Department of Management Sciences (DoMS) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
About RERC

On 25th September 1995, Rajasthan Power Sector Reforms Bill (Reform Bill) was approved by the legislative Assembly of Rajasthan. This bill became effective from June 1, 2000 after it got the Presidential Assent on Dec 28,1999. Afterwards, Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) was established in January 2000.

The Commission consists of a Honourable Chairperson, 2 Members, Secretary, along with Directors, Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors of respective fields.

Organisation

On 19th July 2000, erstwhile power utility RSEB unbundled into following new entities:

  • Rajasthan RajyaVidyutUtpadan Nigam Limited(RVUN), to operate and maintain the existing state owned power stations
  • Rajasthan RajyaVidyutPrasaran Nigam Limited (RVPN), to undertake the function of transmission and bulk supply of electricity in Rajasthan and also own the rights in shared inter-state partnership projects.
  • The distribution function was separated from RSEB and bifurcated into three Distribution Companies, registered under the Companies Act namely, JaipurVidyutVitran Nigam Limited, Ajmer VidyutVitran Nigam Limited and Jodhpur VidyutVitran Nigam Limited
RERC Snapshot of power sector
Installed Capacity (As on 31.03.2024)
State Ownership Technology wise breakup (MW) Grand Total
Thermal Nuclear Renewable
Coal Lignite Gas Diesel Total Hydro RES(MNRE)
Rajasthan
State 7580.00 250.00 603.50 0.00 8433.50 0.00 433.00 23.85 8890.35
Private 3257.00 1080.00 0.00 0.00 4337.00 0.00 104.00 26325.04 30766.04
Central 1031.56 250.00 171.13 0.00 1452.69 556.74 1407.67 344.00 3761.1
Sub-Total 11868.56 1580.00 774.63 0.00 14223.19 556.74 1944.67 26692.89 43417.49

Link- https://cea.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/installed/2023/04/IC_April_2023.pdf

Generating units (As on 31.03.2023)
Name of Utility/Power Station Utility Ownership Type Energy Source Installed Capacity (MW)
Rajasthan (Rawatb Hata Atomic Power Station) A.P.S. 2,3,4 NPCIL Central Nuclear-Nuclear 640
Anta NTPC Ltd. Central Thermal-Gas 419
JSW Energy (Barmer) Ltd/Raj Westpower Ltd. Rajasthan JSW Energy Ltd. Private Thermal-Lignite 1080
Rajasthan(Rawatb Hata Atomic Power Station) A.P.S. 5 & 6 NPCIL Central Nuclear-Nuclear 440
Kota Super Thermal RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 1240
Suratgarh TPS RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 1500
Suratgarh STPS RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 660
Chhabra TPP 1,2,3 & 4 RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 1000
Ramgarh GT Power RRVUNL State Thermal-Gas 271
CSCTPP Unit 5 & 6 RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 1320
Dholpur Gas TPS RRVUNL State Thermal-Gas 330
Mahi Hydel Power RRVUNL State Hydro 140
Mini Micro Hydel RRVUNL State Hydro 24
Kalisindh TPP 1 & 2 RRVUNL State Thermal-Coal 1200
Adani Power Rajasthan Ltd (1200 MW PPA Rajasthan Discom) Adani Power Ltd. Private Thermal-Coal 1320
Neyveli Barsingsar Neyveli Lig. Corp. Ltd. Private Thermal-Lignite 250

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

Rajasthan Energy Sale (MU) Approved 2023-24 :-
Sr. No. Consumer Category JVVNL AVVNL JDVVNL Total
1 Domestic 8044 5931 5473 19448
2 Non-Domestic 2870 1687 1657 6214
3 Public Street Light 194 108 94 396
4 Agriculture (Metered) 11084 7576 17149 35810
5 Agriculture (Flat) 98 0 952 1050
6 Small Industry 453 300 236 989
7 Medium Industry 922 885 756 2564
8 Large Industry 8733 8976 3199 20908
9 Public Water Works (S) 438 412 367 1217
10 Public Water Works (M) 49 37 106 192
11 Public Water Works (L) 434 428 769 1631
12 Mixed Load / Bulk Supply 236 118 423 777
13 Electric Traction 0 25 28 53
14 EV 2 0 0 2
15 Total 33559 26483 31209 91251

