30 January 2023


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Judgments

UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity

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UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity

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Reprieve for CSEPDI–TRISHE in Tamil Nadu power project(07.09.2015)

The Court directed TANGEDCO to evaluate CSPEDI-TRISHE bids for setting up thermal power projects in the tender floated. Looking into the tendering pr.....

Tags : Tender, lowest price, quality, electricity

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Licensee company cannot take recourse to coercive measure of disconnecting electricity supply for recovery of additional demand raised after expiry of two years limitation period(18.02.2020)

In the present case, for the period July, 2009 to September, 2011, the Respondent along with other consumers were billed by the licensee company (the .....

Tags : Electricity supply, Additional demand, Recovery

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Notifications & Circulars

Electricity to Railway Stations by Solar Energy(04.08.2016)

In order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, Ministry of Railways has planned to harness 1000 MW of solar power through developer mode by putting up.....

Tags : Railway Stations, Electricity, Solar Plants

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Constitution of West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission(27.01.2022)

1. In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (46) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies f.....

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Power Ministry mandates energy accounting of DISCOMs with a view to reduce electricity losses(11.10.2021)

As an important step under the ongoing power sector reforms, Ministry of Power today mandated electricity distribution companies to undertake energy a.....

Tags : Energy accounting, DISCOMs, Electricity losses

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Government of India, Government of Rajasthan and World Bank sign a $250 Million Agreement to Support Electricity Distribution Sector Reforms in Rajasthan(28.08.2018)

The Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank signed here today a $250 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support the .....

Tags : Agreement, Signing of, Electricity Distribution, Reforms

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4604 DDG Projects Sanctioned for Covering 4745 Villages and Hamlets(08.08.2016)

Ministry of Power is implementing Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) through Rural Elect.....

Tags : Electricity, Access, Un-electrified villages, Sanction

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MoU signed between POWER GRID and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority(25.01.2017)

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWER GRID), a central Power Sector PSU and CTU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Water & .....

Tags : MOU, Signing of, Electricity

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Guidelines for Procurement of Electricity for Medium Term from Power Stations set up on Finance, Own and Operate (FOO) basis(17.01.2017)

Whereas the Central Government is engaged in creating an enabling policy and regulatory environment for the orderly growth of generation of electricit.....

Tags : Guidelines, Procurement, Electricity

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News

Allahabad HC: Electricity Board Strictly Liable For Loss Caused Due To Energy Transmission(26.04.2017)

Allahabad High Court has issued directions to State to ensure that adequate safety measures are undertaken by Electricity Department.

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Karnataka HC: When Consumer Purchases Electricity from Open Access Source, Electricity Tax Payable(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that whenever a consumer purchases electricity from Open Access Source, the tax on electricity will be chargeable on the.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs State to Provide Electricity to All Anganwadi Centres in State(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take immediate steps for providing electricity supply to all anganwadi centers in the state.

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Questions State on Free Electricity to Rich Farmers(21.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has questioned Punjab and Haryana Governments on free or subsidized power on agricultural pump sets to rich farmers duri.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Strict Interpretation for Requirement of License/ Certificate under Electricity Act(22.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has allowed exemption of supply of electrical equipments to buyers ruling that “unlike and exemption granted through a notification, .....

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Delhi HC Looks for Govt’s Reply on Installation of Electricity Plant Working on Heaps of Garbage(19.10.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed Centre and Delhi Government to file reply explaining their stand on plea seeking direction to install an electricity pla.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Electricity Plant, Delhi Govt.

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APTEL Directs TANGEDCO to Supply Electricity to Vedana Sterlite’s Copper Plant in Tuticorin(05.05.2021)

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to supply electricity to Ved.....

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Supreme Court: Regulatory Commissions, Not Courts To Determine Electricity Tariff(22.06.2017)

Supreme Court has reiterated its stand that it would not be proper for Court to examine fixation of electricity tariff rates or its revision.

