This conflict of interest has faced repeated criticism from the industry. Staff Salary Staff Salary can be determined with the approval of government by regulations Finance Expenses to be charged on Relationship with government Quasi-Judicial body, but subject to policy direction by government of India. Ministry of Power, India, has published the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998. Implementation of these corridors has been taken up in a phased manner matching with generation projects. Functions of State Load Despatch Centres a be responsible for optimum scheduling and despatch of electricity within a State, in accordance with the contracts entered into with the licensees or the generating companies operating in that State; b monitor grid operations; c keep accounts of the quantity of electricity transmitted through the State grid; d exercise supervision and control over the intra-state transmission system; and e be responsible for carrying out real time operations for grid control and despatch of electricity within the State through secure and economic operation of the State grid in accordance with the Grid Standards and the State Grid Code.
Tariff regulation, a purely economic exercise. A new company called Posoco was recently made the grid manager, separating it from PowerGrid. Opening the transmission sector further, Goyal said projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore would be tendered in six months to a year. The Tribunal has the authority to overrule or amend that order, just like the Income-Tax tribunal or the Central Administrative Tribunal. PowerGrid is not shy of competition.
Duties of transmission licensees It shall be the duty of a transmission licensee - a to build, maintain and operate an efficient, co-ordinated and economical inter-State transmission system or intra-State transmission system, as the case may be; b to comply with the directions of the Regional Load Despatch Centre and the State Load Despatch Centre as the may be;. Removal with advice from Supreme Court of India Tenure 5 Years. All the study and paperwork is going on. The single-part tariff for a station was calculated to cover both the fixed cost as well as the variable energy cost at a certain normative generation level. The Commission in July 1999 held detailed hearings on the above. The Company has an excellent credit rating with financial institutions, thereby, is placed in a comfortable position in terms of resource mobilization. Inter-State, Regional and Inter-regional transmission For the purposes of this Part, the Central Government may, make region- wise demarcation of the country, and, from time to time, make such modifications therein as it may consider necessary for the efficient, economical and integrated transmission and supply of electricity, and in particular to facilitate voluntary interconnections and co-ordination of facilities for the inter-State, regional and interregional generation and transmission of electricity.
Two part tariff for Generation as per K. They can stand on their own and bid on their feathers. Archived from on 28 September 2010. Other provisions relating to transmission 34. Archived from on 4 September 2009. Archived from on 19 June 2009.
Intervening Transmission facilities The Appropriate Commission may, on an application by any licensee, by order require any other licensee owning or operating intervening transmission facilities to provide the use of such facilities to the extent of surplus capacity available with such licensee. But PowerGrid as a transmission company also participates in tender-based competitive bidding for projects with private players. Conserving Right-of-Way RoW , minimizing impact on natural resources, coordinated development of cost effective transmission corridor, flexibility in upgradation of transfer capacity of lines matching with power transfer requirement are major areas of concern in development of transmission network in the country. It also has the additional role of collection from power generators, state electricity boards, etc, using the transmission infrastructure. Pramod Deo, Chairperson and Chief Executive, longest serving electricity regulator in India.
We have to strengthen the company. Rao Committee had been able to tackle only one end; the Central generation side. Functions of Regional Load Despatch Centre a be responsible for optimum scheduling and despatch of electricity within the region, in accordance with the contracts entered into with the licensees or the generating companies operating in the region; b monitor grid operations; c keep accounts of the quantity of electricity transmitted through the regional grid; d exercise supervision and control over the inter-State transmission system; and e be responsible for carrying out real time operations for grid control and despatch of electricity within the region through secure and economic operation of the regional grid in accordance with the Grid Standards and the Grid Code. Directions by Appropriate Government The Appropriate Government may issue directions to the Regional Load Despatch Centres or State Load Despatch Centres, as the case may be, to take such measures as may be necessary for maintaining smooth and stable transmission and supply of electricity to any region or State. Archived from on 29 September 2010.
Transmission within a State The State Commission shall facilitate and promote transmission, wheeling and inter-connection arrangements within its territorial jurisdiction for the transmission and supply of electricity by economical and efficient utilisation of the electricity. This was because the K. Archived from on 19 June 2009. Not eligible for re-appointment Staff Appointment Can appoint secretary and determine the number, nature and Categories of other staff but with government approval. This follows taking away of grid management from the Union government-owned transmission behemoth.
We have made it the same now and many other suggestions that came from them are under processing to help the private sector active in transmission. . Grid Standards Every transmission licensee shall comply with such technical standards, of operation and maintenance of transmission lines, in accordance with the Grid Standards, as may be specified by the Authority. The tribunal has to be approached within 45 days of the aggrieved person from getting the order. .