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    The Program on Power Sector Regulation: Theory & Practice, would help to understand and analyze the key issues in the power sector from economic, legal and regulatory perspectives. The program builds upon economic rationale for regulatory and policy changes in the power sector, and engage in informed discussions on the regulatory framework, particularly those governing determination of tariff. The program would be conducted under the aegis of Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Kanpur.

    Program Duration:

    25+ hours

    The relevance of the Program is:

    Fundamental and applied learning of the regulatory process of tariff determination

    Comprehensive overview the Electricity Act 2003, Policies & Rules

    Comprehend legal and policy development in the power sector

    Understand the relevance of competition in power sector

    Opportunity to learn best practices from National and International experts

    Key Topics:

    Power Sectors Reforms

    Electricity Act 2003, Policies & Rules

    Economics of Regulation

    Pricing and Regulation of Natural Monopoly

    Tariff Determination of Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

    Tariff: Legal and Commercial Aspects

    Regulatory Framework and its Evolution

    Emerging Regulatory Challenges

  • addLearning Outcomes

    Conceptual understanding of power sector regulation from economic, legal and regulatory perspective.

    Understanding the legal and commercial aspects of tariff and its determination for Generation, Transmission, and Distribution.

    Developing the ability to understand the emerging policy and regulatory issues in the power sector.

  • languagePedagogy
    Mode of delivery:

    The program will be delivered in online hybrid mode in the form of live and recorded sessions to offer flexibility to the working professionals. The recorded sessions would be hosted at CER’s Online Learning Environment and Tools (OLET) platform. The program will be covered across 2 weeks and include multiple sessions of about 1 hour 30 min each (with total program duration of 25+ hours). However, the program calendar/duration will be flexible to accommodate availability of the speakers and other constraints.

  • Who should apply?

    Officials from Electricity Regulatory Commissions (including Members), Generation Companies, Licensees (Transmission, Distribution, and Trading), Power Exchanges, Financial Institutions, Banks, Consultants/Analysts, Investors, Lawyers, CAs/CS.

    Faculty, Researchers and Students from Academic Institutions, Consumer Organisations, NGOs and other Stakeholders who want to enhance their understanding of this multi-disciplinary area

  • Award of Certificate
      Participants would be awarded one of the following certificates as per the criteria :
    • Certificate of Achievement -
      1. Minimum participation of 50% in live sessions and 70% overall (including recorded video lectures)
        • b. Participation in live interactive sessions
        • Performance in Assessment Exam
    • Certificate of Participation -
        • Minimum attendance of 30% in live sessions and 50% overall (including recorded video lectures) and not meeting the criteria for Certificate of Achievement
          *No certificate will be awarded, if the above criteria for minimum attendance is not met or the performance in the Assessment Exam is below the minimum certification criteria for the program

    Note: Criteria may be modified/ updated later

  • addSchedule

    Schedule for the program would be generally organised between 5:00pm - 06:45pm (Mon, Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri) and 03:30pm - 05:00pm (Sat., Sun.). Pre-recorded session will be released in advance.

    Module-1 (Fundamental)

    These are the following sessions.

    fiber_manual_recordProgram Inaguration

    fiber_manual_record Introduction to the Power Sector Reforms | | 17 Feb, 2024 | 4:30-05:00pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_record Economic Fundamentals of Power Sector | 17 Feb, 2024 | 5:15-05:45pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_record Market Failure and Natural Monopoly | 18 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_record Pricing and Regulation of Natural Monopoly | 18 Feb, 2024 | 6:30-07:00pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_record Theories of Regulation | 21 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_recordTariff Framework and Regulatory Perspective | 22 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Mr. S.C. Shrivastava

    fiber_manual_recordTariff Determination for Generators | 22 Feb, 2024 | 6:45-07:15pm | Mr. H.T. Gandhi

    fiber_manual_recordEvolution of Transmission Pricing and POC Charge | 23 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Ms. Shilpa Agarwal

    fiber_manual_recordMYT Framework for ARR and Tariff Determination for DISCOMs | 24 Feb, 2024 | 4:30-05:00pm | Mr. V.P Raja

    fiber_manual_recordARR and Tariff Determination for DISCOMs - A Case Study | 24 Feb, 2024 | 5:15-05:45pm | Mr. Anup Dutta

    fiber_manual_recordDevelopments in Policy Framework for the Indian Power System | 25 Feb, 2024 | 3:30-04:00pm | Mr. Ghanshyam Prasad

    fiber_manual_record Brainstorming & Interactive Discussion | 24 Feb, 2024 | 4:15-04:45pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    Module-2 (Advanced)

    fiber_manual_recordCost of Service Regulation, Performance Based Regulation and Beyond | 26 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Prof. Anoop Singh

    fiber_manual_recordLegal and Commercial Aspects of Tariff: A Snapshot of Recent APTEL and SC Orders | 27 Feb, 2024 | 6:00-06:30pm | Mr. Buddy A Ranganathan

