CERC notifies Fees and Charges of RLDCs Regulations, 2019

The CERC has notified the Fees and Charges of Regional Load Despatch Centre [RLDC] and Other Related Matters Regulations, 2019. The regulations have guidelines regarding the fees to be collected by RLDCs from the generating companies, distribution licensees, interstate transmission licensees, buyers, sellers, and interstate trading licensees and other users. The distribution licensees and state transmission licensees are required to pay a non-refundable, one-time registration fee of Rs 1 million for grid access. The registration fee for generating stations varies from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 million depending upon their capacity. These regulations will come into effect from the date of their publication in the official gazette and will be applicable during the control period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2024.