The UPERC (Promotion of Green Energy through Renewable Purchase Obligation) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Jul 11, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on June 13, 2019, has published the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Promotion of Green Energy through Renewable Purchase Obligation) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2019 to further amend UPERC (Promotion of Green Energy through Renewable Purchase Obligation) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2010. These Regulations will come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Uttar Pradesh government.

The amendments are made in Regulation 4 which specifies Renewable Purchase Obligation:

1. The Table A and B has been substituted with minimum quantum of purchase from renewable energy sources as percentage of total energy consumed in kWh.

2. The renewable purchase obligation specified for the year 2023-24 shall continue beyond 2023-24 until any revision is effected by the Commission in this regard.

3. Each obligated entity will file by April 30 of next financial year an Annual Return of RPO in which all details regarding the purchase of other Non-Solar RPO and HPO RPO and solar RPOs will be given along with reasons and roadmap in case of non-achievement of the targets set.


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