Category: Regulatory Affairs

Covers all regulatory and policy updates related to power sector.

Coal sector reforms brought down power cost: SJVN

Shimla– Coal sector reforms as improvement in coal quality and efficiency in the supply chain has brought the cost of power from coal-powered plants in the country, an official of Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam...

Uttarakhand power tariff hiked over 5 per cent

Consumers in Uttarakhand will have to shell more for electricity from April 1 onwards after the state government hiked the power tariff by 5.72 per cent. The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulation Commission (UERC) chairman Subhash...

Reliance Infra’s project gets CERC’s final tariff approval

 Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure and Power Grid Corporation India’s joint venture has got the final tariff orders for its Parbati-Koldam Transmission Line project from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). The CERC has approved...

GST Impact: Energy Sector

Though implementation of a unified GST regime is a huge step towards a much awaited tax reform, the implementation of GST could hike renewable energy costs and significantly increase the cost of energy projects...

Kerala government gets tough with KSERC, invokes Power Act

The LDF government has instructed the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) to simplify the procedure for releasing electricity connections. In a rare move, the government has employed Section 108 of the Electricity Act...

NIPEF demands discussion on Electricity Bill 2014

The Northern India Power Engineers Federation (NIPEF) has demanded that electricity amendment bill 2014 should not be passed in Parliament before making changes in the draft bill as committed by Piyush Goyal. It has...