    fiber_manual_recordElectricity Consumer Grievance Redressal: Institutional Approach and Practices | 27 Feb, 2024 | 07:00-07:30pm | Mr. Bijoy Kumar Sahoo

    fiber_manual_recordPerformance/ Incentive based Tariff Regulations for distribution network | 28 Feb, 2024 (LIVE) | 6:00- 7:30pm | Dr. Raj Addepalli

    fiber_manual_recordAssessment Demo | 01 Mar, 2024 | 5:00-06:00pm | CER Team

    fiber_manual_recordA Look into Future Regulation and Performance of DCPRs | 2 Mar, 2024 | 4:00-04:30pm | Prof. Tooraj Jamasb

    fiber_manual_recordEvolution of DNO Regulation, Future of Networks and Consumer Behaviour | 2 Mar, 2024 | 4:30-05:00pm | Prof. Tooraj Jamasb

    fiber_manual_record Overall Assessment | 3 Mar, 2024 | 4:00-05:00pm | CER Team

    * Subject to confirmation by the respective resource person

  • Registration Fee
    A. Details of Registration Fee

    S. No. Participation Category Fee (INR)@ Total (INR)
    1 Industry* 35000 + 18% GST 41300
    2 Faculty
      a. IITK
      b. Non-IITK#
     
    16000
    16000 + 18% GST
     
    16000
    18880
    3 Students
      a. IITK
      b. Non-IITK #
     
    5000
    5000 + 18% GST
     
    5000
    5900
    4   SERCs having MoU with CER-IITK  28000 + 18% GST  33040

    # Including NGOs, Consumer Organisation and research institutions (non-corporate).

    * Including Commissioners and Officers from Electricity Regulatory Commissions; Stakeholders from Licensees (Transmission, Distribution and Trading), Load Dispatch Centers, RE Development Agencies, Financial Institutions, Consultants, Investors, Industrial consumer, IIPs.

    ^Three or more participants from the same orgnaization (other than SERCs having MoU with CER-IITK) will get 20% discount on registration fee.

    B. Important Dates

    Last date for registration: 7 February, 2024

    Program starts on: 17 February, 2024

    Program ends on: 3 March, 2024

    C. Guidelines for registration process

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    Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)

    Department of Management Sciences

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur-208016

    Phone: +91 512 259 7453

    Email: cer_cbp@iitk.ac.in

The Program on Power Sector Regulation: Theory & Practice, would help to understand and analyze the key issues in the power sector from economic, legal and regulatory perspectives. The program builds upon economic rationale for regulatory and policy changes in the power sector, and engage in informed discussions on the regulatory framework, particularly those governing determination of tariff. The program would be conducted under the aegis of Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Kanpur.

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Program Duration: 25+ hours

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Relevance of the Program:

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Fundamental and applied learning of the regulatory process of tariff determination

fiber_manual_record

Comprehensive overview the Electricity Act 2003, Policies & Rules

fiber_manual_record

Comprehend legal and policy development in the power sector

fiber_manual_record

Understand the relevance of competition in power sector

fiber_manual_record

Opportunity to learn best practices from National and International experts

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Key Topics:

fiber_manual_record

Power Sectors Reforms

fiber_manual_record

Electricity Act 2003, Policies & Rules

fiber_manual_record

Economics of Regulation

fiber_manual_record

Pricing and Regulation of Natural Monopoly

fiber_manual_record

Tariff Determination of Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

fiber_manual_record

Tariff: Legal and Commercial Aspects

fiber_manual_record

Regulatory Framework and its Evolution

fiber_manual_record

Emerging Regulatory Challenges

fiber_manual_record

Conceptual understanding of power sector regulation from economic, legal and regulatory perspective.

fiber_manual_record

Understanding the legal and commercial aspects of tariff and its determination for Generation, Transmission and Distribution.

fiber_manual_record

Developing the ability to understand the emerging policy and regulatory issues in the power sector.

Mode of delivery:

The program will be delivered in online hybrid mode in the form of live and recorded sessions to offer flexibility to the working professionals. The recorded sessions would be hosted at CER’s Online Learning Environment and Tools (OLET) platform. The program will be covered across 2 weeks and include multiple sessions of about 1 hour 30 min each (with total program duration of more than 25 hours). However, the program calendar/duration will be flexible to accommodate availability of the speakers and other constraints.

Officials from Electricity Regulatory Commissions (including Members), Generation Companies, Licensees (Transmission, Distribution, and Trading), Power Exchanges, Financial Institutions, Banks, Consultants/Analysts, Investors, Lawyers, CAs/CS.

