Draft KSERC (Kerala State Electricity Grid Code) Regulations, 2019

Aug 05, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) on July 30, 2019, has published the draft Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Kerala State Electricity Grid Code) Regulations, 2019. These Regulations shall extend to the whole state of Kerala. These Regulations shall come into force from the date of publication of the same in the Official Gazette of the Government of Kerala.

Scope, Applicability, Implementation and Operation of the State Grid Code:

1. These Regulations shall apply to all the Transmission & distribution licensees, Generators, Consumers including Captive, Open Access and Bulk, the STU or SLDC and all other concerned users using the Kerala State Grid in the matter of Connectivity, Scheduling, Operation, Safety, Shutdown, Protection, Communication, Metering, Energy Accounting etc. 

2. The connectivity criteria and other provisions of the State Grid Code shall be applicable to the new Connections and equipments provided for new works or replacements, from the date this State Grid Code is made effective. 

3. The State Grid Code shall apply to all the Users, SLDC, STU and any future Transmission licensee. The STU or SLDC have the responsibility of implementing the State Grid Code.

4. SLDC shall not unduly discriminate against or unduly prefer any one or any group of persons; or STU in the conduct of any business.

5. The operation of the State Grid Code will be reviewed regularly by the State Grid Code Review Committee in accordance with the provisions of the relevant sections of the State Grid Code.

Any person likely to be affected thereby, are invited for objection or suggestions, if any, within one month from the date of publication of this notice. All objection or suggestions, if any, thereon may be forwarded to the Secretary, Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission, KPFC Bhavanam, C.V.Raman Pillai Road, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram- 695010. Objections and suggestions received on or before the said date shall be considered by the Commission before finalization of the said draft regulation.

[Notification No.1426/CE/2018/KSERC]


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