GERC has issued order for Renewable Power Obligations (RPO) which is to be compiled by distribution companies, captive power project and open access purchasers. Each of these shall purchase electricity (in kWh) from renewable energy sources, at a defined minimum percentage of total consumption in a year.
GERC has issued an order on RPO for the year 2012-13, wherein 7% is the minimum quantum of purchase (%) from renewable energy sources (in kWh), of which 5.5% is to be from wind energy, 1% from solar energy and 0.5% from Biomass, Bagasse and others.
RPO Order is provided here
Procurement of Energy From Renewable Sources April – 2010
Procurement of Energy From Renewable Sources (Order No. 7 of 2010) July – 2010
Procurement of Energy From Renewable Sources (First Amendment) Regulations – 2014