The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Sharing of Inter State Transmission Charges and Losses) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2017

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has further amended the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Sharing of Inter-State Transmission Charges & Losses) Regulations, 2010. Vide this amendment in Regulation 7:-

·         A New Sub clause (y) to Clause (1) to Regulation shall be added which reads as- No transmission charges and losses for the use of ISTS network shall be payable for the capacity of the generation projects based on solar resources for a period of 25 years from the date of commercial operation of the such generation projects if they fulfill the following conditions:

(i)     Such generation capacity has been awarded through competitive bidding; and

(ii)   Such generation capacity has been declared under commercial operation between July 01, 2017 and December 31, 2019; and

(iii)Power Purchase Agreement(s) have been executed for sale of power from such generation capacity to the Distribution Companies for compliance of their renewable purchase obligation.

[No. L-1/44/2010-CERC]