Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently passed an order for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for Renewable Energy Generation) for DCM Shriram Industries Limited.
DCM Shriram Industries Limited (DSIL) made following prayers: To condone the delay in applying for issuance of REC due to it for the month of October, 2018 due to the Petitioner for energy eligible for RECs and permit the Petitioner to submit / upload Energy Injection Report Data on National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC) website, To direct the Respondent to issue the REC due to the Petitioner for the month of October, 2018.
DSIL is a renewable energy generator company having its plant at Daurala in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh with a total installed capacity of 89.51 MW of which 24 MW is under REC mechanism. The project is accredited by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Development Agency (UPNEDA), which is the State nodal agency.
The DSIL stated that they have followed the orders and had submitted EIR for the month of October 2018 but due to procedural delay by UPSLDC the same condoned and hence it requested that the RECs for the relevant period must be issued.
NLDC has submitted that under the extant REC Regulations, 2010/ REC Issuance Procedure, DSIL does not have power to condone the said delay.
The Commission stated that the Central Agency has to verify the application in terms of the Energy Injection Report issued by the concerned State Load Despatch Centre in respect of the Eligible Entity.
Accordingly the commission ordered that the delay in uploading EIR by the Petitioner DSIL is condoned and directed the Respondent NLDC to process the case of the Petitioner for issuance of RECs for the month of October 2018 after due verification.
To know more about the order refer to the document below: