Category: Regulatory Affairs

Covers all regulatory and policy updates related to power sector.

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...

Power tariffs revised, up 12% in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) on Thursday announced the revised power tariff, with an average hike of 9.6% in various consumer categories, to be effective from September 1. This is the fifth revision...

Najeeb Jung sets aside govt’s selection of DERC chief

In another setback to the AAP government, lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung scrapped the appointment of Krishna Saini as the chairman of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on the grounds of legal infirmities. The L-G office said...

No increase in power tariff for consumers in Haryana

No increase has been made in power tariff for any category in the State, with Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission notifying the tariff order for 2016-17. “The tariff for consumers of all categories has been reduced...

Amrapali faces rap for ‘inflated’ power tariff

The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has instructed Pachimanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PVVNL) to take stern action against realtor Amrapali, which residents have accused of issuing electricity bills at a higher rate than...