Department of Management Sciences (DoMS) 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 31.10.2023)
State Ownership Technology wise breakup (MW) Grand Total
Thermal Nuclear Renewable
Coal Lignite Gas Diesel Total Hydro RES(MNRE)
Chhattisgarh
State 1840.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1840.00 0.00 120.00 11.05 1971.05
Private 7667.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 7667.50 0.00 0.00 1290.12 8957.62
Central 2714.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 2714.35 48.00 113.00 0.00 2875.35
Sub-Total 12221.85 0.00 0.00 0.00 12221.85 48.00 233.00 1301.17 13804.02

Link- https://cea.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/executive/2023/04/Executive_Summary_Mar_2023_merged.pdf

Generating units (As on 30.09.2023)
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/2023/09/R1_Executive_Summary_September_2023.pdf

Energy Sales (MUs) in 2023-24
Sr. No. Consumer Category CSPDCL
1 LV 1: Domestic Category 7276
2 LV 2: Non-Domestic 1287
3 LV 3: Agriculture Category 5618
4 LV 4: Agriculture Allied Services 39
5 LV 5: LT Industry 719
6 LV 6: Public Utilities 610
7 LV 7: IT Industries 1
8 LV 8: Temporary 1275
9 HV 1: Railway Traction 1305
10 HV 2: Mines 725
11 HV 3: Other Industrial & General Purpose Non-Industrial 2328
12 HV 4: Steel Industries 9000
13 HV 5: Irrigation & Agriculture Allied Activities, Public Water Works 249
14 HV 6: Residential 180
15 HV 7: Start Up Power 12
16 HV 8: Industries related to manufacturing of equipment for power generation from renewable energy sources 4
17 HV 9: IT Industries 2
Total 30634.70

Link- https://cserc.gov.in/upload/upload_terrif_order/1683185806.pdf

Breakup of RE (MW) (As on 31.10.2023)
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 2.50 0.41 507.18 56 386.73 1301.17

Link- https://mnre.gov.in/img/documents/uploads/file_s-1683779844352.pdf

Average Cost of Supply (ACoS) (Rs./ kWh)
Sr. No. DISCOMs 2022 - 23 2023 - 24 2024 - 25
1 CSPDCL 5.56 5.62 5.38

Link- https://cserc.gov.in/upload/upload_terrif_order/1683185806.pdf

Latest Documents
Sr.No. Description Date Of Issue
1
CSERC (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff according to Multi-Year Tariff principles and Methodology and Procedure for determination of Expected revenue from Tariff and Charges) (First Amendment) (Corrigendum) Regulations, 2023 30-05-2023
2
CSERC (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff according to Multi-Year Tariff principles and Methodology and Procedure for determination of Expected revenue from Tariff and Charges) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2023. 19-05-2023
3
CSERC (Electricity Supply Code) (Third Amendment) 2023. 20-03-2023
4
CSERC (Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Sources) (First Amendment) (Corrigendum) Regulations, 2021. 25-01-2023
5
CSERC (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff according to Multi-Year Tariff principles and Methodology and Procedure for determination of Expected revenue from Tariff and Charges) (Corrigendum) Regulations, 2021. 06-03-2023
6
CSERC (Redressal of Grievances of the Consumers) Regulations, 2023. 06-03-2023
7
CSERC (Recruitment and conditions of service of officers and employees) (First Amendment) (Corrigendum) Regulations, 2021. 11-01-2022
8
CSERC (Renewable Purchase Obligation and REC framework Implementation) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2022. 31-12-2022
9
CSERC (Group Net Metering and Virtual Net Metering for Renewable Energy) Guidelines, 2022 31-12-2022
10
CSERC (Terms and conditions for determination of generation tariff and related matters for electricity generated by plants based renewable energy sources) Regulations, 2022 31-12-2022
11
CSERC (Renewable Purchase Obligation and REC framework Implementation) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2022 26-12-2022
12
Corrigendum in CSERC (Recruitment and conditions of service of officers and employees) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2021 on 02-11-2021. 11-01-2022
13
CSERC (Recruitment and conditions of service of officers and employees) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2021 02-11-2021
14
Draft CSERC (Redressal of Grievances of the Consumers) Regulations, 2022. 14-10-2022
15
CSERC (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff according to Multi-Year Tariff principles and Methodology and Procedure for determination of Expected revenue from Tariff and Charges) (First amendment) Regulations, 2022 09-12-2022
Officers Contact
Office of Chairperson
Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Shri Hemant Verma Chairman
2 Shri. Vinod Deshmukh Member(Judicial)
3 Shri Pramod Kumar Gupta Member
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