Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Intra-state Availability Based Tariff and Deviation Settlement Mechanism) Regulations, 2019

Jul 03, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has invited comments or suggestions or objections from general public/ stakeholders/licensees on Draft BERC (Intra-state Availability Based Tariff and Deviation Settlement Mechanism) Regulations, 2019 by July 31, 2019.

The National Electricity Policy (NEP) envisages implementation of the Availability Based Tariff (ABT) at State level to establish a credible settlement mechanism for Intra-day power transfers among Intra-State Entities. As per the Tariff Policy, this framework should be extended to generating stations (including Grid connected Captive Plants of capacities as determined by the State Electricity Regulatory Commission). To maintain discipline and grid security as envisaged under the Grid Code, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has notified Deviation Settlement Mechanism and Related Matters Regulations, 2014 and repealing Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (UI charges and related matters), Regulations, 2009. In view of the aforesaid, the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (Intra-state Availability Based Tariff and Deviation Settlement) Regulations, 2019 are notified.

These regulations will come into force from the first day of the month succeeding the month of publication in the Official Gazette of the State of Bihar and it will extend to whole of the state of Bihar.

These Regulations will apply to all Intra-State Entities in Bihar in a manner as specified in these Regulations.

[Public Notice SMP No. 17/2019]


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