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Case No.

65 of 2006

MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10

MAHARASHTRA STATE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION CO. LTD.

HIGH TENSION TARIFF BOOKLET APPLICABLE WITH EFFECT FROM 01/05/2007

Price Rs. 20/MERC, Mumbai Page 219 of 231

Case No. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall be separately shown in the energy bills and any over or under recovery shall be adjusted against the same set of consumers. 8. LTD. Fuel Adjustment Charge (FAC) as may be approved by the Hon¶ble Commission from time to time shall be applicable to all categories of consumers. The concept of Incremental ASC has been removed. 2008. Tariffs are subject to revision and/or surcharge that may be levied by the MSEDCL from time to time as per the directives of the Commission. Similarly. TOSE and other charges as levied by Government or other competent authorities and the same. 12. in cases where the MSEDCL considers that there are considerable load fluctuations in operation. The tariffs are applicable for supply at one point only. upon approval by the Commission. 11. 2007. 2005 in force (i. the tariff for supply of electricity by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MAHAVITARAN) for various classes of consumers is applicable from May 1. MERC. 10. 3. 6. as on 20th January 2005) and directions. The tariffs are exclusive of electricity duty.. e. Additional Supply Charges shall be considered for computing ³Electricity Duty´ as well the Rebates/Incentives/DPC/Penalties/Additional Security Deposit. will be payable by the consumers in addition to the charges levied as per the tariffs hereunder. 5. the figures relate to paise per unit (kWh) charge for energy consumed during the month. whether positive or negative. Railways and industries facing one day load shedding. by its Order dated April 27. 5. Additional Supply Charge (ASC) at the rate of Rs. The MSEDCL reserves the right to measure the Maximum Demand on any period shorter than 30 minute period of maximum use. ASC units billed and ASC revenue earned. 7. 2007 as well as detailed Order dated May 18. 4. The tariffs are subject to the provisions of the MERC (Electricity Supply Code & Other Conditions of Supply) Regulation. the ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall also be considered for determination of assessment under Section 126 and Section 135 of the Electricity Act. excise duty. will be passed through on a bimonthly basis. 2003 and all other powers enabling it in this behalf. The tariff applicable for power supply on High Tension shall also be applicable for power supply on Extra High Voltage. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 MAHARASHTRA STATE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION CO. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ will be levied irrespective of the location in the State. if any that may be issued by the Hon¶ble Commission from time to time. in the matter of Case No.36 per unit (kWh) shall be levied on specified consumer categories to compensate for the costly power purchase undertaken to reduce load shedding. and will be charged as indicated in the table under ³Levy of Additional Supply Charge´. GENERAL: 1. and any variation in purchase cost of costly power. 13. has determined. subject to vetting of detailed computations by MSEDCL on quantum and cost of actual costly power purchase. These tariffs supersede all tariffs so far in force. 2003. The method of levy of ASC has been simplified by allocating the costly power only to industries connected at EHV levels or express feeders. 65 of 2006. subject to conformity with the prevalent Supply Code. 2007 to March 31. in exercise of the powers vested in it under Section 61 and Section 62 of the Electricity Act. (WITH EFFECT FROM 1STMay 2007) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission. 14. Mumbai Page 220 of 231 . 2. 9. Unless specifically stated to the contrary.

The share of costly power applicable for HT-I category for levy of Additional Supply Charge is given in the table under ³Levy of Additional Surcharge´ of this Tariff Schedule.Industries Continuous Industry (on express feeder) Non-continuous express feeder) TOD Tariff (In addition to Base Tariff): Industry (not on Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) 300 300 Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 310 340 Consumption during following hours of the day 2200 hrs . Only HT industries connected on express feeders and demanding continuous supply will be deemed as HT continuous industry and given continuous supply.Seasonal Industry: Applicable to Seasonal consumers. High Tension Industrial consumers having captive generation facility synchronised with the grid. will pay additional demand charges of Rs.0600 hrs 0600 hrs . Mumbai . 6.2200 hrs NOTE: Energy Charge (p/u) -85 0 80 0 110 4. HT II . Applicability: BASE TARIFF: Consumer Category HT I . while all other HT industrial consumers will be deemed as HT non-continuous industry. Standby Charges will be levied on such consumers on the standby component. 5. if there is no standby demand & the Captive Unit is synchronised with the Grid only for the export of power. irrespective of the location. 8. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall depend upon the ratio of contribution of costly power to the consumption mix. 2.1800 hrs 1800 hrs . 7. who are defined as "One who works Page 221 of 231 Applicability: MERC. HT I ± Industries: This tariff is applicable to all High Tension industries under MSEDCL. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 HIGH TENSION TARIFF 1.0900 hrs 0900 hrs . only if the consumer¶s demand exceeds the Contract Demand.Case No. This additional Demand Charge will not be applicable. 20/KVA/Month only on the extent of standby contract demand component and not on the entire Contract Demand (Standby Contract demand component).1200 hrs 1200 hrs .

