CERC notifies Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Open Access in inter-State Transmission) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Dec 31, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


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The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission on December 12, 2019, has notified the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Open Access in inter-State Transmission) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2019 which amends the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Open Access in inter-State Transmission) Regulations, 2008.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Open Access in inter-State Transmission) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2019 shall come into effect from April 01, 2020 or on the date as may be notified by the Commission.

Following are the amendments:

•  Regulation 2(1)(ga) shall be substituted as “Intra-Day Transaction or Contingency Transaction” which means the transaction (not being a collective transaction) which occurs on day (T) after the closure of day ahead market window for delivery of power on the same day (T) except for the duration of the specified period of delivery of the real-time market, or for the next day (T+1) and which are scheduled by Regional Load Despatch Centre or National Load Despatch Centre.”

•  In Regulation 2(1)(m), (ma) shall be added which specifies ‘Real-time transactions’ means the collective transactions which occur on the day (T) or (T-1) after the right to revision of schedule ends for a specified duration of delivery during the day (T)and which are scheduled by Regional Load Despatch Centre or National Load Despatch Centre.”

•  In Regulation 13, 13(B) shall be added which specifies “Procedure for scheduling of transaction in Real-time market (RTM).

•  Regulation 20(1) shall be substituted as “All transactions for State utilities and for intra-State entities scheduled by the nodal agency under these regulations, after accounting the changes in the schedules after the execution of the real-time market, shall be accounted for and included in the respective day-ahead net interchange schedules of the concerned regional entity issued by the Regional Load Despatch Centre.”

[Notification No. L-7/105(121)/2007-CERC]


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