Transmission charge waiver for renewable projects facing delays

The central government has announced that if a renewable power projects is eligible for waiver of inter-state transmission charges, even if they fail to set up their plants on or before June 30, 2023, the deadline set for projects to receive the benefit. …

The move is expected to benefit about 6,000 MW of solar projects that are currently facing delays in construction due to issues such as land availability, inadequate transmission capacity and supply disruptions due to Covid. Earlier in August 2020, the power ministry had waived ISTS charges and losses on all solar and wind projects commissioned before June 30, 2023.

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