HT III .Railway Traction: This tariff is applicable to Railway Traction only. irrespective of the location. Cotton Seed Oil Mills. Energy Charge (p/u) -85 0 80 0 110 Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) 300 Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 435 3. Salt Manufacturers. Mumbai Page 222 of 231 . Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) 0 Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 415 Applicability: Consumer Category HT ± III (Railway Traction) NOTE: 1. such as Cotton Ginning Factories. or such other consumers who opt for a seasonal pattern of consumption. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ is not applicable to HT II category. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 normally during a part of the year up to a maximum of 9 months. BASE TARIFF: Consumer Category HT II . Cotton Pressing Factories. Khandsari/Jaggery Manufacturing Units. The share of costly power applicable for HT-III category for levy of Additional Supply Charge is given in the table under ³Levy of Additional Surcharge´ of this Tariff Schedule.Seasonal Industry TOD Tariff (In addition to Base Tariff): Consumption during following hours of the day 2200 hrs ± 0600 hrs 0600 hrs ± 0900 hrs 0900 hrs ± 1200 hrs 1200 hrs ± 1800 hrs 1800 hrs ± 2200 hrs NOTE: 3. MERC.Case No. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall depend upon the ratio of contribution of costly power to the consumption mix. such that the electricity requirement is seasonal in nature.

Public Water Works Express Feeders Non.1800 hrs 1800 hrs . HT V . The ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall depend upon the ratio of contribution of costly power to the consumption mix. Energy Charge (p/u) -85 0 80 0 110 300 300 300 320 Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 5.e. Tissue Culture.Express Feeders TOD Tariff (In addition to Base Tariff): Consumption during following hours of the day 2200 hrs . 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 4. irrespective of the location. etc) purpose and (iii) Pre-cooling & Cold Storage for Agricultural Produce of Farmer's Co-operative Societies.Agricultural: Applicable for High Tension Agricultural Pumping loads.2200 hrs NOTE: 1. (ii) High Tech Agricultural (i.0600 hrs 0600 hrs .Public Water Works: Applicability: This tariff will be applicable for all High Tension Public Water Supply scheme consumers. The share of costly power applicable for HT-IV category for levy of Additional Supply Charge is given in the table under ³Levy of Additional Surcharge´ of this Tariff Schedule. including HT Lift Irrigation Schemes (LIS) irrespective of ownership and also for (i) Poultry (exclusively for Layer & Broiler Activities).1200 hrs 1200 hrs .0900 hrs 0900 hrs .Case No. Mushroom. Applicability: BASE TARIFF: Consumer Category HT V.Agricultural MERC. HT IV. Green Houses. Mumbai Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) 25 Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 160 Page 223 of 231 . BASE TARIFF: Consumer Category HT IV .

Additional Supply Charge is not applicable for HT-V category.Mula Pravara Electric Co-op Society: Applicable to Mula Pravara Electric Co-op Society only. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 NOTE: 2.VI Group Housing Society Commercial Complex NOTE: 150 150 3. In case of mixed complexes. Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) 200 Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 300 Applicability: Consumer Category HT VII . HT VI : Applicability: Applicable for self consumption within HT Residential and Commercial Complexes only.Case No. Mumbai Page 224 of 231 . 6. Demand Charges (Rs/kVA/month) Energy Charge (Paise/kWh) 260 450 Consumer Category HT. The ³Additional Supply Charge´ is not applicable to HT VI category. use of sub-meters is essential for arriving at energy charges for type of category.Mula Pravara Electric Co-op Society INCENTIVE / DISINCENTIVE AND GENERAL CHARGES: MERC. HT VII . Demand Charges as above will however be applicable only when the power supply to such Residential/Commercial Complexes is given through independent point of supply. 4. HT VI tariff will be applicable only for group housing societies. 7. as the entire consumption of this category is sourced through non-costly power.

