Tags: RPO

Delhi’s power discoms penalised for defaulting on green power obligations

Delhi’s power regulator DERC has imposed penalties to the tune of Rs 1.71 crore on discom TPDDL and Rs 2.88 crore each on BYPL and BRPL for defaulting on renewable energy purchase obligations (RPO) for three financial years. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission(DERC) in its order last month found default on the part of the […]

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Higher RPOs to help India meet 175 GW renewable target: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India said renewable purchase obligation (RPO) target of 21 per cent by 2022 will help India meet 175 GW renewable energy goal by 2022, but RPO compliance by discoms is critical. “The Union government’s decision to increase RPO of state distribution companies from 17 per cent in 2019 to 21 per cent by 2022 […]

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Only six out of 29 states and 7 UTs comply with Centre’s renewable purchase obligations

Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the central government’s Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, a Greenpeace India report said on Wednesday. Under the RPO, states are suppose to achieve certain targets by ensuring that their power-share comes from green or renewable sources. In case the states are unable […]

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RPO Compliance: A Necessity For India To Meet Its Solar Targets

Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi’s setting the solar energy target to 100 GW by 2022 has given Indian solar industry the leg up it needed, leading to current 13 GW capacity. India has, practically, doubled its solar capacity from 5 GW in 2015 to 10 GW in 2016. And, the country is estimated […]

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