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CERC passes order on Reliance Power's Sasan UMPP

Electricity regulator CERC has said that the first 660 MW unit of Reliance Power's 3,960 MW Sasan project could not achieve its "full load" in March 2013 and rejected its plea to appoint an independent technical committee to look into the readiness of that unit.

NTPC's profit down 13% to Rs 2,201 crore

Nation's largest power producer NTPC today reported a 13 percent drop in the first quarter net profit as retrospective tightening of technical norms by the regulator wiped off gains from a rise in electricity generation.

Reliance Power commissions fourth 660 MW unit of Sasan UMPP

Reliance Power's fourth 660 MW unit of Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh has commenced electricity generation.

CERC compensatory tariff won't burden discoms, consumers: Care

The central electricity regulator's order for compensatory tariff to Tata Power and Adani Power has not only provided relief to producers but also ensured that discoms and consumers are not burdened by higher tariff, says a report by rating agency Care.

CERC notifies power tariff regulations for 5 yrs

The new norms will be in force for five years - from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2019. They are not applicable to generating stations or inter-state transmission systems where tariffs has been discovered through competitive bidding.

NTPC shares plunge 11% on power tariff regulations

Shares of country's largest power producer NTPC tanked more than 11 percent as the new tariff regulations are expected to have a negative impact on the company.

CERC seeks details from Reliance Power on Sasan project

Electricity regulator CERC has asked Reliance Power to submit details by February 28 about its Sasan project wherein the company has claimed to have suffered significantly due to impact of rupee depreciation.

CERC order: Power tariffs in 5 states may go up

Consumers in five states, including Maharashtra, will have to foot higher electricity bills once the CERC order providing relief for Tata Power's Mundra project gets implemented.

NTPC: Incentives should be on actual generation than supply

The PLF may vary depending on the demand from the electricity distribution utilities but the actual generation capability or PAF remains the same.

CERC to hear RPower's plea on Tilaiya UMPP on October 15

Electricity regulator CERC will next month hear Reliance Power's petition seeking higher tariff from the proposed 4,000 MW ultra mega power project (UMPP) at Tilaiya in Jharkhand.

Reliance Power may petition CERC seeking higher Tilaiya tariff

The company is expected to file a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) this week, seeking an upward revision in the power tariff, a source privy to the development said, adding that the reason may be the increase in input costs.

ERPC to file petition on coal sampling with CERC

"Very soon ERPC will file a petition with CERC seeking sampling at both party's end instead of joint sampling at the loading site," Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) chairman R N Sen told PTI.

CERC to take up Reliance Power's tariff revision plea by July-end

Electricity Regulator CERC will hear the petition filed by Reliance Power for revision of tariff from its Krishnapatnam project in Andhra Pradesh by July end.

Find a better way to pass imported fuel cost: PowerMin to CERC

The Power Ministry has asked sectoral regulator CERC to prepare the best possible formula for passing on the cost of imported fuel to the electricity generating firms.

Tata Power sees no tangible domestic biz; eyes overseas avenues

At present, Tata Power is working on projects in Indonesia, Bhutan, South Africa, Nepal and Australia, among others.

CERC pitches for South Asian power trading market

India's power sector regulator CERC Monday suggested establishing a South Asian power trading market to help ease acute electricity shortages facing many nations in the region.

CERC asks Power Min to make changes in bidding documents

The commission is of the view that the Standard Bidding Document or SBD should be designed based on Build, Own, Operate (BOO) model instead of Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) as it is the case right now.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered a probe into the massive failures of power grids this week that affected more than half of the country`s population.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

The report has to be submitted by August 8, CERC said in an order dated August 1.

No petition received on UMPP tariff revision: CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) on Monday said it has so far not received any petition from developers seeking revision in existing power purchase agreements for ultra mega power projects.