Link- https://rerc.rajasthan.gov.in/rerc-user-files/tariff-orders

Breakup of RE (MW) (As on 30.04.2023)
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
Rajasthan 23.85 5193.42 119.25 2 - 3.83 14076 918 1579 570 22485

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

Average Cost of Supply (ACoS) (Rs./ kWh)
Sr. No. DISCOMs 2023-24
1 JVVNL 8.08
2 AVVNL 7.60
3 JdVVNL 7.94

Link- https://rerc.rajasthan.gov.in/rerc-user-files/tariff-orders

Latest Documents
Sr.No. Description Date Of Issue
1
RERC (Electricity Supply Code and Connected Matters) (First Amendment), Regulations, 2023 20-04-2023
2
RERC (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2023 27-01-2023
3
RERC(Renewable Energy Obligation) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2021 14-12-2021
4
RERC ( Standards of Performance for Distribution Licensees) Regulations, 2021.pdf 31-05-2021
5
RERC (Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Generating Systems) Regulations, 2021 08-04-2021
6
RERC (Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum, Electricity Ombudsman and Consumer Advocacy) Regulations, 2021 05-04-2021
7
RERC (Electricity Supply Code and Connected Matters) Regulations, 2021 17-02-2021
8
RERC (Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2021 17-02-2021
9
RERC (Standards of Performance of Transmission Licensee) Regulations, 2021 03-02-2021
10
RERC (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2020 02-11-2020
11
RERC(Service) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2020 11-05-2020
12
RERC (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2020 28-02-2020
13
RERC (Renewable Energy Obligation) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2020 04-02-2020
14
RERC (Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation Settlement and Related Matters of Solar and Wind Generation Sources) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2020 28-01-2020
15
RERC (Settlement of Disputes by Electricity Ombudsman) (2nd Amendment) Regulations, 2020 22-01-2020
16
RERC(Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff) Regulations, 2019 10-05-2019
17
RERC (Deviation Settlement Mechanism and related matters) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2019 05-03-2019
18
RERC (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff for Renewable Energy Sources- Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier Energy) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2019 05-03-2019
19
RERC(Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff for Renewable Energy Sources-Wind and Solar Energy) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2019 05-03-2019
20
RERC (Connectivity and Net Metering for Rooftop and Small Solar Grid Interactive Systems) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2019 05-03-2019
21
RERC (Renewable Energy Certificate and Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance Framework) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2019 05-03-2019
22
RERC (Service)(Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2019 14-02-2019
23
RERC (Renewable Energy Obligation) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2019 11-01-2019
24
RERC (Power Purchase and Procurement Process of Distribution Licensees) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2019 11-01-2019
Orders
Sr.No. Title Published Date
1
Application seeking directions for listing and hearing petition Nos. 608 and 609 of 2016 along with petition no. 593 of 2016, 966 of 2016, 1285 of 2017, 1510 of 2019, 1473 and 1474 of 2019, 1584 of 2019, 1846 of 2020 and 1965 of 2021. 24-01-2023
2
In the matter of Petition filed by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. for In-Principle Approval of additional capital expenditure before incurring additional capital expenditure after cut-off date for CSCTPP unit 5 and 6. 24-01-2023
