Wind

MERC has issued tariff order for each wind zone with projects at low wind zones eligible for a tariff of Rs. 5.81 per unit and for highest wind zone Rs. 3.88 per unit for the projects commissioned during FY 2013-14. This tariff is valid for a tariff period of 13 years from the Commercial Operation Date (COD) as tabulated below.

Wind Energy Zone

Wind Power Density (Watts / Sq.metres)

CUF in %

Levelised Tariff for FY 2013-14 as Rs. kWh

Benefits of Tax and Additional Depreciation (if availed)
(Rs / kWh)

Net Levelised Tariff upon adjusting for Tax and Additional  Accelerated Benefit (if availed)

Wind Zone – 1

<=250

20%

5.81

0.35

5.46

Wind Zone – 2

>250 and <=300

23%

5.05

0.31

4.74

Wind Zone – 3

>300 and <=400

27%

4.31

0.26

4.05

Wind Zone – 4

>400

30%

3.88

0.23

3.65

Relevant Tariff Order for wind power projects commissioned during FY 2013- 14 is provided here

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Tariff Order for wind power projects commissioned during FY 2012-13 was

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Tariff Order for wind power projects commissioned during FY 2011-12 was

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Tariff Order for wind power projects commissioned during FY 2010-11 was

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