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Determination of levellised generic tariff for FY 2016-17 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission regulations, 2012

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2016

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2015

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) (First Amendement) Regulations, 2014

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Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for FY 2014-15 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission regulations, 2012

Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for FY 2015-16 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission regulations, 2012

Biomass tariff determined by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

Tariff Order Dated 30 March 2016

State

Biomass Power
(Rs/kWh)

Biomass Cogeneration
(Rs/kWh)

Biomass Gasification
(Rs/kWh)

Fixed   
cost

Variable
cost

Applicable tariff

Benefit of Accelerated depreciation

Net Levellised tariff

Fixed 
cost

Variable
cost

Applicable tariff

Benefit of Accelerated depreciation

Net Levellised tariff

Fixed 
cost

Variable
cost

Applicable tariff

Benefit of Accelerated depreciation

Net Levellised tariff

Andhra Pradesh

3.07 a

4.10 a

7.17 a

0.18 a

7.00 a

3.17

2.77

5.94

0.24

5.70

2.61

3.90

6.51

0.13

6.38

3.25 b

4.20 b

7.45 b

0.20 b

7.25 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.21 c

4.10 c

7.31 c

0.19 c

7.12 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.40 d

4.20 d

7.59 d

0.21 d

7.38 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.07 e

4.04 e

7.10 e

0.18 e

6.93 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.25 f

4.13 f

7.38 f

0.20 f

7.18 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.20 g

4.04 g

7.24 g

0.19 g

7.05 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.39 h

4.13 h

7.52 h

0.21 h

7.31 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haryana

3.13 a

4.67 a

7.79 a

0.18 a

7.62 a

2.84

3.94

6.79

0.21

6.58

2.67

4.44

7.10

0.13

6.97

3.31 b

4.78 b

8.08 b

0.20 b

7.89 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.26 c

4.67 c

7.93 c

0.19 c

7.74 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.45 d

4.78 d

8.23 d

0.21 d

8.01 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.12 e

4.60 e

7.72 e

0.18 e

7.54 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.30 f

4.70 f

8.00 f

0.20 f

7.81 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.26 g

4.60 g

7.85 g

0.19 g

7.66 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.44 h

4.70 h

8.15 h

0.21 h

7.93 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maharashtra

3.14 a

4.77 a

7.91 a

0.18 a

7.73 a

2.55

3.89

6.43

0.18

6.25

2.67

4.54

7.21

0.13

7.08

3.32 b

4.88 b

8.20 b

0.20 b

8.01 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.27 c

4.77 c

8.05 c

0.19 c

7.85 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.46 d

4.88 d

8.34 d

0.21 d

8.13 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.13 e

4.70 e

7.83 e

0.18 e

7.65 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.31 f

4.81 f

8.12 f

0.20 f

7.93 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.27 g

4.70 g

7.97 g

0.19 g

7.77 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.45 h

4.81 h

8.26 h

0.21 h

8.05 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punjab

3.15 a

4.88 a

8.03 a

0.18 a

7.85 a

2.80

3.47

6.27

0.21

6.06

2.68

4.64

7.33

0.13

7.20

3.33 b

4.99 b

8.32 b

0.20 b

8.13 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.28 c

4.88 c

8.17 c

0.19 c

7.97 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.47 d

4.99 d

8.47 d

0.21 d

8.25 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.14 e

4.81 e

7.95 e

0.18 e

7.77 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.32 f

4.92 f

8.24 f

0.20 f

8.04 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.28 g

4.81 g

8.08 g

0.19 g

7.89 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.46 h

4.92 h

8.38 h

0.21 h

8.17 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajasthan

3.07 a

4.07 a

7.14 a

0.18 a

6.97 a

 

 

 

 

 

