the first wind energy auction in 2017. The PPAs for these units of Renew Power, Mytrah Energy, Sembcorp and Inox Wind were signed with the GOVERNMENT PTC India and solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). These companies were supposed to supply countries that wanted cheap renewable energy. According to industry, PTC India is now exploring the possibility of supplying electricity from these facilities to other states in order to keep these wind turbines in operation. “The evolution is really shocking for us. We will discuss with our industry colleagues on Thursday to decide on the next procedure,” Siva Girish Arepalli, Chief Commercial Officer, Mytrah, told FE. Non-compliance with power purchase contracts will affect the sustainability of the sector Recently, Andhra Pradesh High Court overturned the government`s controversial July 1 order asking a high-level committee to renegotiate state AAEs with renewable energy producers, which it calls illegal.