the average power factor measurement is not possible through already installed meter. ASC. but excluding Taxes and Duties for every 1% (one percent) improvement in the power factor (PF) above 0. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 Electricity Duty: The electricity duty will be charged as per the Government guidelines from time to time. the following method MERC. penal charges shall be levied at the rate of 2% (two percent) of the amount of the monthly bill including energy charges.89. the effective incentive will amount to 5% (five percent) reduction in the monthly bill and for unity PF. However. the following method for calculating the average power factor during the billing period shall be adopted- Average Power Factor Total( kWH ) = Total ( kVAh ) Wherein the kVAh is the square root of the summation of the squares of kWh and RkVAh . an incentive shall be given at the rate of 1% (one percent) of the amount of the monthly bill including energy charges.9.9. Such disincentives shall not be applicable for the Railways (HT III category).Case No. Mumbai Page 225 of 231 .99. FAC. shall be stated in the bill. the average power factor measurement is not possible through already installed meter. A copy of the said resolution / order shall be made available on MSEDCL website at www. Power Factor Incentive: Whenever the average power factor is more than 0. and Fixed/Demand Charges. Wherever.95. the effective incentive will amount to 7% (seven percent) reduction in the monthly bill. ASC.95. beyond which the penal charges shall be levied at the rate of 1% (one percent) for each percentage point fall in the PF below 0. Such incentive shall not be applicable for the Railways (HT III category) Wherever.in.mahadiscom. and Fixed/Demand Charges. the rate and the reference number of the Government Resolution/ Order vide which it is made effective. Power factor Penalty: Whenever the average PF is less than 0. FAC. For PF of 0. but excluding Taxes and Duties for the first 1% (one percent) fall in the power factor below 0.

3. the load factor rebate will be available only if the consumer has no arrears with the MSEDCL. which shall however not be applicable in case of existing agreement for payment of arrears in instalments. this incentive will be applicable to MERC. and payment is made within seven days from the date of the bill or within 5 days of the receipt of the bill. 2007 Prompt Payment Discount: A prompt payment discount of 1% on the monthly energy bill (excluding Taxes and Duties) shall be available to all consumer categories if the bills are paid within a period of 7 working days from the date of issue of the bill. However. 2007 and detailed Tariff Order dated May 18. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 for calculating the average power factor during the billing period shall be adopted- Average Power Factor Total( kWH ) = Total ( kVAh ) Wherein the kVAh is the square root of the summation of the squares of kWh and RkVAh. Rate of Interest on arrears: The rate of interest chargeable on arrears will be as given below. 1. Further. Bulk discount: Delay in Payment (span of months) Payment after due date up to 3 months (0 ± 3) Payment made after 3 months and before 6 months (3 ± 6) Payment made after 6 months 18% 15% Interest rate p. No. Load Factor Incentive: 1) Consumers having load factor over 75% up to 85 % will be entitled to a rebate of 0. whichever is later. (%) 12% Bulk discount for HT consumers has been discontinued in the Operative Order dated April 27. Mumbai consumers Page 226 of 231 . The total rebate under this head will be subject to a ceiling of 15% of the energy charges for that consumer. a. Consumers having a load factor over 85 % will be entitled to rebate of 1% on the energy charges for every percentage point increase in load factor from 85 %. This incentive is limited to HT-I category only. 2.75 % on the energy charges for every percentage point increase in load factor from 75% to 85%.Case No. Sr.

