Time of Day

ToD Tariff Mechanism: A Tool To Lower Electricity Bills While Managing Demand

In a revision to Electricity (Rights of consumers) Rules, 2020, the Government introduced two changes to the electricity tariff system in June 2023. These changes are introduction of Time of Day (ToD) Tariff, and rationalization of smart metering provisions. As per the tariff system introduced, tariff during high-solar hours of the day should be 10%-20% […]

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KERC Proposes Extra Banking Charges Against Peak Time Power Withdrawal

In its latest discussion paper, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has offered more details relating to imposing an additional banking charge of two percent when the net power withdrawal is made during peak hours under the open access system. The proposal has been put forward for dealing with energy banking and its subsequent withdrawal, injection, […]

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