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Karnataka HC Directs Gulbarga Electricity Company to Reconsider Decision on Recovery of Dues(13.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited to reconsider its decision to recover unpaid electricity dues of the.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Recovery of Electricity Dues

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Supreme Court: Electricity Commission Has No Inherent Power To Alter Tariff Under PPA(30.10.2017)

Supreme Court has held that tariff fixed in terms of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the power producer and distributor cannot be altered invok.....

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AP HC Directs Renewable Cos to Approach State Electricity Regulator Against Renegotiated Tariffs(25.09.2019)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed solar and wind energy companies to approach state electricity regulator after they opposed the renegotiation of.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Payable on Services Provided by Government Company(18.10.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax payable on services provided to Government Company fo.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Transmission of Electricity

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Supreme Court: Offences Relating to Theft of Electricity Compoundable(29.01.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the offence of ‘interference with meters or works of licensee’ under section 138 of the Electricity Act of 2003 also relat.....

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Access To Electricity Supply Should Be Considered Human Right: Chhattisgarh HC(16.01.2018)

Chhattisgarh High Court has said that access to electricity should be construed as a human right and that denial of the same, even upon satisfying th.....

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Karnataka High Court Upholds Tax on Captive Electricity Usage(14.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the validity of the levy of tax on electricity captively generated. The Court has discussed that the incidence of tax .....

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SC: Only Consumer Has Right to Make Representation Before Electricity Ombudsman(10.12.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that only Consumers and not Distribution Licensee have a right to make representation before the Electricity Ombudsman in a.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: GST on Electricity and Water Charges Reimbursable in Nature(20.12.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has held that goods and services tax (GST) payable on Electricity charges and Water charges as per met.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, GST on Electricity and Water Charges

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Calcutta HC Directs to Pay Amount to Consumer for Unauthorised Disconnection of Electricity(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) to pay an amount to the tune of Rs. 6,07,000 to a co.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Unauthorised Disconnection of Electricity

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P&H HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Electricity Crisis in Chandigarh(23.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court takes suo moto cognizance of the Electricity Crisis in Union Territory of Chandigarh and has sought the presence of the .....

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Supreme Court: Power Regulatory Bodies Must Have a Judicial Member(20.04.2018)

Supreme Court has ordered that one of the members of Electricity Regulatory Commissions should be a person of judicial background, quashing orders of .....

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Supreme Court: Electricity Supply Cannot Be Disconnected For Recovery of Additional Demand(20.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the licensee company cannot take recourse to the coercive measure of disconnection of electricity supply, for recovery of .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Electricity Supply, Additional Demand

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Madras HC Dismisses Appeals Against Electricity Project in Krishnagiri(11.03.2022)

Madras High Court has refused to entertain a writ appeal challenging the laying of high tension transmission lines at Sevaganappalli in Krishnagiri, a.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Issue of Average Consumption Electricity Bills(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed challenging a Government circular, directing electricity supply companies to issue average consump.....

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Power Ministry Calls for Public Comments on Proposed Amendments to Electricity Act(20.04.2020)

Ministry of Power has published a draft of Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 for comments on its website with various provisions that will pave way f.....

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Gauhati HC: Assessing Officer and Inspecting Person Need Not Be Similar Person Under Electricity Act(21.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has observed that Section 126 of the Electricity Act, 2003 empowers the Assessing Officer as chosen to carry out the provisional as.....

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Allahabad HC: Electricity Act Inapplicable When Contract is for Supply of Materials Simplicitor(22.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that the embargo under Section 86 of the Electricity Act, 2003 does not apply when the agreement is for supply simplici.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Section 86 of the Electricity Act, agreement, transmission, distribution

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Bombay HC Disposes of BJP MLA's PIL Against Electricity Inflated Bills(10.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a public interest litigation filed by Mangal Prabhat Lodha, President of Bharatiya Janta Party Mumbai Unit against t.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Inflated Electricity Bills

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Calcutta HC: Electricity Distribution Company Can Install Electric Poll on Private Land(28.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has the right to install electric polls on private la.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited, electric connection

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SC Asks Two CERC Members to Go on Leave Until Appointment of Law Member(31.08.2020)

Supreme Court has asked two members of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to go on leave until a Law Member is appointed to the Commission.

