MERC notifies draft Electricity Supply Code and SoP Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has notified draft MERC (Electricity Supply Code and Standards of Performance of Distribution Licensees including Power Quality) Regulations, 2020. …

The proposed regulations would supersede the existing MERC (Electricity Supply Code and Other Conditions of Supply) Regulations, 2005 and MERC (Standards of Performance of Distribution Licensees, Period for Giving Supply and Determination of Compensation) Regulations, 2014, as amended from time to time. This Code will be applicable to all the distribution licensees including deemed distribution licensees and all consumers in Maharashtra; all other persons who are exempted under Section 13 of the Electricity Act, 2003 and unauthorised supply, unauthorised use, diversion and other means of unauthorised use/ abstraction of electricity. The commission has invited written comments, suggestions and/or objections on the above draft regulations and the last date to submit the same is on or before December 29, 2020.

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