Government to approach APERC for nod to review PPAs


Government to approach APERC for nod to review PPAs

The power distribution companies (DISCOMs) are in the process of approaching the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) with a plea to accord permission for a review of the wind and solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) as directed by the High Court. Some aggrieved parties have already raised objections on this matter before the APERC and sought justice.

They say that the government is supposed to route its proposal to review the PPAs to bring down the tariffs instead of getting the issue examined by an expert committee and authorising it to directly negotiate with Independent Power Producers (IPPs).

Six-week deadline
The High Court struck down the controversial government order in September last week and asked the APERC to sort out the issue within six weeks. Read More

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