Our Regulatory Associate Partner, Aditya K Singh shared his expert views with Mercom Communications India in its story "Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects".
“The Supreme Court while dismissing an appeal filed by BESCOM reiterated that the exercise undertaken in the construction of the contract is to determine what the words used mean, i.e., to say expressed intentions (no scope for either adopting liberal or a narrower approach). In the instant matter, the project was to be commissioned within 12 months of the date of the PPA approval. The dispute was whether the date of the approval should be included or excluded in the calculation of 12 months..."
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