Editorial June 2019

The transmission segment is expected to witness a significant growth momentum over the next few years. As per CEA estimates, based on the capacity addition required for the inter-state and intra-state transmission systems, a huge […]


Financial Briefs: India and overseas

 PFC raises $1 billion in the international market (India) Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has raised $1 billion through Reg-S bonds in the international market. The transaction was carried out in two tranches – a five-year […]

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Reforms and Regulations

CERC determines APPC for 2019-20

The CERC has determined the average power purchase cost (APPC) at the national level as Rs 3.60 per unit for 2019-20. This is based on the tariff orders issued by the state/joint electricity regulatory commissions […]

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Reforms and Regulations

CERC notifies draft PSDF Regulations

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has notified the draft Power System Development Fund Regulations, 2019. The commission intends to review the existing regulations based on experience and achievements so far in the utilisation of […]

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Central Sector

MoP plans issuing advisory to SERCs

The Ministry of Power (MoP) is planning to issue an advisory to the regulatory commissions to not seek tariff redetermination of stressed assets that are acquired as part of the lenders’ resolution mechanism. The move […]