To reach the government’s goal of installing 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, all sources of renewable energy will have to contribute – not just solar and wind. In a country where agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, biomass plants which convert waste into electricity have an important role to play.
The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has issued an order setting the variable cost of power generated from biomass, industrial waste, and bagasse-based power projects for the 5 years between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2024. The order is up for comments from stakeholders up to April 15, 2019.
The APERC has kept the variable cost of power from the sources mentioned above unchanged as there was no information available based on which the commission could have changed the variable cost. Read More