Power Regulator Allows BSES To Recover Rs 230 Crore From Consumers


Power Regulator Allows BSES  To Recover Rs 230 Crore From Consumers

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) recently allowed the power distribution utility, BSES Yamuna, to recover from its consumers Rs 230 crore in power purchase costs incurred for buying power from Anta, Auraiya and Dadri stations from 2012-13 to 2015-16.

DERC had disallowed the same in the 2015-16 tariff order as its permission was not taken for renewing the power purchase agreement (PPA) with these three stations.

In its submission, the discom said Anta, Auraiya and Dadri gas-based stations were part of the consolidated power purchase agreement signed with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on June 5, 2008. As per a supplementary PPA, the terms of procurement from these stations were increased beyond their respective expiry dates to the end of their useful life. Read more

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