Rules requiring renewable energy purchases upheld


Dismissing an appeal in Hindustan Zinc Ltd v Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission, the Supreme Court upheld obligations to purchase renewable energy imposed on captive power generation plants and others by regulations framed under the Electricity Act, 2003, by the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission.

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