Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
About CSERC
History of Commission -

The Chhatisgarh Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) was established under the Electricity Regulatory
Commission Act, 1998 and started functioning with effect from 03-October-2001.

Companies -

Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board was unbundled in December 2008, into five independent Companies, i.e.

  • Chhattisgarh State Power Holding Company Limited (CSPHCL)
  • Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company Limited (CSPGCL)
  • Chhattisgarh State Power Transmission Company Limited (CSPTCL)
  • Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL)
  • Chhattisgarh State Power Trading Company Limited (CSPTrCL)

CSERC determines tariff for above mentioned State-owned entities. In addition, CSERC monitors private
player like Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. in transmission and distribution businesses.

CSERC Snapshot of power sector
Installed Capacity (As on 31.12.2022)
Technology wise breakup (MW)
Thermal Renewable
State Ownership/ Sector Coal Lignite Gas Diesel Total Nuclear Hydro RES(MNRE) Grant Total
Chhattisgarh
State 1840 0 0 0 1840 0 120 11.05 1971.05
Private 7667.5 0 0 0 7667.5 0 0 835.85 8503.35
Central 2714.39 0 0 0 2714.39 48 113 0 2875.39
Sub-Total 12221.89 0 0 0 12221.89 48 233 846.9 13349.79

Link- https://cea.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/executive/2022/12/Executive_Summary_Dec_2022.pdf

Generating units (As on 31.12.2022)
Name of Utility/Power Station UTILITY Ownership Type Energy Source Installed Capacity (MW)
Korba STPS I & II NTPC LTD. Central Thermal-Coal 2100
Korba III NTPC LTD. Central Thermal-Coal 500
Lara NTPC LTD. Central Thermal-Coal 1600
Sipat STPS I NTPC LTD. Central Thermal-Coal 1980
Sipat STPS II NTPC LTD. Central Thermal-Coal 1000
Raipur Energen Limited Adani Power Ltd. Private Thermal-Coal 1370
Lanco Amarkantak TPP Pathadih, U-I Lanco Amarkan. Power Ltd. Private Thermal-Coal 300
Lanco Amarkantak TPP Pathadih, U-II Lanco Amarkan. Power Ltd. Private Thermal-Coal 300
Bhilai Expansion Power Plant NTPC SAIL PCPL Central Thermal-Coal 500
Jindal Power Ltd. STPPS-I Jindal Power Ltd., Tamnar Central Thermal-Coal 1000
Jindal Power Ltd. STPPS-II Jindal Power Ltd., Tamnar Central Thermal-Coal 2400
Raigarh Energy Generation Ltd. Adani Power Ltd. Private Thermal-Coal 600
Korba TPS East CSPGCL State Thermal-Coal 240
DSPM TPS Korba East CSPGCL State Thermal-Coal 500
Korba-West Extension TPS CSPGCL State Thermal-Coal 500
Hasdeo TPS Korba CSPGCL State Thermal-Coal 840
Co-Gen Kawardha CSPGCL State others 6
Atal Bihari Vajpayee TPS CSPGCL State Thermal-Coal 1000
HEP Bango CSPGCL State Hydro-Hydro 120
HEP Gangrel CSPGCL State Hydro-Hydro 10
HEP Sikasar CSPGCL State Hydro-Hydro 7
MHP Korba West CSPGCL State Hydro-Hydro 1
SKS Power Generation SKS Power Generation Chhattisgarh Ltd. (SPGCL) State Thermal Coal 600
RKMPPL Ucchpind RKM Powergen Pvt. Ltd. Private Thermal Coal 360

Link- https://cea.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/executive/2022/12/Executive_Summary_Dec_2022.pdf

Energy Sales (MUs) in FY 22
Sr. No. Consumer Category CSPDCL
1 LV 1: Domestic Category 6596
2 LV 2: Non-Domestic 928
3 LV 3: Agriculture Category 4408
4 LV 4: Agriculture Allied Services 26
5 LV 5: LT Industry 565
6 LV 6: Public Utilities 442
7 LV 7: IT Industries 0
8 LV 8: Temporary 954
9 HV 1: Railway Traction 1085
10 HV 2: Mines 737
11 HV 3: Other Industrial & General Purpose Non-Industrial 1916
12 HV 4: Steel Industries 7173
13 HV 5: Irrigation & Agriculture Allied Activities, Public Water Works 185
14 HV 6: Residential 172
15 HV 7: Start Up Power 12
16 HV 8: Industries related to manufacturing of equipment for power generation from renewable energy sources 2
17 HV 9: IT Industries 0
Total 25201

Link- https://cserc.gov.in/Welcome/show_tariff_orders

Breakup of RE (MW) (As on 31.01.2023)
States / UTs Small Hydro Wind BM Cogen. (Bagasse) BM Cogen. (Non- Bagasse) Waste to Energy Waste to Energy (Off-grid) Ground-Mounted Solar Rooftop Solar Hybrid Solar Off-grid Solar Total Capacity
Chattisgarh 76 272 3 0 507 51 387 1296

Link- https://mnre.gov.in/img/documents/uploads/file_s-1676284151012.pdf

Average Cost of Supply (ACoS) (Rs./ kWh)
Sr. No. DISCOMs FY 22 FY 23 FY 24 FY 25
1 CSPDCL 5.32 5.56 5.45 5.38

Link- https://cserc.gov.in/Welcome/show_tariff_orders

Officers Contact
Sr. No. Name Designation
1 sh.Hemant Verma Chairman
2 Shri. Vinod Deshmukh Member(Judicial)
3 sh.Pramod Kumar Gupta Member
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