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Government of India
Ministry of Power
07-December-2011 18:23 IST
Implementation of Electricity Act and Open Access

 

            ‘Electricity’ is a subject under the Concurrent list as per the Seventh schedule of the Constitution.  As the implementation of the various provisions of the Act is a continuous process and different bodies have been constituted for the same, Government of India has been taking up for the implementation  of the Act with all concerned  from time to time.

 

The Open Access at inter-state level is fully operational. With regard to Open Access at Inter-State level, during the Financial Year 2010 - 11, the total number of transactions under Open Access was19883 as against 778 in Financial Year 2004-05. Further, Central Transmission Utility has reported to have received 225 applications in Financial Year 2009-10  from private developers for Long Term Open Access amounting to 1,62,898 MW.

 

At Intra State level Open Access is being introduced by the Appropriate Commission.  As per information available with Forum of Regulators secretariat, 24 State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) have notified terms and conditions of Open Access Regulations, 20 SERCs have determined cross subsidy surcharge, 25 SERCs have allowed Open Access up to 1 MW   and above, 22 SERCs have determined transmission charges and 18 SERCs have determined wheeling charges. 

 

               The Transmission and Distribution Losses in the country have reduced from 32.53% in the year 2003-04 to 25.39% in the year 2009-10. A Statement showing year-wise T&D losses is given below:-

 

Percentage transformation, transmission and distribution losses (including energy unaccounted for)

Region

STATES/UTs

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10 #

NR

1

Haryana

32.07

32.11

30.51

33.35

32.83

30.74

31.00

 

2

Himachal Pradesh

22.76

28.90

23.55

19.77

16.98

15.51

20.52

 

3

Jammu & Kashmir

45.54

41.08

44.93

51.98

55.71

58.02

67.35

 

4

Punjab

25.96

25.42

27.56

26.61

22.82

23.08

23.39

 

5

Rajasthan

43.74

44.68

39.92

35.60

34.71

31.47

29.99

 

6

Uttar Pradesh

35.17

34.39

32.63

33.49

28.60

30.94

33.15

 

7

Uttarakhand

49.23

39.30

35.96

34.48

35.66

41.79

25.27

 

8

Chandigarh

39.06

30.37

31.64

25.13

23.77

22.36

23.19

 

9

Delhi

43.66

45.40

48.61

33.00

28.65

22.22

22.09

WR

1

Gujarat

24.20

30.43

27.91

24.87

26.13

24.07

22.77

 

2

Madhya Pradesh

41.44

41.30

40.07

39.24

35.64

38.46

38.32

 

3

Chhattisgarh

42.55

28.06

31.06

31.71

29.79

26.38

18.62

 

4

Maharashtra

34.12

32.40

31.60

31.64

29.79

23.88

25.16

 

5

Goa

45.05

35.97

19.68

20.90

21.18

17.12

16.99

 

6

D & n Haveli

15.10

16.00

19.94

11.22

18.10

15.57

11.21

 

7

Daman &diu

16.88

15.56

21.58

22.09

23.29

20.06

17.19

SR

1

Andhra Pradesh

27.73

23.96

20.06

18.65

22.41

19.56

18.37

 

2

Karnataka

23.29

26.08

29.77

25.91

18.87

17.03

18.76

 

3

Kerala

21.63

22.48

23.50

19.11

17.81

13.16

19.59

 

4

Tamil Nadu

17.16

19.28

18.66

19.54

18.71

18.14

18.41

 

5

Lakshadweep

11.85

10.20

11.19

12.87

18.05

24.87

11.59

 

6

Puducherry

11.60

18.15

18.48

18.76

5.89

12.24

11.84

ER

1

Bihar

36.66

38.88

43.96

50.67

48.79

46.37

43.58

 

2

Jharkhand

25.35

19.62

26.82

26.21

23.16

24.27

22.24

 

3

Orissa

57.09

44.02

45.56

40.86

39.44

42.65

37.00

 

4

West Bengal

31.01

28.54

24.84

23.64

21.29

16.79

18.33

 

5

A & N Isls.

25.95

12.63

24.32

23.10

26.86

24.16

19.76

 

6

Sikkim

54.99

50.49

10.73

26.86

36.80

38.80

39.01

NER

1

Assam

39.31

51.76

40.34

33.69

38.60

37.59

32.82

 

2

Manipur

65.18

70.61

63.12

53.47

63.56

63.37

54.66

 

3

Meghalaya

16.73

28.35

40.19

35.34

37.62

37.45

39.06

 

4

Nagaland

55.00

48.26

58.99

54.79

55.61

58.3

56.91

 

5

Tripura

46.44

59.54

41.11

34.75

42.81

35.78

35.55

 

6

Arunachal Pradesh

47.54

42.96

49.72

57.79

67.20

46.88

48.04

 

7

Mizoram

55.54

66.14

39.19

38.18

44.63

52.70

53.80

All India

32.53

31.25

30.42

28.65

27.20

25.47

25.39

# Provisional 

SOURCE : DMLF DIVISION, CEA.(GENERAL REVIEW)

 

Government of India has launched Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) from  10th Plan and Restructured Accelerated   Power Development and Reforms Programme (R-APDRP) for 11th Plan. In the 11th Plan, the scheme has been restructured with emphasis on actual demonstrable performance in terms of sustained loss reduction.

 

Projects under the scheme are being taken up in two Parts.  Part-A includes the projects for establishment of base line data and IT application, for energy accounting/auditing and IT based consumer service centers.  Part-B includes regular distribution strengthening projects. Apart from this, the programme will require enabling activities which would be covered under Part-C. 

 

Total no. of sanctioned Projects, sanctioned cost and disbursement made under various parts of the programme (as available in R-APDRP website) is indicated below:

 

S.

No.

 

No. of States  

No. of Towns           

Sanctioned Cost(Rs. Crores)

Disbursement

(Rs. Crores)

1.

Part-A

  29

     1401

5176.90

  1530.11

2.

SCADA

  13      

     60

1385.87

    241.44

3.

Part-B

  19

     1039

23644.50

   2781.24

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Power Shri K. C. Venugopal  in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

MA/VN