2.61

3.87

6.49

0.13

6.35

3.25 b

4.17 b

7.42 b

0.20 b

7.22 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.21 c

4.07 c

7.28 c

0.19 c

7.09 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.39 d

4.17 d

7.56 d

0.21 d

7.35 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.06 e

4.01 e

7.08 e

0.18 e

6.90 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.24 f

4.10 f

7.35 f

0.20 f

7.15 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.20 g

4.01 g

7.21 g

0.19 g

7.02 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.39 h

4.10 h

7.49 h

0.21 h

7.28 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamil Nadu

3.07 a

4.03 a

7.10 a

0.18 a

6.92 a

2.46

2.99

5.45

0.18

5.27

2.61

3.84

6.44

0.13

6.31

3.25 b

4.13 b

7.37 b

0.20 b

7.18 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.20 c

4.03 c

7.24 c

0.19 c

7.04 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.39 d

4.13 d

7.52 d

0.21 d

7.30 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.06 e

3.97 e

7.03 e

0.18 e

6.85 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.24 f

4.06 f

7.30 f

0.20 f

7.11 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.20 g

3.97 g

7.17 g

0.19 g

6.98 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.38 h

4.06 h

7.45 h

0.21 h

7.23 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

3.08 a

4.17 a

7.254 a

0.18 a

7.07 a

3.20

3.09

6.29

0.24

6.05

2.62

3.97

6.59

0.13

6.46

3.26 b

4.27 b

7.53 b

0.20 b

7.33 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.22 c

4.17 c

7.39 c

0.19 c

7.19 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.40 d

4.27 d

7.67 d

0.21 d

7.46 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.07 e

4.11 e

7.18 e

0.18 e

7.00 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.25 f

4.20 f

7.46 f

0.20 f

7.26 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.21 g

4.11 g

7.32 g

0.19 g

7.12 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.40 h

4.20 h

7.60 h

0.21 h

7.39 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others

3.10 a

4.39 a

7.49 a

0.18 a

7.31 a

2.79

3.36

6.14

0.21

5.94

2.64

4.17

6.81

0.13

6.68

3.28 b

4.49 b

7.77 b

0.20 b

7.57 b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.24 c

4.39 c

7.62 c

0.19 c

7.19 c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.42 d

4.49 d

7.91 d

0.21 d

7.70 d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.09 e

4.32 e

7.41 e

0.18 e

7.23 e

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.27 f

4.42 f

7.69 f

0.20 f

7.50 f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.23 g

4.32 g

7.55 g

0.19 g

7.36 g

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.42 h

4.42 h

7.84 h

0.21 h

7.62 h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a - Biomass Power Projects [other than Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Water Cooled Condenser and travelling grate boiler

b - Biomass Power Projects [other than Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Air Cooled Condenser and travelling grate boiler

c – Biomass Power Projects [Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Water Cooled Condenser and travelling grate boiler

d - Biomass Power Projects [Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Air Cooled Condenser and travelling grate boiler

e - Biomass Power Projects [other than Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Water Cooled Condenser and AFBC boiler

f - Biomass Power Projects [other than Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Water Cooled Condenser and AFBC boiler

g – Biomass Power Projects [Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Water Cooled Condenser and AFBC boiler

h - Biomass Power Projects [Rice Straw and Juliflora (plantation) based project] with Air Cooled Condenser and AFBC boiler

Biomass tariff determined by State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC)

State

Tariff
Order Date

Year of Commission

Biomass Power
(Rs/kWh)

Biomass Cogeneration
(Rs/kWh)

Biomass Gasification
(Rs/kWh)

Fixed 
cost

Variable
cost

Tariff

Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation

Applicable
Tariff

Fixed 
cost

Variable cost

Tariff

Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation

Applicable
Tariff

Fixed
cost

Variable
cost

Tariff

Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation

Applicable
Tariff

Andhra Pradesh
(Tariff for FY 2015-16)

Fixed Cost: 22.6.2013
Variable cost
16.5.2014

 

2009-10

1.65

4.54

-

-

6.19

1.70

2.89

 

 

4.59

 

 

 

 

Bihar

22.9.2014

2014-15
Air cooled
(other than straw and Prosopis)

3.08

4.18

7.26

0.18

7.08

2.47

3.06

5.53

0.20

5.33

2.44

3.79

6.23

0.12

6.11

2014-15
Water cooled
(other than straw and Prosopis)

2.90

4.08

6.98

0.17

6.81

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-15
Air cooled
(Based on straw and Prosopis)

3.22

4.18

7.40

0.20

7.20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-15
Water cooled
(Based on straw and Prosopis)

3.04

4.08

7.12

0.18

6.94

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gujarat

 

01.6.2013

2015-16
Air cooled

1.80
(for 20 years)

3.88

5.68

0.22

5.46

1.86
(for 20 years)

3.48

5.34

0.32

5.02

1.77
(for 20 years)

3.73

5.50

0.28

5.22

2015-16
Water cooled

1.77
(for 20 years)

3.73

5.50

0.28

5.22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajasthan

08.7.2015

2015-16
Air cooled

3.00

4.12

7.12

0.19

6.93

 

 

 

 

 

2.50

3.81

6.31

0.13

6.18

2015-16
Water cooled

2.75

3.82

6.57

0.18

6.39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haryana

13.8.2014
&
29.5.2015

Air cooled

8.62

 

 

4.20

 

 

 

 

 

Water cooled

8.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jammu and Kashmir

13.3.2014

2014-15

2.16

4.02

6.18

0.16

6.02

2.47

3.34

5.81

0.21

5.60

2.37

5.31

7.68

0.13

7.55

Madhya Pradesh

Biomass:
03.5.2013
Cogen:
31.3.2013

2013-14

5.64

 

6.28

 

 

 

 

 

Maharashtra

01.12.2015

1 January to 31 March, 2016

2.35

5.15

7.50

0.17

7.33

2.51

4.07

6.58

0.22

6.36

 

 

