Draft amendments to Tamil Nadu Electricity Distribution Code

Jul 12, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) on July 09, 2019, has published a draft to further amendment the Tamil Nadu Electricity Distribution Code.

It has been decided to amend the Tamil Nadu Electricity Distribution Code based on the proposal received from the Code Review Panel so as to- 

(1) ease out practical difficulties while accepting applications online; 

(2) facilitate network upgradation to cater to the increase in demand and further, to alleviate difficulties and undue delays faced by the licensee in obtaining lands for establishment of sub-stations that are essential to provide quality supply; 

(3) meet the cost of infrastructure incurred by the Licensee in extending LT supply to the dwelling units/occupants/persons within the group housing/commercial complex;

The amendments made are:

 In Regulation 29(2)(ii), the clauses (a) to (d) has been substituted.

Regulation 44 has also been substituted.

 In Annexure III, a new serial has been inserted in FORM 1, 2, 3, 4.

Any persons likely to be affected thereby, are invited for objections and suggestions of the draft Regulations within fifteen days from the date of hosting it in the website of the Commission. The objection or suggestion, if any, should be addressed in duplicate to the Secretary, Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission, 19-A Rukmini Lakshmipathy Salai, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008.

[Draft Notification No. TNERC/DC/8]


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