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CERC compensatory tariff won't burden discoms, consumers: Care

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 19:16

The central electricity regulator's order for compensatory tariff to Tata Power and Adani Power has not only provided relief to producers but also ensured that discoms and consumers are not burdened by higher tariff, says a report by rating agency Care.

CERC notifies power tariff regulations for 5 yrs

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 19:38

The new norms will be in force for five years - from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2019. They are not applicable to generating stations or inter-state transmission systems where tariffs has been discovered through competitive bidding.

CERC allows compensation for Tatas, Adani power projects

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 23:01

In a major relief for Tata Power and Adani Power, electricity regulator CERC has allowed them higher tariff and total compensation worth over Rs 1,100 crore for their Mundra power projects fired by imported coal.

CERC to start work soon on framing new power tariff norms

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 20:22

Electricity regulator CERC will soon start studying various sectoral aspects, including current trends and challenges, to decide on power tariff norms for the 2014-19 period.

Tata Power jumps 6% as CERC allows tariff hike

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12:18

Shares of Tata Power on Tuesday surged nearly 6 percent in early trade, after electricity regulator CERC allowed the company to raise power tariffs to compensate for an unexpected increase in coal cost.

Find a better way to pass imported fuel cost: PowerMin to CERC

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 15:12

The Power Ministry has asked sectoral regulator CERC to prepare the best possible formula for passing on the cost of imported fuel to the electricity generating firms.

CERC asks Reliance Power to meet states in 15 days to resolve issue

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 14:32

Power sector regulator CERC on Thursday asked Reliance Power to discuss with electricity consuming states the proposal to hike tariff from its under-construction Sasan ultra mega power project in Madhya Pradesh in the next 15 days.

Non-compliance with norms behind power grid failures: CERC

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 13:29

More than three months after the country witnessed one of the worst electricity grid failures, sectoral regulator CERC has said non-compliance with norms by various stakeholders was a major reason for the collapse.

CERC asks Power Min to make changes in bidding documents

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 20:22

The commission is of the view that the Standard Bidding Document or SBD should be designed based on Build, Own, Operate (BOO) model instead of Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) as it is the case right now.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 19:16

The report has to be submitted by August 8, CERC said in an order dated August 1.

Power regulator says tariffs likely to increase

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 13:52

An increase in power tariffs in India is inevitable given the sharp rise in coal prices, the head of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) told reporters on Thursday.