APTEL directs CERC to grant relief to APL and Tata Power

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has referred the compensatory tariff case of Adani Power Limited (APL) and Tata Power Company Limited back to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). APTEL has asked the CERC to determine the extent of the impact of force majeure on APL’s 4,620 MW Mundra thermal power plant (TPP) and Coastal Gujarat Power Limited’s 4,000 MW Mundra ultra mega power project (UMPP), owing to Indonesia’s regulation on the benchmark export price for coal. The tribunal has directed the commission to grant them relief under their respective power purchase agreements (PPAs).