KERC issues generic wind tariff order

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued an order stating that the generic tariff for wind power projects will continue to remain the same at Rs 3.26 per kWh as determined in February 2019. This will also be the ceiling tariff of tariff-based competitive bidding for wind projects. The generic tariff determined will also be applicable for payment towards any banked energy purchased by the distribution licensees. The tariff will be effective from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.