MoP proposes draft amendment in Electricity Rules, 2005 related to captive generating plant

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has proposed a draft amendment in Electricity Rules, 2005, related to captive generating plant.

In the amendment, a proviso is proposed to be added that the consumption by a subsidiary company as defined in clause 87 of Section 2 of the Companies Act, 2013, of a company which is an existing captive user shall also be admissible as captive consumption by the captive user. The proviso will be added after the explanation of the term captive user. The ministry has sought comments, if any, by December 1, 2022.


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