Frame power tariff determination norms in 3 months, Supreme Court tells states | India News

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NEW DELHI: In an important judgment on intra-state power-transmission, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) to frame within three months the norms for determination of tariff in sync with National Electricity Policy and National Tariff Policy.
The direction was given by a bench of Chief Justice D YChandrachud and Justices AS Bopanna and J B Pardiwala while dismissing an appeal of Tata Power Company Ltd, which had challenged Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission’s March 21, 2021, decision to grant transmission license to Adani Electricity Mumbai Infra Ltd for setting up a 1,000MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) link between 400kV MSETCL Kudus and 220kV Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd Aarey EHV station.
The bench said, “We direct all sate regulatory commissions to frame regulations under Section 181 of the Electricity…

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