Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower


Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower

In a recent petition, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) had asked the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) to allow some modifications in the power purchase agreements (PPA) for the procurement of 400 MW of hydropower.

The UPERC requested UPPCL to demonstrate the availability of power under existing PPAs and also the power expected from projects for which PPAs have been signed, including the proposed procurement of renewable power. The commission also directed that the demand scenario should be shown corresponding to the availability in different years.

After being directed by the commission, UPPCL prepared a presentation for the commission in which it was highlighted that the total contracted PPAs from all sources were around 22,800 MW and nearly 10,760 MW additional capacity is likely to be available in the next two years. Read More

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