The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) in an order dated 31st March released tariff for FY 2017-18 for the Assam Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APDCL). The change in energy charge from last year to this year has been depicted in the following table:
The tariff has increased since the last year specially for HT II industries and commercial users for who the tariff has increased significantly. There has been an increase in the CSS as well this year.
The open access charges are as follows:
Cross Subsidy Surcharge: The CSS for FY 2017-18 is Rs 1.31/kWh
Wheeling Charge : The wheeling charge applicable for FY 2017-18 is Rs 0.23/kWh
Wheeling Loss: The wheeling loss at 11 kV is 11% and that at 33 kV is 5%
Transmission Loss: The transmission loss for Assam has been determined as 3.49%
The order can be accessed here.