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Regulator to fix tariff for power from ‘waste plants’

Source: The Hindu, Date: July , 2016

After being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for delaying the process, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is soon going to come up with the rates at which discoms will have to purchase power generated by waste-to-energy plants. “The tariffs will be out by the end of this month. The commission has called stakeholders for the final hearing on July 19 where power purchase agreements (PPAs) will be decided and mutually agreed upon. We have set the price at Rs 7.9 per kwh, which is the rate set by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC),” said Krishna Saini, chairperson of the DERC. After lying defunct for several months, the waste-to-energy plant in Bawana is finally set to be operationalised

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