3) The billing demand definition excludes the demand recorded during the non-peak hours i. as the case may be. Security Deposit: 1) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (5) of Section 47 of the Act. he will be billed at the appropriate Demand charges for the Demand actually recorded and will be charged at the rate of 150% of the prevailing Demand Charges for the excess Demand over the Contract Demand. 2) For such three occasions of exceeding the Contract Demand in a calendar year. Mumbai Page 227 of 231 . "the day of presentation of bill" or "the date of the bill" or "the date of issue of the bill". and the same is being made as scheduled. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 where payment of arrears in installments has been granted by the MSEDCL. will not be excluded. whichever is lesser.00 hrs and therefore. the average of the billing to the consumer for the last twelve months. the Distribution Licensee may require any person to whom supply of electricity has been sanctioned to deposit a security in accordance with the provisions of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of Section 47 of the Electricity Act.00 hrs to 06. the treatment would be governed by the Supply Code Regulations. the consumer would be subjected to the penal charges for exceeding the contract demand and has to pay the applicable penal charges. 2) The amount of the security shall be an equivalent of the average of three months of billing or the billing cycle period.Case No.e. 2) In case the billing demand exceeds the contract demand in any particular month. Delayed Payment Charges: 1) If the payment of the energy bill is not made within the prescribed time limit. For the purpose of determining the average billing. 4) However. a High Tension consumer exceeds his Contract Demand. 2003. even if the maximum demand exceeds the contract demand in that duration. 2) For the purpose of computation of time limit for payment of bills. etc. Delayed Payment Charge at the rate of 2% of the amount of monthly energy bill (including Taxes and Duties) will be payable by the High Tension consumer. load factor incentives would be applicable. 22. then the load incentive will not be payable in that month. or in cases where supply has been MERC. Penalty for exceeding Contract Demand: 1) In case.

65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 provided for a shorter period. the average of the billing of such shorter period. 5) Where the amount of security deposit maintained by the consumer is higher than the security required to be maintained under MERC (Supply Code) Regulation. 2005. if different from such person. 4) The Distribution Licensee shall re-calculate the amount of security based on the actual billing of the consumer once in each financial year. Provided that the consumer shall be given a time period of not less than thirty days to deposit the additional security pursuant to such demand. 7) Upon termination of supply. the Distribution Licensee shall refund the excess amount of such security deposit in a single payment: Provided that such refund shall be made upon request of the person who gave the security and with an intimation to the consumer. with an intimation to the consumer. 6) Where the amount of security re-calculated pursuant as above. at the option of such person. the Distribution Licensee shall. 3) Where the Distribution Licensee requires security from a consumer at the time of commencement of service. the amount of such security shall be estimated by the Distribution Licensee based on the tariff category and contract demand / sanctioned load. after recovery of all amounts due. either by way of adjustment in the next bill or by way of a separate cheque payment within a period of thirty (30) days from the receipt of such request: Provided further that such refund shall not be required where the amount of refund does not exceed the higher of ten (10) per cent of the amount of security deposit required to be maintained by the consumer or Rupees Three Hundred.Case No. if different from such person. Mumbai Page 228 of 231 . refund the remainder amount held by the Distribution Licensee to the person who deposited the security. shall be. the billing for the season for which supply is provided shall be used to calculate the average billing. MERC. is higher than the security deposit of the consumer. diversity factor and number of working shifts of the consumer. the Distribution Licensee shall be entitled to raise a demand for additional security on the consumer. load factor. shall be considered: Provided that in the case of seasonal consumers.

10) Interest on cash security deposit shall be payable from the date of deposit by the consumer till the date of dispatch of the refund by the Distribution Licensee. and (ii) with no undisputed sums payable to the Distribution Licensee under Section 56 of the Act may. 9) The Distribution Licensee shall pay interest on the amount of security deposited in cash (including cheque and demand draft) by the consumer at a rate equivalent to the bank rate of the Reserve Bank of India: Provided that such interest shall be paid where the amount of security deposited in cash under the Regulation 11 of Supply Code of is equal to or more than Rupees Fifty.Case No.1 3.2 Consumer Category HT-I Industry Continuous Industry (on express feeder) Non-continuous Industry (not on express feeder) HT-III Railways HT-IV Water Works Express feeder Non . irrevocable letter of credit or unconditional bank guarantee issued by a scheduled commercial bank. 2003. Levy of Additional Supply Charge a) MSEDCL will bill Additional Supply Charge to such consumers that are benefiting from reduction in load shedding as per the following table: Sl. Mumbai Page 229 of 231 . the ³Additional Supply Charge´ shall also be considered for determination of assessment under Section 126 and Section 135 of the Electricity Act. 1 1.(i) with a consumption of electricity of not less than one lac (1.2 2 3 3. MERC. Similarly. irrespective of their location. at the option of such consumer.000) kilo-watt hours per month. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 8) A consumer .express feeder 24% 11% 24% 24% 11% Percentage of costly power consumed b) The above table provides the costly power allocation for industries connected at EHV levels or express feeders. by way of cash. deposit security. Public Water Works connected on express feeders and non-express feeders and Railways. c) Additional Supply Charges shall be considered for computing ³Electricity Duty´ as well the Rebates / Incentives/ Penalties / DPC / Additional Security Deposit.00.1 1.