 

 

Odisha

15.1.2014 

2015-16

2.13

3.53

5.66

0.15

5.51

2.34

2.94

5.28

0.28

5.00

 

 

 

 

Punjab

05.9.2014

2014-15

2.54

4.41

 

 

6.95

2.10

4.07

 

 

6.17

2.51

4.55

 

 

7.06

24.7.2015

2015-16
*BPP other than rice straw with WC

2.70*

5.06*

 

 

7.76*

2.23

4.57

 

 

6.80

2.66

4.86

 

 

7.52

West Bengal

22.3.2013

NA

5.41

 

 

3.34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamil Nadu

 

31.7.2012

2012-13

1.658

3.036

4.694

 

 

2.11

1.86

3.97

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14

1.675

3.188

4.863

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

Biomass (rice husk based)
20.01.2015

2005-06 or earlier

 

 

 

 

 

1.20

3.18

4.38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006-07

 

 

 

 

 

1.71

3.18

4.89

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-08

 

 

 

 

 

1.81

3.18

4.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008-09

1.83

3.96

5.79

 

 

1.92

3.18

5.10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009-10

1.91

3.96

5.87

 

 

2.17

3.00

5.17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010-11

2.01

3.96

5.97

 

 

2.30

3.00

5.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011-12

2.11

3.96

6.07

 

 

2.43

3.00

5.43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012-13

2.21

3.96

6.17

 

 

2.57

3.00

5.57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-14

2.32

3.96

6.28

 

 

2.71

3.00

5.71

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-15

2.51

3.96

6.47

 

 

2.75

3.00

5.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015-16

2.63

3.96

6.58

 

 

2.90

3.00

5.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chhattisgarh

 

03.5.2013

2013-14

2.16

3.57

5.73

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka

01.1.2015

FY 15

2.37

2.82

5.19

 

 

2.02

2.81

4.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 16

2.37

2.98

5.35

 

 

2.02

2.97

4.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 17

2.37

3.16

5.53

 

 

2.02

3.14

5.16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 18

2.37

3.34

5.71

 

 

2.02

3.32

5.34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State wise Non Solar Renewable Purchase Obligation

State

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

Andhra Pradesh

 

5.00%

5.00%

5.00%

5.00%

5.00%

 

 

 

 

 

Arunachal Pradesh

 

4.10%

5.45%

6.80%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assam

2.70%

4.05%

5.40%

6.75%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bihar

2.25%

3.75%

4.00%

4.25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chhattisgarh

 

 

3.75% (Biomass) & 2% other RE

3.75% (Biomass) & 2.25% other RE

3.75% (Biomass) & 2.50% other RE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delhi

 

3.25%

4.60%

5.95%

7.30%

8.65%

 

 

 

 

 

JERC (Goa & UT)

1.70%

2.60%

2.60%

2.70%

2.70%

2.80%

2.80%

2.80%

2.90%

2.90%

3.00%

Gujarat

5.50%

6.00%

6.00%

6.75%

7.50%

8.25%

 

 

 

 

 

Haryana

1.50%

1.95%

2.90%

3.00%

2.75%

2.75%

2.75%

3.00%

2.75%

2.50%

2.50%

Himachal Pradesh

10.00%

10.00%

10.00%

10.00%

11.00%

12.00%

13.00%

14.00%

15.00%

15.50%

16.00%

Jammu and Kashmir

2.90%

4.75%

4.75%

5.25%

6.00%

7.00%

 

 

 

 

 

Jharkhand

2.50%

3.00%

3.00%

3.00%

3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka

10% and 7%

10% and 7%

10% and 7%

10% and 7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerala

3.35%

3.65%

3.95%

4.25%

4.55%

4.85%

5.15%

5.45%

5.75%

6.05%

6.35%

Madhya Pradesh

2.10%

3.40%

4.70%

6.00%

6.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maharashtra

6.75%

7.75%

8.50%

8.50%

8.50%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manipur & Mizoram

2.75%

4.75%

4.75%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.75%

6.75%

8.75%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meghalaya

0.45%

0.60%

0.60%

0.60%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nagaland

6.75%

7.75%

7.75%

7.75%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orissa

4.90%

5.35%

5.80%

6.25%

6.70%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punjab

2.37%

2.83%

3.37%

3.81%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajasthan

 

 

 

7.50%

8.20%

8.90%

 

 

 

 

 

Sikkim

 

Tamil Nadu

8.95%

8.95%

8.95%

9.00%

9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tripura

0.90%

1.90%

 

1.45%

1.65%

1.85%

 

 

 

 

 

Uttarakhand

 

 

6.00%

7.00%

8.00%

9.00%

11.00%

 

 

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

4.50%

5.00%

5.00%

5.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Bengal

 

 

3.90%

4.35%

4.80%

5.25%

5.70%

6.60%

7.50%

 

 

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