3
To seek approval for procurement of 1200 MW power on long term basis i.e.25 years from solar power projects with committed power supply from Energy Storage Systems for at least six hours during the peak demand period 23-01-2023
4
In the matter of Truing up of Aggregate Revenue Requirement for FY 2018-19 to FY 2020-21 for Chhabra Super Critical Thermal Power Project (CSCTPP) (Units 5 and 6)of Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. 02-12-2022
5
In the matter of approval of Investment Plan for Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited FY 2022-23. 01-12-2022
6
Review of Commissions Order dated 23.06.2022 passed in the Petition No. 1985/2022 for determination of ARR and Tariff for CSCTPP unit 5and6 for FY 2022-23 09-11-2022
7
Petition for review of Commissions Order dated 23.06.2022 passed in the Petition No. 1980/22 for True up for FY 2020-21 and ARR and tariff for FY 2022-23 09-11-2022
8
Petition for Review of the Commissions Order dated 13.07.2022 passed in Petition No 1979/22 09-11-2022
9
Aggregate Revenue Requirement, Tariff Petition and Investment Plan FY 2022-23 01-09-2022
10
In the matter of approval of true up for FY 2020-21 14-07-2022
11
In the matter of approval of true up for FY 2020-21 and ARR and Tariff for FY 2022-23 of Transmission and SLDC 13-07-2022
12
Determination of ARR for FY 2022-23 and true up for FY 2020-21 23-06-2022
13
Determination of ARR and Tariff for FY 2022-23 for Chhabra Super Critical Thermal Power Project (CSCTPP) (Units 5 and 6) 23-06-2022
14
Generic Tariff for Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2022-23 06-06-2022
15
Petition for review of Commissions Order dated 23.12.2021 24-05-2022
16
Petition for Review of the Commissions Order dated 22.11.2021 24-05-2022
17
Petition for review of order dated 27.01.2021 and 07.09.2021 for true-up of 18-19 and 19-20 24-05-2022
18
Petition for review of Order dated 28.12.2021 issued by the Commission 23-05-2022
19
Petition filed for Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR) and Tariff for FY 2022-23 for DCCPP (330MW) 28-04-2022
20
Direction issued by the State Government u/s 108(1) of Electricity Act, 2003 with regard to consider the tariff for Tourism and Hospitality Sector in Industrial category instead of the present rate of Non Domestic tariff. 01-04-2022
21
Review of Commissions Order dated 04.10.2021 passed in the Petition No. 1880/21 31-03-2022
22
Review of Commissions Order dated 15.12.2021 passed in the Petition No. 1872/21 31-03-2021
Officers Contact
Commission and Secretary
Sr. No. Name Designation Telephone Number
1 Dr. B. N. Sharma Chairman 2742337
2 Sh. Hemant Kumar Jain Member 2741091
3 Dr. Rajesh Sharma Member 2741106
4 NA Secretary 2740067
5 Sh. Himanshu Khurana Director (Tech.) 2742473
6 Sh. Tarun Mathur Director (Tech.) 2741410
7 Sh. B.L. Gupta Director(Fin.) 2741463
8 Sh. Dinesh Khandelwal Joint Director (Tech.) 2741299
9 Sh. Pawan Sut Sharma Joint Director (Tech.) 2741299
10 Sh. P.K. Garg Deputy Director (Tech.) 2741299
11 NA Deputy Director (Tech.) 2741299
12 Sh. Ghan Shyam Verma Deputy Director (Tech.) 2741299
13 NA Deputy Director (Fin.) 2741299
14 Sh. Ashok Agarwal Deputy Director (Tech.) 2741299
15 NA Deputy Director (Admn) 2741299
16 Vacant Deputy Director 2741106
17 Sh. Anand Soni Assistant Director (Tech.) 2741299
18 Sh. Amit Dubey Assistant Director (Tech.) 2741299
19 Sh. Paresh Gaur Assistant Director (Tech.) 2741299
20 Sh. Suresh Chand Gupta Assistant Director (Tech.) 2741299
21 Sh. Nagendra Jha Assistant Director (Tech.) 2741299
22 Sh. Anil Kumar Kedawat Assistant Director (Fin.) 2741299
23 Ms. Neha Lakhani Assistant Director (Fin.) 2741299
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