CER - Centre for Energy Regulation

Overview

Centre for Energy Regulation (CER) is an endeavor towards comprehensive and sustained institutional strengthening in the Indian power sector striven for enhanced academia-utility-regulatory interactions. It is an initiative led by the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) at IIT Kanpur which is India’s first of its kind dedicated to regulatory research in the energy sector.

CER Brochure

Launch of the Centre

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Inauguration

Symposium

RRC

CER Launching

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CER discussion forum aims to bolster professional communication process, democratic exchange of ideas/vision/opinions, peer to peer learning and critical thinking by serving as a content/expertise resource. It also focusses on archiving discussions by personnel, topic, or other parameters, thus forming a basis for creating FAQs.
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CER releases the quarterly newsletter entitled “Regulatory Insights” which targets to bring insights into key regulatory and policy developments in the power sector, accompanied with an analysis based on CER's Regulatory Database.
To access the newsletters:
Existing user: Sign in using your CER registration credentials.
New user: Register into CER and then sign in using your registration credentials.
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Monograph: Regulatory Framework for Long-Term Demand Forecasting and Power Procurement Planning(Release - January 2019)
To access the publications:
Existing user: Sign in using your CER registration credentials.
New user: Register into CER and then sign in using your registration credentials.
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Centre’s work plays a crucial role in regulatory research and power sector framework strengthening in the backdrop of continuing changes in the organization and regulation of electricity markets.
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Other Initiatives

Energy Analytics Lab (EAL)

An industry-supported (promoted by Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) Ltd.) academic initiative of the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME), IIT Kanpur which aims at building power market database and developing intelligent learning & visualization tools for the periodical market watch.

News / Announcements / Happenings

"Dr. Anoop Singh from IIT Kanpur was invited to the FSR Global Forum - 2019 held at Florence, Italy from March 25-28, 2019. He shared some highlights from the discussion on "removing barriers to massive electrification business models."Watch

CER organized 1st Global Regulatory Perspectives Programme for Commissioners of Electricity Regulatory Commissions from March 13 – 15, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. The programme is supported by Forum of Regulators.

CER organized 12th Capacity Building Programme for Officers of Electricity Regulatory Commissions on the theme Tariff Setting in the Power Sector – Best Practices and Emerging Regulatory Scenario on behalf of Forum of Regulators from February 11–13, 2019 at IIT Kanpur.

CER published a new monograph (book) on Regulatory Framework for Long-term Demand Forecasting and Power Procurement Planning which covers national and international practices building on the background research by the Centre and the deliberations of First Regulatory Research Camp (RRC 1) organized by the Centre from July 10–14 , 2018, Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh.

CER releases 2nd issue of Centre’s newsletter Regulatory Insights