CERC Asks National Load Despatch Centre to Issue RECs for Commissioned Renewable Projects


CERC Asks National Load Despatch Centre to Issue RECs for Commissioned Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered the national load despatch centre (NLDC) to issue renewable energy certificates (RECs) for a small hydro project of capacity 10 MW and another cogeneration project.

Gokak Power & Energy Limited had petitioned the CERC asserting that it is entitled to revalidation of accreditation and registration of REC for its 10 MW small hydro project with effect from April 2016 to June 2017.

Gokak Power & Energy Limited owns and operates a 10.8 MW small hydro project that received accreditation on May 28, 2013, and was registered as an eligible entity for REC mechanism for 10 MW on August 8, 2013.

After the fourth amendment in the REC Regulations, it remained eligible for REC for only 4.5 MW of its capacity unit. Read More

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