Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) in latest order dated 28th August 2014 has finalized the Average Pooled Power Purchase Cost (APPC) for the financial year 2014-15.

The definition of APPC followed by HPERC can be read as – “Pooled Cost of Purchase means The weighted average pooled price at which the distribution licensee has purchased the electricity including cost of self-generation, if any, in the previous year from all the energy suppliers long-term and short-term, but excluding those based on renewable energy sources, as the case may be.”

The APPC for FY 14-15 has been determined as Rs. 2.24 per Unit, which is 3.2% higher as compared FY 13-14.

The APPC’s determined by HPERC over last three years is shown in the graph below:

The HPERC APPC order can be accessed here.

Our previous blog on HP APPC can be read here.

Contributed By Dheeraj Babariya.