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MAY 05 2015

AERC notifies draft smart-grid regulations

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Tue 05th MAY 2015

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) has notified the draft Smart Grid Regulations, 2015. The proposed regulations will be applicable to generating companies and to transmission and distribution (T&D) licensees. The draft regulations take into account the Smart Grid Vision and Roadmap notified by the union government and aim to promote the expansion of the smart grid and allied technologies in accordance with the roadmap.

The draft regulations provide the guidelines for the approval of investments in smart grids; tariffs and incentives/disincentives for consumers, prosumers, and utilities; security of network operations; integration of renewable energy/distributed generation; and protection of consumer privacy, among other matters.

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