Tagged: CERC

Regulators launch study to simplify power tariffs

Power regulators have launched an internal study to look into various options of designing ‘progressivity’ in tariffs. The trigger is the mismatch between the average tariff and cost of supply, barriers put up by...

Power regulator to clear case backlog by October

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), which was battling with 700 cases dating back to 2012-13, is likely to clear the backlog by October this year. According to CERC officials, nearly 300 cases have...

CERC invites comments on trading procedure for PAT sechme

For the development of market in energy for exchange of transferable and saleable Energy Savings Certificates and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the CERC has proposed draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission...

CERC regulation on Ancillary Services Operations, 2015

Objective of the Regulation: To restore the frequency at desired level & to relieve the congestion in the transmission network. Scope: These regulations shall be applicable to the Regional Entities involved in the transactions...

Gujarat’s 4 Discoms get A+ rating

NEW DELHI: All four power distribution utilities in Gujarat, and Punjab State Power Corp have been accorded top rating of A+ on the basis of their performance for 2013-14. A book containing these ratings...

Power charges: Leeway to be tightened

The central government plans to tighten the regulations for setting power rates, by asking electricity regulators to “necessarily” be guided by the new policy while framing regulations under Section 61 of the Electricity Act....

Will changes with Solar REC nip the bud?

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently undertook changes with Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (REC). But with REC inventory already piled up at the Electricity Exchanges, the question remains whether changes with Solar REC...

More power to the regulators

The honeymoon period of the new government is over and it is evident that the focus has now shifted towards policies and programmes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spelt out the role the States...