Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Planning, Coordination and Development of Economic and Efficient Inter-State Transmission System by Central Transmission Utility and other related matters) Regulations, 2018.

Aug 14, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Central Electricity Regulatory Commission vide notification dated July,23,2018 has published Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Planning, Coordination and Development of Economic and Efficient Inter-State Transmission System by Central Transmission Utility and other related matters) Regulations, 2018.

These regulations shall come into force from date of its publication in official gazette.

Ø  Objectives of the Regulations. - The objectives of this Regulation are to:

   (1) lay down the broad principles, procedures and processes to be followed for planning and development of an efficient, co-ordinated, reliable and economical system of inter-State transmission system (ISTS) for smooth flow of electricity from generating stations to the load centers;

(2) Ensure wider participation of stakeholders in the planning process and specify the procedures for stakeholders consultation and participation;

 (3) Specify procedures to bring about transparency in the planning process; and

(4) Demarcate the roles and responsibilities of various organisations in line with the Act for meeting above objectives

Ø  Scope and extent of applications of Regulations. -

 

1.       These regulations shall be applicable to Central Transmission Utility (CTU), State Transmission Utilities (STUs), generating companies including companies having captive generating plants connected to or intending to connect with ISTS, transmission licensees, distribution licensees, Regional Power Committees (RPCs), National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC), Regional Load Despatch Centers (RLDCs) and State Load Despatch Centers (SLDCs) and any other recognized entity under the Act involved in planning and development of inter-state transmission system.

2.      These regulations shall be in addition to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Procedure, Terms and Conditions for grant of Transmission License and other related matters Regulations), 2009; Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grant of Regulatory Approval for execution of Inter-State Transmission Scheme to Central Transmission Utility Regulations), 2010.

 

[No. L-1/220/2017-CERC]

 

URL- http://www.cercind.gov.in/2018/regulation/Transmission.pdf


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