Disputes resolution committee for renewable energy projects to give decisions in 3 weeks: MNRE


Disputes resolution committee for renewable energy projects to give decisions in 3 weeks: MNRE

The government will by next week make functional a resolution committee which would settle disputes of solar and wind energy projects beyond contractual agreements within 21 days, a senior official said.

In June this year, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had issued an ordered for setting up a Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) to consider unforeseen disputes between solar or wind power developers and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and state-run power giant NTPC beyond contractual agreements.

The committee will hear all such cases of solar/wind projects being implemented through SECI as well as NTPC.

“The MNRE has issued guidelines for making DRM functional later this week. We are expecting that to be functional by next week. It has already received over a dozen application,” a senior official said. Read More

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