Draft HPERC (Renewable Power Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Dec 19, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) on November 23, 2019, has issued the Draft Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Power Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2019, to further amend the HPERC (Renewable Power Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) Regulations, 2010.

Amendments are as under:

Under Regulation 4 which specifies the Quantum of Renewable Power Purchase Obligation (RPPO):

 Sub-regulation (2) has been substituted;

 sub-regulation (2A) has been added, namely: For any person consuming power by drawl from a captive generating plant, the RPPOs shall be applicable at the rate(s) specified in the Schedule to these Regulations in relation to his consumption from such captive generating plant: Provided that the provisions of this sub-regulations (2A) shall be applicable only in relation to the consumption from captive generating plants to which these Regulations apply in terms of clause (c)and clause (d) of regulation 3 of these Regulations.

 sub-regulation (2AA) shall be added, namely: For any person/consumer consuming power partly under sub-regulation (2) and partly as per sub-regulation (2A), the RPPOs shall be applicable at the respective rates applicable for respective quantums consumed under the relevant sub-regulations.

The Draft amendment will be taken into consideration after the expiry of twenty- one (21) days from the date of Notification. The objections or suggestions in this behalf will be addressed to the Secretary, Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, Vidyut Aayog Bhawan, Block-37, SDA Complex, Kasumpti-171009 (HP).

[Notification No. HPERC/438]


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