Case No.32 of 2000

Present : Shri D.K. Roy, Chairman
Shri H.S. Sahu, Member

Date of Argument : 16.12.2000

Date of Order : 19.01.2001

IN THE MATTER OF : Revenue requirement and determination of tariff for retail supply for M/s North-Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd.


Table of Contents

  1. Procedural History

  2. Legal Objections and their validity

  3. NESCO's Proposal

  4. Objections during Hearing

  5. NESCO's reply to the objections

  6. Commissions observations

    1. Revenue Requirement

      1. Quantum of Power Purchase

      2. Transmission and Distribution Loss

      3. Cost of Power

    2. Approved Revenue Requirement, Reasonable Return & Clear Profit

    3. Determination of Tariff

    4. Commission's Order

  7. Annexures

    1. Annexure A

    2. Annexure B

    3. Annexure C

    4. Annexure D

M/s North-Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd., Januganj, Balasore (NESCO, for short), the holder of The Orissa Distribution & Retail Supply Licence, 1999 (No.3/99) had submitted the retail tariff application on 18.09.2000. Subsequently the licensee had made an application before the Commission for withdrawal of the aforesaid application and submitted a fresh application on 21.10.2000 u/s 26 of the Orissa Electricity Reform Act, 1995 (The Reform Act, 1995, for short) in respect of tariff for retail supply of electricity for different categories of consumers. Commission allowed the Licensee's prayer for withdrawal of the application dt.18.09.2000 and scrutinised the fresh application dt.21.10.2000.