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AUG 18 2015

Open Access on the Mixed Feeders in Telangana

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Tue 18th AUG 2015

The Hon’ble  Electricity Regulatory Commission of Telangana has allowed the open access to all the open access consumers as per the section 42 of The Electricity Act 2003.


Open access can be allowed to those consumers only who are availing supply through mixed feeders which are not feeding to any of the agricultural feeders / loads, apart from consumers availing supply through dedicated feeders subject to the following conditions. The other clauses of the Regulation 2 of 2005 remain same.

a)      To allow open access to those consumers who give undertaking that they avail supply within the contracted maximum demand (CMD) entered with the Discom.

b)      To allow open access to those consumers who are willing to take supply on Round The Clock (RTC) basis only.

c)        By taking an undertaking letter from consumers that they will forego the energy loss occurred to them on account of imposing load reliefs in case of grid emergencies.


The directions will be effective from 1st of Sep 2015


Telangana Open Access Grid Electricity Act Energy Electricity Regulatory Commission Electricity

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