Biomass

MERC has approved the tariff rate for Biomass based projects, wherein the tariff rate comprises two parts, viz., (i) fixed charge component, and (ii) variable charge component and shall be applicable for sale of power by Rankine Cycle based biomass power project to distribution licensees within Maharashtra.
Tariff for Biomass based projects commissioned during FY 2013 -14

Levelised Fixed Charge (Rs /kWh)

Variable Charge for FY 2013-14 (Rs /kWh)

Tariff for FY 2013-14 (Rs /kWh)

Benefits of Accelerated Depreciation (if availed)
(Rs / kWh)

Net Tariff (upon adjusting for accelerated depreciation benefit (if availed)
(Rs / kWh)

2.17

3.70

5.87

0.21

5.66

Biomass based power projects commissioned prior to FY 2013-14

Fixed Charge linked to year of operation

Variable Charge for FY 2013-14 (Rs /kWh)

Tariff for FY 2013-14 (Rs /kWh)

1.70

4.01

5.71

Relevant Tariff Order is provided herewith

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