Draft Order on Procurement of Solar power and Related issues – Comments invited
1. In the current proposal also, Commission proposes to levy 50% of the charges applicable for conventional power in each of the charges i.e
transmission, wheeling charges, scheduling and system operation charges.
2. In respect of the plants availing Renewable Energy Certificates (REC), 100% of the respective charges as specified in the relevant orders shall apply.
3. Apart from these charges, the SPGs shall have to bear the actual line losses in kind as specified in the respective orders of the Commission and as amended from time to time.
4. Cross subsidy surcharge
The Commission in its other tariff orders related to different sources of renewable power and in the orders for solar power has increased the levy of cross subsidy surcharge fixed initially at 50% to 60% and then to 70% in the last two tariff orders issued in order No.5 of 2019 and order No.9 of 2020 to third party open access consumers. in the proposed tariff order to be issued also, Commission proposes to levy 70% of cross subsidy surcharge applicable to conventional power.
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