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Khaitan & Co
The State Governments levied transit fees on forest produce under the Indian Forests Act, 1927 (1927 Act) which was challenged by the assessees in the respective three High Courts which delivered different verdicts.
Khaitan & Co
On 29 September 2017, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) had issued directions and clarified the terms for grant of connectivity and whether connectivity approval granted to a company could be utilised by its wholly owned subsidiaries.
Aquilaw
In the judgment delivered on April 11, 2017, on the issue of validity of ‘compensatory tariff', the Supreme Court has put an end to the unbalanced use of regulatory power, upheld the sanctity of contracts and ...
Aquilaw
Captive Generating plant means a power plant set up by any person, association or any company to generate electricity primarily for his or her own use and includes a power plant set up by any co-operative society...
Clyde & Co
IFC has invested Rs 667 crore ($103 million) in L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd by subscribing to India's first issue of green bonds.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Securities and Exchange Board of India vide its circular CIR/IMD/DF/51/2017 dated May 30, 2017 released the Disclosure Requirements for Issuance and Listing of Green Debt Securities, ...
STA Law Firm
As an author of the article, I weigh the strength of Nuclear energy against the Country's title as a Developing Country!
Khaitan & Co
Recent measures have been approved by SEBI to deepen the Indian bond market, where green bonds were identified as key in helping India meet its ambitious target of building 175 gigawatts...
LexCounsel Law Offices
India has, in accordance with the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, through the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy notified the World Trade Organization's Committee on Technical Barriers...
Khaitan & Co
The Hon'ble Supreme Court by way of its judgment dated 11 April 2017 has set aside the common judgment dated 7 April 2016, rendered by Appellate Tribunal for Electricity ...
LexCounsel Law Offices
With India presently having a wind power installed capacity of around 32GW, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has invited comments on the draft guidelines for procurement of wind power through bidding.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent order passed by the National Green Tribunal, Dr. Justice Jawed Rahim (Judicial Member) and Mr. Bikram Singh Sajwan (Expert Member) on February 15, 2017 ordered the Central Pollution...
Khaitan & Co
Ministry of Power by its decision dated 15 April 2015 (Impugned Decision) proposed to introduce capping of the fixed charges component of rate of electricity...
Khaitan & Co
The Hon'ble Delhi High Court on 9 March 2017 pronounced its much-awaited judgment in connected writ petitions challenging, inter alia, the validity of Section 16 of the Coal Mines...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 empowers the Central Government to grant exemptions from Custom Duty, if the Central Government is satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest to do so.
Singh & Associates
The Government of India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission ("JNNSM") in January, 2010.
LexCounsel Law Offices
In furtherance of its commitment to clean energy, India has undertaken the largest renewable energy capacity expansion programme in the world through initiation of various schemes...
LexCounsel Law Offices
India has been trading in electricity with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal under bilateral MoUs/power trade agreements.
LexCounsel Law Offices
Towards this, applicable legislation and Government policy mandate renewable purchase obligations by obligated entities, which are briefly discussed below.
HSA Advocates
CERC by its order dated October 14, 2016 has rejected NTPC's prayer to grant a separate trading licence...
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Aquilaw
In the judgment delivered on April 11, 2017, on the issue of validity of ‘compensatory tariff', the Supreme Court has put an end to the unbalanced use of regulatory power, upheld the sanctity of contracts and ...
Aquilaw
Captive Generating plant means a power plant set up by any person, association or any company to generate electricity primarily for his or her own use and includes a power plant set up by any co-operative society...
Clyde & Co
IFC has invested Rs 667 crore ($103 million) in L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd by subscribing to India's first issue of green bonds.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana ("UDAY"), a scheme for the financial turnaround of power distribution companies ("Discoms"), was approved by the Cabinet on November 5, 2015...
LexCounsel Law Offices
Towards this, applicable legislation and Government policy mandate renewable purchase obligations by obligated entities, which are briefly discussed below.
IndusLaw
The National Solar Mission or the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (the "JNNSM") adopted by India in 2010 targets generation of 100,000 MW of grid connected solar power capacity by 2022.
Khaitan & Co
The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 (2016 Amendment) received Presidential assent on 6 May 2016. The 2016 Amendment brings about 2 significant changes:
DSK Legal
In order to give impetus to growth in the infrastructure and energy sector, the Government of India has initiated several changes in the regulatory and policy framework governing the sector...
Trilegal
Though implementation of a unified GST regime is a huge step towards a much awaited tax reform, the implementation of GST could hike renewable energy costs...
Khaitan & Co
This article provides a critique of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India's landmark judgment dated 4 April 2016, its impact on the unsettled positions in mining laws and implications on the anguished mining industry.
DSK Legal
The approach to integration of wind and solar energy can be different depending upon the size of each of the source integrated and the technology type.
DSK Legal
With the success of its flagship solar scheme, the Central Government is keen on promoting generation of solar power to augment the country's generation capacity.
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