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APR 15 2015

CERC fixes transmission charges for assets under System Strengthening for Western Region

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Wed 15th APR 2015

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved transmission tariffs for Power Grid Corporation of India Limited’s (Powergrid) 765 kV line bay and 240 MVAR line reactor at the 765 kV Vadodara gas insulated switchgear (GIS) for the Vadodara–Dhule transmission line under the “Line bays and Reactor Provisions at PowerGrid substations associated with System Strengthening for Western Region” project. 

The approved and claimed annual transmission charges are summarised in the table below:

CERC-approved annual transmission charges for Powergrid’s transmission systems (Rs million)



2015-16 (Pro-rata)

Claimed charges

Approved charges

765 kV line bay and 3X80 MVAR line reactor at the 765 kV Vadodara GIS for the Vadodara-Dhule transmission line

June 1, 2015



GIS: gas insulated switchgear; COD: Commercial operation date

Source: CERC


The charges allowed in this order will be applicable from the date of commercial operation of the transmission syste


Western Region Power Grid Grid Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Gas Electricity Regulatory Commission PowerGrid transmission charges Power Electricity India

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