HERC Waives off Current RPO Backlog Of Amplus Solar

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Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission passed an order on approval of source and draft power purchase agreement (PPA) to be executed with M/s Amplus Sun Solutions Private Limited for purchase of 50 MW solar power from grid interactive solar PV based power project located at Village, Khanak, Tehsil, Tosham, District Bhiwani at a tariff determined under Section 62 of the Electricity Act, 2003, in terms of HERC Regulations in vogue.

Commission observes that HPPC has to meet the Solar RPO targets fixed by the Commission, under Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission Regulations, 2017. The shortfall in meeting Solar RPO upto FY 2018-19 was 1850 MUs. Further, during FY 2019-20 (till Dec., 2019), the shortfall in meeting 10 Solar RPO was 1532 MUs.

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff for Renewable Energy Sources, Renewable Purchase Obligation and Renewable Energy Certificate) Regulations has set the solar and non-solar RPO targets as under: 

Although, the Commission, as a one time measure in view of the Covid- 19 Pandemic, decided to waive off the current backlog of RPO, but, directed Discoms to make every possible endeavour to meet the RPO targets as has been given to them by the Commission in timely manner.

The Commission has considered the request of HPPC and approved the source under section 86(1)(b) of the Electricity Act, 2003 as well as draft PPA to be executed with M/s Amplus Sun Solutions Private Limited for purchase of 50 MW Solar Power, for 25 years, from grid interactive solar PV based power project located at Village, Khanak, District Bhiwani at a Tariff to be determined by the Commission under Section 62 of The Electricity Act, 2003, on a separate petition to be filed by the Generator. 

To know more about the order refer to the document below:

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