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Bombay HC Disposes of PILs Seeking Directions for Relief Against 'Inflated' Electricity Bills(17.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has disposed of two Public Interest Litigations seeking directions for relief against the allegedly inflated and exorbitant electric.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Delhi Govt.'s "Freebie Policy" Of Electricity, Water Subsidies(31.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed with costs a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Delhi Government's grant of electricity and water concessions, .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax on Electricity Charges Reimbursed to Service Provider(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that service tax cannot be levied on reimbursement of electricity charges .....

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Supreme Court Rejects Pleas to Allow APTEL Technical Member to Hold Office(21.12.2020)

Supreme Court has rejected pleas to allow the Technical Member of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) to hold office till 31st December, 2020 s.....

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Calcutta HC: Trespassers Entitled to Electricity Unless Evicted by Due Process of Law(28.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that even a trespasser, unless evicted by due process of law, is entitled to electricity. The Court has further clarified.....

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Gujarat HC: Revisional Power Can't be Invoked With Unclean Hands(23.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has upheld the decision of Sessions Court rejecting the complaint under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on the ground that.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, SC/ST Act, Electricity Theft

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Guj. HC: Electricity Co. Doesn’t Require Landowner's Consent for Laying Overhead Transmission Lines(10.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that an electricity company does not require the consent of a private landowner to lay overhead high tension transmission .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Transmission Lines, Compensation, Electricity Company

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P&H HC: Electricity Consumer Liable to Pay Surcharge if Consumption in Excess of Sanctioned Load(18.07.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that in case of electricity consumption beyond the sanction load, the electricity consumer is liable to pay pen.....

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Stop Giving Electricity to Buildings that Violate Plan: Madras High Court(20.11.2018)

Madras High Court has said that authorities must disconnect electricity connection of such buildings that are built in violations of approved plans.

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Proposes To Introduce E-Hearing From June(19.05.2017)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to introduce e-hearing facility from June, 2017.

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Kerala HC Refuses Relief to Electricity Board Employees for Delay in Arranging Connection(17.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has refused to give relief to two Kerala State Electricity Board employees who were found to have delayed on arranging an electricit.....

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SC to SERCs’: Frame Regulations for Determination of Tariff Within 3 Months(23.11.2022)

Supreme Court directed all State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERC) to frame regulations under 181 of the Electricity Act 2003 on the terms and.....

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SC: State Electricity Commissions Have Full Autonomy in Determination & Regulation of Tariff(24.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that State Electricity Commissions possess full autonomy in the determination and regulation of tariff, and State and the Centr.....

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Delhi HC to Tata Power: Provide Electricity Connections to Pakistani Hindu Migrants Within 1 Month(11.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) to provide electricity connections to Pakistani Hindu migrants, who are re.....

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Delhi HC: Electricity Can’t be Denied Without Cogent and Lawful Reason(16.11.2022)

Delhi High Court while observing that electricity is an essential service has held that a person cannot be deprived of it without a cogent and lawful .....

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Kerala HC Stays Tenders Floated by Kerala State Electricity Board(16.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the tenders floated by the Kerala State Electricity Board to procure electric poles of 8 m length and a working load of 1.....

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Kerala HC: Electricity Dues Of Previous Consumer Create First Charge On Property(20.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has observed that though the subsequent purchaser of a property is not liable to pay the dues owed to the Electricity Board by a pre.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Electricity, property

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Bombay High Court Refuses Relief to Govt Employee in Bribery Case(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd) employee who was charged with accep.....

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SC: Consumption of Electricity in Excess of Contracted Load Amounts to Unauthorised Use(19.12.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the consumption of electricity in excess of the connected load/contracted load would amount to 'unauthorised use of electr.....

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Madras HC Restraints TANGEDCO Employees from Going on Strike(10.01.2023)

Madras High Court while temporarily restraining employees of TANGEDCO from going on a strike on January 10 or on any future date has observed that sin.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Strike, Electricity, Essential Service

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