JSERC grants approval to Tata Power for installation of the FGD system

The Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has partly allowed a petition filed by Tata Power Company Limited (TPCL) for approval of expenditure on installation of various emission control system in order to ensure compliance of the directions issued by Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), (notification dated December 7, 2015).

TPCL operates two units (Unit 2 and Unit 3) of 120 MW each in Jojobera power plant and supplies power to Tata Steel Limited (TSL). The commission granted approval for installation of the flue-gas desulfurisation (FGD) system. However, it did not approve any specific amount of additional expenditure at this stage and will consider the additional expenditure on the issue, subject to prudence check at the time of tariff determination, once the commissioning of the FGD system is over.

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