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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) determines APPC at the national level

<p>In a suo-motu proceeding, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has determined the average power purchase cost (APPC) at the national level. The commission noted that open access wind or solar energy sellers that are regional entities and selling power under renewable energy certificate framework and for captive plants where power purchase agreements do not exist, settlement would be done at APPC determined at the national level.</p> <p><br /> In pursuance of this provision, the commission determined APPC of Rs 3.53 per kWh for 2018-19. The APPC would be applicable until further orders for the purpose of deviation settlement with regard to the open access and captive wind and solar generators fulfilling the requirement of regional entities. The commission has also invited comments of stakeholders on the determination of proposed APPC by May 2, 2018,</p>