TARIFF DESIGN

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Tariff Design

Mercados assists the clients in power sector (Generation, Transmission and Distribution) in filing the application for determination of tariff before the Central/State Electricity Regulatory Commission. We also work from the side of Commission in processing of tariff orders or other related matters related to regulated entities. Host of services offered to our clients (utilities) are summarised below:

  • Assistance in preparation of petition, filing of tariff formats and compliance/adherence to regulatory procedures/timelines.
  • Assistance in preparation of presentations for Technical Validation Sessions and/or Public hearing and support in delivering the same before the Commission.
  • Assistance in analysis of order and providing recommendations for filing of review/appeal before the ATE. We also provide support in preparing technical grounds for such review/appeal.

Other matters in which assistance is provided on similar lines include approval of PPA, demand supply assessments, capital cost benchmarking/comparison, support in preparing comments on proposed tariff regulations etc.

While working from the Commission side, MEMI assists the Commission for undertaking the following:

  • Analysis of petition and preparing summary for quick assimilation of key concerns, overall tariff increase and likely impact on future tariff.
  • Identification of data gaps in petition and seeking responses/interactions with the utilities during data validation sessions.
  • Preparation of tariff models, establishing prudency of expenditures and assistance in drafting the tariff order
  • Assistance in review petition/appeal in case preferred by the utility.

Besides, we also offer support to the Commission(s) in other matters in which assistance is provided on similar lines include approval of PPA, demand supply assessments, capital cost benchmarking/comparison, support in preparing comments on proposed tariff regulations etc.