Tamil Nadu issues new tariff order

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) in its new order has proposed to levy 50 per cent of charges for conventional power (for transmission, wheeling, scheduling and system operation), for procurement of solar power by distribution licensees.

TNERC has also proposed to levy a cross-subsidy surcharge of 70 per cent applicable for conventional power for solar power procurement. The new proposals are to come into force from April 1, 2021 with a proposed control period of one year from then. The open access charges as well as other terms and conditions mentioned, will be applicable to all the solar power generators, irrespective of their date of commissioning.

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