The KERC also noted that recently DISCOMs in the state signed PPAs with wind power projects tendered by the government.
The new PPAs if signed will aggravate the problem as DISCOMs will have to pay two parties and they are already struggling with debt, stated a KERC official.
He claimed that he had appointed Stutz, a Republican, to head KERC because he wanted to "keep relief out of partisan politics.
97; KERC Public Welfare Spending in Kansas: A Ten Year Report, 1910, copy in Kansas State Historical Society (KSHS), 1940.
The KERC has regulated, the tariff determined will also be applicable to those grid connected megawatt-scale solar PV projects for which PPAs were entered into before April 1,2017, but, are not commissioned within the specified commercial operation date (COD) and achieve COD during the period from April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018.
In the new tariff order, the KERC has also specified a debt repayment period of 12 years for project developers.
, in the Annual Performance Review of Escoms for FY15, has worked out a revenue surplus of ?
stated : "The revised rates determined by the Commission will be effective for new power generation units commissioned from 1/1/2015 to 31/3/2018 after which the Commission will consider further revision.