Faculty, Researchers and Students from Academic Institutions, Consumer Organisations, NGOs and other Stakeholders who want to enhance their understanding of this multi-disciplinary area

Module-1 (Fundamental)

S.No. Sessions Live Interactive Session Resource Persons
Date Time
Program Inauguration 17 February, 2024 4:00 - 4:30 pm Chief guest - Mr. Peter Watre Ingty,
IAS (Retd.), Chairman, Meghalaya State Electricity Regulatory Commission
Program Introduction 16 February, 2024 5:45 - 6:15 pm CER Team
2 Introduction to the Power Sector Reforms 17 February, 2024 4:30 - 5:00 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
3 Economic Fundamentals of Power Sector 17 February, 2024 5:15 - 5:45 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
4 Market Failure and Natural Monopoly 18 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
5 Pricing and Regulation of Natural Monopoly 18 February, 2024 6:30 - 7:00 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
6 Theories of Regulation 21 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
7 Tariff Framework and Regulatory Perspective 22 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Mr. S. C. Shrivastava, Former Chief (Engg.), CERC
8 Tariff Determination for Generators 22 February, 2024 6:45 - 7:15 pm Mr. H. T. Gandhi, Former Senior Advisor, CERC
9 Evolution of Transmission Pricing and POC Charge 23 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Ms. Shilpa Agarwal, Joint Chief (Engg.), CERC
10 MYT Framework for ARR and Tariff Determination for DISCOMs 24 February, 2024 4:30 - 5:00 pm Mr. V. P. Raja, Former Chairman, MERC
11 ARR and Tariff Determination for DISCOMs - A Case Study 24 February, 2024 5:15 - 5:45 pm Mr. Anup Dutta, Director (Engg.), WBERC
12 Developments in Policy Framework for the Indian Power System 25 February, 2024 3:30 - 4:00 pm Mr. Ghanshyam Prasad, Chairperson, CEA
13 Brainstorming & Interactive Discussion 25 February, 2024 4:15 - 4:45 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K

Module-2 (Advanced)

S.No. Sessions Live Interactive Session Resource Persons
Date Time
1 Cost of Service Regulation, Performance Based Regulation and Beyond 26 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Prof. Anoop Singh, Professor, IIT K
2 Legal and Commercial Aspects of Tariff: A Snapshot of Recent APTEL and SC Orders 27 February, 2024 6:00 - 6:30 pm Mr. Buddy A. Ranganathan, Lawyer, Supreme Court
3 Electricity Consumer Grievance Redressal: Institutional Approach and Practices 27 February, 2024 7:00 - 7:30 pm Mr. Bijoy Kumar Sahoo, Project Executive Officer, CER, IITK
4 Performance/ Incentive based Tariff Regulations for distribution network 28 February, 2024 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Live) Dr. Raj Addepalli, Consultant, Texas, USA
5 Assessment Demo 1 March, 2024 5:00 - 6:00 pm CER Team
6 A Look into Future Regulation and Performance of DCPRs 2 March, 2024 4:00 - 4:30 pm Prof. Tooraj Jamasb, Director, CSEI
7 Evolution of DNO Regulation, Future of Networks and Consumer Behaviour 2 March, 2024 4:30 - 5:00 pm Prof. Tooraj Jamasb, Director, CSEI
8 Overall Assessment 3 March, 2024 4:00 - 5:00 pm CER Team
Valedictory function Chief guest - Mr. Arvind Kumar, IAS, Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission

* Subject to confirmation by the respective resource person

    Participants would be awarded one of the following certificates as per the criteria mentioned:
  • Certificate of Achievement -
    1. Minimum participation of 50% in live sessions and 70% overall (including recorded video lectures)
      • Participation in live interactive sessions
      • Performance in Assessment Exam
  • Certificate of Participation -
    1. Minimum attendance of 30% in live sessions and 50% overall (including recorded video lectures) and not meeting the criteria for Certificate of Achievement
      *No certificate will be awarded, if the above criteria for minimum attendance is not met or the performance in the Assessment Exam is below the minimum certification criteria for the program

Note: Criteria may be modified/ updated later

A. Details of Registration Fee

S. No. Participation Category Fee (INR)@ Total (INR)
1 Industry* 35000 + 18% GST 41300
2 Faculty
  a. IITK
  b. Non-IITK#
 
16000
16000 + 18% GST
 
16000
18880
3 Students
  a. IITK
  b. Non-IITK ##
 
5000
5000 + 18% GST
 
5000
5900
4   SERCs having MoU with CER-IITK  28000 + 18% GST  33040

# Including NGOs, Consumer Organisation and research institutions (non-corporate).

## Should be a full-time student and present a bonafide certificate on demand.

* Including Commissioners and Officers from Electricity Regulatory Commissions; Stakeholders from Licensees (Transmission, Distribution and Trading), Load Dispatch Centers, RE Development Agencies, Financial Institutions, Consultants, Investors, Industrial consumer, IPPs.

^Three or more participants from the same orgnaization (other than SERCs having MoU with CER-IITK) will get 20% discount on registration fee.

B. Important Dates

Last date of registration: 16 February, 2024

Program starts on: 17 February, 2024

Program ends on: 3 March, 2024

C. Guidelines for registration process

Centre for Energy Regulation (CER)

Department of Management Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur-208016

Phone: +91 512 259 7453

Email: cer_cbp@iitk.ac.in