Petition No. 15/Suo-Motu/2012. Case: Determination of Tariff of The Natural Inter-State Transmission Lines Vs Chairman & Managing Director, Delhi Transco Ltd., Shakti Sadan Building, New Delhi and Ors.. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

Case NumberPetition No. 15/Suo-Motu/2012
JudgesDr. Pramod Deo, Chairperson, Shri S. Jayaraman, Member, Shri V.S. Verma, Member and Shri M. Deena Dayalan, Member
IssueElectricity Act, 2003 - Sections 2(36), 79(1) (c), 79(1)(d)
Judgement DateAugust 21, 2012
CourtCentral Electricity Regulatory Commission


  1. The Commission has been determining tariff of the inter-State transmission lines developed, owned and operated by the Central Transmission Utility and the transmission licensees i.e., who have been granted licence by the Commission under section 79(1) (c) and (d) of the Electricity Act, 2003 (hereinafter referred to as "the Act"). Conveyance of electricity from territory of one State to another State is also considered to be a part of inter-State transmission system as per section 2(36) of the Act and accordingly tariff of these lines is also required to be determined by the Central Commission under Section 79(1)(d) of the Act. Further, some of the owners/developers of the inter-State transmission lines of 132 kV and above in North Eastern Region and 220 kV and above in Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern regions have approached the Implementing Agency for including their transmission assets in computation of Point of Connection transmission charges and losses under the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Sharing of inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses) Regulations, 2010 (hereinafter "Sharing Regulations'). As a step towards inclusion of non-ISTS lines in the PoC transmission charges, the Commission proposes to include the Natural inter-State lines, i.e., the transmission lines...

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