MoP issues Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Amendment Rules, 2023

The MoP has issued Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy through Gr­een Energy Open Access) Amendment Rules, 2023. As per the amendment, among other things, any consumer may elect to purchase green energy to meet either a certain percentage of their requirement or their en­tire requirement. The consumer may place a requisition for this with th­eir distribution licensee, which shall procure and supply the requested quantity. The consumer shall have the flexibility to place separate requisitions for solar and non-solar energy. In addition, the credit for banked energy cannot be carried forward to subsequent banking cycles and will have to be adjusted within the same cycle.