Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court added that if the payment of Rs.10 crores along with interest as directed, is not refunded within six months from the date of this order, SECI will be entitled to recover Rs. 10 crores plus interest as per the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003.

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Legal RoundUpTribunals/Regulatory Bodies/Commissions Monthly Roundup

Know about why NGT formed Joint Committee for environmental norms violations in constructions at CM Kejriwal’s residence, relevancy of intent of Corporate Debtor, threshold limit under IBC Code, compensation in Ludhiana Gas Leak incident, etc.

central electricity regulatory commission
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In accordance with Regulation 3(3) of the Trading Licence Regulations, for a person applying for Category `IV`, a trading licence should have a net worth of Rs. 10 crore and should have maintained minimum current ratio and liquidity ratio of 1:1, as on date of audited balance sheet accompanying the application.

adani power
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court opined that it is unjust on the part of Haryana Utilities to say that 70% of the installed capacity should be further bifurcated and the Change in Law benefit should be restricted only to 70% of the installed capacity.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme court was of the opinion that the “casual approach of APTEL, in not reasoning how such findings could be rendered, cannot be countenanced. As a judicial tribunal, dealing with contracts and bargains, which are entered into by parties with equal bargaining power, APTEL is not expected to casually render findings of coercion, or fraud, without proper pleadings or proof, or without probing into evidence.”

Legislation UpdatesRules & Regulations

On 15-2-2023, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (‘CERC’) notified the date on which certain provisions of the CERC (Ancillary Services) Regulations, 2022

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The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission held that the imposition of Safeguard Duty through notification issued by Department of Revenue is a ‘Change in Law’ event as per Article 12 of Power Purchase Agreement.

Delhi High Court
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The Court rejected the contention forwarded by defendant 3 to the effect that the present issue had an impact on tariff, as the actions of the plaintiff had prevented the applicant from supplying power to defendant 3 under the PSA resulting into defendant 3 being forced to secure power from the open market at rates much higher than the tariff determined.

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Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL): A Coram of Justice Manjula Chellur (Chairperson) and S.D. Dubey, (Technical Member) allowed an appeal filed against

Legislation UpdatesNotifications

No. L-1/144/2013-CERC— In exercise of powers conferred under Section 178 of the Electricity Act, 2003 and all other powers enabling it in

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission: In an order passed by Gireesh B Pradhan (Chairperson), AK Singhal, AS Bakshi and MK Iyer (Members) on a 

Foreign Legislation

In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 178 (1); and 178 (2) (ze) of the Electricity Act, 2003, the Central Electricity