Additional Surcharge

Open Access Charges: When Solar Fails To Deliver Promised Savings

The concept of open access in the electricity market was introduced to foster competition and provide consumers with the freedom to choose their electricity suppliers. However, despite the potential for savings, the reality is that net landed solar electricity often does not result in significant cost reductions for end consumers. This outcome is largely due […]

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GERC Imposes Additional Surcharge Of Rs 1/Kwh For Open Access Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in its latest notification proposed imposing an additional surcharge for open access consumers in the state. The state electricity regulatory body proposed imposing an additional surcharge at the rate of Re 1 per Kwh. The GERC order said that the additional surcharge for these consumers would be applicable between […]

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Discoms In Gujarat To Levy Rs 0.87/Kwh As Surcharge For Open Access

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in its suo motto order, has specified the additional surcharge rate for the open access consumers in the state. As per the latest order of the state, it has specified Rs 0.87 per KwH applicable for open access services between October 1, 2023, and March 31, 2024. It comes after […]

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HERC Issues Discussion Paper on License Terms and Conditions

HERC to set new regulations defining terms and conditions of license for a deemed licensee in Haryana. A discussion paper has been prepared. The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has prepared a discussion paper on HERC (Terms & Conditions of License for Deemed Licensee) Regulations, 2020. A public hearing will be held by the state […]

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No Additional Surcharge For Open Access Consumers in Gujarat

The commission analysed the data submitted by GUVNL and its Discoms, and based on the formula decided, the additional surcharge worked out to Rs NIL/kWh. The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has in its latest order issued that consumers of four of the state’s discoms will have zero applicable additional surcharge for making use of […]

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