Category: Industry Overview
Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission has fixed the solar power tariff at Rs.15 per KWH from 1st year to 12th year and Rs.7.5/- per KWH from 13th to 25th year. The above tariff will take into account of all other subsidies provided by centre and other agencies. The connectivity for solar projects will be at 33 KV level. The commission has also roped in World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE), a Pune based company to prepare a comprehensive policy guidelines. It may be noted, Sahara India and New Era Power Corporation have proposed to set up 5 Mw solar power plant each in the state. Similary, Solitaire Energies Pvt. Ltd proposes to set up a 5 Mw Grid interactive solar photo voltaic project at Katapalli village in Jharsuguda district and Lanco Solar Pvt. Ltd proposed to set up its 5 Mw unit at Ramdaspur in Cuttack district. Finalizing the power purchase tariff will pave way for new projects.