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Gujarat power regulator raises RPO to 17% for the next five years

This puts Gujarat along with states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh with one of the highest RPOs in the country

'Corporate' market for clean energy grows

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has enhanced the renewable power obligation (RPO) from the current 10 per cent to 17 per cent for the next five years.
The move comes at a time when the state is witnessing a marginal shortfall in honoring the obligation.
According to a senior official at state discom Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), the state’s RPO stands at 9.5 per cent as against the required 10 per cent.
To be implemented in a phased manner, the RPO for the next five years will see the wind energy being increased by a

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First Published: Jun 05 2018 | 6:58 AM IST

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