7. Mumbai Page 230 of 231 . For instance. Similarly. ii. If the consumption in June 2007 is 1. 75% of the highest billing demand recorded during preceding eleven months subject to limit of contract demand.. Actual Maximum Demand recorded in the month during 0600 hours to 2200 hours.Case No.000 units. 24% in above example.000 ± 10. The incentive is limited to the maximum percentage indicated against the particular category.000 units. B) As exclusively applicable to seasonal Consumers. 50% of the Contract Demand.e. the increase in consumption with respect to the benchmark consumption will be entirely added to the consumption to be charged at ASC rate.10. means the demand used for billing purposes and computed as following: During Declared Season Monthly Billing Demand will be the higher of the following: i. then the ASC will be applicable on 34. 50 kVA.000). Thus. then the ASC will be applicable on 14.000 units.000 units will be charged at base energy rate. iii.00. ³LOAD FACTOR´ means the ratio of total number of units (kWh) consumed during a MERC. 75% of the Contract Demand.000 units. iii. ³BILLING DEMAND for all HT consumers (except HT II Seasonal Category)´ A) Monthly Billing Demand will be the higher of the following: i. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 d) Incentive/Disincentive: The ASC will be levied on the share of costly power consumption specified in this Order. ii.000 + 10.000 units will be charged at base energy rate.000 units during the reference period.000 units.000 units will be charged at base energy rate. ³CONTRACT DEMAND´ means demand in Kilowatt (kW) / Kilo ± Volt Ampere (kVA). consider a HT industrial consumer (continuous industry) [with ASC share of 24%]. Actual Maximum Demand recorded in the month during 0600 hours to 2200 hours 6. if his consumption in June 2007 is 90. Thus. (24. the reduction in consumption with respect to the benchmark consumption will be entirely deducted from the consumption to be charged at ASC rate. Actual Maximum Demand recorded in the month during 0600 hours to 2200 hours.000 units. and the balance 76. if his consumption in June 2007 is 1. (24. while the balance 76. DEFINITIONS: 5. and the balance 76. subject to the comparison of monthly consumption with the consumption in the reference period. with average monthly consumption of 100.000). During Declared Off-season Monthly Billing Demand will be the following: i. mutually agreed between the MSEDCL and the consumer as entered into in the agreement or agreed through other written communication. then the ASC rate will be applicable for 24. i. However.

9. The Load Factor has been defined below: Load Factor = Consumption during the month in MU Maximum Consumption Possible during the month in MU Maximum consumption possible = Contract Demand (kVA) x Actual Power Factor x (Total no. 8. 7. the methodology to be followed for billing purpose is as follows 2% to be added to MV demand reading. unless otherwise provided in any general or specific order of the Commission. means twice the largest number of Kilowatt-hours or Kilo-volt-ampere-hours supplied and taken during any consecutive thirty minute blocks in that period. plus one percent of units registered on the LT side for copper losses. In case the meter is installed on the LV/MV side. to determine the KW or KVA billing demand. to compensate for the iron losses. ³MAXIMUM DEMAND´ in Kilowatts or Kilo ± Volt Amperes. in relation to any period shall. 65 of 2006 MYT Order for MSEDCL for FY 2007-08 to FY 2009-10 given period to the total number of units (kWh) which may have been consumed had the Contract Demand/Sanctioned Load been maintained throughout the same period. and µ. subject to availability of power supply from the MSEDCL and shall usually be expressed as a percentage.¶ units to the MVA reading to determine the total energy compensation to compensate the transformation losses. where is calculated as follows µ.Case No.¶ = (730 * KVA rating of transformer)/500 Units/month. ³SANCTIONED LOAD´ means load in Kilowatt (kW) / Horse Power (HP) mutually agreed between the MSEDCL and the consumer. MERC.Interruption/non-supply to the extent of 60 hours in a 30 day month has been built in the scheme. of hrs during the month less planned load shedding hours*) * . Mumbai Page 231 of 231 .