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Determination of Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR) of FY 2019-20

Chandigarh, 18th June, 2019: In exercise of the powers conferred under section 64(3) and other related provisions of the Electricity Act 2003, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), Gurugram has passed Tariff Order on 20th May, 2019 in Petition no. 267/2018 with regard to determination of Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR) of FY 2019-20 for the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The Tariff Schedule and its salient features are as under:-

S. No.

Consumer Category

Fixed Charge

INR/kW/month

Energy Charge

INR/kWh

1.

DOMESTIC SUPPLY (DS)

I.

LT Domestic

a.

0-150 kWh per month

10.00

2.75

b.

151-400 kWh per month

4.80

c.

Above 400 kWh per month

5.20

II.

HT Domestic

10.00

4.80

 

2.

COMMERCIAL/ NON RESIDENTIAL (NRS)

I.

LT Commercial

a.

0-150 kWh per month

INR. 20/kW/Month for Single Phase

INR. 100/kW/Month for Three Phase

5.00

b.

151-400 kWh per month

5.30

c.

Above 400 kWh per month

5.60

II.

HT Commercial

100.00

5.30

 

3.

INDUSTRY

I

Large Industrial Power Supply (LS)

200.00

5.00

II

Medium Industrial Power Supply (MS)

200.00

4.70

III

Small Industrial Power Supply (SP)

30.00

4.80

 

4.

AGRICULTURAL PUMPING SUPPLY (AR)

-

2.90

 

5.

PUBLIC LIGHTING (PL)

I

Public Lighting system managed by Municipal Corporation, Panchayat and Street Lights maintained / outsourced to an external agency

100.00

5.35

II

Advertisement/ Neon-sign Boards Advertisement boards, bill boards (apart from advertisement boards installed on commercial establishments and charged under commercial tariff)

100.00

7.10

 

6.

BULK SUPPLY (BS)

200.00

4.90

 

7.

TEMPORARY SUPPLY

Tariff shall be Fixed/ Demand charges (if any) plus energy charges (for relevant slab, if any) under corresponding permanent supply category plus 50% of both.

For multi activity pursuit, applicable Tariff for temporary connection shall be with reference to that of commercial category for permanent supply.

 

8.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION

100.00

4.00

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Salient Features & highlights of the Tariff Structure approved by the Commission for FY 2019-20 are as follows:

  1. The approved Tariff to be applicable for FY 2019-20 shall come in force w.e.f. 01.06.2019 and shall remain valid till further Orders of the Hon’ble Commission.
  2. No increase has been made in the retail tariff for existing categories due to standalone revenue surplus (exclusive of Regulatory Surcharge) in FY 2019-20. Further, the Commission discontinues the Regulatory Surcharge of 5% imposed in the Tariff Order of FY 2018-19 for recovery of past revenue gap as the objective of the same has been achieved.
  3. New sub-categories within the Domestic and Commercial/ Non Residential Supply (NRS) Supply category namely HT domestic and HT Commercial respectively, have been created owing to the difference in voltage level. Slight decrease of 0.42% in overall tariff can be observed due to introduction of these new sub-categories.
  4. The Commission has introduced a new category namely Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for consumers setting up infrastructure for charging of Electric vehicles/ Electric rickshaws etc. and has fixed the tariff as per the guidelines of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India.
  5. The Tariff Order is available on the Hon’ble Commission website www.jerc.gov.in and Electricity Wing website www.chdengineering.gov.in.
Department: 
Engineering Department