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Shri M. L. Prasad, Member-Technical & Chairman (I/c)
Shri Anurag Sharma, Member-Law

Section 86 of the Electricity Act, 2003 provides that the State Commission would discharge the following functions:
  • Determine the tariff for generation, supply, transmission and wheeling of electricity, wholesale, bulk or retail, as the case may be, within the State: Provided that where open access has been permitted to a category of consumers under section 42, the State Commission shall determine only the wheeling charges and surcharge thereon, if any, for the said category of consumers.
  • Regulate electricity purchase and procurement process of distribution licensees including the price at which electricity shall be procured from the generating companies or licensees or from other sources through agreements for purchase of power for distribution and supply within the State.
  • Facilitate intra-State transmission and wheeling of electricity.
  • Issue licenses to persons seeking to act as transmission licensees, distribution licensees and electricity traders with respect to their operations within the State.
  • Promote cogeneration and generation of electricity from renewable sources of energy by providing suitable measures for connectivity with the grid and sale of electricity to any person, and also specify, for purchase of electricity from such sources, a percentage of the total consumption of electricity in the area of a distribution licensee.
  • Adjudicate upon the disputes between the licensees and generating companies and to refer any dispute for arbitration.
  • Levy fee for the purposes of this Act.
  • Specify State Grid Code consistent with the Grid Code specified under clause (h) of sub-section (1) of section 79.
  • Specify or enforce standards with respect to quality, continuity and reliability of service by licensees.
  • Fix the trading margin in the intra-State trading of electricity, if considered, necessary. Discharges such other functions as may be assigned to it under this Act. Under the Electricity Act, 2003 the Commission shall also advise the State Government on all matters pertaining to:
    1. Promotion of competition, efficiency and economy in activities of the electricity industry;
    2. Promotion of investment in electricity industry; reorganization and restructuring of electricity industry in the State Matters concerning generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity or any other matter referred by the Government.

  • Section 94 of Electricity Act, 2003 on power vested with the state Commission provides as follows:
  • The Appropriate Commission shall, for the purposes of any inquiry or proceedings under this Act, have the same powers as are vested in a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 in respect of the following matters, namely: -
    1. summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath;
    2. discovery and production of any document or other material object producible as evidence;
    3. receiving evidence on affidavits;
    4. requisitioning of any public record;
    5. issuing commission for the examination of witnesses;
    6. reviewing its decisions, directions and orders;
    7. any other matter which may be prescribed.
  • The Appropriate Commission shall have the powers to pass such interim order in any proceeding, hearing or matter before the Appropriate Commission, as that Commission may consider appropriate.
  • The Appropriate Commission may authorize any person, as it deems fit, to represent the interest of the consumers in the proceedings before it..


  • State Advisory Committee



    Jane

    Power Award 2017

    Adjudged winner of the award for

    Most Progressive SERC-Tariff Reforms

    The 18th Regulators & Policymakers Retreat 2017

    Jane

    Power Award 2017

    Adjudged winner of the award for

    Most Progressive SERC-Tariff Reforms



    Mike

    Power Award 2016

    Adjudged winner of the award for

    Most Progressive SERC-Tariff Reforms

    The 18th Regulators & Policymakers Retreat 2016

    John

    Power Award 2016

    Adjudged winner of the award for

    winner

    Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission

    John

    BEE 5-Star Label

    Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission Building,

    Dehradun awarded a BEE 5-Star Label.


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